[pjw] EVENT REMINDER: Dahr Jamail, youth peace contest winners Fri 4/29 6 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Apr 27 13:50:19 EDT 2016

Just wanted to send out a reminder about Friday's event with Dahr Jamail 
and the youth writing contest winners.

As noted before, we'll have a table there....
dan handelman
pjw iraq affinity group

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Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:18:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group <iraq at pjw.info>
To: PJW Iraq Affinity Group list <pjw-list at pjw.info>
Subject: [pjw] EVENT: Dahr Jamail, youth peace contest winners Fri 4/29 6 PM

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 at 
-dan handelman
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>.

Kelly Campbell
Executive Director
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
1020 SW Taylor St, Suite 275, Portland, OR 97205
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