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2013 Peace Day Rally & Earthdance | UN Plaza

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Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
UN Plaza | Market St. & Hyde St, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Thousands are expected to rally for Peace sponsored by Code Pink for the 2013 United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21, 2013.

From noon to 4 pm, various musicians and speakers address whistleblowers, drone warfare, mass incarceration, the industrial food complex and more.

2013 Peace Day
Saturday, September 21, 2013 | Noon to 4 pm
UN Plaza, San Francisco

Wavy Gravy, Diamond Dave and Valerie Ibarra emcee. Musical acts include Pamela Parker, Thunderground Collective, Camille Mai, Ashel Seasunz and the rising teen phenomenon, Ryan Cassata.

Earthdance is a world of communities, working and playing together to create a culture of peace, through music and dance events, synchronized global link-ups, and social activism. More than just an epic party, Earthdance is a flash forward to an alt peaceful future.

Speakers include:

  • Daniel Ellsberg on whistleblowers
  • Toby Blome and Cynthia Papermaster of Code Pink
  • Terry O’Neill, MonaLisa Wallace and Patricia Ireland of the National Organization for Women
  • John Perry Barlow of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Nancy Merritt of Peace Alliance
  • Steven Czifra of Stop Mass Incarceration
  • Speakers from March Against Monsanto and Label GMO Campaign
  • Stephanie Tang of World Can’t Wait


10:30 Peace Day SF ready, set go! Art and design by Aerin Praxis
11:00 Occupy Action Council and CodePink Press Conference directed by Jane Smith
11:30 Brass Liberation Orchestra
12:00 Opening OHM by Yonat & Jordan Feinstein
12:20 Code Pink Speakers (Toby Blome, Janet Weil, plus)
12:30 Camille Mai and the View From Bernal Heights
12:40 Thunderground Collective
1:10 National Organization for Women and World Can’t Wait: Pat Maginnis, Somer Loen, Alex, Stephanie Tang
1:25 Vic Sadot
1:30 Guantanamo and Mass Incarceration speakers: Diya Cruz, Steven Czifra and keynote speaker Cynthia Papermaster
1:40 Autumnal equinox and moment of silent meditation to give psychic hugs to those in solitary confinenent and isolation around the world
1:42 Yuppie Scum
1:45 Ryan Cassata
2:00 Peace Alliance, Veterans for Peace and Occupy: Nancy Merritt, Pirate Mike and Ayat Jalal-Bryant
2:10 Ashel Seasunz & Earth Amplified
2:30 Whistleblowers and Privacy: Mona Lisa Wallace, Daniel Ellsberg and John Perry Barlow
3:25 March Against Monsanto call to action: Monica Lopez and Alex Gunn
3:30 Drew Southern
3:50 Global Link Up and Prayer for Peace & Closing Ceremony
4:00 OhM for PEACE
4:02 North Beach Brass Band
4:20 Occupy SF Action Council General Assembly & Open Mic
8:00 Clean up for a light footprint

Photo credit: Itamar Gat

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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, San Francisco
Venue: UN Plaza
Address: Market St. & Hyde St, San Francisco, CA