Keep Space for Peace Week

International Days of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space

October 1 - 8 2006

No Weapons in Space!
Stop Star Wars Research & Development!
Convert the Military Industrial Complex!
Fund Human Needs

Sponsors:
Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space http://www.space4peace.org
Women’s Int’l League for Peace & Freedom http://www.wilpf.org
(Reaching Critical Will website - www.reachingcriticalwill.org
WILPF information leaflet on "Keep Space for Peace Week" available as 30KB Word document - here)

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October 1-8
LOCAL ACTIONS
(list in formation)

  1. Albuquerque, NM (Oct 4 Showing of War from Space video, Peace & Justice Center 7:00 pm) Bob Anderson citizen@comcast.net
  2. Albuquerque, NM (Oct 7 Demonstration at Starfire anti-satellite laser weapon facility, Albuquerque Sunport 11:00 am) Bob Anderson citizen@comcast.net
  3. Ashland, OR (Oct 6 Tabling on space issues at Amy Goodman event) Linda Richards lmrich@mind.net
  4. Asheville, NC (Oct 4 Space video showing, North Asheville Library on Merrimon Ave 7:00 pm) Lewis Patrie patrie.wncpsr@main.nc.us
  5. Baltimore, MD (Oct 7 Protest the role of the Nat’l Security Agency at Ft Meade, 11:00 am)  Max Obuszewski mobuszewski@afsc.org
  6. Bath, Maine (October 7 vigil at Bath Iron Works Administration Building 11:30-12:30) Maureen/George Ostensen gmjko@yahoo.com
  7. Beaverton, OR (Oct 2 Holly Gwinn Graham space songs performance at Southminster Presbyterian Church at 7:30 pm) Celeste Howard celeste@pacifier.com
  8. Bridgend, WALES, UK (Oct 3 Public showing War from Space video, Quaker Meeting House, 7:30 pm) Bridgend CND georgecrabb@ybontfaen.freeserve.co.uk
  9. Brunswick, ME (Oct 1-8 Space video showing on local cable TV) Martha Spiess mspiess@suscom-maine.net
  10. Buckley AFB, Aurora, CO (Oct 1 Demonstration 11 am-1 pm) Bill Sulzman bsulzman@juno.com download flyer (574 KB PDF file)
  11. Byron Bay, AUSTRALIA (Oct 1-8 Vigils and leafleting throughout the week) Gareth Smith maxigar@iinet.net.au
  12. Cambridge, MA (Oct 5 Public Forum/Space Video Showing at Central Square Branch Public Library, 6:00 pm) AFSC/WILPF Jgerson@afsc.org
  13. Chennai, INDIA (Oct 3 assorted programmes on space weaponization) sriraman_I@yahoo.com
  14. Colorado Springs, CO (Oct 5 Bannering at construction site of SI International 12-1 pm) Bill Sulzman bsulzman@juno.com
  15. Colorado Springs, CO (Oct 2 Bannering at New Life Church 10:30-11:30 am) Bill Sulzman bsulzman@juno.com
  16. Colorado Springs, CO (Oct 6 Bannering at Catholic Chancery 12-1 pm) Bill Sulzman bsulzman@juno.com
  17. Colorado Springs, CO (Rally at University of Colorado 12-1 pm) Bill Sulzman bsulzman@juno.com
  18. RAF Croughton, Brackley, ENGLAND (Oct 7 March & picnic at U.S. space communications base, 12-3 pm) download flyer (118 KB PDF file) Oxford CND oxonpeace@yahoo.co.uk
  19. Damascus, SYRIA (Sept 18 Forum War/Space & Human Security Issues, Syrian Physician’s Syndicate Hall) Ghassan Shahrour, MD ghassan@medinews.com
  20. Darmstadt, GERMANY (Leafleting TBA) regina.hagen@jugendstil.da.shuttle.de
  21. Davis, CA, UC Davis, ARC Pavilion (Oct 5 Public forum from 7-9 pm) David Dionisi freedomfromwar@sbcglobal.net
  22. Fayetteville, AR (Oct 1-8 Space videos shown on local Cable TV) Casey Milford casey@everydaysimple.org
  23. Ft Lauderdale, FL (War from Space Video showing, Date/time TBA) Arlyne Goodwin arlynepeace@cs.com
  24. Fylingdales BMD Radar, Yorkshire, ENGLAND (Oct 1 Demonstration) http://www.yorkshirecnd.org.uk download flyer d.webb@leedsmet.ac.uk
  25. Hendersonville, NC (Oct 8 Space video showing Time/Place TBA) Lewis Patrie patrie.wncpsr@main.nc.us
  26. Lake Worth, FL (Oct 7 Leafletting on Lake Worth Beach, 2-3 pm) Palm Beach County WILPF & Palm Beach County Peace and Justice Coalition Susan Mosely susanm4peace@yahoo.com
  27. London, ENGLAND (Oct 18 Parliamentary Meeting on “Missile Defence & the Weaponization of Space – Why Britain’s Role Must Be Challenged”, at House of Commons) Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament info@yorkshirecnd.org.uk download flyer
