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2015 St Patrick

Photos: Judith Sandoval

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The Nation: Lethal Legacy Of The Vietnam War

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange. George Black February 25, 2015  This article appeared in the March 16, 2015 edition of The Nation. ..”Ever … Continue reading

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Meta Peace Team: Helping With The Fall Olive Harvest

Meta Peace Team (MPT) Arrives Safely West Bank October 1, 2014 We are pleased to share that the team has arrived safely. Thank you for your support of Meta Peace Team and our wonderful Fall Olive Harvest (and beyond) International … Continue reading

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Remembering Jacob David George

September 18, 2014 Facebook.com/jacob.d.george.1 Jacob George, a 3-tour Afghanistan War Veteran and IVAW member from Arkansas took his own life yesterday. He was an incredibly warm person, a gifted troubadour and banjo player, and as he described himself, a ‘storytelling hillbilly’. … Continue reading

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Zekerhullah’s Story: Surmounting Fear Through Nonviolent Resistance

Visiting Kabul is unsettling. Reuters recently reported  that as many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents were battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province very close to Kabul. Local officials said it is a test of the Afghan … Continue reading

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Depression: Pathways to Resilience & Recovery

Saturday, September 13, 2014 9am-3:15pm Cole Hall, UCSF Parnassus Campus 513 Parnassus Ave., SF Open to the public: FREE 415 476-7755 psych.ucsf.edu/events/depression2014 Message from the UCSF Depression Center Director Robin Williams’ recent death highlights the importance of recognizing that depression … 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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Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam & the US

San Francisco-Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee (SFHCMSSC) Agent Orange Update Wednesday, August 27, 5:30 pm, Free Light Refreshments RSVP: 415 447-6075, sfhcmcscc@aol.com City Hall, Mayor’s Conference Room #201 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco Agent Orange — a defoliant … Continue reading

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Post 8: Sherri Maurin On Privilege & Courage

August 18, 2014 Kabul, Afghanistan I came to Afghanistan through the generous and loving support of family and friends. I could not be having this invaluable experience without their shared participation. It is a profound privilege to be representing them, and … 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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