Freedom for Syria Day in Washington D.C


Syrian American Council

invites you to

 Freedom for Syria Day

 on

May 24, 2011

at

Hyatt RegencyWashington DC

The Syrian American Council (SAC), a grassroots organization representing many Syrian Americans, is organizing a day of solidarity with the Syrian people to support popular demands for freedom and political change in Syria.
This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2011, and will take place at Hyatt Regency, Washington DC. The meetings are open to all Syrian Americans who support the calls for political changes, and are concerned about the increasingly violent suppression of peaceful protests demanding freedom and political changes.
Agenda
The Freedom for Syria Day in Washington DC will include meetings with representatives of human rights organizations, US congressmen, representatives of Arab American and Muslim American organizations, and members of the diplomatic corps of key countries. We hope to achieve the following to objectives:
  • Visits to congressmen to demand a resolution in support democratic changes.
  • Draft a plan to support the demands of the Syrian people for freedom.
  • Form committees and task forces to help implement the plan.
Schedule
  • 10:00 am -12:00 noon:  the morning session involves a rally in front of the Congress at the Capitol Hill in support of Syrian People demands, and visits to congressmen on Capitol Hill.
  • 2:00 -6:00 pm: Afternoon session is devoted to meetings with human rights organizations and other representatives, approving plan for action, and forming the committees and new chapters, and will take place at Hyatt Regency.
Participation is free but advanced registration is required. 
To register, please send an email to syriaday@sacouncil.com
or
call (630)642-0026
Please visit www.sacouncil.com for more detail and update
Participants will be responsible for travel, hotel, and meals.  Participants traveling from other cities who plan to spend the night in Washington DC are advised to contact Hyatt Regency directly for booking, and mention SAC for discounted rates. The hotel is located at 400 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20001.
Please call 202-737-1234 for reservations and to obtain other hotel information.
We urge all Syrian Americans who care about human rights and the future of Syria to attend
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