WASHINGTON - January 24 -
WHAT: United for Peace and Justice will hold a
press conference to provide antiwar movement responses to President Bush's
State of the Union speech and announce details of the January 27th
March on Washington to End the Iraq War. The march, organized by United for
Peace and Justice, is expected to be among the largest peace demonstrations
since the war began.
WHERE: Washington, DC, National Press Club, West Room. 529 14th St., NW
WHEN: Wednesday, January 24, 9:30 am
WHO: Sponsored by United for Peace and Justice.
- Representative Lynn Woolsey, D-CA
Cagan, National Coordinator of United for Peace and Justice
Vives, Executive Vice-President of the National Organization for Women
Mason, President of the Maryland-DC labor federation
- Tom Andrews, former member of Congress from Maine and National Director of Win
Media professionals planning to cover the march should
register for press credentials at www.unitedforpeace.org.
For interviews with spokespeople for United for Peace and Justice, contact Hany
Khalil at 718-637-7351. Click here to download a map of the January 27 rally site logistics.
United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) is the largest U.S. peace and justice coalition with
more than 1,400 member groups under its umbrella. Since its founding in October
2002, UFPJ has spurred hundreds of protests
and rallies around the country, including the largest marches against the Iraq war. www.unitedforpeace.org