Saturday, Aug. 2: National March in Washington, D.C.

 

STOP THE MASSACRE IN GAZA!
#2DC4Gaza #FreePalestine

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Transportation is being arranged across the country.
See below for a list of transportation centers or click here to help organize one.

The White House (1600 Pennsylvania Ave.)
Saturday, Aug. 2 at 1:00 p.m.

Use the hashtags: #2DC4Gaza #LetGazaLive #FreePalestine #Protest4Palestine to promote the demonstration on social media

 
Click here to download the poster. See the transportation center section for local versions.
 
Click here to download the poster. See the transportation center section for local versions.

The atrocities committed by the Israeli regime keep piling up in Gaza. Over 70 people were murdered by relentless Israeli artillery fire in just one neighborhood alone, al-Shujayeh, and bombings of hospitals and schools take place on a daily basis.

In response to this ongoing massacre, a broad coalition of anti-war, Muslim and Arab-American groups have joined together to organize a national march on the White House on August 2.

Co-sponsors:
- ANSWER Coalition
- American Muslims for Palestine (AMP)
- Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
- American Muslim Alliance (AMA)
- Al-Awda: Palestine Right to Return Coalition
- Al-Awda: Palestine Right to Return Coalition - New York
- CODEPINK

- Muslim Legal Fund of America
- Palestinian American Women's Association (PAWA)
- World Can't Wait

- Partership for Civil Justice
- Palestinian American Council
- MAS Immigrant Justice Center
- UNAC - United National Antiwar Coalition

- Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA)
- House of Latin America (HOLA)
- SI Solidarity Iran
- Labor Fightback Network
- Al-Awda, Palestine Right to Return Coalition, Cleveland Chapter
- Al Quds Committee
- Washington D.C. al-Quds Committee
- Veterans For Peace
- AF3IRM
- Methodist Federation for Social Action
- The National Muslim Council for Justice (NMCJ)

-
Islamic Shura Council of Southern California
- Coalition to Stop $30 Billion to Israel
- Free Palestine Movement International Solidarity Movement - Northern California
- Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality - Virginia
- The Phil Berrigan Institute for Nonviolence and Occupy the Dream, Reading, PA
- LA Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild
- The Green Party of New Jersey
- International Action Center
- Jews for Palestinian Right of Return

- Labor for Palestine

- New York City Labor Against the War
- Socialist Action
- Damayan Migrant Workers Association
- Palestinian American Council-Chicago (PAC)
- Malcolm X Center for Self Determination
- San Diego Coalition for Peace & Justice
- National Black United Front
- National Committee to Free the Cuban Five
- Existence is Resistance
- US Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI)
- KmB Pro-People Youth
- Defence for Children International - Palestine
- Muslim Congress

Every day, people across the United States are pouring into the streets to show their outrage at the ongoing Israeli massacre in Gaza. In many cities, these demonstrations are taking place on a near-daily basis – and are growing. Just last weekend, protests attended by many thousands took place in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and San Francisco. While the U.S. government continues to shamefully offer unqualified support for the brutal Israeli regime, the people of the United States are making it clear that public opinion is sharply turning against this long-standing policy.

The emerging movement that has brought so many people into the streets in local actions will now converge to illustrate the massive opposition among the American public to Israel’s new war and U.S. support for their atrocities. Join us!

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Please make an urgently needed donation to help us cover the many expenses associated with a national mass mobilization. We can do this only with your support.

Download and circulate flyers for the demonstration (local versions in Transportation Center section)

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 Transportation Centers

New Haven, Conn.
Contact: ct@answercoalition.org or 203-903-4480
Details: Buses depart 6:00 a.m. on Aug 2 from downtown New Haven and return the same night. The cost is $40 per person.
Download the poster here

Tampa, Fla.
Contact: sueylmm@hotmail.com
Details: Depart Tampa Friday, August 1 at 6:00 p.m.; Arrive in D.C. Saturday, August 2 at 11:00 a.m. Depart D.C. on Saturday, August 2 at 6:00 p.m.; arrive in Tampa on Sunday, August 3 at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $100.

