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Home Action Statements of Support & Solidarity Resolutions and Statements of Support for Closing the School of the Americas
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*Contact Nico at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if your organization stands with us in calling for the closure of the SOA/WHINSEC.*

REGIONAL & LOCAL

LABOR

  • AFL/CIO Minnesota Chapter
  • AFL-CIO Wisconsin Chapter
  • AFSCME Local Union 120, TACOMA, WA
  • American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO
  • American Postal Workers Union, local #172, Miami, FL
  • APWU Local 172, Miami Florida
  • Bricklayers and Allied Trades Local 1, WA
  • Columbiana County, Ohio AFL-CIO
  • Communication Workers of America – Local 7026
  • Greater Syracuse Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • International Brotherhood Electrical Workers Local #46, SEATTLE, WA
  • International Brotherhood Electrical Workers - Local #76, Tacoma, WA
  • International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local #1982, Seattle, WA
  • International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades Local #300, Seattle, WA
  • ILWU 23, Tacoma, WA
  • International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, Local #17, WA
  • International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local #1 Washington
  • Industrial Workers of the World, Atlanta, GA Branch (Labor Union)
  • International Workers of the World, Gainesville, FL Branch (Labor Union)
  • International Workers of the World, Lancaster, PA (Labor Union)
  • King County Labor Council AFL-CIO
  • Labor Education & Action Project (LEAP) Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  • Metropolitan King County Council, District Ten – Seattle, WA
  • Minnesota State AFL-CIO
  • Montana State AFL-CIO
  • Office & Professional Employees International Union - Local 8
  • Ohio Education Association
  • OPEIU, Officeworkers #8 Seattle, WA
  • Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Pierce County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO
  • Pierce County, Washington Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Seattle/King County Co. Building & Construction Trades Council
  • South Bay Labor Council, San Jose, CA
  • The 1st Southern Intnl. Workers School
  • UBCJA Lathing Acoustical Drywall System Local Union 1144, SEATTLE, WA
  • UBCJA Local Union 28 MISSOULA, MT
  • UBCJA Local Union 470, TACOMA, WA
  • UBCJA Local Union 1849 PASCO, WA
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local Union 131, Seattle
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
  • Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Washington State Labor Council
  • Western Ohio Education Association
  • Wisconsin State AFL-CIO
  • Youngstown, Ohio AFL-CIO

