Announcement :: Peace & War : Protest Activity

Va Anti-War Network -- Vigil this Friday Aug. 26; Buses to DC Sept. 24

The Virginia Anti-War Network (VAWN) will sponsor an ANTI-WAR VIGIL THIS FRIDAY, AUG. 26, in solidarity with Cindy Sheehan, Larry Syverson & all those who have suffered in Iraq and Afghanistan. NOON TO 1 P.M, outside the Federal Building at 10th and Main streets, Richmond. There will be simultaneous VAWN vigils in Blacksburg and Augusta County.

NATIONAL MARCH & RALLY IN D.C., SAT., SEPT. 24. The Aug. 26 vigils will also call on Virginians to attend the national anti-war mobilization in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 24. The march and rally are jointly sponsored by the Sept. 24 Coalition and United For Peace and Justice. Both Larry and Cindy plan to be there.

VAWN affiliates are organizing buses to D.C. from Richmond, Charlottesville, Norfolk and Blacksburg, as well as car caravans from many other cities and towns. Once in D.C., VAWN is encouraging everyone to march as a Virginia Contingent behind a banner that reads "Bring 'em Home Now! Money for Jobs & Education, not for Wars & Occupations!"