Thursday, July 1
First Unitarian Church of Portland, 1011 S.W. 13th Avenue, Portland
THE PEOPLE'S JOURNEY
Donations to the Fellowship of Reconciliation appreciated.
Ordinary people from Iraq, Gaza, Afghanistan (via Skype) and Veterans of the Global War on Terror share their experiences, moving beyond the political rhetoric as we seek to converse with people of the United States of all persuasions.
Salam Talib is a journalist and computer engineer from Iraq and has also been active in designing databases for numerous NGOs which work with disabled Iraqis.
Our Journal to Smile will join us through skype, live in Afghanistan! This group of inspiring Afghanis share their first-hand accounts of war while maintaining a shining hope for humanity despite decades of turmoil.
Voices from Gaza: Two students, Salma and Laila, with activist Pam Bailey, will discuss the policies in their country that most United States citizens don't know about, how the United States Government policies affect their lives and how we can create change.
Conor Curran completed two tours in Iraq as a Marine. His compelling story of transformation has been heard all across the country as he bicycled across the country last year on a speaking tour with ...
Josh Stieber, also an Iraq veteran. Steiber has recently been speaking to international media about his former company's role in the "collateral murder" tape and the letter of reconciliation that followed.