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September 2023 Week of Action

September Week of Action (Photos and Videos)

Washington, DC, Sept. 12, 2022

Left: CODEPINK rallies on Capitol Hill before visiting the offices of Congressional Progressive Caucus members to say, "Negotiation, not escalation. $$$ for Climate, Jobs, Healthcare and Housing, not for more weapons for endless war."
Right: CODEPINK's Olivia DiNucci and Jodie Evans as they visit congressional offices to advocate for diplomacy to end the war in Ukraine.

Madison, WI, Sept. 12, 2022

Street vigil to end the war in Ukraine.

San Pedro, CA, Sept. 14th, 2022

San Pedro Neighbors for Peace and Justice conducted a street vigil and met with staff at Congresswoman Nanette Barragan's office in southern California. Support negotiation, not escalation!

Malden, MA, Sept. 15, 2022

Protestors from Massachusetts Peace Action paid a visit to Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark, urging her to support negotiations for Peace In Ukraine.

Boston Area (Newton), MA, Sept. 15, 2022

Peace activists spoke with staff of Rep Jake Auchincloss outside his office in Newton, MA. They called for Auchincloss to support negotiations, not arms shipments and escalation, in the Ukraine-Russia war.

San Francisco, CA, Sept. 15, 2022


SF Bay Area Peace in Ukraine Coalition to CA Senators Padilla and Feinstein: "Ceasefire, Resume Negotiations, No More $ billions for War in Ukraine!"

Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 15, 2022

Peace, Justice and Sustainability Now delivers letters to Senator Casey, the State Department and Senator Toomey to support a ceasefire in Ukraine. 

Rockville, MD, Sept. 15th, 2022

After picketing on the street, Veterans for Peace and Pax Christi-USA meet with the District Director for MD Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-08). (Jim Driscoll, Stosh Cmisiak, Ronnie Fellerath-Lowell participated.)

Milwaukee, WI, Sept. 15th, 2022

Peace in Ukraine Coalition activists at the Marquette University campus in Milwaukee, WI, after distributing hundreds of leaflets to students walking between classes. The leaflet urged them to contact their member of Congress to ask them to contact President Biden to push a ceasefire and negotiated end to the Ukraine War and stop sending weapons which escalate and prolong the war and increase the risk of nuclear war.

Santa Cruz, CA, Sept. 15th, 2022

Demonstrators gather to oppose the war in Ukraine, highlighting the escalating threat of nuclear war the longer that the war continues, the effect that the war in Ukraine is having on the environment, and stressed that the U.S. tax dollars spent on military aid to the war effort could be better spent on social services and humanitarian aid. Read more here

Santa Barbara, CA, Sept. 16th, 2022

CODEPINK and DSA-SB anti-war activists gathered first in front of the office of Congressman Salud Carbajal to deliver a "Ceasefire now!" letter to staffer Jesse Ebadi, then onto a nearby intersection to hold signs reading "Diplomacy-Yes. Weapons-NO" and "Negotiate, Do Not Escalate." Drivers honked in support.

Baltimore, MD, Sept. 16th, 2022

Protesters in Baltimore stage an action for Peace in Ukraine in league with CODEPINK, Vets for Peace and Mass. Peace Action at 33rd St and Charles St. The banners got high visibility among lots of Hopkins students and traffic.


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  • Cynthia Papermaster
    commented 2022-09-16 16:02:09 -0400
    So great that the Sentinel covered your action! Great job folks!!