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New Paltz: Rally and march to "Defend Women's Rights"

Date : 26 August 2012       From : 1:00pm   To : 4:00pm    iCal Google Calendar
Category : Choice / Abortion Location : 12661

Event Description :
On Women's Equality Day, Hudson Valley advocates of women's rights will gather in New Paltz to march and rally in opposition to what is being called the ongoing "War on Women."

The demonstration begins with a 1:00pm rally in Peace Park, and will be followed by a march with signs through the downtown village district, returning to the park for a brief final rally.

In event of inclement weather, the rally will be inside the hall.

Cost: Free.

Peace Park
Intersections of Plattekill, Hasbrouck, and Tricor Aves; near Village Hall
New Paltz, NY 12561
Map and directions:

Contact: 845 255-5779, or via the email address below.

Sponsored by: Hudson Valley Activist Newsletter, with local endorsers including the American Association of University Women (Kingston), Hudson Valley Activist Newsletter, NAACP (Ellenville), Occupy New Paltz, Peace and Social Progress Now, Women in Black (New Paltz), Middle East Crisis Response, End Jim Crow Action Network, Real Majority Project. National endorsers include Heidi Boghosian, Executive Director, National Lawyers Guild; Leah Bolger, President, Veterans for Peace; Roseanne Barr, actor; Farheen Hakeem, National Co-Chair, Green Party of the United States; Sarah Sloan and Peta Lindsay, ANSWER Coalition.

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