January 27 Statewide Anti-War March in Austin
- A coalition of local activist groups called Stop The War Coalition- Austin has planned a statewide anti-war march in solidarity with national gatherings in major cities such as New York, San Francisco and Chicago. The nonviolent action will call for the end of war and the immediate withdraw of United States military from Iraq.
The march will convene at Austin City Hall at 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 27, 2007 and the march to the Texas Capitol will commence at 3:30 pm. Music and speakers will greet the marchers at the Capitol grounds and City Hall. Speakers will include Hart Viges of Veterans for Peace, Texas Green Party Co-Chair Dr. Douglas Reber, Peter Christie of the Palestinian Solidarity Committee, Hadi Jawad of The Crawford Peace House as well as representatives from Campus Antiwar Movement to End the Occupation and Anti Racist Action. All anti-war Texans are invited to attend.
Other endorsers and participants of the march include: American Arab Anti Discrimination Committee, Texans for Peace, International Socialist Organization, World Can?t Wait-Austin, CodePink- Austin, MEChA, Libertarian Longhorns, Jim Hightower, Dr. Bob Jensen, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Society for Islamic Awareness, Pakistani Student Association, Tejanos for Truth, Interfaith Community for Palestinian Rights, Resistencia Books, ThirdCoastActivist.org, Instruments for Peace, Food Not Bombs, PODER and Austin Center for Peace and Justice.