by April Actions for Peace Jobs and Justice
Washington, DC, United States
Undated, about early 1985, possibly second half of 1984
Publisher: April Actions for Peace, Jobs and Justice
4 pages
Type: Brochure
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Language: English
The actions in Washington, D.C. from April 19-22 have four demands: 1) Stop U.S. military intervention in Central America, 2) Create jobs and cut the military budget, 3) Freeze and reverse the arms race, and 4) Oppose U.S. government and corporate support for South African apartheid and overcome racism at home. The brochure discusses educational and cultural events, a march and rally in Washington, D.C., training sessions, lobbying, nonviolent civil disobedience, Congressional offices, nuclear weapons, Pinochet in Chile, Marcos in the Philippines, economic and social justice, and U.S. military intervention. The Steering Committee of the April Actions for Peace, Jobs and Justice includes the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, American Committee on Africa, American Indian Movement, Artists Call, Asian American Caucus for Disarmament, Casa El Salvador, Church Women United, Clergy and Laity Concerned, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador, Congress of National Black Churches, Continuations Committee/Emergency National Conference, Coordinadora Salvadorena de Solidaridad, Democratic Socialists of America, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Gray Panthers, International Association of Machinists, Inter-Religious Task Force on Central America, Jobs with Peace, League of United Latin American Citizens, Mobilization for Survival, National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, National Council of Senior Citizens, National Congress of Puerto Rican Rights, National Gay Task Force, National Lawyers Guild, National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee, Network, New Jewish Agenda, Nicaragua Network, NISGUA (Guatemala Network), Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, Operation PUSH, Pax Christi USA, Peoples Anti-War Mobilization, Performing Artists for Nuclear Disarmament, Rainbow Coalition, Rainbow Sign, Reformed Church in America, Religious Task Force/MFS, SANE, Sojourners, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Southern Organizing Committee, STOP Nuclear War, TransAfrica, Union of Democratic Filipinos, United Church of Christ/Office of Church and Society/Commission for Racial Justice, United Food and Commercial Workers, United States Student Association, US Peace Council, War Resisters League, Washington Office on Africa, Witness for Peace, Women Strike for Peace, Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament, and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root