Troops Out Now Coalition

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The Troops Out Now Coalition (TONC) is a "national grassroots coalition of antiwar activists, trade unionists, solidarity activists and community organizers [that] first assembled in New York City for a December 3, 2004 National Strategy Meeting and issued a call for a day of protest on March 19, the second anniversary of the beginning of the war."[1]


Coalition members

"Some of the organizations and individuals that are affiliated with TONC include:"[3]

  • Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General
  • Brenda Stokely, Million Worker March
  • Charles Barron, NY City Council Member
  • Chuck Turner, Boston City Council Member
  • Steve Gillis, President USWA Local 8751
  • Leslie Feinberg, Co-Chair LGBT Caucus National Writers Union*
  • Million Workers March Movement
  • International Action Center
  • NY Committee to Defend Palestine
  • New Jersey Solidarity-- Activists for the Liberation of Palestine
  • Harlem Tenants Council
  • Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle
  • Korea Truth Commission
  • Artists & Activists United for Peace
  • NYCHRP – NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines
  • NYC Labor Against the War
  • Queers for Peace & Justice
  • Fanmi Lavalas
  • Committee to Support the Iraqi People
  • Jersey City Peace Movement
  • No War Westchester
  • Action Center for Justice
  • Al-Awda Palestine Right to Return Coalition NY-NJ
  • All Peoples Congress
  • American-Iranian Friendship Committee
  • Arab American Civic Organization
  • Asia Pacific Action
  • Association of Mexican American Workers
  • Central New Jersey Coalition for Peace and Justice
  • Citizens for Peace, Cobb County
  • FIST – Fight Imperialism, Stand Together
  • Haiti Support Network
  • International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu Jamal
  • High County Peace & Justice
  • Louisiana Activist Network
  • Louisville Peace Action Community
  • MLK Bolivarian Circle
  • Metro Justice, Rochester
  • Michigan Emergency Committee Against War and Injustice
  • Minneapolis Anti-War Committee
  • Movement in Motion Arts Collective
  • New College Alliance for Peace
  • New England Human Rights Organization for Haiti
  • New School Human Rights Group
  • NISPOP–Network in Solidarity with the People of the Philippines
  • No Draft No Way Network
  • Northeast Ohio Antiwar Coalition
  • NY Committee to Free the Five
  • Olean Area Coalition for Peace & Justice
  • People Judge Bush
  • Peoples Video Network
  • Progressive Action for the Common Good
  • Richmond Action Center
  • Somerville 5 Defense Committee
  • South Jersey Coalition for Peace & Justice
  • South Mississippi United for Peace
  • Stonewall Warriors
  • United American Indians of New England
  • Virginia Anti-War Network
  • Women's Fightback Network

Contact information

Troops Out Now Coalition
5C Solidarity Center
55 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212 633-6646
E-mail: info AT

Note: Web links to branch organizations in Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC, are also posted.

Resources and articles

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. Who We Are, TONC website.
  2. Pamphlet: March on Washington Sept. 29,
  3. Who We Are, TONC website.

External articles