Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events

Every fourth Thursday of the month*, Oregon WAND explores a compelling topic in depth with special features, guest speakers, and presentations. All Oregon WAND events are free and open to the public. Below you’ll find the Monthly Programs marked next to the event date. Oregon WAND Members & Allies: If you know of or are involved in an event that is aligned with the mission of WAND, please send us information about it for consideration in the Upcoming Events. *January-May, September, October, and November (third Thursday due to Thanksgiving; no program in December)

July 2014


July 26 – August 11, 2014

2014 PACIFIC NORTHWEST INTERFAITH PEACE WALK

Peace Walk ImageThis annual peace walk is an opportunity for all people to walk and learn together in a non-violent, spiritually motivated action to ensure a safer future. Peace walkers will average about 15 miles per day with rest periods along the way.

The Interfaith Peace Walk is open to all who are sincere in extinguishing the fire of nuclear annihilation. Evenings offer social time, symposiums, movies and conversation. We welcome contributions for food, water, and accommodations.

See flyer below for more information. To join the Peace Walk or to help with overnight hosting or food, please contact Br. Senji Kadaeda at senji@nippozan.net, or call (206) 780-6739.

2014 Peace Walk Flyer

 

Photo of 2013 Peace Walk   peace

 

AUGUST 2014


August 9, 2014

WAR NO MORE – A CELEBRATION OF THE COURAGE OF WAYNE MORSE

Photo of Wayne MorseFifty years after the historic No vote cast by Oregon Senator Wayne Morse opposing the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which plunged the US into a long and devastating war, the community of Eugene will celebrate him and his courageous vote. Mark your calendars now for this special celebration that will be held at the Wayne Morse Family Farm on Saturday, August 9, from 5 pm – 8 pm.

The celebration is part of the Wayne Morse Legacy Series commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which plunged the US into a long and devastating war.

Photo: senate.gov