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Peace groups push voting

Peace groups from across the state have formed a statewide coalition called Colorado Communities for Justice and Peace. Colorado Communities for Justice and Peace and the Roaring Ford Peace Coalition will be working to inform and register Colorados citizens to vote in the 2004 election. We will be focusing on changing the current U.S. foreign policy that leads to war and violence.Colorado Communities for Justice and Peace consists of the following organizations: Mountain View Friends Meeting, Peacemaker Community USA, Pikes Peak Justice and Peace, Boulder Co-op Community, Colorado Campaign for Middle East East Peace, Priority Peace Raging Grannies of Denver, Colorado Coalition for the Prevention of Nuclear War.Priority Peace, Rocky Mountain Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Christian Peacemaker Teams, Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center, Evergreen Peace, Students Taking Opposition Peacefully, American Friends Service Committee, International Action Organization, Strength through Peace, Food Not Bombs, Roaring Fork Peace Coalition, Springs Action Alliance, Aspen Peace Coalition, Code Pink.Intl Depleted Uranium Study Team, Media for the People, Mountain Forum for Peace, Denver NAACP Youth Council, Crestone Peaceworkers, DRASTIC, Denver Univ. Peace Organization, Vote! For a Change, United Church Of Christ P & J task Force, Speaking Freely/KVNF Community Radio Co-op, Womens Intl League for Peace & Freedom, CO Jews for a Just Peace, Perspectives on Peacemaking.Circles of Ten, Women for World Peace, Jews of the Earth, The Osprey Group, Salida Peaceworks, Colorado Department of Peace, Vietnam Vets Against Way, NAACP, Peacemaker Community USA, This Republic Can, Global Response, A Voice of Reason, Mountain Peoples Forum for Peace, Ashira Collective and the Southwest Colo. Peace & Justice Coalition.The coalition will promote a voter registration event each month coordinated to occur in all Colorado communities on the same day, culminating in a highly publicized week-long, statewide media and educational blitz, along with demonstrations, to coincide with the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in August 2004.The first event will be Rock the Vote at the X Games.Calvin LeeRoaring Fork Peace Coalition


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