[pjw] EVENT: Dahr Jamail, youth peace contest winners Fri 4/29 6 PM
Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group
iraq at pjw.info
Thu Apr 14 15:18:58 EDT 2016
The Iraq Affinity Group agreet to table at this event by Oregon
Physicians for Social Responsibility because it is celebrating young
people connecting climate change and peace issues, and is featuring
journalist Dahr Jamail, one of the only people to independently report
from Iraq during the invasion and occupation. (Not that the occupation is
really over, of course).
Mark your calendar now; you can also get a flyer for the event at our site
peace and justice works iraq affinity group
*Celebrate a new generation of peace and environmental activists at Oregon
PSR's 8th Annual Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony*
*Friday, April 29th, 6:00-8:00 PM*
*First Unitarian Church Buchan Reception Hall*
(1226 SW Salmon Street in Portland)*
Free and open to the public, donations gratefully accepted.
Featuring Keynote Speaker journalist Dahr Jamail
<http://www.truth-out.org/author/itemlist/user/44706> and the high school
student winners of the 2016 Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility's
(PSR) Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship
Open to all Oregon high school juniors and seniors, the scholarship is an
opportunity for young people to share their ideas regarding the most
important issues of our time. This year's scholarship asked students
to respond to the following prompt:
*"How would a successful movement to confront climate change help create a
more just and peaceful world?"
Join us for remarks by Dahr Jamail, light hors d'oeuvres, tabling by Oregon
PSR and partner organizations, and a chance to hear from Oregon's youth
leaders for climate justice and peace.
Our distinguished panel of judges includes MiMi Bernal-Graves, Joe
Enlet, Se-ah-dom Edmo, Amber Keller, Colin Kerosky, John Pearson, Diana
Rempe, and Jan Zuckerman.
Thank you to our cosponsoring organizations: 350 PDX; Climate Solutions,
Coalition of Communities of Color; First Unitarian Church Peace Action
Group; Jewish Voice for Peace, Portland Chapter; KBOO.FM; Oregon Public
Health Association; Peace and Justice Works; Renew Oregon; Rethinking
Schools; Veterans for Peace Chapter 72; War Prevention Initiative; and
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
For more information, visit Oregon PSR's website
<http://www.psr.org/chapters/oregon/> or facebook event,
<https://www.facebook.com/events/1588604004796309/> call us at
503-274-2720 or send us an email <info at oregonpsr.org>.
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
1020 SW Taylor St, Suite 275, Portland, OR 97205
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