Tuesday, September 29, 2009

World Kickoff Event: Gandhi at the Ferry


Friday October 2nd, 2009 - 5 pm-7 pm
Please Join Us To Celebrate The World March For Peace And Nonviolence Kick-Off At the Gandhi Statue in front of the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal at the Bottom of Market Street in San Francisco

October 2nd is Gandhi's birthday, the United Nations International Day of Nonviolence and the very 1st Day of the World March which will start in Wellington, New Zealand, making mile 1 of a 99,000 mile journey. Please join us for a celebration at Gandhi's Salt March Statue, Pier One, on the Bay Bridge side of the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Cultural/music performances by Mokai, Youth Poetry and the Tibetan Association of Northern California. Guest speakers include: Nancy Merrit, The Northern California Campaign for a US Department of Peace. Jackie Cabasso, Western States Legal Foundation. Dechen Tsering of TANC - Tibetan Association. Dolores Perez, Peace organizer for the Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco. Rev. Andre Shumake, Richmond Improvement Assocation. Professor Lehman Brightman of United Native Americans
The afternoon will end in candlelight vigil to wish a safe journey to our world marchers for peace! Six candles will be lit for the six continents that the World March will visit and pass through.
Saturday October 3, 2009
Harvest Picnic For Peace William Land Park, 3800 S. Land Park Drive, Picnic Area #GA21, Sacramento -- 1pm to 4:30 pm
Get to know other local and regional peace builders. Organized by the Northern California Campaign for a US Dept. of Peace. Friends and organizers of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence will also be there and are co-sponsoring this event. Please bring food, drink, musical instruments, friends and family. For more information, contact Trudi Richards at 530-757-7576
Sunday October 4th, 2009 - 1 pm
Noam Chomsky
Crisis And Hope In The Age Of Obama
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco
1187 Franklin Street, corner Geary, In the Sanctuary
Noted linguist, author, and political analyst on U.S. Foreign Policy - Iraq, Afghanistan and Latin America and the U.S. economy. In dialog with activists who really think globally and act locally.
Participating: David Bacon, Author, Journalist, Antonia Juhasz, Author, Director of the Chevron Program at Global Exchange. Steve Williams, Co-Director, People organized to win employment rights (POWER)
Sponsored by UUs for Peace-SF and School of the Americas Watch-SF. Proceeds benefit the educational programs of the sponsors. Wheelchair accessible, seating is first come first served.
Admission $20, Seniors and Students $15, Sliding scale upon request.To purchase tickets, see www.uusf.org/chomsky

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