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March in Washington DC on Saturday, Sept 24

Join the the Justice Not War in the Philippines Campaign to demand....

OUT NOW

Gloria, Out of Office!

US Out of the Philippines, Iraq & Everywhere!

National March in Washington DC on Saturday, Sept. 24

Support the call for the unconditional removal of US troops from the Philippines and Iraq, and stand in solidarity with the struggling peoples of the world who are resisting US Imperialism!

Get on the bus and ride with the fiery Filipino and non-Filipino progressives from NY/NJ! Round-trip fare is $35 ($20 low-income).

6 am: Meet at Union Square South (take the L/N/Q/R/W/4/5/6 trains to 14 St/Union Square) 11 am: Arrive in Washington DC 10 pm: Arrive back in NYC

To reserve/purchase a bus ticket in advance, email Riya at ugnayan_nyc@yahoo.com or Dan at dan@nispop.org.

Join us for a series of activities before and after the Sept. 24th Mobilization:

1) Pagtitipon -- Ugnayan's Monthly Gathering

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 7-9 pm

Metro Baptist Church, 406 W. 40th St., 3rd Flr. (west of 9th Ave)

Take the A/C/E to 42nd St/Port Authority

This month's meeting will highlight the past month's events and upcoming events, including Phil. Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's visit to New York City (let's build to make our presence known on how we feel!), and the latest news from here and abroad that's affecting Filipino youth. Sponsored by the Ugnayan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (Linking the Children of the Motherland) - NY/NJ.

2) The State of Human Rights in the Philippines: A Report from United Methodist volunteer Jessica Tulloch and Participants of the International Solidarity Mission

Monday, Sept. 12, 7pm & Sunday, Sept. 18, 12:45 pm

The Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist

263 West 86th St. (west of Broadway), Manhattan

Take the 1 train to 86th St.

Jessica Tulloch works with the Nonoy Librado Development Foundation, a labor education and research institute serving KMU locals in the southern island of Mindanao. The International Solidarity Mission (ISM) took place in the Philippines in August and brought 85 foreign delegates to areas of the country with the worst human rights abuses. ISM participants will share their findings and experience. Sponsored by the Network in Solidarity with the People of the Philippines (NISPOP).

3) Teach-in and Picket as Phil. Pres. Arroyo Visits the UN

Thursday, Sept. 15, 6:30-8:00pm

SE corner of Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at NW corner of E 46th St and 1st Ave, Manhattan

Directions: 4/5/6/7/S trains to Grand Central Station or E/F trains to 51st St.

Enter Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on 2nd Ave between E 46th & E 47th, walk through to 1st Ave. (security may prevent entry from 1st Ave)

Philippine Pres. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) will be in town to meet with investors and speak at the UN. Join us at an outdoor teach-in and picket to learn about the crisis of the Arroyo presidency and add to the growing call for her ouster! Sponsored by the Justice Not War in the Philippines Campaign.

4) Pagbibigkis 3 -- Unity through Damayan

Sunday, Sept. 25, 5:30-10:00 pm

Pompeii Church Hall, 25 Carmine St. corner Bleecker St.

Take the A/C/D/E/F/V to West 4th St.

Donation: $25 (worker members), $30 (allies)

Join Filipino domestic workers in NY/NJ for their third annual general assembly and fundraiser, and celebrate their collective will and action. Build with the Filipino workers who have been forced to migrate abroad because of the worsening socio-economic crisis in the Philippines. Learn about their condition as marginalized and exploited labor in the heart of a global city. End the war at home & abroad! Sponsored by the DAMAYAN Migrant Workers Association.

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The Justice Not War in the Philippines Campaign (JNW) was formally launched on February 2003 in NYC to amplify the voices of resistance against US military intervention and repression in the Philippines while working hand in hand with other anti-war formations in the Philippines and in the US. It also aims to build bridges of solidarity among those who are struggling against US military interventions around the world. Member-organizations are:

Network in Solidarity with the People of the Philippines (NISPOP)

212.561.1567 | nispop@nispop.org | www.nispop.org

DAMAYAN Migrant Workers Association

212.564.6057 | contact@damayanmigrants.org |

www.damayanmigrants.org

Ugnayan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (Linking the Children of the Motherland) - NY/NJ

ugnayan_nyc@yahoo.com

ENDS

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