Category Archives: San Francisco Chapter

AFSP: Out of the Darkness — Walk With Team Chip

Honor The Memory of Reuben “Chip” “Wage” Santos American Foundation For Suicide Prevention Walk Sunday, September 21, 2014 9am Registration 10am Walk begins Mission Creek Park by AT &T Park, San Francisco Driving & Transportation Offline donation form, Online registration, Donation We will walk in memory of Reuben … Continue reading

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Alarm & Analysis In Afghanistan: Reflections By Kathy Kelly & Sherri Maurin

August 31, 2014 Kabul, Afghanistan During the summer of 2014, Kathy Kelly with Voices For Creative Nonviolence, and Sherri Maurin, an educator and Campaign Nonviolence representative from the San Francisco Bay Area, lived in a working class neighborhood in Kabul, as … Continue reading

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Operation Light at the End of the Tunnel

Chuck Searcy A Presentation & Conversation Thursday, September 4 6pm Registration 6:30 pm Program/Wine Reception Marines Memorial Club, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco Free Event: Must pre-register Vietnam War veteran Chuck Searcy has lived in Vietnam for the last nearly 20 years. … Continue reading

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Post 7: Dr. Hakim “No To Wars”

No Afghanistan in Ukraine, No to Wars! Salaam, Friends — I would like to introduce a new series of interviews I am doing with each of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, by sharing an article just published by Dr. Hakim, their founder and … Continue reading

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Post 6: Street Kids Program

I am dressed for “going out.” Norms for modesty require that women’s heads and necks be covered at all times, that tunics ideally go to the knees, and that a skirt or loose fitting pants be to the ankles. Socks … Continue reading

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Post 4: A Friday Picnic In Afghanistan

Fridays, in the Muslim world, are days of relative rest and the gathering of family and friends. We decided to go on a picnic, and twelve of us crammed into a van to head for a peaceful area about an … Continue reading

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Post 2: The Clouds Over Kabul

Kabul, Afghanistan The sky framed by the oval plane window on the last of 4 legs, is ablaze. The charcoal horizon elevates a deep orange bank of clouds which are churned into a paler, lighter orange, and the hills of Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Sherri Maurin: Peace Journey 2014

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 Sherri Maurin leaving this morning for Kabul by way of Chicago, Netherlands and Istanbul Hello friends, Many of you have heard me talk warmly about the Afghan Peace Volunteers (youthpeacevolunteers.org) who I have been in conversation with … Continue reading

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99 to 1: Occupy SF 3rd Convergence

Occupy SF Action Council Saturday, September 20 4-8pm Chelsea Manning Plaza AKA Justin Herman Plaza occupysf.org occupyactionsf.org A gathering — songs & performances, street theater, information & tactics — an affirmation of purpose.

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American Legion Post 315, Veterans For Peace, SF Veterans Lions Club — Celebrate SF PRIDE

Meet us at the Grandstand Veterans For Peace Chapter 69, American Legion Bob Basker Post 315,  and the San Francisco Veterans Lions Club once again help set-up and manage the Grandstand for the SF Pride Parade. Proceeds benefit SF Pride. Grandstand Parade … Continue reading

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