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Resistance and Solidarity Porgram & Send-Off to Close SOA, Seattle
November 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon Nov 11, 7-8:30 pm, at Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church, 2702 Broadway East, Seattle; Bridging the Past and the Present: Celebration of Resistance and Solidarity Send-Off. Everyone is invited to the School of Americas Watch gathering of activists opposing the School of Americas, also known as SCHOOL OF ASSASSINS, in coordination of the Nov 15-17 events when thousands will gather at the gates of Ft Benning, Georgia to call for the closing of the SOA, to stand against militarization, and to build a culture of peace. This marks 30 years of SOA Watch’s resistance, recognizing the 30th anniversary of the assassination of six Jesuits and two women in El Salvador, among many atrocities committed in Latin America by SOA trained personnel. Some from the Pacific Northwest will be among them. Program includes music, speakers, “Presente” ceremony, offering of roses. Reception follows. Sponsored by: SOA Watch Puget Sound, St. Pat’s Social Justice Committee, Veterans for Peace Greater Seattle #92, Washington State Religious Campaign against Torture. info about the send-off and SOA-W Puget Sound Kate Speltz 206-633-6667 or email@example.com