Losing Hope: Time to Take Action Progressives Assess One Year of Obama's Presidency

What: Press Conference/Rally on one year anniversary of Obama's Inauguration
When 10 am, Wednesday, January 20
Where: In front of the White House, Lafayette Park side, Washington DC
Dr. Robert Zarr, Physicians for a National Health Program
Emira Woods, Institute for Policy Studies
Linda Leaks, Empower DC
Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK: Women for Peace
Mark Weisbrod, Center for Economic and Policy Rights
Matt Dalosio, Witness Against Torture
Phil Radford, Greenpeace USA

We will review Obama's record on health care, the environment, the domestic economy, civil liberties and foreign policy during his first year in office. Many who had high expectations a year ago are losing hope, and recognize that the changes they long for—peace and respect for the rule of law, a clean environment, affordable healthcare, housing and good jobs--will only happen with a more organized, mobilized citizenry that puts pressure on Congress and the administration.

For more information contact Medea Benjamin, 415-235-6517, medea@globalexchange.org