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APC News and Opportunities for Action, Week of January 5, 2020

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AK Peace Ctr meeting Sunday, January 5, 7:00pm (rescheduled from original meeting time)

You’re invited!

Help us plan and educate about peace, justice, and sustainability.  All welcome.

Bell and doves

At our first meeting of 2020, rescheduled to Sunday, January 5th, starting at 7:00 pm at the Alaska Peace Center office (shared with our associate Fairbanks Open Radio, KWRK-LP 90.9FM), 3535 College Rd, suite 203 above Fuji restaurant. We will be planning our parts in Earth Day 50 and in Point Hope – Alaska’s Youth Congress For the Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, possible films & presentations, our 8th Annual Peace Feast and more.

Join us; bring your ideas and energy.  For more information email info@alaskapeace.org or call Heather at 907-479-0981.

Alternatives to Violence basic workshop, December 6-8, 2019

Alternatives to Violence, Basic Workshop

December 6-8, 2019

Fairbanks Reentry Coalition, 400 Cushman Street

Alternatives to Violence Project – USA (AVP) workshops use the shared experience of both participants and facilitators to examine how injustice, prejudice, frustration and anger can lead to aggressive behavior and violence. We explore our innate power to respond in new and creative ways.

Three Day Workshop:

  • Friday, December 6: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 7: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 8: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

This beginning basic training will present conflict resolution skills through experiential learning exercises and practice with the goal of helping Direct Service providers and community members to think about and make choices to reduce conflicts in work and everyday settings. There will be 18 Contact Hours associated with this training.

Cost: $75

Contact: Carrie Farr, 907-750-1049

For more information and to register click here.

Fairbanks Advocacy Team Workshop Th. 9-26-19

Fairbanks Advocacy Workshop (free)

Join us for a Friends Committee on National Legislation Introduction to Advocacy Workshop (FCNL). Come and learn strategic and effective advocacy tools to promote peace and justice, and be part of creating a local grassroots advocacy team in Fairbanks. At the workshop, you will also learn about the 2019 FCNL Advocacy Team campaign to repeal the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) that have been used by three presidents to justify endless wars. This Introduction to Advocacy Workshop features FCNL Advocacy Teams Trainer Sarah Freeman-Woolpert. The workshop will run from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a potluck at 5:30. For more information, view or download the flyer, or contact sarahfw@fcnl.org.

Register using this link: https://act.fcnl.org/event/advocacy-teams/1098/

Co-sponsored by Chena Ridge Friends Meeting, Alaska Peace Center, and Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fairbanks.

Peace Center meeting, Thursday Sep 5, 2019 at 5:30

Please Join us at the APC Office at 5:30 pm on Thursday to help plan activities supporting peace, justice and sustainability for the coming year.

The office is at 3535 College Road, upstairs over the Fuji Restaurant. The stairs share an external door with the restaurant. All are welcome.

Come see us at the Fair!

Come Visit Our Booth in the Borealis Pavilion!

We’re in one of the center aisles near the east end, not far from the League of Women Voters. The Borealis Pavilion is the large blue building on the left as one enters through the Blue Gate at the east end of the Fairgrounds. The Fair is open from noon to 10 pm, Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 11.

APC 2018 TV Fair Booth

Suzanne and Carrie at the Alaska Peace Center booth at the 2018 Fair

Discussions, Peace Peas, Peace Is A Lifesaver, Bumper Stickers, Buttons, War Is A Racket, KWRK-LP swag, and more!

If you are interested in volunteering for a shift at the booth (which gets you a free day pass), contact info@alaskapeace.org.

We look forward to seeing you there!

7th Annual Peace Feast Saturday, June 1, 2019

7th Annual Peace Feast

Saturday, June 1, 2019, Noon – 2 pm

Square Dance Pavilion, Pioneer Park

Celebrating Peacemakers in our Community!

Come Help us Celebrate!

APC Peace Feast, June 2, 2018

Free famous barbeque! Please bring a dish to share and eating utensils if possible. This will be an opportunity to relax in the summer sun and share ideas and interests. We encourage those with a passion for peace to get involved at the personal level to make a difference in our own community. We’ll be featuring short presentations of work toward peace, justice, and sustainability being done in our community. The Square Dance Pavilion is between the Dance Hall and the the Pioneer Air Museum.

 

The Alaska Peace Center works for peace, justice and sustainability – individually, in our community and globally – with a commitment to nonviolent conflict resolution. For more information, contact info@alaskapeace.org.