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LIST OF VIGILS PLANNED FOR TORTURE AWARENESS MONTH 2012

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California

Vigil to End Torture and Prolonged Solitary Confinement
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, June 15; 9-10am

A Performance of Reckoning with Torture
The Exchange, 114 W. 5th St
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, June 17  - 3 PM

Rally Against Torture, Guantanamo & NDAA
Gather at Market and Powell Streets
San Francisco, CA Tues, June 26, 5pm-6pm
More information at: http://www.facebook.com/events/366065526792166/
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Santa Cruz County Courthouse
Santa Cruz, CA
Tues, June 26 @ 5:00pm
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Proclamation by the City of Berkeley declaring the City's support of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Berkeley, CA
Tues, June 26
Contact: Rita Maran – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Connecticut

We Are Responsible: Vigil in Support of the Tortured
United Church on the Green, Corner of Temple and Elm Streets
New Haven, CT
Tues, June 26; 4:30pm - 5:30pm
To be followed by film screening/discussion in church’s Bradley Room
Contact: 203-777-3849

District of Columbia

Vigil for Victims of Torture
US Navy War Memorial, 8th St & Pennsylvania Ave
Washington, DC
Tues, June 26, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Contact: 202-547-1920

Film Screening:
Doctors of the Dark Side
E-Street Cinema, 11th & E Streets
Washington, DC
Tues, June 26, 6pm-8pm
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Reception - Center for Victims of Torture
Hart Senate Office Building 902
Washington, D.C.          
Thurs, June 28, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
More info: http://www.cvt.org/news-events/events/washington-dc-reception
Please RSVP: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 612.436.4830 

Florida

Anti-Torture Vigil
Location TBA
Tampa, FL
Tues, June 26, 6pm-8pm
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Torture is a Moral IssueGeorgia

Send a Msg to Sen. Chambliss: “TORTURE IS ALWAYS WRONG!”
Troy Davis/Woodruff Park
Gather at the corner of Auburn & Peachtree (across from Equitable building)
Atlanta, GA
Tues, June 26 @11:30am
Contact: Lisa Adler, www.facebook.com/events/375769969137996/

Illinois

A series of events are planned in Chicago from Friday, 6/22, through Tuesday, 6/26
For detailed info: http://bit.ly/MpxC3n
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Iowa

Public Witness and Prayer Service for an End to Torture
Corner of University and Merle Hay Rd. (St. Theresa Catholic Church)
Windsor Heights, IA
Tues, June 26, 5:30-6:30pm
Contact: 782-3054 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kentucky

Owensboro, KY
Tues, June 26
Details TBA
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Michigan

Vigil for International Day in Support of Torture Victims
McNamara Federal Building--Michigan and Cass
Detroit, MI
Tues, June 26, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; 313-531-7647

Minnesota

History of Torture & the Law (Display of 10 panels)
June 15-25: Federal Courthouse @ 300 South 4th St
June 26: Center for Victims of Torture - see details here
Minneapolis, MN
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Film screenings:
Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard
Reckoning With Torture – Moyers & Company program
St. Joan of Arc Church, 4537 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
Thurs, June 28 @7:00pm
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Missouri

Demonstration Against Torture
Keiner Plaza, Market Street
St. Louis, MO
Friday, June 29, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Contact: faizan @ cair-stlouis dot com or call (636)207-8882

New Jersey

Lecture/Panel:
Torture, the Constitution and Solitary Confinement,
A Preview of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Report

Princeton Unitarian Universalist Congregation Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road
Princeton, NJ
Thurs, June 28 @7:30pm
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New Mexico

Vigil and action for victims of torture
Bridge Street
Las Vegas, NM
Tues, June 26 @11:30 a.m.
Contact: Robert Pearson - 505-425-8980

New York

NYC Vigil Against Torture, Guantanamo and the NDAA
New York City Hall (Centre St. & Brooklyn Promenade)
New York, NY
Tues, June 26, 6-8pm
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 212-633-4256
Join us at
https://www.facebook.com/events/302198753204802/

United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Vigil
Federal Court House, Delaware Avenue at Niagara Square
Buffalo, NY
Tues, June 26, 4-5 pm
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

North Carolina

Vigil
Federal Building, 401 W. Trade St.
Charlotte, NC
Tues, June 26, 11 am to 2 pm
Contact: 704-499-3918

Vigil Against Torture and Extraordinary Rendition
Johnston County Courthouse, 212 East Market Street
Smithfield, NC
Tues, June 26 @11:30 a.m.
Contact: Allyson Caison 919.961.4130 or Beth Brockman 919.824.9283

Pennsylvania

Say No to Torture
Capitol steps (3rd & State Streets)
Harrisburg, PA
Tues, June 26 @5:00pm
Contact: bvhbard @ pa dot net

Film screening:
Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard
Our Lady of Angels Convent, 609 Convent Rd.
Aston, PA
Tues, June 26 @6:30 pm
RSVP: 610-558-5395

South Carolina

Torture Awareness Vigil
Rt. 278 & Beach City Rd.
Hilton Head, SC
Tues, June 26 @ 10:30am
Contact: 843-681-4010

Tennessee

The Night Vigil
Court House Lawn
Crossville, TN
Sat, June 23, @ 7:30pm
Contact: Don Smith - 931-277-5720

Texas

Dallas Says No to Torture!
Rosa Parks Plaza, SW corner of Pacific & Lamar
Dallas, TX
Tues, June 26, 4:00pm-6:30pm
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More info: http://on.fb.me/LrK3fG

Virginia

Film Screenings:
Doctors of the Dark Side
Wed, June 20, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ
5010 Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA
Contact: Rev. Janet Parker, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Washington

Vigil and Dramatic Reading
Jackson Federal Building; 2nd Ave & Madison St
Seattle, WA
Tuesday, June 26, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Contact: Larry Ebersole, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Vigil
Corner of Legion & Capitol Way (Sylvester Park)
Olympia, WA
Wed, June 27; 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Contact: Glen Anderson, (360) 491-9093, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wisconsin

Film screenings:
Repairing the Brokenness
Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard
Annual gathering of Wisconsin Council of Churches
Sunset Resort, Washington Island, WI
Tuesday afternoon, June 26
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Canada
67 Highridge Way
Stony Plain, Alberta
Tuesday, June 26 @ 8:00pm

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