Peace Week San Diego Events & Info. | September 17 – 26, 2016

Peace Week San Diego
Saturday, September 17 – Monday, September 26, 2016

Local peacemakers will be sponsoring a series of workshops, movies, talks and actions across San Diego during Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions.

Join the Peace Resource Center, Franciscan Peace Connection, Women Occupy San Diego, Veterans For Peace-San Diego, San Diego War Tax Resistance, Pax Christi and the Overpass Light Brigade as we shine a light on peace.

More events on FB at PeaceWeekSanDiego & campaign-nonviolence-week-of-actions

To download the flyer, click here: sandiegopeaceweek2016events

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Saturday, September 17, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Mini-Retreat: Tools For Recognizing and Lowering My Violence Quotient.

Facilitator Sister LaVern, 619 890 9846; Anne Barron, 619 836 2494

Peace Resource Center, 3850 Westgate Place, San Diego, 92105

 

“When Women Lead”, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

An evening of powerful, transformational stories presented by Women Occupy San Diego: in Liberia- women’s demonstrations led to the end of the civil war; in Chiapas – their amazing achievements; in Iceland – how they turned the economic situation around; and their founding of #Black Lives Matters.

Women’s Museum of California, Liberty Station

 

Wednesday, September 21, International Day of Peace, noon

The UN presents 24-Hour Vigil for Worldwide Peace, a personal invitation from the United Nations to stop one minute at 12:00 pm and breathe in peace. A world-wide wave of peace.

 

The NoMAS campaign, 4-6pm.

This 5-year mission by Veterans for Peace-San Diego to educate the public about the real impacts of the Miramar Air Show. The popular war-promoting MAS takes place at Miramar Marine Base on September 23-25 this year. Join us as we promote peace over war with No MAS banners over local highways. Bannering takes place every Thursday.

Contact: Dave Patterson at dpatterson998@yahoo.com, 760-207-9139

Location: The I-15 Carroll Canyon Road overpass

 

Sunday, September 25, 3:30 – 5:00

International Day of Peace 2016

“Building Blocks for Peace”

Interfaith Council of La Mesa

Clowns for Peace, A Magician For Peace, Crafts (peace bracelets, pinwheels, peace chains, a Penny Poll & education tables followed by an interfaith service. Wear something light blue!

Aztec Park, La Mesa [parking also at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5555 Aztec Dr.]