More than 130 supporters of peace from throughout the San Joaquin Valley gathered to strategize, energize, and galvanize the local peace movement during the Peace Community Meeting and Dinner, held Sept. 11, 2010, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Fresno.
Working for peace at the Peace Community Meeting Sept. 11.
As reported by Fresno’s Community Alliance newspaper, the group “discussed many aspects of war and peace, human motivation and the history of the peace movement, but their challenge was to focus on the local peace movement today and the responsibility of each individual to
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Below are the areas in which the peace movement works to accomplish its goals. People at the meeting signed up to work in the areas below. The response of those present was excellent and will form the basis for success as we work toward of our goal of ending the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the drone attacks in Pakistan.
If you were not present at the Peace Community Meeting and Dinner Sept. 11, please reflect on the ways in which you will join us in working for peace. If you were present, you may
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Peace Fresno President Camille Russell was the subject of a ‘Grassroots Profile’ article published in the October 2010 edition of Community Alliance, Fresno’s premier independent newspaper. From the article:
Camille Russell, Peace Fresno President
Beyond the planning and organizational work she has taken on, twice, as president of Peace Fresno, Camille sees her ongoing work as “bringing as many people as possible to openly oppose war,” mobilizing the wisdom and peace-seeking capacities of people in a functioning democracy. “People are taught to believe they don’t make a difference. Our job is to show them
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Say NO to 9 YEARS OF WAR AGAINST AFGHANISTAN!!
Stand with Peace Fresno to mark the Oct. 7, 2001 U.S. invasion of Afghanistan – now the longest war in U.S. history.
Friday, October 1, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Corner of Shaw and Blackstone
Peace Fresno calls all who oppose the wars to be at the corner and join peace groups around the world marking the Oct. 7, 2001 U.S. invasion of Afghanistan.
We won’t quit asking Congress and President Obama to withdraw our troops and U.S. corporate contractors from Afghanistan.
We won’t quit reminding the
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