[pjw] Actions: Rose festival protests-- Golden Rule ship, anti-recruitment
Peace and Justice Works
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Sun Jun 5 15:42:37 EDT 2016
Below is information on a few events around the arrival of the
anti-nuclear ship the Golden Rule (sponsored by Veterans for Peace), and
the War Resisters League annual protest at the Rose Festival "fun center"
where the military tries to recruit teens.
Thanks to Emma Lugo, Marion Ward and John Grueschow for these
announcements, which came in Wednesday, Thursday and today.
peace and justice works
Wednesday, June 8th
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Church Eliot Chapel, 1011 SW 12th Ave., Portland
Welcome the Golden Rule and Panelists in Portland
Suggested donation: $10, nobody turned away
In 1958 a crew of Quaker peace activists attempted to sail the Golden Rule
to the Marshall Islands to interfere with US nuclear bomb testing. This
bold nonviolent direct action inspired a worldwide movement leading to the
Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty of 1963.
After five years of restoration by Veterans For Peace and many friends,
the Golden Rule is once again sailing for a nuclear-free world and a
peaceful, sustainable future!
REV. GENKO RAINWATER, of Dharma Rain Zen Center, will lead a five-minute
HELEN JACCARD, Golden Rule crew member
HARVEY WASSERMAN, Solartopia, Solar Energy proponent and vocal opponent of
KIANNA JUDA-ANGELO, Living Islands Marshall Islanders support
MIMI GERMAN, Founder of No Nukes NW/RadCast
TERESSA RAIFORD, Don't Shoot Portland
FRED SCHAFER, National Commander of the National Association of Atomic
CHUCK JOHNSON, Physicians for Social Responsibility, works to close the
Columbia Generating Station
Music by DAVID ROVICS
Event sponsored by:
Veterans For Peace Portland Chapter 72
No Nukes NW
Alliance for Democracy Oregon
Peace Fleet to contrast Parade of Navy War Ships in Portland
Thursday, June 9 (No time given)
Sailing in front of the Jeremiah O'Brien
Tom McCall Waterfront Park.
The Golden Rule, Kayaktivists and other peace boats will provide a message
of peace in contrast to the glorification of war and war ships on June 9
when the Navy brings their weapons of destruction to Portland's
waterfront near Tom McCall Waterfront Park.
The war ships, including a US Navy guided missile destroyer, debark
Astoria in the morning and dock at the Portland seawall in late afternoon.
We need volunteers to pass out flyers in the park and boaters to carry
the message of peace!
For more information, contact Helen Jaccard 206-992-6364 or Gerry Condon
Friday, June 10th
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Multnomah Friends Meeting House
4312 SE Stark St., Portland
Potluck with Golden Rule Crew
Saturday, June 11th at Waterfront Park - 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
ANNUAL PROTEST OF MILITARISM AT THE ROSE FESTIVAL -
We will gather at the Salmon St. Fountain (SW Salmon St. and Naito
Parkway) unless you hear otherwise before Saturday.
We will have signs and banners, and you are welcome to bring your own too.
So, mark your calendars and plan to join us rain or shine.
John Grueschow War Resisters League--Portland
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