Peace and Justice Works Archive Page (2001-2010)

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Marches and Rallies 2001-2010



Saturday, October 9, 2010, 11:00 AM
Afghanistan, Nine Years Later:
"Money for Jobs and Education, Not War and Occupation"

RALLY: 11 AM, MARCH: 11:30 AM, TEACH-IN: 1:00 PM at PSU
List of 28 cosponsors and endorsers
Park Blocks near Portland State University: Between SW Market and Clay
Event details Teach-In details Download a flyer

Friday, May 21 2010, 5:00 PM
Rally and march:
"End Killer Drone Wars" in Pakistan and the Middle East
PPRC Friday Rally for Peace and Justice

Pioneer Courhouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway
PPRC has held a weekly rally since Nov. 2001!

Saturday, March 20, 2010, 12 Noon to 3:30 PM
Rally, march and teach-in:
"Iraq, Seven Years Later*:
Change US Foreign Policy-Bring All the Troops Home!"

Terry Schrunk Plaza (SW 3rd&Madison) to First Unitarian Church (SW 12th & Main).
Details   Download a flyer (.pdf format)
*As of 2010, the US has been at war with Iraq at least 19 years, since January 1991...

ALSO: Friday, March 19, 2010, 5:00 to 6:00 PM
Expanded PPRC Friday Rally for Peace and Justice
to mark 7 Years since the invasion of Iraq and promote March 20

Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway.

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Friday, October 2, 2009, 5:00 PM
"The Invasion of Afghanistan, 8 Years Later"
Expanded Friday Rally and March for Peace and Justice

Download Our Fact Sheet:-October 2, 2009
US Out of Afghanistan! The Invasion, Eight Years Later...

Sunday, March 15, 2009
March and Rally in Salem, OR
on the 6th anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq

"Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad:
Keep Oregon's Guard Home from Iraq and Afghanistan!"

1:00 PM, Capitol Steps, Salem
63 Cosponsors and endorsers   .pdf flyer  Video
Friday March 13 Portland Rally to Energize for Salem

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Friday, October 10, 2008, 5 PM
US Out of Iraq & Afghanistan: 6 & 7 Years Later

6 years after Congress authorized Use of Force on Iraq and
7 years after the US Invasion of Afghanistan

At the Friday Rally, Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway     more info

"DON'T ATTACK IRAN" Says Friday Rally Set For August 1, 2008
Coincides with National Actions, Portland Iranian Festival
Friday, August 1, 2008, 5 PM
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway     more info

Rally for Peace in Somalia
to Focus Portland's Attention on U.S., Ethiopian Military Intervention
Monday, June 30, 2008 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Terry Schrunk Plaza, SW 3rd and Madison

"End U.S. and Ethiopian Military Attacks on Somalia:
Peace and Stability Can Stop Displacement and Genocide"

Co-coordinated by Center for Intercultural Organizing and Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group.
Download a flyer (.pdf format)

PJW hosted a "U.S. OUT OF THE 'MIDDLE EAST'" Action Tent
at the March 15 mobilization to Stop the War, Bring the Troops Home Now
Saturday, March 15, 2008 in the South Park Blocks
More information   Downloadable .pdf flyer

Rally and March to Shut Down Guantanamo Bay Prison
Friday, January 11, 2008, 5 PM
at the PPRC Friday rally, Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill & Morrison

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"Stop the wars and Occupations--Bring All the Troops Home Now"
Saturday, September 29, 2007, 11:00 AM, NW Park and Flanders
.pdf flyer     List of cosponsors
PJW feeder march at 9:30 AM at the Recruiting station at NE 14th & Broadway


4:00 PM, Monday, September 10, 2007
Terry Schrunk Plaza, SW 3rd and Madison

EVENT: "No More Invasions, No More Wars:
The Occupation of Iraq, Four Years Later"
Monday, March 19, 2007 Terry Schrunk Plaza, SW 3rd & Madison
Dual-opportunity visibility action  Flyer
12:00 noon-2 PM: Lunchtime peace gathering
4 PM-6:30 PM: Evening Demonstration and Message to the Iraqi People

