[pjw] EVENT: "All ye faithful" join the 1000th Friday Rally for Peace 12/25, 5 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Dec 16 13:22:26 EST 2020

Supporters of peace and justice

Join Peace and Justice Works and friends as we celebrate the 1000th weekly 
Friday Rally for Peace and Justice at the corner of SW Yamhill and 
Broadway in Portland on Friday, December 25-- Christmas Day 2020 at 5 PM. 
As we have done at almost every rally since November 2001, we will stand 
visibly sharing our messages on signs, relay information about 
international, national and local peace issues, and go on a short (15
minute) march around downtown. We'd especially like to see people who have
been regulars over the 19+ years of the rally-- "come all ye faithful."
PLEASE only attend if you feel safe physically, please wear a face
covering and keep a safe distance from others.

Watch a promotional video of the Ann Huntwork Peace Memorial Sign
readerboard calling the community to attend the rally:


This is not a religious event at all, just coincidentally this anniversary
falls on Christmas. However, attending the rallies has been compared to a
spiritual gathering as we convene every week to think about, act upon and
share our collective desire for peace on earth.

As we've noted in earlier emails, attending even the large racial
justice rallies has not been the cause of any outbreak of COVID in Oregon:


...and the law tends to be on our side to gather under the pandemic.


That said, our gatherings this year have all been fewer than 10 people, 
and we are able to remain six feet or more apart even if more than that 
show up.

We hope to see you there on the 25th!!!

Feel free to share widely

dan handelman
peace and justice works iraq affinity group

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