Skip navigation

Tuesday, March 23 Capitol Calling Party: Solidarity with Haiti and Closing Guantánamo

On Tuesday, March 23, CODEPINK Congress will focus on solidarity with Haiti and closing Guantánamo. 

Hosts Medea Benjamin, Marcy Winograd, and Hanieh Jodat-Barnes will be joined by three guests: Dr. Mamyrah Dougé-Prosper, assistant professor of Africana Studies at Davidson University, Margaret Prescod, radio host of KPFK’s Sojourner Truth, and Chris Anders, an ACLU lawyer who served as an observer at military commission proceedings at Guantánamo Bay. 

In the last few years, thousands of Haitians have taken to the streets to protest Haiti’s corrupt US-backed President Jovenel Moïse, who refuses to step down despite accusations that he and his predecessor squandered billions in oil revenue provided by Venezuela to support regional development. Our guests will analyze events from an anti-colonial perspective and ask us to organize actions to support the upcoming International Day of Solidarity with Haiti on March 29th.

Following the discussion of Haiti, we will hear from Chris Anders, senior legislative counsel at the ACLU, on the next steps in the campaign to close Guantánamo Bay Detention Center. Former prisoners are asking the Biden administration to release and resettle detainees never charged, name a US envoy to oversee the resettlement and prison closure, and eliminate military tribunals. 

Join us after the presentations for our Capitol Calling Party to urge both Congress and the Biden administration to withdraw support for Moïse in Haiti and close Guantánamo. 

Please RSVP for the Zoom information!

Can we count you in?






Marcy Winograd ·

308 RSVPS Sally-Alice Thompson Paul Brodoway Wade Fulmer Ko Tanaka Beth Kerwin Shirley Rougely Marge Francois Peggy Lalor Janet Esti Alice Walker Dany Lindenbacher Gil Leib arlette guillon Craig Wandke Douglas Wingeier Ethel MacDonald Laura Menchaca Mark Reisinger Marguerite Warner Karyn Hollis Jim Becklund Liz Hourican Nabil Sater Mary Hladky Sean Cavany Paul Flansburg Mike Caggiano Courtney Childs Elizabeth Smith Doug Bullock David Hyde Paul Rehm lisa aossey Sarah Martin Kathryn Christian Îzvara Predmore Evelyn Ophir Michael E Bartus alain rodes Steve Zrucky Abdul Pirani Lena Knezevic Anwaar Judeh Brenda Cranney maureen madden Nancy Bonvillain Rick and Joan Meierotto Pierre Lavergne

Who's RSVPing

  • Harold signed 426 days ago

  • Christopher signed 426 days ago

  • William signed 426 days ago

  • Xun signed 426 days ago

  • Andrew signed 426 days ago

  • Fred signed 426 days ago

  • Giorgio signed 426 days ago

  • Thomas signed 426 days ago

  • Brigid signed 426 days ago

  • Patrick signed 427 days ago

  • Betty signed 427 days ago

  • Linda signed 427 days ago

  • Jane signed 427 days ago

  • Yves signed 427 days ago

  • Mike signed 427 days ago

  • Gordon signed 427 days ago

  • Jan signed 427 days ago

  • Wayne signed 427 days ago

  • Betty signed 427 days ago

  • Jason signed 427 days ago

  • Dianne signed 427 days ago

  • Tracy signed 427 days ago

  • John signed 427 days ago

  • Anne signed 427 days ago

  • Jerry signed 427 days ago

  • Carole signed 427 days ago

  • Jesus signed 427 days ago

  • Lynn signed 427 days ago

  • Alejandro signed 427 days ago

  • Audrey signed 427 days ago

Showing 30 reactions

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.