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PEACE RALLY: "The Invasion of Afghanistan, Five Years Later:
End the Occupation, Work for Peace"

Friday, October 6, 2006, 5 PM
Expanded Friday rally, Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill & Morrison

Commemorating 9/11, Five Years Later:
PEACE RALLY: "Just Say No to the 'War on Terror': 9/11 Five Years Later"
Friday, September 8, 2006, 5 PM
Expanded Friday rally, Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill & Morrison • .pdf flyer
(also see 9/16/06 forum)

Sunday, March 19, 2006 - Three Years After the Invasion of Iraq
Portland Rally and march: "End the War, Begin the Peace"--Report back

List of 159 organizations cosponsoring and endorsing
Fact sheet-March 19, 2006 -End the War, Begin the Peace (.pdf )

Friday Rally: "The 'Gulf War,' 15 Years Later" <.pdf flyer >
5 PM, Friday, Jan 13, 2006, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland

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Friday, September 23, 2005
Portland Rally to Bring the Troops Home

5 PM, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Porltand,
in Solidarity with a Sept. 24 National March


Oregon Military Families Rally Focusing on the Human Costs of War
Saturday, September 24, 1 PM, Monteith Park, Albany, OR

Mon. June 13, 2005, 9 AM: Rally to Bring Oregon's Troops Home
State Capitol Building, Salem and
RALLY AND MARCH FOR JUSTICE - Friday, June 17, 2005 4 PM
SW 2nd & Salmon - Downtown Portland (World Trade Center)
5 PM: March to NE Portland
(All part of June 12-18 Salem to Portland Walk for Truth, Justice, and Community)

More information    .pdf flyer for June 17

Info on March 19, 2005 Teach-in and Peace March

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Sunday, October 3, 2004:
Rally and March for Peace and Justice

End the Wars and Occupations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the West Bank/Gaza
2 PM, North Park Blocks, NW 8th and Everett
More information     List of cosponsors
Downloadable .pdf flyer-version1 version2

Saturday, March 20, 2004:
"The World Still Says No To War"

Rally for peace on the one year anniversary of the War on Iraq,
1:00 PM Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland

Report Back on March 20 in Portland .pdf flyerCosponsor list- - 126 groups!

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Sunday, September 21st, 2003:
March and Rally for Peace in the Middle East:
Bring the Troops Home!

2:00 p.m., Terry Schrunk Plaza, S.W. 4th & Madison, Portland

Downloadable .pdf flyer for this event:

Saturday, April 12, 2003: Big Peace March

3:30 PM gather at Waterfront Park SW Portland --SW Yamhill Ave (Naito Pkwy)
March begins 4 PM, Rally 5 PM at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
More info/cosponsor list   Downloadable .pdf flyer

Saturday, March 15, 2003:
Stop the War in Iraq and at Home:
Rally for Peace in the Middle East

2 PM Waterfront Park SW Portland
--SW Yamhill and Front Ave
(Naito Pkwy)
Downloadable .pdf flyer
List of cosponsors and endorsers(over 150!)     Volunteer

Saturday, January 18, 2003:
Take Action for Peace and Justice:
Stop the War at Home and Abroad

Click here for info on January 18, 2003 march and rally for peace
(Over 140 organizations!)

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Other Events



Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 2:30 pm
"Report Back from Palestine"
with Michael Sonnleitner (PCC Peace & Conflict Studies)
Westminster Presbyterian Church Fireside Room, NE 16th & Hancock

Download a flyer

Friday, August 6, 2010, 6:00 PM
Annual Hiroshima Day Commemoration
"Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Create a Nuclear Free Future"

(Sponsored by Oregon PSR, WILPF, the PJW Iraq Affinity Group and others)
Japanese- American Historical Plaza, NW Front (Naito) at Couch
Download a flyer (.jpg format) (.pdf format)

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Thursday, August 6, 2009, 6:00 PM
Annual Hiroshima Day Commemoration
"A Nuclear Free Future: It Takes Everyone"

(Sponsored by Oregon PSR, WILPF, the PJW Iraq Affinity Group and others)
Japanese- American Historical Plaza, NW Front (Naito) at Couch
Download a flyer (.pdf format)

