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Sept. 11 Peace Event @ Justin Hermann Plaza

Wednesday, September 11, 2002
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Andrea Buffa
Location Details:
Justin Hermann Plaza

OUR GRIEF IS NOT A CRY FOR WAR BAY AREA UNITED FOR PEACE Join us in commemorating the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, and envisioning a world free of war and violence with a full day of art, culture, spirit, politics, and words of hope. Wednesday, September 11, 2002 JUSTIN HERMANN PLAZA, SF (Market Street at the Embarcadero, SF) Free to the public 5:30 AM Buddhist Peace Service Led by the San Francisco Zen Center (impact time at the World Trade Center) 12 Noon -1 PM Break Bread Lunch Program Music and words of truth from diverse communities that have experienced violence 5:30 PM PEACE GATHERING & CONCERT Performers and presenters include: Michael Franti, Holly Near, Ram Dass Van Jones, Medea Benjamin, Dance Brigade Sat Santokh Khalsa, Guru Singh, Rabbi Michael Lerner, Goapele, New Soul Singers, and others Endorsers: Global Exchange, California Peace Action, War Times, Peoples NonViolent Response Coalition, War Resisters League West, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Racial Justice 9-11, Not in Our Name, Sept. 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, National Coalition for Peace and Justice, A Jewish Voice for Peace, Tikkun, Western States Legal Foundation, Inochi/Plutonium Free Futures, Vanguard Public Foundation, KPFA Radio, Creating Our Future, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Middle East Childrens Alliance, Black Radical Congress, Media Alliance, October 22 Coalition, Iman Network, Victory over Violence, Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition Against War, and many others Event Powered By ArtAxcess Productions BAY AREA UNITED FOR PEACE Contact Global Exchange at 415-255-7296,, OTHER PEACE EVENTS EAST BAY Sept. 8, 10 AM A Walk for Remembrance and Peace The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, American Muslims Intent on Learning and Activism, and other peace groups sponsor a walk from The Pillars at Oakland’s Lake Merritt to the Islamic Cultural Center for lively cultural program of performances, speakers, artisans and food. Sept. 10, 7 PM Candlelight Peace Vigil and Peace Lantern Ceremony Peoples NonViolent Response Coalition and other East Bay peace groups will gather at The Pillars At Oakland’s Lake Merritt to make peace lanterns and join in a walk around the lake in memory of the victims of Sept. 11 and for all victims of the ongoing cycle of violence. SAN FRANCISCO Sept. 7 Noon, 911 Power to the Peaceful Festival w/Michael Franti and others Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park Sept. 10, 7:30 PM Women Against War: A Vision For Peace w/Holly Near, Ferron, Janice Mirikitani, Dance Brigade, and others Herbst Theatre, SF 401 Van Ness Ave. Tickets: (415) 392-4400 For a full listing of events see
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