Los Angeles Events

2/1/06

PRESS ADVISORY:

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, nominated for the 2003 and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize, will commemorate its fourth anniversary with events in Los Angeles, February 12- 17, 2006.

Peaceful Tomorrows is an organization founded by family members of those killed on September 11th who have united to turn their grief into action for peace. By developing and advocating nonviolent options and actions in pursuit of justice, they hope to break the cycle of violence engendered by war and terrorism. Acknowledging their common experience with all people affected by violence throughout the world, they work to create a safer and more peaceful world for everyone.

Events include:

Vigiling with Veterans for Peace at “Arlington West” cross display
February 12, 2006
Noon
Santa Monica Beach

“Civilian Casualties: Ours and Theirs”: Speaking and discussion in conjunction with Physicians for Social Responsibility. Showing of DVD, “Civilian Casualties,” which follows visit by future members of Peaceful Tomorrows to Afghanistan in January, 2002.
February 12, 2006
2:30-5:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Community Church
1260 18th Street, Santa Monica
Free and open/ donations accepted

Presentation to UCLA Physicians for Social Responsibility group
February 13, 2006
Noon-1pm
UCLA 33-105 CHS
Contact: Tova Fuller suprtova@ucla.edu
Free and open
“The Forgiveness Project”: Display (www.theforgivenessproject.com) and speaking event.
February 17, 2006
7:30pm
Beth Shir Shalom
1827 California Ave., Santa Monica
Free and open

 

 

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