FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristy Ringor
DECEMBER 5, 2001 202.320.0907
Youth and Students Launch National Coalition For Peace
‘War on Terrorism’ Gone Unchecked For Too Long
(Washington, DC) –In a show of unity, sixteen national youth and student organizations, representing millions of young
people across the country have pledged to stand together in opposition to the open ended ‘war on terrorism’ the Bush
administration has insisted upon waging. Representatives from these sixteen organizations and their supporters will
gather on December 10 at the National Japanese American Memorial to make clear their demands and act as the reasoned
voice of dissent in the U.S.
WHAT: Launch of the National Youth and Student Peace Coalition
WHERE: National Japanese American Memorial
The National Japanese American Memorial is located just north of the Capitol on a triangular plot bounded by Louisiana
Avenue, New Jersey Avenue and D Street NW.
WHEN: December 10. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
WHO: Representatives from 16 national youth and student organizations