"Civil Liberties Under the Obama Administration: Are We Still at Risk?"
Public Forum on Civil Liberties and National Security
Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 7:00 PM
Portland State University Urban Center, Second Floor Gallery
More info   Downloadable .pdf Flyer

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Saturday, October 11, 2008, 7:00 PM:
"Palestine: From Apatheid to Warehousing"

a talk by Israeli peace activist Dr. Jeff Halper
executive director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
Westminster Presbyterian Church   1624 NE Hancock (just N of Broadway)
Sponsored by Portland Peaceful Response Coalition   Downloadable .pdf flyer

Sunday, October 12, 2008, 3:00 PM:
Film Benefit Screening: "Soldiers Speak Out"

Academy award winning director Barbara Trent screens her latest film
and shows a preview of her upcoming documentary "Seizing Power"
Bagdad Theatre   3702 SE Hawthorne Bv
Download a .pdf flyer More info--appearances October 11, 12 & 13

Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, 7:00 PM:
Grassroots Organizing for Peace and Justice in the Americas

An evening with Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Internationally recognized human rights activist
Close the School of the Americas!
Augustana Lutheran Church   2710 N.E. 14 Street (15th & Knott)
More info

Wednesday, August 6, 2008, 6:00 PM
Annual Hiroshima Day Commemoration
(Sponsored by Oregon PSR, WILPF, and Japanese American Citizens League, the PJW Iraq Affinity Group and others)
Japanese- American Historical Plaza, NW Front(Naito) at Davis
Download a flyer (.pdf format)

The Iraq Affinity Group supported and hopes you saw
"9 Parts of Desire" a play about Iraqi women
It played Friday May 9 to Saturday June 14, 2008 at the Coho Theatre
Presented by Cygnet Productions

The WHEELS OF JUSTICE TOUR Visited the Portland Area
to Speak About the Occupations of Iraq and Palestine
Events February 28 to March 2, 2008 included downtown peace vigil, two church visits

Major public events: 11 AM Friday, February 29 at Terry Schrunk Plaza; 7 PM Saturday, March 1 at First Unitarian Church, and 11:30 AM Sunday, March 2 at Central Lutheran Church. More information   Downloadable .pdf flyer

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EVENT: David Barsamian on "Targeting Iran"
Monday, Oct 22, 2007, 7 PM, SEIU Local 49 Union Hall, 3536 SE 26th

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Two October, 2006 events involving US relations with Iran:

Music From Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Beyond
Saturday, October 28, 2006 7 - 10 PM
First Congregational Church - 1126 SW Park Ave
Info at

IRAN FORUM; Bomb...or Path out of Crisis
Sunday, October 29, 2006 2 PM
First Unitarian Church, Salmon St Sanctuary SW 12th & Salmon
Free Admission -- Details at

FORUM: "Aftermath of 9/11, Five Years Later:
US Policy Past, Present and Future"
Saturday, September 16, 2006, 6:30 to 9 PM
First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th • .pdf flyer
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Thursday, July 20, 2006, 7 - 9 PM
Forum on US-Iran Relations
Portland State University Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 236
[.pdf flyer]

Sunday, August 6, 2006, 6-7PM
Annual Hiroshima Day Commemoration
(Sponsored by Oregon PSR, WILPF, and Japanese American Citizens League)
Japanese- American Historical Plaza, SW Front(Naito) at Davis
[.pdf flyer]

Wednesday, August 9, 2006, 7:00 and 9:10 PM
"The Last Atomic Bomb"
A documentary on Nagasaki by Robert Richter (Sponsored by the Portland Alliance)
Clinton Street Theater, SE 26th & Clinton

Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - Attacks on London:
Clash of Civilizations or Reaction to the War on Iraq?
Book Reading with Author Milan Rai
  .pdf flyer
7:00 pm, Laughing Horse Books, 12 NE 10th

Saturday, May 6, 2006 - The Struggle for Peace in Latin America   .pdf flyer
An Evening with Father Roy Bourgeois, School of the Americas Watch

Moday, March 20, 2006 - An Evening with Iraqi Activist Eman Ahmed Khamas
Member of the Iraqi Women's Delegation traveling the US
7:00 - 8:30 PM, First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th Av, Portland

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The Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group tabled at the
Portland Global Festival
on Sunday, September 11, 2005 at Holladay Park, 12 noon-6 PM.

