Rachel Corrie Remembrance Day Activities


6th Anniversary Memorial for Rachel Corrie
Courthouse Square
March 16
Noon - 2PM
A silent vigil  in memory of Rachel Corrie, with posters and pictures of Rachel and Gaza and handout of Rachel cards. Email George for more details.


Memorial Fence Display

Connie Tyler will put pictures and quotes from Rachel Corrie and the Israel/Palestine section of her own book on her fence. Sponsored by Deep Hum Productions.

Solidarity with Tristan Anderson
Israeli Consulate--San Francisco

456 Montgomery Street
4 PM - 7 PM
Tristan Anderson is currently in critical condition after being hit in the head with a high velocity tear gas grenade fired by the IDF into a West Bank crowd. Please join us in showing Israel that their actions will not go unanswered. Come show your love of Tristan, and your hope for his speedy recovery. For more information, click here, or click here for a listing of more events in solidarity with Tristan.


Justice for Palestine
Corner of 11th and Speer Blvd. 
4 PM - 5:30 PM

You are invited to stand with a sign saying Justice for Palestine and the addendum--Thank you  Rachel Corrie. For more information email kinsey_65@msn.com.


Solidarity Protest for Tristan Anderson
Israeli Consulate (New World Tower)
100 North Biscayne Blvd
1 PM - 4 PM
Tristan and Rachel are only two of thousands injured and killed while non-violently protesting the aggression of the Israeli state. Please join us to honor their efforts and the bravery of the Palestinian people who continue to struggle for justice and peace. Bring signs, street theater, and supporters! For more information, click here.


Remembering Rachel, Remembering the Children
Druid Hills United Methodist Church
1200 Ponce de Leon Ave
March 16
7 PM

March 16th, 2009 marks the sixth anniversary of the death of Rachel Corrie. Because of her love for the people of Gaza, especially the children, we are dedicating her anniversary to raising much-needed funds for humanitarian relief for the Gazan children, devastated by the massacre in January. $10 donation requested. All proceeds will go to Middle East Children's Alliance. A short program will follow dinner, RSVP by clicking here.


Rachel Corrie Remembrance
Water Tower Park

830 N Michigan Ave
March 15
Noon – 1PM
Jewish Voice for Peace- Chicago and the Chicago Chapter of the International Solidarity Committee sponsor a Vigil at Water Tower Park. Email Burton for more information.


Rachel Corrie Memorial Event
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church
4501 Walnut Street
March 16
7 PM
To remember Rachel's profound work and sacrifice, Citizens for Justice in the Middle East is hosting an event to honor her life and countless Palestinian lives. Joe Carr is a KC native, activist, and performance artist who worked with Rachel in the International Solidarity Movement and witnessed her murder. Joe will share stories, pictures, music and poetry about her work in Gaza followed by a candlelight ceremony. Write Joe at joecarr@riseup.net for more information. More info: http://www.cjme.org


Remember and Educate!
Corner of Clifton Avenue and Martin Luther King
March 16
5 PM-6:30 PM
We will gather peacefully on the corner of Clifton Avenue and Martin Luther King to educate people (pedestrians and drivers) about Rachel Corrie and her horrific death on this day in 2003. We will hand out literature. Sponsored by Cincinnati for Justice in Palestine. Email
cintifada@hotmail.com for more information.

New York

An Evening in Memory of Rachel Corrie & The People of Gaza
Brecht Forum
451 West Street (Between Bank & Bethune Streets)

March 16
8 PM
Theaters Against War and Rachel's Words invite you to the first New York reading of Seven Jewish Children, a new play by Caryl Churchill written as a response to the situation in Gaza in January 2009. The evening will also include readings from Rachel Corrie's writings and video from Gaza (January 2009).The evening is free of charge - a collection for Medical Aid for Palestinians (www.map-uk.org) will be taken up at the end of the evening. Email sallyeb@earthlink.net for more information. 


Mourning Tent
OSU campus - On the Quad, MU Bldg
March 16
11AM – 3PM
Suggested by traditional Palestinian ceremonies, the Mourning Tent will remember and protest 1300 Gazans killed in the recent Israeli military assault.  Also included will be a memorial for Rachel Corrie. Sponsored by Corvallis-Albany Friends of Middle East Peace, email Valori for more information

Washington State

Remembering Rachel Corrie- Her life and work for peace and justice
The Olympia Center

222 Columbia St NW, Rooms-101 and 102
March 16th
6 PM
Six years after Rachel’s death her story continues to resonate with people throughout the world. Rachel was born and raised here in Olympia, creating a unique and special relationship to Rachel, her work and to Palestine. Sponsored by The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice


Church Announcements
First Universalist Unitarian Church

504 Grant Street
March 15
10:30 AM
I will, during announcements at our church service, remind people of the reason for Rachel Corrie Remembrance Day. Posters will be on display and handouts available.  Call (715) 842-3697 for more information about services.

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