Veterans For Peace Chapter 93, located in south central Michigan, is named in honor of two legendary peace activists, Utah Phillips and J. David Singer. Veterans For Peace Seeks to increasing public awareness of the costs of war, restrain our government from intervening in the affairs of other nations, reduce the arms race as well as eliminating nuclear weapons, and to abolish war as an instrument of international policy.
Current Chapter News & Events
Next Veterans For Peace Chapter 93 Meeting – Tuesday, October 18th, 7:30pm
The next VFP Chapter 93 meeting will be held online only, Tuesday, October 18th, 7:30pm. If you would like to participate in the meeting online and your computer has a microphone and video, go to the Zoom meeting link of https://zoom.us/j/95022299743
No computer access? Dial 312-626-6799 and enter the Meeting ID of 950 2229 9743 if prompted. Anyone can participate in this meeting, or any other VFP Chapter 93 event, be they veteran or not.
Current Chapter Newsletter
Annual VFP Concert For Peace Fundraiser Tickets Now Available
Tickets are available now for the annual Veterans For Peace Chapter 93 Concert For Peace (Formerly the John Lennon Birthday Concert) on Thursday, November 3rd, 2022. This is the annual fundraiser at The Ark in Ann Arbor for the Chapter's Peace Scholarship Program and will be emceed by Chris Buhalis. All artists will be performing peace-themed songs. Concert starts at 7:30pm. Tickets $20 at https://theark.org/event/concert-for-peace-221103/.
Concert For Peace (…formerly known as the John Lennon Birthday Concert)
A Benefit for the Veterans For Peace Chapter 93 Peace Scholarship Fund
Thursday, November 3rd, 2022 - 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm)
The Ark, 316 South Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI
This 15th annual concert will be emceed by Chris Buhalis. The line-up for this year’s concert is yet to be announced but the 2021 concert included Laith Al-Saadi, Mr. B, Judy Banker, Al Bettis, Dave Boutette & Kristi Davis, Jud Branam and Kevin Brown, Annie & Rod Capps, Rochelle Clark, Jason Dennie, Jill Jack, Dave Keeney & Sophia Hanifi, Dick Seigel, and Matt Watroba. Musical artists will be performing peace and justice related songs, including a tribute to John Lennon, who’s widow Yoko Ono, made a generous donation in 2007, to establish the Peace Scholarship Fund. .
For COVID requirements, please review any vaccination and masking requirements at https://theark.org/covid-19-updates/ prior to attending the concert. $20 admission. Proceeds go to scholarships for college students enrolled in peace studies and conflict resolution programs. For advance tickets visit https://theark.org/event/concert-for-peace-221103/ or call (734) 763-8587. For more information on the Veterans For Peace Chapter 93 Peace Scholarships, visit https://www.vfp93.org/peace-scholarship.
For updates from Veterans For Peace on events in the Ukraine, please visit the national VFP at www.veteransforpeace.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/veteransforpeace. Also, to be placed on the national VFP bi-weekly email news update visit https://veteransforpeace.salsalabs.org/eblast0/index.html. Local actions on the crisis will be posted at the Chapter’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/VFP93), web page (www.vfp93.org) and Chapter email/newsletter list (sign up to be placed on the list at https://www.vfp93.org/newsletter-sign-up).
Apply For A Peace Scholarship Application
Scholarship applications for the Chapter's Peace Scholarship Program can be obtained by clicking here.
Ideas For Non-Violent Action
In these difficult times, these 198 methods of nonviolent action have all been used in historical instances of nonviolent struggle - http://www.mapm.org/documents/198_nonviolent_methods_2007.pdf
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