RELIGIOUS

  • Anita Chiappetta, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Anne Courthen, Bronx, NY
  • Antonine Sisters, North Jackson, OH
  • Associates of Sisters of St. Joseph, St. Louis, MO
  • Atlanta Friends Meeting (Quakers), Atlanta, GA
  • Catholic Community Action, Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio
  • Catholic Diocese of Lexington -- Statement of Bishop Kendrick Williams
  • Commission on Global Issues, Caldwell, NJ
  • Concerned Black Clergy, Reverend Timothy McDonald III, President
  • Council of the Diocese of Pennsylvania
  • Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, San Rafael, CA
  • Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Springfield, IL
  • Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta (Georgia)
  • Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
  • Episcopal peace Fellowship of Alabama, Pelham, AL
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – Upper Susquehanna Synod
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - Southwest California Synod
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation, Western Washington Region
  • Florida Catholic Conference
  • Florida Council of Churches International
  • Franciscan Province of Sacred Heart, St. Louis, MO
  • Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, Allegany, NY
  • Friendship Society, Berkeley, CA
  • Good Shepherd Provincialate, Jamaica, NY
  • Grace Trosisi, Bronx, NY
  • Helen McTaggort, Bronx, NY
  • Holy Name Province, New York, NY
  • Holy Spirit Missionaries, Techny, IL
  • Hospital Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Springfield, IL
  • Insinsure Dominicans, Orlando, FL
  • Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas (Leadership), Silver Spring, MD
  • Jesuit Community, Carmichael, CA
  • Jesuits of the Missouri Province, St. Louis, MO
  • Josephine Isty, Bronx, NY
  • Justice and Peace Committee, Collegeville, MN
  • Justice and Peace Committee Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Oregon Province
  • Justice & Peace Network of the Sisters of St. Francis, Rochester, MN
  • Kathleen M. Aucoin, SC, New York, NY
  • Leadership Conference of Women Religious, Bronx, NY
  • Methodist Federation for Social Action, Pacific Northwest Chapter
  • Mobile District Conference of The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Mount St. Francis, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Nancy M. Namara, Bronx, NY
  • Pax Christi Florida
  • Pax Christi New Orleans, LA
  • Pax Christi, Indianapolis, IN
  • Peggy Liquori, Bronx, NY
  • Regina Bechtle, Bronx, NY
  • Religi?n Sisters, Lode, NJ
  • Religious Society of Friends, Fallsington, PA
  • Religious Teachers Filippini, Morristown, NJ
  • Saint Clare Convent, Metuchen, NJ
  • School Sisters of Notre Dame, St. Louis, MO
  • Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, Bonita Springs, FL
  • Sinsinawa Dominicans, Sinisinawa, WI
  • Sinsinawa Dominicans, Hollywood, FL
  • Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church, Shoreline, Washington
  • Sister Elizabeth Savage, Buffalo, NY
  • Sister Jane Fannewell, Bronx, NY
  • Sister Lacy Blysral, Bruntwood, NY
  • Sister Margaret Brich, Bronx, NY
  • Sisters of Charity New York, Bronx, NY
  • Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Cincinnati, OH
  • Sisters of St. Anna, Pawbuket, RI
  • Sisters of St. Dominic, Caldwell, NJ
  • Sisters of St. Dominic of Tacoma (WA)--Leadership Team
  • Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Francis, WI
  • Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis, MO – Congregational Leadership Team
  • Sisters of St. Joseph of Chiny, Newport, RI
  • Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyon, Hinslow, ME
  • Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, Western Province
  • Sisters of The Holy Family, Fremont, CA
  • Sisters of The Holy Names, Silver Spring, MD
  • Sisters of The Holy Names, CA – Justice and Peace Committee
  • Sisters of The Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Quebec, Canada
  • Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virigin Mary, Aberdeen, SD
  • Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, New Windsor, NY
  • Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN
  • Society of Jesus -- California Province
  • Society of Jesus -- New England Province
  • Society of Jesus -- Oregon Province
  • South Berkshire Monthly Meeting of Friends (Quakers)
  • Sr. Claire Regan, New York, NY
  • Sr. Mary Ellen O'Boyle, New York, NY
  • St. Aloysius, Jersey City, NJ
  • St. Anne's Parish, Jersey City, NJ
  • Tacoma Catholic Worker
  • The Promise Outrech, Clifton, NJ
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex County, New Jersey
  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, New Jersey
  • United Methodist Annual Conference of Minnesota
  • United Methodist Church - California, Nevada Conference
  • United Methodist Church - East Ohio Conference
  • United Methodist Church - North Central New York Conference
  • United Methodist Church - North Georgia Conference
  • United Methodist Church - Troy Conference
  • United Methodist Church - West Ohio Conference
  • Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, Ohio
  • Ursuline Sisters of Fildonk, Jamaica, NY
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church, Peace & Justice Committee—Sacramento, CA
  • Woman-Church Convergence, Chicago

GOVERNMENT

  • California State Legislature, letter signed by six members
  • City Council of Santa Cruz, California
  • Erie County Legislature, State of New York
  • Philadelphia City Council
  • State Assembly of New Jersey
  • State Assembly of New York
  • Washington State Democrats (June 6, 1998 Convention)
  • King County Civil Rights Commission

PEACE & JUSTICE

  • 8th Day Center for Justice (IL)
  • Bay Area (San Francisco, CA) Post, Veterans of Abraham Lincoln Brigade
  • Bay Area (San Francisco, CA) Society for International Friendship
  • Chiapas Support Committee, Berkeley, CA
  • Cobb County (Georgia) Chapter, National Organization for Women
  • Denver Justice & Peace Committee, CO
  • El Centro De La Raza, Seattle, WA
  • Florida Coalition for Peace & Justice
  • Food Not Bombs, Atlanta, GA
  • Fort Point Gang - Walking Group, San Francisco, CA
  • Georgians United Against Violence (36 Group Coalition)
  • Hayward, CA "Demos" Democratic Club
  • Hayward, CA Peace & Justice
  • Hispanic Political Action Committee (HISPAC), Atlanta, GA
  • Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center, Seattle, WA
  • International Friendship Society, Berkeley, CA
  • King County Civil Rights Commission – Seattle, WA
  • Long Island SOA Watch
  • NAACP – Syracuse/Onondaga County
  • Nebraskans for Peace
  • On Indian Land - Support for Native Sovereignty (WA)
  • Peace Action California
  • Peace Action Maine
  • Peace Action New Hampshire
  • Skagit County Friends of Central America (Washington State)
  • Syracuse Peace Council (New York)
  • United Nations Assn. of the US, DC Chapter
  • Whatcom County Rainbow Coalition (Washington State)
  • WILPF--Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Sacramento/Davis, CA

VETERANS

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (Santa Cruz, CA)

