Calendar 12/29/15 – 1/22/16 & Letters to Presidential Candidates

Scroll down to the prior posting for information regarding writing letters to presidential candidates.

Camille Russell, Peace Fresno treasurer, writes:

Peace Fresno is very concerned about the rising number of attacks on Muslims in the U.S. While the attack on the Sikh man in Fresno this week was not an attack on a Muslim, it well could have been. We have begun discussing meaningful responses to the growing Islamophobia. If you have suggestions, please reply to this email and we will contact you.

Meeting announcement see: $5,000 reward offered in assault on elderly Sikh

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5-minute Peace Action

Write a SHORT note to your favorite presidential candidate about what is important to you. Sample notes follow. Here are 5 good ideas from www.CODEPINK.org:

1. Reduce military spending, invest at home.

2. Use diplomacy first.

3. Abide by international law – no unauthorized wars.

4. Work toward a no-nukes, peaceful world.

5. Promote women in peacemaking.

Be sure to put your return address on the note or envelope.

CANDIDATE ADDRESSES

DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Hillary Clinton
P.O. Box 5256
New York, NY 10185-5256 Bernie Sanders
221 Van Patten Pkwy
Burlington, VT

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Sat Dec 12 10-4:00 Crafts fair with food and live music

Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom Celebrating our 100th Anniversary & 50th locally 2015 Peace Community Crafts Faire

December 12th, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The First Congregational Church (“The Big Red Church”) 2131 N. Van Ness Blvd., Fresno, (North of Fresno High) Free admission & free entertainment Activities for children Connect with old friends and make new ones Savor our signature homemade breads, soups & desserts Shop for unique, handmade winter holiday gifts by artists and craftspeople from near and far Contact Jay Hubbell, jayhubbell,

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Sat 12/4 Climate Change: People, Planet, & the Valley

Human rights, climate justice, wars and militarism, and many issues that concern us are connected. Please stop by the Peace Fresno table to say hi. If you’re a member, we have a classic 1” peace sign button for you.