On Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6pm, local constituents will hold a candlelight vigil in support of peace and diplomacy as Congress prepares to vote on the historic nuclear agreement with Iran. The vigil is one of many being organized nationwide by members of MoveOn.org and allies. The vigils build on the grassroots activism by MoveOn members and allies over the past six weeks, including a national day of action with more than 200 events nationwide outside representatives’ and senators’ offices. Over the August congressional recess, thousands of pro-diplomacy activists turned out at hundreds of town hall meetings, rallies, demonstrations, and other events to make visible their support for the deal.
WHAT: Vigil for Peace and Diplomacy
WHERE: Haverhill Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill, MA
WHEN: Thursday, September 10, 2015, 6pm
RSVP HERE: http://civic.moveon.org/event/sept10/144911
“On Thursday, we will join with others across the country to gather and light candles in support of giving peace and diplomacy a chance,” said Mara More, the Haverhill MoveOn member hosting the vigil. “It’s crucial that Congress knows we must stand for diplomacy and peace and not another unnecessary war.”
Attendees will also be thanking CongressWoman Niki Tsongas for courageously supporting diplomacy over war.
For more information about this event, please contact Mara More at 978-912-0729 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To speak with a national MoveOn.org representative, please contact email@example.com.
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