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Yemen School Bus Bombing Vigil - Shared screen with speaker view
Lindsey Shaughnessy
15:50
Hi everyone! Tonight we have an ice breaker question: What would you do if you could reallocate the Pentagon budget? Don't forget to include your name and location!
Danaka CODEPINK
16:12
If I were to reallocate the pentagon budget I would give Reparations to Yemen, Afghanistan and Iraq!
Daniel Hudson
16:47
سلام! I'm Daniel in Chicago and would allocate a
Aisha Jumaan
17:05
Aisha Jumaan, Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation, WA . I will use the funds for free Education and health care
Lindsey Shaughnessy
17:06
Hi everyone! Tonight we have an ice breaker question: What would you do if you could reallocate the Pentagon budget? Don't forget to include your name and location!
Vinnie De Stefano
17:08
Vinnie Pasadena CA Healthcare for all free education all the way thru university, housing for the houseless. You know pretty much what they already have in Cuba
Kenny Ruffin
17:12
Kenny Ruffin, Ohio The entire budget to social services!!!
Susan Penn
17:19
Susan Penn - Memphis TN $ to alleviate poverty, hunger and housing locally and more widely
Kristin Loken
17:20
Kris Loken WV she/her: I would reallocate it to fighting climate change and diplomacy/conflict prevention
Shireen Al-Adeimi
17:21
Reparations, universal healthcare, equitable public education, housing, and we should still have plenty left over!
Sapana Thomas
17:26
Massachusetts, re-allocate to medical research funding
Odile Hugonot Haber
17:53
To finding solutions to end wars, divest from the weapons makers, and create art centers everywhere…
Victory Ross
18:03
Vicki (Victory) Ross - on Seneca, Haudenosaunee land (Buffalo NY). Right on with Danaka’s “reparations to Yemen Afghanistan & Iraq”. And or anywhere but Fear Inc (efforts to control, intimidate, incarcerate and/or kill people).
Isaac Evans-Frantz
18:04
Greetings from Vermont! I would put money into universal public child care, health care, and education!
Daniel Hudson
18:05
allocate a pentagon budget to financing rebuilding projects in the many places the pentagon has destroyed, and funding our healthcare/education systems
Julia Meltzer
18:16
Free higher education, childcare and eldercare funding, public transportation
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
18:21
Hi everyone! Tonight we have an ice breaker question: What would you do if you could reallocate the Pentagon budget? Don't forget to include your name and location!
John Otrompke
18:27
I would use it to promote vegetarianism and alleviate hunger. John, Queens NY
Lindsey Shaughnessy
18:35
Hi everyone! Tonight we have an ice breaker question: What would you do if you could reallocate the Pentagon budget? Don't forget to include your name and location!
Margaret Nielsen & Erick Williams
18:42
Michigan - re-allocate Pentagon spending to reparation for war damage
Isaac Evans-Frantz
18:45
Great to see you all! My election is tomorrow, so have to run, but wanted to say hello and let you know I'm with you in solidarity!
Jason Melancon
18:49
Florida here. National health/mental care and housing.
Vinnie De Stefano
18:51
Happy Ashura to all
Lindsey Shaughnessy
19:01
Hi everyone! Tonight we have an ice breaker question: What would you do if you could reallocate the Pentagon budget? Don't forget to include your name and location!
Fatima H
19:02
affordable housing, affordable housing, affordable housing, NYC
Odile Hugonot Haber
19:22
Ending poverty
Katie Kelshaw
19:27
Katie, Idaho/Utah. I would invest in sustainable farming and better food for people below the poverty line.
Wansun Song
19:29
Wansun from LA. Use the money for the Green New Deal and national healthcare
Emily Rubino
19:48
Emily Rubino (she/her) PANYS, free healthcare and cancelling student debt
Brian Rawson - Action Corps
19:56
Brian Rawson, California, education for all and better pay for teachers!
