International Peace Bureau Co-President Reiner Braun, a longtime leader in the German and European peace movements, and Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund President Kevin Martin will be on a speaking and organizing tour with local peace groups and activists in Oregon and California starting next Tuesday, March 14. Please come on out if you are nearby, and spread the word to friends, family or colleagues who might be interested.
Corvallis, March 14-15
International Security and Nuclear Weapons in the Trump Years
– a public lecture with Reiner Braun and Kevin Martin
Tuesday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, in the Social Hall; 2945 NW Circle Blvd, Corvallis; parking lot available.
March 15, 11-1 p.m.
Location: Oregon State University Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331 MU #213 Pan Afrikan Room is reserved from 11-1 p.m.
Bring your own lunch or snack and your questions for a unique opportunity to talk about nuclear weapons and peace informally with Reiner Braun, co-director of the International Peace Bureau, and Kevin Martin, president of Peace Action.
Eugene, March 15, 7:00 p.m.
U.S. Empire at the Crossroads: Start a new Nuclear Arms Race, or Invest in Human and Environmental Needs
Location: Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St., Eugene, OR 97401
Featuring: Kevin Martin, president of National Peace Action, bringing years of organizing experience on the local, national, and international level ; Reiner Braun, European peace activist, co-president of the International Peace Bureau, bringing critical perspective on US/NATO relations with Russia and nuclear disarmament .
Discussing: Effective action for peace - Could U.S./NATO conflicts with Russia trigger WWIII? Whose finger? On what button? The urgent need to abolish nuclear weapons, Trump or no Trump - pursuing nuclear disarmament and common security in Europe and around the world.
For more information contact Michael Carrigan at (541)485-1755 or email@example.com.
Ashland, March 16-17
International Security during the Trump Years,
Thursday, March 16, 7-9 p.m.
Location: the Bellview Grange, 975 Tolman Creek Rd, Ashland 97520
U.S. Militarism and an Imperial President
Friday, March 17, 12:30-2 p.m.
Location: the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Buffet lunch at noon (free but donations welcome).
San Francisco and San Mateo, March 20
U.S./NATO Relations With Russia – Prospects for Peace and Disarmament, or for Conflict and Great Power War
Panel discussion featuring:
- Stephen Zunes, Professor, University of San Francisco
- Filip Kovacevic, visiting Montenegrin professor, chair of the Movement for Neutrality of Montenegro
- Jacqueline Cabasso, Executive Director, Western States Legal Foundation
- Reiner Braun, Co-President, International Peace Bureau
- Kevin Martin, President, Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund
Monday, March 20, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street, McLaren Hall #250
San Francisco, CA 94117
Mobilizing for Peace in the Trump Era – Pursuing Nuclear Disarmament and Common Security in Europe and the World
Featuring Reiner Braun and Kevin Martin
Monday, March 20, 7:30 pm
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo
300 E Santa Inez Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
Santa Barbara, March 22
Wednesday, March 22, 11 am to 1 pm
Informal luncheon discussion hosted by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation A discussion with Reiner Braun, Co-President of International Peace Bureau, and Kevin Martin, President, Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund
1622 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 RSVP by calling 805-965-3443 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, March 22, 7 to 9 pm
Resisting Trumpism and Building the Beloved Community – Prospects for Peace and Disarmament, and Powerful Resistance!
Featuring Reiner Braun, Co-President of International Peace Bureau and longtime German, European and International peace leader Kevin Martin, President, Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund Santa Barbara Friends Meeting House
2012 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105