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, December 13th - 7:30pm - Online Meeting
The next VFP Chapter 93 meeting will be held online only, Tuesday, December 13th, 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
VFP Veterans/Armistice Day Arlington Michigan Display In Ann Arbor
Friday, November 11th, 11am until dusk, Veterans Park, Maple and Jackson Roads, Ann Arbor. Veterans/Armistice Day memorial display of one marker for every Michigan soldier lost in the Iraq and Afghan wars (230 markers). The purpose of this display is to honor those who have fallen, to provide a place to grieve, and to educate the public about the costs of war, as well as the needs of those returning from conflicts. Peace ceremony at the white canopy tent at 11am commemorating Armistice Day, 1918 which ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was regarded at that time as the end of “the war to end all wars".
The Arlington Michigan display is at the southwest corner of Veterans Park with parking at the Veterans Memorial Ice Arena parking lot (2150 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48103). Sponsored by Veterans For Peace Chapter 93. Free. Details: www.vfp93.org/arlington-michigan, https://www.facebook.com/events/870540117689351, or call (734) 487-9058. For more on Veterans/Armistice Day visit www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/armistice-day and for the history of the day at www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp. For a listing of all Afghan/Iraq war deceased soldiers from Washtenaw County, all Afghan war deceased soldiers from Michigan, and all Iraq war deceased soldiers from Michigan, visit www.vfp93.org/arlington-michigan.
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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