Virginia Hollins-Davidson
20:01
Virginia Hollins-Davidson,Berkeley:
Cheryl Gerth
20:07
Cheryl from Minnesota. Reparations
Richenda Kramer
20:17
NYC. I would return all of it for green fuel, health, education, prison reform, justice reform. Richenda
Max Obuszewski
20:19
Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center. The Pentagon budget, when I become president, will be re-directed to all of the countries where the US government attacked the people and plundered their resources.
Virginia Hollins-Davidson
20:56
Reparations to Native Americans, African-Americans, and to all who the US has harmed.
Ken Heard
23:07
Ken Heard Philadelphia Chapter National Writers Union 2672597196
Odile Hugonot Haber
23:14
I am inFrance, and it is 2 am here so I hope I can last…
Aisha Jumaan
23:58
Thank you Odile
Virginia Hollins-Davidson
24:22
Has the program begun? I can hear nothing.
Aisha Jumaan
24:33
Yes, program started
Bert K
31:05
🥲
Gustavo
43:52
Hello. What was their reason why this attack happened?
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
46:10
https://actionnetwork.org/letters/pass-a-war-powers-resolution-to-help-end-the-war-in-yemen?clear_id=true
Aisha Jumaan
48:36
👍
Danaka CODEPINK
48:42
This link is also an option https://www.codepink.org/yemenwpr
Azza Rojbi
49:49
Hey folks, glad to be here in solidarity with all of you from Fire This Time Movement for Social Justice in Canada. If there are folks in the chat from Canada, you can also take action by sending a letter to your member of parliament calling on the Canadian government to stop sending weapons to Saudi Arabia:
Azza Rojbi
49:57
https://peaceandjusticenetwork.ca/emailyourmp/
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
50:12
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sGFzFpkHSe9RJIYNQLLZaMvK93sUWp_LUDB7tug6hds/edit?usp=sharing
Virginia Hollins-Davidson
54:51
I am an activist member of the Poor People's Campaign and have been sensitized by the PPC movement, though i do not represent the PPC here. I am here today as a mother, grandmother, human being, US citizen who cares about what my country does both to harm and to help others.
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
55:08
Thank you Virginia <3
Aisha Jumaan
55:40
Thank you Virginia for joining us.
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
56:14
That is so sad and shameful
Grace Kelly
01:04:03
Can anyone recommend a specific charity or charities working in Yemen now to provide basic needs so a donation can be made? Thank you Grace
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
01:04:15
yemenfoundation.org
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
01:04:23
Great org 100% volunteer led
Grace Kelly
01:05:11
Thank you!
Lindsey Shaughnessy
01:05:30
https://www.1833stopwar.com/
Danaka CODEPINK
01:06:03
4 years ago 40 kids in #Yemen died when Saudi dropped a US-made bomb on a school bus. Support a War Powers Resolution @CongressionalMember’sTwitterHandle. Stop American complicity in war crimes now! Call at 1833stopwar.com #YemenCantWait #LetYemeniChildrenGrow
Danaka CODEPINK
01:06:13
400,000 Yemeni children could starve to death this year. Do you know who has the power to stop the suffering?@CongressionalMember’sTwitterHandle does. Support the #WarPowers Resolution now. End the blockade. Call 1833stopwar.com #YemenCantWait #LetYemeniChildrenGrow
Danaka CODEPINK
01:06:18
Attack on school bus 4 years ago killed 40 Yemeni kids. Bomb made in US, dropped by Saudi. Finally today @CongressionalMember’sTwitterHandle can help. Cosponsor the #WarPowersResolution to end Yemen war. #YemenCantWait #LetYemeniChildrenGrow Call 1833stopwar.com
Danaka CODEPINK
01:06:25
4 years since airstrike killed 40 Yemeni kids. 7 years of #YemenWar now the world’s worst #humanitariancrisis. And 1 chance for Congress to step up for a #WarPowersResolution today! @CongressionalMember’sTwitterHandle1833stopwar.com #YemenCantWait #LetYemeniChildrenGrow
Lindsey Shaughnessy
01:06:40
Full toolkit with all tweets as well: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sGFzFpkHSe9RJIYNQLLZaMvK93sUWp_LUDB7tug6hds/edit
Fatima H
01:06:51
please email these to the attendees of todays webinar
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
01:06:58
just make sure to sub out @CongressionalMember’sTwitterHandle with your Rep/Senator's actual account
Shireen Al-Adeimi
01:08:21
List of reps who've already co-sponsored bill: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-joint-resolution/87/cosponsors
Brian Rawson - Action Corps
01:08:23
If we have to choose our Rep or our 2 Senators, which one should we prioritize?
