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Home Action 2014 Spring Days of Action 2007 Lobby Days
2007 Lobby Days
Grassroots power within the United States unseated 34 Members of the House of Representatives who voted against the McGovern-Lewis amendment to cut SOA/WHINSEC funding, drastically heightening our chances to close the SOA/WHINSEC through legislative action.

Downlaod and copy the Lobby Day fliers PDF Print E-mail
Click on the images to download the documents.

Print the flyer front to back on legal size paper. It might take a while for the fliers to download as the files are pretty big.

These flyers are in PDF format, so you'll need the free Adobe Reader to view them. If you have trouble or if you'd prefer that we mail you a hard copy of the flier, contact Hendrik at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at 202-234-3440.

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National Venezuela Solidarity Conference PDF Print E-mail
SOA Watch is working as part of a broad coalition of U.S.-based solidarity groups on a National Venezuela Solidarity Conference in Washington, DC (March 4-5, 2006). People from all regions of the United States and Canada will come together to learn, share experiences and develop strategies for strengthening solidarity with the Venezuelan people.
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April 23-25, 2006<br>Bring the Vigil to Washington, DC PDF Print E-mail
Hold your Representatives and Senators accountable!

Join with many other SOA Watch activists and visit your Representatives and Senators in Washington, DC on SOA Watch's Lobby Days, April 23-25, 2006.

We need to build on the momentum of the Vigil with increased pressure on members of Congress! Build crucial support for the upcoming vote to close the SOA!

Find out more about the legislative campaign to close to SOA.

Join SOA Watch in DC on April 23-25 for several days of legislative trainings, rallies, lobbying, networking and more.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, April 22nd

Social gathering at Capitol City Brewery, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE 6:30pm

Sunday, April 23rd

Spanish Interpretation available

10:30am - 12:30pm Panel Discussion/Introduction to the weekend
  • Brief introduction to the weekend
  • Panel discussion on the intersections of globalization, militarization, immigration and the drug war and the relationship to the School of the Americas
  • Question and Answer section

    Lunch Break

    1:30pm - 3:03pm Legislative training

    3:30 - 4:00 Break

    4:00 - 5:30 Workshops/trainings

    5:30 - 5:45 Break

    5:45 - 6:30 Speech from Roy and Q & A

    Monday, April 24th

    Spanish Interpretation available

    Rally and march on Capitol Hill, featuring speakers and musicians, followed by congressional visits in the House and Senate

    Tuesday, April 25th

    Congressional visits in the House and Senate

    As soon as the summer of 2006, a vote on the School of the Americas will come up in Congress. We already have over 120 co-sponsors of HR 1217, the legislation introduced by Rep. McGovern that would close and investigate the SOA/WHINSEC.

    Click on the image below to download a flyer for Lobby Days (PDF):


    We are now in our strongest position to close this school since we won a vote in the House of Representativesin 1999. For more information about the legislative campaign, visit the Legislative Action Index or contact SOA Watch's legislative coordinator, Pam Bowman, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 202-234-3440.

    Carry on the struggle to close the SOA in Washington this April!
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