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Speak Up at Meetings!

Testify about local costs of war at a city council or PTA meeting, using the public comment period!

CODEPINK San Luis Obispo has pioneered a brilliant strategy to focus community attention on the local costs of war in their campaign "WAR SUCKS" (our tax dollars out of our economy, that is.) They have gone to several meetings, including the PTA, the City Council and the land-use planning commission, and used the 3-minute public testimony period to make short, specific speeches on the loss of funds for domestic needs. Any local group can use this strategy, as it needs no fundraising, hiring of halls, or publicity to make the action happen though contacting the media beforehand is a good idea. Click here for details.