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National Week of Campus Action Says No to War

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March 13-17 National Week of Action

Join Cindy Sheehan, Camilo Mejia, Kathy Kelly, and students who’ve fought repression and won at Berkeley, SFSU, CCNY, HCC, GMU, Kent State, Hampton, and Madison, in supporting…

Student week of action coordinated by the Campus Antiwar Network
Students Say NO to War in Iraq!
College Not Combat, Troops Out Now!
NATIONAL WEEK OF CAMPUS ACTION
Week of March 13-17
www.campusantiwar.net

On March 13-17, students will hold events at high schools and colleges around the country demanding an immediate end to the occupation of Iraq and money for young people’s education, not military recruitment. This week of action leads into the global days of protest on March 18-19, where students will join many others in marking the anniversary of the invasion of Iraq and demanding to bring the troops home now!

WHY YOUTH & STUDENTS NEED TO STAND UP:
The illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq has taken the lives of over 2,000 American soldiers and more than 100,000 Iraqis. It has destroyed the lives of countless more. This war affects young people everywhere, at home and abroad. Iraqis are faced with the brutality of occupation, under threat of bombs, guns, and torture. In the United States, we see our educational prospects diminished and recruitment to the military held up as our only viable future.

Now is the time for young people to stand up. And we are joined by a growing majority that sees the lies, the torture, the chemical weapons, and the corruption and arrogance of our politicians and says NO MORE.

There is a student movement bringing this message to campuses around the country: kicking military recruiters off of a dozen schools, defending free speech in the face of repressive administrators and government spying, bringing grassroots relief to New Orleans and the truth about the occupation to our schools. On the third anniversary of the war in March 2006, this movement’s voice will be heard!

More information about the National Week of Action