Int’l Day of Peace Demonstration, Mon, Sept 21st, 5-7 pm at the intersection by the Plaza. Stand together for a culture of peace and active nonviolence. This demonstration is part of the nationwide Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions to build a culture of active nonviolence and end war, poverty, the climate crisis, and all forms of violence. Please gather your friends and neighbors and join us! Bring a sign or banner that reads: Peace means . . . or Nonviolence means (Safe Communities, Respect, Racial Justice, Living Wages, Restorative Justice, Safe Policing, Healthy People, Sustainable Earth, etc.). Signs may also read: Peace towards . . . or Nonviolence towards (children, youth, elders, communities, families, the world, the Earth, animals, etc.)
This demonstration honors and celebrates everyone who works on transforming a system of violence and destruction to a solution rooted in respect, dignity, and nonviolence. From ending racism to youth empowerment to environmental justice to peace to nuclear disarmament to animal rights and much more, let’s honor the tremendous, persistent voices for a world of justice, equality, respect, and above all, compassion.
Local groups and organizations are welcome to bring handouts and literature about their efforts. There will be no tables, but fliers can be shared with interested passersby. Questions? Contact Rivera Sun, rivera(at)riverasun.com, (575) 776-3973
This event is part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions, Sept 20-27th, 2015. Thousands of people in all 50 states and beyond will be engaged in nonviolent actions and events to end war, poverty, the climate crisis and all forms of violence. www.campaignnonviolence.orgGet Directions via Google Maps