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Press Conference Planned for August 29 at National Press Club
WHAT: Press Conference Announcing Camp Democracy
WHERE: National Press Club, Murrow Room, Washington, D.C.
WHEN: 10 a.m. ET, August 29, 2006
SPEAKERS: Leaders of the organizations sponsoring Camp Democracy (see below).
Sponsoring organizations include: Velvet Revolution, Traprock Peace Center, Consumers for Peace, Democrats.com, CODE PINK, National Immigrant Solidarity Network, National Organization for Women, Focus on Democracy, Bush Crimes Commission, Progressive Democrats of America, Democracy Rising, Justice Through Music Project, International Socialist Organization, AfterDowningStreet.org, Veterans for Peace, VotersforPeace, U.S. Labor Against the War, National Lawyers Guild, World Can't Wait, Democracy Cell Project, OpEdNews.com, Detention Watch Network, Center for Constitutional Rights, National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee, DC Labor for Peace and Justice, Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice, The Enviro Show, The Crisis Papers, D.C. Anti-War Network (DAWN), and Delaware Valley Veterans For Peace #144.
Camp Democracy is also sponsored by the generous individuals listed here: http://campdemocracy.org/sponsors
Camp Democracy will be located between the National Mall, Constitution Avenue, 14th Street, and 15th Street on September 5, 6, 7, 8, and 12 21st, and on the National Mall between 3rd Street and 7th Street on September 9, 10, and 11th.
While September 9 through 11 will include a wide variety of events, other days will focus largely on single themes, including: Opening Day 9/5, Organizing the Progressive Agenda 9/6, Immigrants' Rights 9/7, Labor Speaks Out 9/8, Gandhi Day 9/11, Verdict on Bush's Crimes 9/13, Electoral Reform 9/15, Peace 9/16, Accountability and Impeachment 9/17, Lobbying Training 9/18, Lobbying 9/19, Women for Peace 9/20.
A detailed schedule is available at http://campdemocracy.org/schedule