Upcoming Events: Moral Monday, Trump Hotel, BDS & more!

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There are lots of events coming up in Washington, DC, and we hope you'll join us at them!

Moral Monday: It is time for a Revival of Justice in Our Nation

When: Monday, September 12, 2016 at 10:30am (gathering). Program will begin at 11am.
Where: The John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Directions & map here.

Join us to call for a just solution for issues of low-wage workers, mass incarceration, immigration, affordable housing, labor rights, voting rights/statehood, public education, LGBTQ rights, and the various other issues that bestow dignity and hope upon people. All people of justice and a moral conscience are invited to go! Read more and sign the Moral Declaration here.


Protest outside the Trump Hotel Opening!

When: 
Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7am - 10pm (CODEPINK will arrive at 9:00 AM then leave to Moral Monday)
Where: Trump International Hotel & Tower, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC. Directions & Map here.

Protest outside of the Trump hotel the day it opens! On Monday, September 12, Donald Trump will be opening his new hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue. We will stand with the ANSWER Coalition and many others demanding a #president4peace. Bring your signs and bring your love as we stand up against hate. 


Protest to tell President Obama: Stop The Dakota Access Pipeline!

When: Tuesday, September 13, 5pm - 6pm
Where: The White House, on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, between Lafayette Park and the White House

On Tuesday, September 13th, people around the country are taking part in a day of action in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against the Dakota Access Pipeline. We're calling on President Obama to instruct the Army Corps of Engineers to revoke the permits for this dirty oil pipeline! More Information Here! Speakers will include: Senator Bernie Sanders, Tara Houska with Honor the Earth, Chase Iron Eyes with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Jasilyn Charger, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Youth and other native leaders from North Dakota.


What is BDS? A Capitol Hill Briefing 

When: Friday, September 16, 12:00pm
Where: Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-338

Join us at this Congressional briefing, organized by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, to educate Hill staffers about the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement. CODEPINK Co-director Alli McCracken will be one of the speakers talking about our BDS campaigns targeting AHAVA, RE/MAX, and Sodastream! More information here.


World Beyond War Conference

When: Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25
Where: 
American University’s School of International Service

Join us at the exciting conference with awesome speakers to learn about and engage in working on viable alternatives to war and militarism.

CODEPINK Panels and workshops:

*Friday, September 23, 4:00pm ~ Capitalism and transition to Peace Economy
Speakers: Gar Alperovitz and Jodie Evans

*Saturday, September 24, 4:45pm ~ Demonstrations, Direct Action, Resistance and Counter-Recruitment
MC: Brienne Kordis
Speakers: Medea Benjamin, Pat Elder, Mark Engler

*Sunday, September 25, 12-2pm WORKSHOP ~ Freeing Palestine / Young People Organizing for Peace
Speakers: Alli McCracken, Raed Jarrar, Taylor Piepenhagen

* Also, stay tuned for information about a gathering during the conference to plan our upcoming Iraq War Tribunal. 
We hope to see you soon! 
Alice, Alli, Aniqa, Bushra, Martha, Max, and Medea

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