Thank you for volunteering online at Peace Chicago to help build a
just and peaceful world.
There are many exciting projects underway that we hope you can be a
of. Most immediately, AFSC is organizing a Memorial for War
Call for Truth on Wednesday, July 23rd, at 4:00 PM at the Federal
(230 S. Dearborn).
We will erect a Memorial Wall bearing the names of victims of the
(both the civilian and military) and will call for a Commission of
to investigate Bushâs justification for the war. Speakers will
Kathy Kelly, Bishop C. Joseph Sprague, Alderman Joe Moore, and Imam
There are several ways that you can help make this event a success:
(1) Attend the Memorial ceremony on the 23rd and bring your friends!
Please bring flowers to lay at the base of the Memorial.
(2) Help us promote the event: download and circulate the flyer
at www.peacechicago.org or help out at our phonebank this Monday,
21 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at the AFSC office (please RSVP via email if
can come) -- (please note that this date from change from this coming
(3) Volunteer to help at the event -- we need individuals to help
petitions in support of the call for a Commission of Inquiry, to
the donation collection, and to assist for staffing tables
Email Carolyn at cdanck@...
if you can help out in any of the
detailed above (particularly with the phonebank on Monday!).
This is an important event and we hope to bring out hundreds of
We need to send a clear message that the citizens of Chicago demand
the Bush Administration be held account for lying to the American
about his "justification" for preemptive war.
ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
* We are seeking the help of one or two people who can help out in
office regularly (several hours per week) with clerical needs. Your
assistance will be deeply appreciated. Email cdanck@...
* AFSC is helping support a coalition-driven campaign to pass a
resolution opposing the Patriot Act in the Chicago City Council. If
would like to help collect petition in support of the resolution,
with community education or education, or contribute to this
other capacities, please email rights@...
MINI SURVEY QUESTION
We are planning to redesign the Peace Chicago website to ensure that
will continue to serve as a useful organizing resource for the
peace and justice community. The website was developed as a
website during the war with Iraq and we would like to know what you
find useful in a local peace website on a long-term basis. Please
us your ideas at info@...
Thank you for your support!
Iraq Program Coordinator
American Friends Service Committee
637 S. Dearborn Street, Third Floor
Chicago, IL 60605-1212
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