Friday, Dec. 7
• 7 p.m.
Peace through peaceful means: althernatives to the spiral of violence
Video and talk by Dr. Johan Galtung, of the International Peace Reasearch Institute, Oslo, Norway. Discussion follows, led by Vietnam war resister Leonard McNeil. $5 - $10 sliding scale. Call 841-4824.
Sunday, Dec. 9
Lake Merritt Neighbors Organized for Peace (LMNOP) holds weekly peace walks around Lake Merritt in Oakland, every Sunday at 3 p.m.
Meet at the columns at the east end of the lake, between Grand and Lakeshore avenues. Near Grand Avenue exit off 580 freeway.
• 7:30 p.m.
Labor and the war in Afghanistan
New College Cultural Center
777 Valencia St., San Francisco
The war in Afghanistan and the growing threat of an expanded war in Iraq have split the world trade union movement. While some South African and other unions have opposed the bombing and the war, the AFL-CIO and other unions around the world have supported the war. This forum will be the first public debate held with trade unionists from around the world about labor’s position on the war and what the labor movement should be doing about this war.
Tuesday, December 4
Institute of Industrial Relations
2521 Channing Way
Support Immigrant Rights in the Wake of September 11
The tragedy of September 11 changed the lives of millions, but none
more so than the community of undocumented workers and other
immigrants. Before September 11, this nation, from grassroots
activists to DC politicians, was involved in a far-reaching debate on
legalization of undocumented workers. The call for a general amnesty
for 10 million workers extended from the halls of congress to President Vicente Fox of Mexico. There was hope for an amnesty program that would change the lives of millions of the hardest working but poorest residents of the US. Now racism threatens the progress made. The new USA Patriot anti-terrorism bill is now law and puts all immigrants at risk for arbitrary arrest, detention, and deportation.
Thu, 29 Nov 2001 11:22:43 -0800
"Gary R. Brower"
First Wednesday Interfaith Prayers for Peace
For Immediate Release
November 29, 2001
Contact: The Rev. Gary Brower
Chair, University Religious Council
Berkeley, CA-In partial response to the ongoing hostilities following the September 11th
terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, the University Religious
Council at UC Berkeley is continuing its practice of sponsoring a monthly "Interfaith
Prayer for Peace". The next service will be held Wednesday, December 5th at 12:15 PM at
the Reflecting Pond (near Memorial Glade) on the UC Berkeley campus. All members of
any (or no) religious tradition are welcome to join with other people of faith and good will
in praying for lasting peace. It is expected that the service will take about 15 minutes.
Each service will reflect the religious tradition of the group sponsoring it that month.
December's prayers will be prepared by the Unitarian/Universalist group on campus.
For more information, call the Rev. Gary Brower at 510-845-5838.
The Rev. Gary R. Brower, PhD
Executive Director and Chaplain
Berkeley Canterbury Foundation
2334 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704