Meeting notes for People for Peace, Justice, and Healing
December 30, 2006
People for Peace, Justice and Healing met December 30, 2006, at Associated Ministries. Present for check-in were Vivi, Colleen, Karen, Rob, Mark, Nancy, Katherine, Sol.
Redeeming the Prophetic Vision: Karen
Sallie asked Karen and Mark to bring to the group's attention this interfaith program which will take place on January 14th at Urban Grace. The program will include music and the performaning arts with a focus on the spoken word, highlighting Dr. Martin Luther King's visionary life and work. The program has been planned to highlight other city events celebrating Dr. King's life and work. Nancy moved and Vivi seconded that PJH contribute $100 to support this event. The event is free and open to the public on January 14, Urban Grace at 920 Market Street from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Discussion.
Commemoration of the 3,000: Mark
UFPPC (chaired by Steve and Kristi Nebel) and Veteran's for Peace are co-sponsoring a commemoration to recognize the loss of the 3,000th life by American serviceman and servicewomen in Iraq. On the day the 3,000th death is announced by the Associated Press the group will meet at 6th and Sprague at 5:00 p.m. and vigil. The vigil will be followed by a reading at Associated Ministries of the names of the 3,000 soldiers who have given their lives. The event is estimated to take about four hours.
Fundraiser for Lt. Watada: Steve and Kristi Nebel will present a musical event on Saturday, January 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Antique Sandwich Company to raise funds for the coming Lt. Watada events at Evergreen College on January 20 and 21.
Those interested in participating in the traditional protest against the use and stockpiling of nuclear weapons at Bangor on January 15th will meet at the Dominican House on 9th and Fawcett beside the Harbor View Apartment Building, January 7 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. to plan for their vigil.
The film, "Sir! No Sir!" will be presented January 17 at PLU at the Philip A. Nordquist Lecture Hall, Xavier 216. Lt. Ehren Watada will speak at the event.
Mike Honey, Professor, U. of W., Tacoma, will read from his book about Martin Luther King, Jr. at the main branch of the Tacoma Public Library on January 17 in the Olympic Room at 7:00 p.m.
Taylor Branch, author of work on Martin Luther King, Jr. will be at Urban Grace, 920 Market Street, on January 22 at 7:00 p.m.