Chicago, Ill.
Contact: ANSWER Chicago at 773-463-0311
Details: Buses depart Friday, Aug. 1 at 6 pm from the ANSWER Office at 4802 N. Broadway (You can also meet the buses at 87th and Harlem in Bridgeview, IL at 8 pm). The bus will return to Chicago Sunday morning. Tickets are $100, plus a $5 processing fee.
PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE

Bridgeview, Ill.
Contact: Dr. Ghassan Barakat, Humanitarian Relief Foundation - yazzoun@aol.com or 312-671-4787
Or contact Nesreen Ballut, Palestinian American Council-Chicago - nesreen.ballut@gmail.com or 708-802-1129
Bus registration will close Wednesday at 5:00 pm. Buses will leave August 1st at 9:00 pm from 87th and Harlem (Plaza). ATTENDEES ARE REQUIRED TO ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 8:00 PM. We will be back in Chicago on Sunday (early afternoon).
Registration prices: Regular: $100; (Discounted fee for students)

Baltimore, Md.
Contact: baltimore@answercoalition.org or 443-759-9968

Boston, Mass.
Contact: boston@answercoalition.org or 857-334-5084
Download the poster here
PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE

Cleveland, OH
Buses departing Aug. 2 at 4:30am, $70
Contact: Al-Awda Cleveland, Palestine Right to Return Coalition
Ohio4Palestine@gmail.com or 216.772.6788

Toledo, Ohio
Contact: Adam Abuhummos at adam.abuhummos7@gmail.com or 419-612-4377
Details: We will leave Toledo on August 1 at midnight and return on August 3 at 3:00 a.m. Tickets are $70 or $50 for students, call the number listed above to purchase a ticket.

New Paltz, N.Y.
Contact: jacdon@earthlink.net or 845-255-5779

New York City, N.Y.
Contact: nyc@answercoalition.org or 212-694-8720
Download the poster here
Download the one-sided flyer here
Download the double-sided flyer here
PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE

For those coming from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, transportation 
is also being organized by Isam Mualla of Beit El-Maqdis — 718-938-8467

Harrisburg, Penn.
Contact: abdeltaghi@yahoo.com or 717-395-6911

Philadelphia, Penn.
Contact: philly@answercoalition.org or 267-281-3859
Details: The bus departs from Philadelphia at 9:00 a.m. from 1755 N. 13th Street (outside the student center at Temple University). We will return to the same location at approximately 9:00 p.m. Tickets cost $30.
Download the poster here
PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE

Pittsburgh, Penn.
Contact: pittsburgh@answercoalition.org or 724-972-2674
Details: The bus departs Pittsburgh at 7:30 a.m. from the William Pitt Union (3959 Fifth Ave.). Tickets cost $40.
Download the poster here
PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE

STOP THE MASSACRE IN GAZA!
Join a protest in your area


Chicago, Ill.

Saturday, July 26
3:00 p.m.
Congress and Michigan Ave.
Contact: ANSWER Chicago at 773-463-0311

San Francisco, Calif.

Saturday, July 26
1:00 p.m.
Justin Herman Plaza - Embarcadero
Contact the ANSWER Coalition at answer@answersf.org, 415-821-6545

Jacksonville, Fla.
Saturday, Aug. 2
11:00 a.m.
Memorial Park (1620 Riverside Avenue)

Albuquerque, N.M.
Saturday, Aug. 2
11:00 a.m.
Central & 1st St.
Contact: abq@answercoalition.org or 505-268-2488

Los Angeles, Calif.
Saturday, Aug. 2
1:00 p.m.
Westwood federal building (11000 Wilshire Blvd.)
Contact: ANSWER LA at 323-394-3611 or answerla@answerla.org

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