60 Years of Nuclear Nightmares

Friday, August 5, 4:30 PM: Gathering and March for the End of Nuclear Weapons
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW 6th and Yamhill, Portland and
Vigil and March with the Women in Black, also Friday, August 5, 2005 12 Noon
Terry Schrunk Plaza, SW 3rd and Madison, Portland
Participate in the Zones Project--What if a nuclear blast hit downtown Portland?    Info  .pdf flyer

Iraqi Labor Tour 2005 Community Meeting
Wed. June 22, 2005 7 PM, PSU Smith Center Ballroom SW Broadway at Montgomery

More information    .pdf flyer for June 22 Iraq Labor Tour

"Saying No to War and Occupation: Teach-in and Peace March, Two Years Later"
Saturday, March 19, 2005
More information on March 19     Flyer

Peace Gathering on Inauguration Day (Thursday, January 20, 2005)
8:00 AM to 6:30 PM, Terry Schrunk Plaza, SW 3rd and Madison, Portland
    More information
    Fact sheet (.html or .pdf)

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Presentation: "The Struggles of Iraq and a Hope for the Future"
Matt Chandler of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), in Iraq since early 2004 will speak in Portland
[.pdf flyer]  
Monday, June 28, 2004, 7:00 PM at the Friends Meeting House, 4312 SE Stark

SOLD OUT: Benefit Screening of Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 911"
Thursday, JUNE 24, 2004 7:30 PM AT Lloyd Mall Cinemas: SOLD OUT!!
Read more!    Download .pdf poster

"Counting the Costs: Iraq One Year Later"

The Iraq Affinity Group held a vigil at Terry Schrunk Plaza
on Friday evening, March 19, 2004 from 4-6 PM.  [view flyer]

Presentation: Eyewitness to Occupation: Ten Months in Baghdad
[.pdf flyer]
Featuring AFSC Iraq Country Representatives

Saturday March 13, 2004 -7:00 PM - Multnomah Friends Meeting
4312 SE Stark, Portland, OR

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Voices in the Wilderness informational tour on Iraq/Israel/Palestine
Sat-Sun, October 18-19, 2003 and Tue-Wed October 21-22
Sat: PSU, Red & Black Cafe; Sun: Reedwood Friends, Vancouver UCC


National Expert / Gulf War Veteran Doug Rokke
to Speak in Portland

Wednesday October 8, 2003 First Unitarian Church, 7 PM
Downloadable .pdf flyer

February 15/16, 2003 Days of Action Against War and for Peace:
Partial listing of events in Portland and Willamette Valley

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Peace and Justice Works' Fall Quarterly Meeting and Potluck
Sunday, November 4, 2007      12:00 Noon (vegetarian potluck)        12:30 pm-2:30 (Meeting)
Peace House, 2116 NE 18th (at Tillamook), Portland

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News and Statements


Read about the Campaign to Keep Oregon's National Guard Home
from Iraq and Afghanistan
Oregon campaign logo
Launched as part of the Campaign to Bring the Troops home in May, 2008
Guard Home Campaign Considers Successes in 2009 session (6/23/09)
Media: The Campaign in the Press (updated 5/29/09)
Original draft resolution / legislation     list of supporters


Ruling in Case of Police Spying on Peace and Justice Works -- March, 2005

Read information on a case of Portland Police spying on Peace and Justice Works, which was rejected by the US 9th Circuit Court on March 2, 2005, and how it relates to the Portland Joint Terrorism Task Force.

UN Lifts Sanctions on Iraq--May 22, 2003

...but PJW's Iraq Affinity Group vows to oppose the terms of Resolution 1483, that gives US full authority
(see the IAG's new mission statement--June, 2003).

US Bombs Afghanistan October, 2001

Statement on US Bombing of Afghanistan 10/7/01

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