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SOS2003: Aug 1-3 event against Bush push for new nukes (english)
26 Jul 2003
Senior officials in the Bush administration who have proposed the production of a new generation of nuclear weapons have scheduled a meeting to discuss plans for nuclear proliferation at US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) during the first week of August 2003. We are going to be there to say NO! Join us!
SOS2003: Aug 1-3 event against Bush push for new nukes

How will you commemorate the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki this year? SpeakOut to prevent such atrocities from ever being repeated! Help prevent the proliferation and use of nuclear weapons!

Join us at:
International SOS: SpeakOut at STRATCOM
No New Weapons of Mass Destruction!
August 1-3, 2003 Omaha, NE

Senior officials in the Bush administration who have proposed the production of a new generation of nuclear weapons have scheduled a meeting to discuss plans for nuclear proliferation at US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) during the first week of August 2003. We are going to be there to say NO! Join us!

Event Schedule (subject to change)
Friday
6-8pm Peace Forum
Presidential candidate Rep. Dennis Kucinich and director of the Los Alamos Study Group Greg Mello
7-10pm, Commemoration and Festival
Honoring and featuring Japanese survivors of the atomic bombs

Saturday
8am-12pm Workshops
8-9am, Registration
9am-12, Workshops, University of Nebraska at Omaha/Memorial Park
11:30am-5pm Rally
Memorial Park, 60th and Dodge, Omaha, NE
International speakers, music, and entertainment throughout the afternoon
11:30 - 12:30 Paul Micich (musician)
12:30 - 12:45 Welcome and Announcements
12:45 -1:30 Arjun Makhijani (speaker)
1:30 - 2:15 Hiroshima Survivors (speaker)
2:15 - 2:30 Steve Jacobs (musician)
2:30 - 3:05 Physicians for Social Responsibility (speaker)
3:05 - 3:15 Music and Drama
3:15 - 3:45 Andrew Lichterman (speaker)
3:45 - 4:00 Music and Drama
4:00 - 4:45 Greg Mello (speaker)
4:45 - 5:00 Closing remarks
5:00-6:00 Dinner Break

6pm-9:45 pm Concert
6:00 - 7:20 Stephan Smith
7:20 - 8:30 Mayday
8:30 - 9:45 Michelle Shocked

Sunday
8am-11:30am SpeakOut at STRATCOM
8:00 to 8:30 coffee and doughnuts
8:30 to 9:30 inter-faith prayer service
9:30 march from Everett park to Kinney Gate
10:00 to 11:30 demonstration. Featured speakers Andrew Lichterman and Greg Mello will attempt a Citizens' Weapons Inspection. In the event that they are denied admission, they will address the assembled crowd.


How can your organization participate?

* Visit our website at http://www.sos2003.com and download flyers and other informational materials
* Endorse International SOS: SpeakOut at STRATCOM
* Co-sponsor International SOS: SpeakOut at STRATCOM
* Nominate and Sponsor speakers for the rally
* Spread the word!! Host issue-oriented meetings to mobilize your membership and those in your area about the threat of new nuclear WMDs.
* Organize: coordinate transportation for groups from your area to come to Omaha, NE August 1-3, 2003. (Please let us know if you are willing to do this. We have a place on the website to publicize organized carpooling and busses from various cities.)
* Present your organization and issue to potentially thousands at International SOS with an informational table or booth (contact us at info (at) sos2003.com for fee schedule).
* Workshops: host a teach-in at International SOS on some aspect of the threat of this nuclear policy or on another pressing issue.
* Sponsor a specific event during International SOS. Contact us for ideas or offer your own!

If you or your organization would like to be involved, or for more information, please contact us at info (at) sos2003.com.

Citizens Against Weapons of Mass Destruction
PO Box 45088
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
68145-0088
email: info (at) sos2003.com
Visit event Website for updates: www.sos2003.com
See also:
http://www.sos2003.com
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