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climate march

Climate March NYC / Comments from reporter Naomi Klein. / The significance of the march

Rally for Michael Brown

rally for gaza

Rally for Gaza


Gay Pride Parade - Vets For Peace and FUMCOG contingents


May Day 2014


Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Corbett arranges to meet with students of one of the schools that he's been defunding, but cancels when students, parents and teachers make it clear that they were goingto protest his visit. We all assembled anyway.

drone protest

Anti-drones protest

group photo

Syria strike protest

Horsham Air Base

Protest at Horsham Air Base about proposed Drone Command Center

Anonymous protests

Last (?) Protest on behalf of Pfc. Bradley Manning

gay pride parade

The 2013 Philly Gay Pride Parade

Brad Manning demo

Brad Manning demo

Demonstration on behalf of Bradley Manning, whose court-martial begins next Monday.


May Day USA 2013
May Day 2013
Horsham Air Base drone protest
Protesting drones at Horsham Air Base
Sandy Hook Vigil
Vigil for Sandy Hook Elementary School
Visual essay on event and on the gun control issue

near Liberty Bell

National Gathering Facebook page
Live-blog of National Gathering

in front of school board
Rally at the School Board to defeat the Knudsen Plan

May Day Rally
Also, same problems that apply to privatized schools apply to prisons as well.

Decarcerate PA
march & rally story

bellringer with vigilers in background
The "Final Friday" vigil concludes

Dilworth Plaza

Occupation of Dilworth Plaza, Philadelphia

Protesting War in Libya

Declare Peace
Declare Peace & protest of interception of Boat to Gaza

Mt Airy Day
Mt Airy Day 2011


Philadelphia's Take Back The Night annual march and testimony

two groups
UNAC opposed to the wars abroad

Lafayette Park
Noting the beginning of the 8th year of the Iraq War. Also, protest of how Pfc. Bradley Manning is being treated.

At Love Park
Two protests in support of the citizens, workers and unions of Wisconsin.
MSB Plaza     Love Park

rally for Egypt
In support of the Egyptian people against their dictator Hosni Mubarak. Update on situation. Videos of another protest shortly afterwards.

Vets protest

Veteran-Led Civil Resistance to U.S. Wars
Announcement    \ Flyers    Photos   Huffington Post


March & Rally to End the Wars

Protesting Islamophobia at Temple U.

around reflecting pool
One Nation Rally Washington DC Oct 2010

Don't [eff] with our activists!
Protesting FBI intimidation of peace activists. Pieces on PhillyAgainstWar blog 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5.

ship to gaza
Fundraiser for US Ship to Gaza

Gay Pride Parade
Philadelphia's second annual Gay Pride Parade

Gaza protest

Protest against assault on ship that was attempting to break the seige in Gaza.

WFP leaders

Witness For Peace retreat in MD

may day
May Day celebration in Elmwood Park. Also, a buddy from PAW does a Facebook photo page.

7th anniversary protest
Protest upon 7th anniversary of start of Iraq War.

Oct 17th 09
Protest on Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan wars. Also on extensive list of other subjects. Joe Piette's photos.

PRAWN Party 15Aug09

Remembering the life of Dr George Tiller

Health Care rally in support of HR 676, the Single Payer option


Young woman passes in front of t-shirts set up to commemorate 300-plus victims of gun violence in the Philadelphia area. The members of Heeding God's Call were on trial nearby.

protest at AEC

Protest at the Army Experience Center, a US Government experiment in hi-tech recruiting.


Witness For Peace retreat 3-5 April 2009. We discussed ways to energize and expand the peace movement along with local actions we could take.

Sixth Anniversary of the start of the Iraq War
Pictures from demonstration at City Hall
Oh, and if you ever hear anybody talking about the "honeymoon" between Obama and the press corps ever ending? There never was any such thing.

arrest bush march
Cover of Nation Magazine, video of pre-inauguration "Arrest Bush" protest, video of inauguration (Final scene includes new President walking by) and photos from the Boston Globe.

