DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST WAR AND FOR PEACE
FEBRUARY 14-16, 2003

PORTLAND and WILLAMETTE VALLEY EVENTS
(listing as of Tuesday, 2/11/03, subject to change)

(Peace and Justice Works does not necessarily endorse nor are we involved in organizing many of these events, this information FYI.)
(More details and other events listed at http://www.nwpeace.org.)

EMERGENCY ACTION:
In case of a massive bombing attack or invasion...see Emergency Action at end of this message.

Throughout the Weekend:
Distribution of Peace Valentines by Love Makes A Family, Inc.
Contact bonnie@LMFamily.org     503-228-3892     http://www.lmfamily.org

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14:

8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Peace presence on Portland bridges
In celebration of the International Day of Action: Become a Peace Elf!
People opposing the war in Iraq will hold signs advocating peace on Burnside, Morrison, and Hawthorne Bridges.
Show up at any of the three bridges. Make your own sign for peace, or use one of ours!
Contact: bridge_elphing@yahoo.com or leave message at 503-450-9922

12:00 Noon
Weekly Vigil for Peace
Women in Black
SW Morrison and 6th
Contact: Yvonne Simmons 503-288-8958

5:00 PM
Weekly Rally for Peace
Portland Peaceful Response Coalition
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Broadway and Yamhill
503-471-1635

9:30 PM
Video on Cable TV: "Iran and Iraq's Other Neighbors: U.S. Foreign Policy."
Goudarz Eghdetari, educator and Iranian-American activist, outlines the interests of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and the stateless Kurdish people, and the fear that the U.S., if it attacks Iraq, may next turn its sights on Iran.
The program runs 1/2 hour and shows Citywide on Cable Access Network channel 11.
(It also plays Monday the 10th, 8 PM on Ch. 22 and Wednesday the 12th, 11 PM Ch. 23).
Flying Focus Video Collective *using video as a tool for social change, voicing the voiceless*               
Contact:     (503) 239-7456      (503) 321-5051
               ffvc@agora.rdrop.com http://www.rdrop.com/~ffvc

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15:

PORTLAND:

10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Discussion: How the anti-war community can unite around 2004 elections
Southeast Uplift, 3534 SE Main
Greens, Democrats, anarchists, independents, Socialists, and others can work together toward a common goal.
The Portland Metro Chapter of the Pacific Green Party
Contact Jeff Cropp at jcropp@runbox.com or 503 753 6896.
http://www.pdxgreens.org http://www.pacificgreens.org

1:00-3:00 PM
Women's Role in Creating Peace: SGI Community Center annual women's meeting.
1805 SE Ankeny.
Peace groups to table, have brief presentations.
SGI (Soka Gakkai International) is a Buddhist group whose mission is to create world peace.
Contact: 503-230-1038. http://www.sgi-usa.org

2:00-4:00 PM
A Magical Ritual For Peace
At the Col. Summers Park Pavilion
On SE Taylor (2 blocks south of SE Belmont), between SE 18th and 20th, Portland, OR
Coordinated by the Magical Activism Cluster of Portland R