Statewide March to Coincide With National Anti-War Marches
AUSTIN- In solidarity with national gatherings in major cities and a national march in Washington D.C. a coalition of local activist groups called Stop The War Coalition - Austin has planned a peaceful statewide anti-war march.
The march will convene at Austin City Hall at 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 27, 2007 and the march to the Texas Capitol will commence at 3:30 pm. Music and speakers will greet the marchers at the Capitol grounds and City Hall. Speakers will include Hart Viges of Veterans for Peace, Texas Green Party Co-Chair Dr. Douglas Reber, Hadi Jawad of The Crawford Peace House, Karen Burke of Campus Antiwar Movement to End the Occupation, and Ruben Solis of Southwest Workers Union and main organizer of Border Social Forum. Contacts: Spencer Crowl, Martin Thomen.
Veterans for Peace
As at 2011, Hart Viges served on the Board of Directors of Veterans for Peace. Veterans for Peace is a member group of United for Peace & Justice and seeks to "protest the immoral and disastrous Iraq War and oppose our government's policy of permanent warfare and empire-building".