Take Action to Stop Endless War at the Inauguration

Join the many actions to resist the many -isms that define Trump and to a US foreign policy that wages war for profit, no matter who is in the White House.

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Inauguration Events in DC


Jan 14-16, 9AM

MLK Action Camp

Jan 14 – 15th – American University, 10am-7pm Jan 15th – Action Spokes Council Jan 16th – St Stephens, 1525 Newton St NW, 10am-7pm DisruptJ20 is partnering with Black Student Alliance (BSA) and Latino and American Student Organization (LASO) to hold a series of trainings and workshops in DC to prepare people for upcoming actions, particularly those around the Inauguration. In these trainings, we will collectively analyze and discuss why resistance and action is important under the Trump administration, how we can resist, and what future our actions are building towards. We will lead workshops on Nonviolent Direct Action, Know Your Rights, Street Safety, and De-escalation, Community and Workplace Organizing, and more. More information and full schedule to come.

Jan 19, 2pm-10pm

Non-Violent Protest Anti War/Anti Nukes Rally, Concert & Camp Franklin Square Parkprotest

Hosted by Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign and the Revolutionary Road Radio Show.

*UFPJ Co-Chair Jackie Cabasso will be speaking at this event at 4:45pm.

Our main concert / rally will be held in the park on Jan. 19 promoting Anti Nuclear/Anti War Ideas, that event begins at 2pm – 10pm. We will have daily concerts and speakers from 4-8pm every day from the 19-22nd. 

Featured Bands thus far on the 19th:

ROOM FULL of STRANGERS, Refuge Beat Poets Collective, Rebel Diaz, Chuck D (Invited), Bust Off, Unabomber, Copstabber, All Torn Up, Lauren DiGioia, the Screws, XK Scenario, Liss Victory, many others (Production by Bread and Circuses and Squatter Productions)

Featured Speakers Thus Far: Paul DeRienzo, Stanley L Cohen, Colonel Ann Wright (retired U.S. State Department official), Jill Stein (former Green Party nominee), Cheri Honkala (National Coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign), Jackie Cabasso (United for Peace and Justice / Western States Legal Foundation), David Swanson, David Cobb, Vermin Supreme (performance artist and activist), Margaret Flowers, Shane Claiborne, Ray McGovern, Kevin Zeese, Eric Sheptock (DC homeless activist), Frank Morales ( Squatters right activist, co-founder Picture the Homeless), Rev Bruce Wright, Rev Apostle Robin Harris, John Penley (Principal Occupy Wallstreet Organizer), Reps from Vets for Peace, Reps from Ploughshares, DC Food Not Bombs will join.


Jan 20

Early Morning

Blockades Action – Join a Blockade at 6 am

“On the day of the inauguration, DC organizers are putting together issue-based protests/direct actions at each of the 12 checkpoints that Trump-loving folks will go through to get to the Inaugural parade at 6 am.”

10AM

NCNR STOP ALL WARFARE INCLUDING DRONE WARFARE Union Station, Lower Level Food Court

Join National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance at 10am in the lower level food court at Union Station for a final planning meeting before their anti-war action. Some will be risking arrest, but we they more who are willing to join them in solidarity, holding signs and banners, handing out literature, and joining them in witness.
The plan is to process from Union Station towards the Capitol with signs, banners, model drones, coffins, and leaflets to distribute. They will go as far as they can to deliver a letter to Donald Trump, and likely do a die-in. If you are considering risking arrest or would like to talk more about the action, contact joyfirst5@gmail.com
 

9AM-10PM

#DisruptJ20 Outdoor Convergence Begins (Open all day) McPhearson Square Park

 

12PM

#DisruptJ20 Festival of Resistance & March Against Trump Columbus Circle to McPhearson Square Park

The DC Counter-Inaugural Welcoming Committee is organizing a Festival of Resistance on inauguration day, beginning at 12pm at Columbus Circle (in front of Union Station), and marching to McPherson Square. This march will be fully permitted, and we are organizing marching bands, drummers, puppets, and vibrant displays of art and culture to show the diversity and power of resistance to Trump’s agenda. We need you to come out and join us to show that we won’t back down. We’ll march in solidarity to protect our communities and reject racism, sexism, transphobia, Islamophobia, ableism, and all forms of hate and oppression. We will resist despair and fear with hope and resistance.  

9:30AM Rally / 12:30PM March

Occupy Inauguration Malcolm X Park (March will end at Mc Phearson Square Park and join with DisruptJ20)

Occupy Inauguration is a mass rally and protest taking place in Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day, January 20th-21st, 2017. From day one of the new administration, our movements will need to unite and fight to advance the revolution. We reject the domination of Wall Street and the billionaire class over our society, and oppose this rigged political and economic system. We stand against both the danger Trump represents and the corruption that backed Clinton. Neither party represents the interests of the 99%.

