Past Events


February 2014

Ground For Dissent: GI Coffeehouse West Coast Tour Friday–Saturday, February 21-22: Fri 4-11pm, Sat 10am -11pm, at Veterans Community Media Center, 1720 Market Street. Conversations and discussions highlighting the effects and usefulness of the current coffeehouse movement in various military bases around the country as ways to empower and disseminate information to GIs.

March 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 15, 11:00 am. March in the parade with us. Contact: Denny Riley, 510 367-9376,

  • MeetUp 2nd Street @Mission/Howard
  • Assemble: 10:30am 2nd & Howard—Group #101SA
  • March or ride: one or two decorated trucks
  • Look for Liam Curry’s Green Camo Army Truck
  • Route: 2nd Street & Market to Civic Center
  • Bring your VFP & IWAW banners


February 2013

San Francisco Bay Area Veterans: Sankofa Sunday February 10, 2013 celebrate Black History Month “African Americans Veterans: Warriors of Courage, Change, & Peace”

March 2013

Veterans For Peace NoCal Conference, March 1-3, 2013 Veterans Memorial Building, Ukiah, CA

Women Veterans Appreciation Day Saturday, March 22, 12-3 pm Veterans Community Media Center, 1720 Market Street

Vietnam VFP Tour Thursday, March 27, 9:30pm, China Air Counter at SFO. Gather to see them off, call Nadya, (415) 362-0162, for carpool information.

Global Day of Action on Military Spending Monday, April 14, morning leafleting event at BART Stations.  Contact:

Northern California VFP Regional Conference Friday–Sunday, May 2–4, near Calistoga. VFP Chapter 71 host: great food, and fellowship and speakers Ann Wright, Phil Butler, Peter Phillips and Chris Oscar (Project Censor, The Movie).R

Stop HP Teach-In On Divestment From Israel Thursday, March 6, 7 pm, La Pena, Berkeley.

Ted Sexauer Poetry Reading Thursday, February 27, 6:30pm, Fort Mason, Building C, Bookstore. Also Iraq veteran, Jon Turner, and former San Francisco Poet Laureate Jack Hirschmen 2013




Party Like a Rebel with IVAW 02/24/2012

African Americans & the Civil Rights Movement 02/26/2012

“Where Soldiers Come From” Film Screening 02/01/2012

 MARCH 2012

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Saturday, March 17, 2012

IVAW Eyes Wide Open: The Last Time. Monday, March 19, 2012 In Oakland, it is

All of Us or None” 60’s poster exhibit at Oakland Museum. 03/31-08/19/2012

APRIL 2012

Veterans For Peace Tour to Vietnam 04/17–05/01/2012
– Read 2012 Tour BlogLog 04/17–05/01/2012

Sankofa Sunday: San Francisco Bay Area Veterans Celebrate Black History Month, February 10, Veterans Memorial Building San Francisco

 JUNE 2012

Save the Veterans Building for Veterans Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 12:30-4:30pm, San Francisco City Hall, Room 400 War Memorial Commission Meeting, June 18, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave.

JULY 2012

Veterans Telling Their Stories: Thursday July 26, 2012, 5:30–8:30pm

Historical Preservation Commission, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 12:30-4:30pm, San Francisco City Hall, Room 400

Veterans Art Exhibit Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 3-8pm, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave.


Pakistan Peace Delegation Report, Monday, November 12, 6-8:30pm, Veterans Building, 301 Van Ness Ave, 2nd Floor, San Francisco


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