Peace & War Archive
“Louis was a teacher who was fiercely dedicated to justice. He was always supportive and involved in our community work and campaigns.” -Jenn Laskin
More than 150 people participated in the annual march to commemorate the lives of community members who have been killed since 1994.
While participants held over 150 placards, one person chanted to pedestrians on Pacific, “These are the names of some of the kids killed by U.S. drones.”
Peace activists in Santa Cruz working with Code Pink are organizing to get resolutions passed in support of a California National Guard recall from Iraq.
Rallies and marches were held nationwide in solidarity with the counter-recruitment activists in the Supreme Court case.
The military learned about the protest and thought it would be a better idea to stay away from it, rather than be the focus of the demonstration.