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March for Peace and Jobs: Saturday, March 19

Old Glory (Photo Credit: Pamela Powers)

March 19 is the 8th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. To commemorate the invasion, groups around the country will be marching for Peace and Jobs this Saturday.

Information about the Tucson March for Peace and Jobs– from the Tucson Peace Center website:

Hundreds of billions of dollars spent on these wars have left hundreds of thousands of lives lost, and our country and people mired in debt. We call on our government to end the wars and bring our tax money home for jobs, education, health care, environmental protection and other human needs.

Saturday, Mar 19, 2011
Gather 10:00am at Armory Park (220 S 5th Ave)
March to DeAnza Park (Speedway & Stone)
For Rally at 12:00 noon

For info or to help, contact Alan Gilbert at awgtucson@msn.com

Sponsors: End the Wars Coalition, Tucson Veterans for Peace, Jobs with Justice, The Nuclear Resister, Coalicion de Derechos Humanos, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Progressive Democrats of America, Tucson Club CPUSA, Indigenous Alliance without Borders, Salt of the Earth Labor College, Code Pink, Women in Black, Arizona Peace Council, Alliance for Global Justice, Pan Left Productions, International Action Center of Tucson, Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Revolutionary Grounds Books and Coffee, Green Party of Pima County, Tucson Peace Center.

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This entry was posted on March 18, 2011 by in Arizona, economy, Free Speech, jobs, Tucson and tagged , , .

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The Tucson Progressive: Pamela Powers Hannley

I stand on the side of Love. I believe in kindness to all creatures on Earth and the inherent self-worth of all individuals--not just people who agree with me or look like me.

Widespread economic and social injustice prompted me to become a candidate for the Arizona House, representing Legislative District 9 in the 2016 election. My platform focuses on economic reforms to grow Arizona's economy, establish a state-based public bank, fix our infrastructure, fully fund public education, growlocal small businesses and community banks, and put people back to work at good-paying jobs. I also stand for equal rights, choice, and paycheck fairness for women. I am running as a progressive and running clean.

My day job is managing editor for the American Journal of Medicine, an academic medicine journal with a worldwide circulation. In addition, my husband and I co-direct Arizonans for a New Economy, Arizona's public banking initiative. I am a member of the national board of the Public Banking Institute, and I am co-chair of the Arizona Democratic Progressive Caucus, the largest caucus of the Arizona Democratic Party.

I am a published author, photographer, videographer, clay artist, mother, nana, and wife. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio State University and a masters in public health from the University of Arizona. I grew up in Amherst, Ohio, but I have lived in Tucson, Arizona since 1981. I am a proud member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson and the Public Relations Society of America.

My Tucson Progressive blog and Facebook page feature large doses of liberal ideas, local, state, and national politics, and random bits of humor. I also blog at Blog for Arizona and the Huffington Post.

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