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THIS SUNDAY: Hiroshima Nagasaki Commemoration

Join Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and partners for a commemoration of the 66th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to hear about the current nuclear disaster at Fukushima. Together we can learn from the past and create a nuclear-free future!
HOW CAN WE CREATE A NUCLEAR-FREE WORLD -- NOT ANOTHER HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI OR FUKUSHIMA?
Sunday, August 7
Japanese American Historical Plaza (Waterfront Park at N.W. Naito Parkway and Couch Street, Portland)
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Main stage program between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.)
Free and open to the public.

Activity Booths:
family-friendly crafts such as making origami cranes and peace books
photo exhibit on the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
opportunities to take action for nuclear abolition and peace
information about supporting alternatives to nuclear power

Performances:
The Slants
Portland Taiko
Himawari (Sunflower) Chorus
Yukiko Vossen and Peter Zisa
Chisao Hata ("Remember My Face," a poem)

Speakers:
Dr. Hideko Tamura Snider, Hiroshima survivor and author of ONE SUNNY DAY
Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence
Erica Maranowski, recent Jefferson High School graduate and winner of the 2011 Oregon PSR Peace Writing Contest
Gene Ruyle, member of the East Bay Chapter of Veterans for Peace, Oakland, California
State Senator Chip Shields
Sean Egusa, recently returned from disaster relief efforts in Japan
Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
Rev. David Komeji of the Nichiren Buddhist Temple

Cosponsors:
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility; Alliance for Democracy; American Friends Service Committee; Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon; Dharma Rain Zen Center; First Unitarian Peace Action Committee; Greenpeace; Heart of America NW; Hanford Challenge; KBOO Radio; Living Earth; Metanoia Peace Community; Oregon Hiroshima Club; Oregon Interfaith Power and Light, a project of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon; Peace & Justice Works - Iraq Affinity Group; Portland Japanese American Citizens League; Portland Japanese Garden; Portland Peaceful Response Coalition; Sierra Club; SGI-Buddhists; Veterans for Peace, Chapter 72; War Resisters League; and Women's International League for Peace & Freedom; and others.