MEETING NOTES FOR PEOPLE FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND HEALING
People for Peace, Justice, and Healing
December 6, 2008
People for Peace, Justice and Healing met on December 6, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at Associated Ministries in Tacoma, WA. Present for check-in: Sallie S., Colleen, Louisa, Mark, Nancy, Terry, Sheila, Karen K., and Vivi.
1. WASH. ASS'N OF CHURCHES AWARD TO INTERFAITH CAMP DINNER (Sallie)
On Thurs., Dec. 4, at its annual celebration dinner (David Domke, keynote speakr) on the campus of Seattle University, the Washington Association of Churches the 2008 Ecumenical Leadership Award to the board of the Puget Sound Interfaith Youth Camp "for creating understanding and unity between faiths," represented by a blue glass globe affixed to an engraved desk plaque.
2. FILMS ON PALESTINE (Nancy)
Would like to have an awareness event featuring a film on Palestine: any ideas for what film would be best? Send suggestions to Nancy (firstname.lastname@example.org).
3. INAUGURAL BALL (Sallie S.)
Endorsed co-sponsoring an "inaugural ball" on the evening of Tues., Jan. 20, probably at the Swiss (1904 Jefferson Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402 -- (253) 572-2821), with live music from the band "The Disclaimers."
4. CONTACT LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS OF INTEREST (Louisa)
Filled in some blanks. Hope is to get it done this week. Read letter and list; suggestions for additions offered.
1. DIGGING DEEPER LXIV: Michael Parenti and the democratic personality (Mark)
UFPPC's Monday night book discussion group meeting at the Mandolin Café (3923 S. 12th St., Tacoma) from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. will discuss on Dec. 8 Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader (City Lights, 2007), a 400-page selection from the writings of an author Cornel West has called "a towering prophetic voice in American life."
2. KITTENS NEED ADOPTION (Karen K.)
Ellen recently adopted two kitties, but it turned out that one was pregnant. Four beautiful kittens are now ready for adoption. Contact Karen (email@example.com) soon if you're interested in adoption. If these marvelous creatures are not adopted by Sat., Dec., 13, they're going to the foster agency, so act now.
3. BILL OF RIGHTS CELEBRATION (Colleen)
A program celebrating the 217th anniversary of the Bill of Rights will be presented at the Washington State History Museum on Mon., Dec. 15, at 7:00 p.m. Tacoma's poet laureate, William Kopinse, will read a poem, Steve Nebel will perform a commissioned muscial piece, and Jeff Miller will speak.