Jan 21, 10AM

Women’s March on Washington Intersection of Independence Avenue and Third Street SW (near the U.S. Capitol) Women’s March on Washington participants: UFPJ’s ANTIWAR CONTINGENT WILL MEET AT The Spirit of Justice Park, Corner of NJ Avenue SE and C Street SE (Steps from Capitol South Metro) at 9:00 am. We are joining with Women’s Action for New Direction, Global Zero, Peace Action, Win Without War,Union of Concerned Scientists, Citizens for Global Solution to say: “Women for the Human Race, Not a New Arms Race”. The Women’s March on Washington is a grassroots effort comprised of dozens of independent coordinators at the state level. The effort is helmed by four national co-chairs and a national coordinating committee who are working around the clock to pull it all together. A program featuring nationally recognized advocates, artists, entertainers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and others will be announced in the coming weeks.  

Jan 22, 12:30-5PM

Challenging Trumpism, Wars and Militarism – Post Inauguration Mini Conference Challenging Trumpism, Wars and Militarism - Post Inauguration Mini ConferenceAmerican University’s Kay Spiritual Life Center

After the Inauguration: Rest Your Feet, Feed Your Head, Stoke Your Fire! Please join us for a free conference with featured speakers Phyllis Bennis, John Feffer, Alli McCracken, Matt DeVlieger, Jackie Cabasso, john Feffer, Raed Jarrar, Joseph Gerson, George Martin, Cole Harrison, Kevin Martin and others in a dialogue on building the peace and social justice movement as we build the resistance needed to overcome the Trump regime’s tyranny. In addition to panel discussions, we will have small-group strategy sessions. Sponsoring organizations (in formation): Peace and Planet, American Friends Service Committee, Peace Action Education Fund, United for Peace and Justice, Western States Legal Foundation  

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Inauguration Actions Outside of DC

    NATIONAL: INAUGURATION DAY #JAN20STRIKEAGAINSTHATE NATIONAL: NATIONAL GENERAL STRIKE BOSTON: BOSTON WOMEN’S MARCH FOR AMERICA BOSTON: RESIST TRUMP: OCCUPY INAUGURATION BOSTON! CHICAGO: TRUMP TOWER – INAUGURATION DAY PROTEST CHICAGO: UIC: WALKOUT & RALLY ON INAUGURATION DAY CHICAGO: WOMEN’S MARCH ON CHICAGO DALLAS: DALLAS TEXAS GENERAL STRIKE DETROIT: DISRUPT INAUGURATION – INTERRUMPE A TRUMP KANSAS CITY: TRUMP INAUGURATION PROTEST LA PUENTE, #CA: #ANTIFA / ANTI-TRUMP STREET DANCE PARTY & MARCH ON #J20 WILMINGTON, NC : WILMINGTON GENERAL STRIKE #J20 MADISON: WOMEN’S MARCH ON MADISON MIAMI: INAUGURATION DAY PROTEST – MIAMI MILWAUKEE: INAUGURATION DAY PROTEST AGAINST TRUMP OAKLAND: WOMEN’S MARCH OAKLAND OAKLAND: OAKLAND GENERAL STRIKE AGAINST TRUMP/HUELGA GENERAL CONTRA TRUMP OHIO: INAUGURATION DAY PROTEST PHOENIX: PHOENIX ARIZONA INAUGURATION PROTEST PITTSBUGH, PA:THE PEOPLE’S INAUGURATION PORTLAND, OR #ANARCHY IN #PORTLAND: JANUARY #DISRUPTJ20 #J20 PROVIDENCE, RI: INAUGURATION DAY RALLY AGAINST TRUMP AND THE RIGHT-WING AGENDA! SACRAMENTO: NOT MY PRESIDENT! INAUGURATION DAY PROTEST SAN FRANCISCO:: INAUGURATION DAY PUSSY MARCH SCRANTON, PA:: SCRANTON UNITED AGAINST TRUMP SEATTLE: #DISRUPTJ20 #SEATTLE CALL FOR AUTONOMOUS ACTION ON #J20 SEATTLE: #DISRUPTJ20 #SEATTLE #J20 BREAK AWAY MARCH SPRINGFIELD, MO: WOMEN’S MARCH ON SPRINGFIELD (JAN. 21) ST. LOUIS, MO: WOMEN’S MARCH ON ST. LOUIS SAINT PAUL, MN: WOMEN’S MARCH MINNESOTA WARRENSBURG, MO: FUNERAL PROCESSION FOR DEMOCRACY WICHITA, KS: WOMEN’S MARCH LOVETRUMPSHATE DC: LOVE TRUMPS HATE QUEER DANCE PARTY  

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