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Local and national events and actions

Celebrate the Centenary of the Christmas Peace Truce: Take your friends and family to see Joyeux Noël at Cinema 21

This month Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 teams up with Cinema 21 in Northwest Portland to celebrate the centenary of the World War I “Christmas Truce” with three screenings of the acclaimed 2005 French film Joyeux Noël, a dramatization of … Continue reading

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Nov. 8th is Fall Planting Day at Peace Park

Join Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 for a FALL PLANTING PARTY on Saturday, November 8th – 9 am to 3 pm — at the PEACE MEMORIAL PARK (at the intersection of NE Oregon Street and NE Lloyd Boulevard; just west of … Continue reading

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Armistice Day 2014: Ring out war, ring in peace

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, please join us in Portland’s Pioneer Square (701 SW 6th) at 10:30 a.m., and bring a bell if you have one. At 11 o’clock we will circle around and ring bells together — 11 chimes … Continue reading

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Lifelong nonviolence practitioner tells his stories

David Hartsough, co-founder of the Nonviolent Peaceforce, talks about his inspiring memoir, Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Nonviolent Activist (Oakland: PM Press, 2014). Saturday, Oct. 18 • 7pm Multnomah Friends Meeting Sunday, Oct. 19 • 7pm First Unitarian … Continue reading

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THE GHOSTS OF TONKIN Comes to Portland

September 27 at 7:30pm Lincoln Hall at Portland State University Tickets: $20 available at the door, online, or by calling 503-725-3307 August 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution. Bellingham TheatreWorks is touring a 60-minute theatre … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Today

Join us for a very special event September 7, 2014 – 3:00 PM 214 NE Thompson, Portland, Oregon Click here to download flyer pdf. Click here for fb event page. How has Nicaragua managed to avoid the violent crime and … Continue reading

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Veterans Oppose Drums of War

News Conference/Action: Friday, June 27, 2014 For a PDF version of this press release, click here. Time: 11 AM to 12 NOON Place: Edith Green–Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, SW 3rd Avenue between Madison and Jefferson, Portland, Oregon Veterans and their … Continue reading

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A Memorable Memorial Day

Many many thanks to everyone who contributed to making VFP Chapter 72′s “People’s Peace Park Picnic” a great success. (Click here to view photo album.) ALL who turned out played a part, but we would like to take this opportunity … Continue reading

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May 23 Guantánamo Day of Action

A 15-minute video produced by Joe Anybody and a small selection of photos by Daniel Webb document the May 23, 2014 Guantánamo rally held at Director Park in southwest Portland, Oregon. This is just one of the actions that took … Continue reading

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Join us on Memorial Day for a picnic to end all war!

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