To remind our new president that we're still here and still active

Israel-Gaza war Jan 09
Israel attacks Gaza hours after above rally/march completed.

Photo-essay. Cynthia McKinney's boat attacked outside Gaza.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution piece on attack. Update on McKinney. How the residents of Sderot (An Israeli town bordering Gaza and the target for Hamas' missile attacks) feel about the invasion of Gaza and visuals as to what the "Qassams" (missiles) look like.

And just how do Americans feel about the election of 
Barack Obama as our 44th President?

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Rally at City Hall

Philly Against War stages a rally at City Hall

Did we gain a victory? Did the Armed Forces Recruiting Station move away because we were protesting in front of it once a month? Hey, ya never know!

4000th death
Photos from demonstration observing 4,000th US serviceperson's death in Iraq. YouTube of Celeste Zappala interview. Brandywine Peace Community describes the event. Activists are proposing Iraq Town hall meetings in response.

IVAW Winter Soldier event

IVAW Winter Soldier event, A 25-mile march from the Constitution Center to Valley Forge.
Photos of beginning of march Lots more photos
Video of march     part II London Times story on march
Video of IVAW "Ruck March" MainLineTimes piece

March on Congressman Joe Sestak's office

Archive of Action Items

Human Chain Event

Human Chain Event - took place in coordination with 10 other American cities all on the same day.  Other demonstrations.

Sep 29 protest

29 Sep protest blog

NW Greens collect articles on ANSWER's 15 Sep march in Wash DC

Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan visits Philly as part of her campaign to push the Democrats harder to end the war.
group of us

NIM conducts 18th annual assembly - awards two DVVFA/PRAWN members 

Parade for Peace - Chestnut Hill/Mt Airy/Germantown
Concerned both violence here at home and violence abroad in Iraq
Photos by Hal Sawyer
PhillyIMC article
Photos & story by Sandy
Monique's photos of vigil in West Philly
addressing the crowd

Jan 2007
March in Washington DC 27 Jan 07
Video from PhillyIMC
Link to PhillyIMC article (Which has links to lots of pieces)
UFPJ banner

Active duty soldiers deliver Appeal for Redress

Appeal for Redress

"Last Friday" Protest  Photos covering March & April 07
Story by Del Val Vets and by PRAWN

Celeste Zappala & family

The Granny Peace Brigade - a related group to PRAWN
Granny Peace Brigade

Yet another Tombstones display! 
looking out over the tombstones
Celeste Zappala with Iraq War vets behind her
Celeste Zappala

We decided to start up yet another regular monthly protest!  Sept07
Broad & Cherry
City Hall in background

We were concerned that we might have a sparse demonstration in August.  Code Pink saved us by showing up at our monthly rally near Senator Specter's home!!

code pink people
others side

Declaration of Peace rally in Philly
Declaration of Peace

two prawn members

One of the Grannies for Peace outside the recruiting station on June 28th.
granny for peace

Combination of pictures from Rich and Monique
during march in NYC on 29 April 06

Cindy Sheean & others

long line

Easter Peace Event


Protest - Break the Silence
Break the Silence

marching on City Hall

on the steps

Photos from demonstration observing 4,000th US serviceperson's death in Iraq. YouTube of Celeste Zappala interview. Brandywine Peace Community describes the event. Activists are proposing Iraq Town hall meetings in response.

Observing third anniversary of beginning of Iraq War by picketing near Senator Specter's home.

no end to them!

Cindy Sheehan, Monique Frugier, Bill Perry

Cindy Sheehan, Monique Frugier, Bill Perry

Winter Solstice Event near Senator Specter's house
Photos by Monique

The essential question
The main, serious, essential question

long-time PRAWN members

Bush comes to speak in Philadelphia
protest at Bush speech
These pictures by Monique
Gold Star Mother Celeste Zappala
Celeste again