UPDATE! To read the full report and see what wonderful results we have had with the Durham Cost of War Campaign, please see the full report here and also get involved with the next phase of the campaign here.
Original Event Details:
As part of our “Bring the War Dollars Home: Fund our Communities,” show your support of this program by attending Durham’s Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, September 10th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, the military budget has increased 67% but universities are forced to slash budgets and hike tuition, public servants are laid of, care for sick and elderly is reduced, and environmental protection is threatened.
War has local consequences. What can be done? NC Peace Action, Durham People’s Alliance, and many of Durham’s citizens and community leaders are posing this question to our local elected officials. The US Conference of Mayors and Los Angeles City Council have passed resolutions to stop funding wars and bring that money home. Durham can do the same.
Join in the discussion with members of the City Council, County Commissioners, Board of Education, and General Assembly. Free and open to everyone. Please come! If you aren’t from Durham but are interested, contact us for help starting this conversation at YOUR local town meeting.
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main Street, Durham, NC.
Contact: (919) 381-5969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.