100 years of “11th Hour”: Touring Belltower at North Carolina State Capitol Through Veterans (Armistice) Day
A 24-ft-tall touring “Swords to Plowshares Memorial Belltower” covered with memorial plaques made from recycled cans that are being inscribed by visitors to bear witness to effects of war on veterans and victims of war
Veterans For Peace members joined Voices for Creative Nonviolence in a series of vigils and protests over a three day period to bring awareness of the horrific war in Yemen. The United States has been sending weapons and funds to Saudi Arabia, including the Lockheed Martin bombs that killed 34 school children. On Thursday, November 9th, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, joined by VFP members blocked the Saudi Consulate.
Shelby Surdyk of Skagway Alaska has been selected to plan and coordinate an International Youth Congress for the Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons which will be held in Juneau in 2020.
The Howard Zinn Committee of Veterans for Peace is pleased to announce that Chapter 95's Zinn-supported reparations work has allowed Fallujah's Women and Children's Hospital to purchase an echo-cardiogram machine, as well as to make connections between this hospital and Western medical organizations.