OTHER

  • Democratic Club of Marin County, CA
  • Gray Panthers Of Marin
  • Indiana State University -- Department of Criminology –The Critical Division of the American Society of Criminology
  • Le Moyne College Student Senate, Syracuse NY
  • Paul Locatelli, President of Santa Clara University
  • Student Caucus, Staff and Faculty Forum of Warren-Wilson College, Asheville, NC

NATIONAL

LABOR

  • AFL-CIO Executive Council
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • Campaign for Labor Rights
  • Labor Solidarity Network
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America

RELIGIOUS

  • 167 Catholic Bishops from across the country
  • Cabrini Immigrant Services, New York, NY
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Christian Support Ministries
  • Church of the Brethren
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation (John Dear, SJ, Executive Director)
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation, National Conference,
  • Franciscan Federation (84 Congregations of Third Order Regular Congregations)
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation
  • General Assembly of the Christian Church
  • General Convention of the Episcopal Church
  • Jesuit Conference -- The Society of Jesus in the United States
  • Leadership Conference of Women Religious (78,000 Catholic nuns)
  • Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
  • Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate – United States Province
  • National Catholic Student Coalition (NCSC)
  • Pax Christi USA
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • SCLC, Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  • Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur -- United States Leadership
  • Unitarian Universalist Association, General Assembly
  • Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
  • Unitarian Universalist National Conference
  • United Church of Christ (1.5 million members)
  • United Methodist Church - Council of Bishops
  • United Methodist Church - General Board of Church & Society
  • US Catholic Mission Association

PEACE & JUSTICE

  • Center for Defense Information
  • Coalition Missing
  • Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach (CCAO)
  • Doctors for Global Health
  • Global Resource Action Center for the Environment
  • Guatemala Human Rights Commission
  • Institute for Space and Security Studies
  • Latin America Working Group (LAWG)
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - NAACP (1.5 Million Members)
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
  • Peace Action Executive Director, Gordon S. Clark
  • Peace Action National
  • Proposition One Committee
  • Psychologists for Social Responsibility
  • Women's Action for New Directions (WAND)
  • War Resisters League
  • Witness for Peace
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (NY Metro Office)

ACADEMIC

  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
  • Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A.)
  • New Students for a Democratic Movement (SDS)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)

VETERANS

  • National Conference of Vietnam Veteran Ministers
  • Veterans for Peace

INTERNATIONAL

LABOR

  • Basil "Buzz" Hargrove, President, Canadian Auto Workers—National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Workers Union of Canada (CAW)
  • Canadian Auto Workers International
  • Frank Hanley, President, International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Health Sciences Association, B.C., Canada
  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), International Executive Board, San Francisco, CA
  • UBCJA Local Union 2300, Castlegar, B.C., Canada
  • UBCJA Provincial Council of Carpenters, B.C., Canada
  • United Steel Workers of America Local 480 Trail, B.C.
  • United Steel Workers of America Local 9705 Trail, B.C.
  • United Auto Workers (UAW

RELIGIOUS

  • 140 Latin American Bishops
  • Community of Jesuits at the University of Central America (UCA)
  • Comunidades Cristianas para los derechos humanos - Chile
  • Conference of Religious Men and Women of El Salvador
  • General Assembly of the Christian Church, Canada
  • Mennonite Leaders in Mexico
  • Pax Christi International (14,000 members)
  • Pedro Casaldaliga - Prelazia de Sao Felix do Araguaia - MT – Brasil
  • Priests and Religious of the Diocese of Chalatenango
  • Religious Peace & Justice Commission – Venezuela
  • Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ – Grand Forks, B.C. Canada

GOVERNMENT

  • New Democratic Party of Canada

PEACE & JUSTICE

  • Aktion der Christen fuer die Abschaffung der Folter
  • All-African People's Revolutionary Party (GC)
  • COMADRES, Executive Committee
  • Grandmothers for Peace International
  • Grupo Tortura Nunca Mais - RJ Brazil
  • Inter-Congregational Commission for Peace and Justice, Fr. Javier Giraldo, Executive Director, Bogota, Colombia
  • International Federation of Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (FI.ACAT)
  • Miguel Agustin Pro Human Rights Center, Fr. David Fernandez, Director, Mexico City
  • Mother Earth International
  • Missionszentrale der Franziskaner - Germany
  • Organizations of Human Rights groups of El Salvador
  • Red de Apoyo por la Justicia y la Paz -- Justice and Peace Support Group - Venezuela
  • Science for Peace -- University College, University of Toronto, Ont., Canada
  • SIPAZ, Servicio Internacional para la Paz/International Service for Peace


 

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