  28. Menwith Hill NSA Spy Base, Yorkshire, ENGLAND (Oct 7 Demonstration) http://www.caab.org.uk/ caab@btclick.com
  29. Minneapolis, MN (Launch of Keep Space for Peace week with "Social Evening for Disarmament" Sept 30, featuring three leaders of national WILPF DISARM campaign participating in Stop the Merchants of Death Conference Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 in Twin Cities). Leslie Reindl, alteravista@earthlink.net
  30. Minneapolis, MN (Oct 1 Workshop on space issues at Stop the Merchants of Death Conference) Loring Wirbel & MacGregor Eddy macgregoreddy@gmail.com
  31. Nagpur, INDIA(Oct 7-10 assorted programmes on space weaponization) jnrao36@sify.com
  32. Naples, FL (War from Space Video showing, Date/time TBA) Arlyne Goodwin arlynepeace@cs.com
  33. Nationwide in U.S. (October postcard campaign supporting U.S. Congress H. R. 2420 banning weapons in space) U.S. WILPF. Contact Kate Zaiden kzaidan@wilpf.org
  34. New Delhi, INDIA (Oct 11 – 12 assorted programmes on space weaponization) jnrao36@sify.com
  35. Nome AK (Oct 3 Space video showing at Beltz High School, plus teaching about Peace in Space issues in Junior High and High School reading classes all week long) Lynn DeFilippo ladefilippo@hotmail.com
  36. Nome, AK (Oct 5 Space Video showing, 7:00 pm Location TBA) Lynn DeFilippo ladefilippo@hotmail.com
  37. Omaha, NE (Oct 10-12 Protest outside Strategic Space & Defense 2006 Conference, Omaha is home of Strategic Command – StratCom) Tim Rinne nfpstate@nebraskansforpeace.org and Nebraska Greens francesmendenhall@yahoo.com - more details
  38. Perth (Central), Western AUSTRALIA (Oct 3 TBA) People for Nuclear Disarmament
  39. Portland, OR (Oct 3 Holly Gwinn Graham space songs performance at Multnomah Friends Meeting at 7:00 pm) Carol Urner carol.disarm@gmail.com
  40. Portland, OR (Oct 5 Portland Community College Peace Studies discussion on Keeping Space for Peace, 12-1 pm) Carol Urner curner@qwest.net
  41. Portland, OR (WILPF post card signing, vigil, leafleting and Congressional office visits in support of a ban on space weapons and militarization, 12 noon October 4 on Pioneer Square) Georgia Pinkel gpinkel@pacifier.com
  42. Raipur, INDIA (Oct 6 assorted programmes on space weaponization) jnrao36@sify.com
  43. Sacramento Valley (WILPF and Peace Action) Oct 5 leafleting at 11th and K Streets, Sacramento Sacramento Peace Action sypeaceact@jps.net
  44. Schriever AFB, CO (Oct 3 Bannering 3:30-4:30 pm) Bill Sulzman bsulzman@juno.com
  45. Tallahassee, FL (Oct 1 Anti-Space war demo 12:30-2:30 pm at Old Capitol) Tom Baxter tombaxter@talstar.com
  46. Tallahassee, FL (Oct 8 Anti-Space war demo 12:30-2:30 pm at Old Capitol) Tom Baxter tombaxter@talstar.com
  47. Tokyo, JAPAN (Oct 6 Public seminar on “Demilitarization of space and missile defense” 6:30 pm at Bunkyo civic center) No to Nuclear & Missile Defense Campaign kojis@agate.plala.or.jp
  48. Toledo, OH (Daily Vigil at Kabuki site, Madison & St. Clair for one hour) Roz Marovitz rkmarovitz@hotmail.com
  49. Traverse City, MI (Leafleting throughout month of October & Oct 19 Space video showing at Grace Episcopal Church) Carol Still ipjn.1@juno.com
  50. Tucson, AZ (Oct 6 Community vegetarian supper/Raging Grannies sing/space video) WILPF Pat Birnie patbirnie@gmail.com
  51. Vandenberg Air Force Base , CA (Oct 7 Demonstration front gate 1-3pm) speakers, www.vpeaceldf.org  mindful@redshift.com, download flyer (737 KB PDF file)
  52. Visakhapatnam, INDIA (Oct 4-5 assorted programmes on space weaponization) jnrao36@sify.com
  53. Washington DC (Oct 2 White House Vigil) Art Laffin artlaffin@hotmail.com
  54. Washington DC (Oct 6 Pentagon Vigil) Art Laffin artlaffin@hotmail.com
  55. Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA (Peace Alliance Winnipeg, TBA) Margie Warner mwarner@mts.net

SPEAKERS

Please contact these people directly to negotiate speaking dates, travel expenses, etc. during the week of local actions. They all have considerable expertise on the space issue.


ENTERTAINERS
(These fine singers/songwriters have space songs and other good political music)


REPORTS



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