Gustavo
01:08:38
If anyone can speak a bit about the cultural aspects of yemeni
Gustavo
01:08:51
such as food, music
Lindsey Shaughnessy
01:09:01
@RepMcNerney
Lindsey Shaughnessy
01:09:30
I have found this searchable Congress social media tool to be helpful, from another organization - https://triagecancer.org/congressional-social-media
Danaka CODEPINK
01:09:33
https://twitter.com/wifeoftoast/status/1556805410102853632?s=20&t=ive0IOGa9JQmWy0MIjAVCg
Alberto Minujin
01:09:41
many thanks Danaka Need and all for this powerful call for action
Brian Rawson - Action Corps
01:10:02
And on the Senate side only 7 Senators have cosponsored so it's a good bet to target Senators too
Gustavo
01:10:15
Great! thank you!!
Danaka CODEPINK
01:10:18
https://twitter.com/wifeoftoast/status/1556805410102853632?s=20&t=ive0IOGa9JQmWy0MIjAVCg
Brian Rawson - Action Corps
01:10:45
Cosponsors of Senate version of War Powers Resolution: Sen. Sanders VT, Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 07/14/2022Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 07/14/2022Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] 07/19/2022Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] 07/19/2022Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] 07/19/2022Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 07/20/2022Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] 07/20/2022
Aisha Jumaan
01:11:00
https://twitter.com/AishaJumaan/status/1556805896189030400?s=20&t=EAP8uM8egtUCuXpBUvdM4Q
Emily Rubino
01:11:02
in NY we really need to pressure Gillibrand and Schumer! https://twitter.com/PeaceActionNY/status/1556806029391839232
Danaka CODEPINK
01:11:04
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kK8Q6fFE2eI&list=PLbIEXcAZ-4Zb_v0qeSIX4NuTTOa3xRaf6
Shireen Al-Adeimi
01:11:55
My tweet to Rep. Slotkin here: https://twitter.com/shireen818/status/1556806415976747009
Ron Joseph
01:12:16
tweet at Rep. Brendan Boyle: https://twitter.com/rawnjawn/status/1556806071792050177?s=21&t=oQ4XZnrtcFOFzV_u21qbZw
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
01:12:52
http://bit.ly/mondaysforyemen
Neda Saleh - Action Corps
01:13:27
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HeznfBaXrr3x7yok4VL-7lSzjdTVGD5S3xUM0eus7Lo/preview#heading=h.uz3qqv9v213j
Arwa Mokdad
01:14:23
thank you!
Emily Rubino
01:14:27
Thank you!! <3
Gerard Dalbon
01:14:29
thank you!
Gustavo
01:14:29
Thank you all! much appreciated!!
Hoda Omar
01:14:30
Thank you
Sapana Thomas
01:14:33
Thank you everyone!!
Fatima H
01:14:37
Thank you and stay well.
Azza Rojbi
01:14:39
Thank you all
Alexander Nagel
01:14:45
Thank you so very much everyone!
John Otrompke
01:14:47
TGhank you
Ken Heard
01:14:49
Ken Heard. 2672597196
Bert K
01:14:51
#YemenCantWait #SaveTheChildren