WWFOR’s 2017 Fall Retreat will be Saturday November 4, 2017 with theme “Will We Survive the Climate Crisis and Nuclear Weapons?” See https://wwfor.org/fall-retreat-2/ for information and https://wwfor.org/wp-content/uploads/FallRetreat1117.pdf for further info and the registration form
The September 2017 issue of Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation’s newsletter, Pacific Call, is now available: pdf version, pdf calendar, web calendar, and individual articles * – A print version of the NEWSLETTER, as a pdf file, is now available to read online, download, or print: go to https://wwfor.org/wp-content/uploads/PacificCall0917.pdf * – The newsletter’s 2 page CALENDAR is available as a pdf file to read online, download, or print: go to https://wwfor.org/wp-content/uploads/WWFOR0917cal.pdf * – Our WEB CALENDAR is always available at https://wwfor.org/events/ * – A list of INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES on our website is always available at https://wwfor.org/category/the-pacific-call/
Seattle FOR activist Mary Margaret Pruitt’s letter to the editor appeared in the Seattle Times print version on July 3, 2017, and can be seen online at http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/minimum-wage-brings-justice/ Minimum wage brings justice Originally published June 30, 2017 at 3:43 pm Thank you for your thought-provoking coverage about the $15 minimum-wage issue “Minimum wage research offers valuable insight” Editorials, June 26] and “Mackey’s $1 a year CEO salary most likely will be history now” [Business, June 26]. People who work conscientiously at a full-time job should be paid a livable wage, which $15 is not. CEO salaries that are 300 times that of their average workers should be adjusted so that jobs are not lost and worker hours are not reduced…
The June 2017 8-page print version of the Pacific Call newsletter of Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation, is available as a pdf file to read or download. The accompanying 2-page calendar with events from June 2017 and beyond is also available. The downloadable newsletter includes a first-hand account “Chicago and Martin Luther King, Jr: What Can We Learn?” by Mary Lou Finley; “Where Are We Going Politically?” by Stan Sorscher; “We Can Afford to Save the Planet” by John M Repp; “United States Nuclear Weapons Policy is a Violation of International Law and the U.S. Constitution” By Larry Kerschner; and information about the July 1-4 Northwest Regional FOR Conference. The articles can also be accessed as web pages starting at https://wwfor.org/category/the-pacific-call/…
Go to https://wwfor.org/3499-2/ for links to view or download the conference brochure and registration form and some basic information about the July 1-4, 2017, FOR Regional Conference at Seabeck! As of this writing, brochures are at the printer and should arrive in the mail soon. If you are not on the WWFOR mailing list, you can request a paper brochure by calling 206-789-5565 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The spring assembly information has been updated! See https://wwfor.org/spring-assembly/ for workshop descriptions and further information.
FROM OUTRAGE TO OUTREACH: SOME POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS Please see the Spring Assembly page at https://wwfor.org/spring-assembly/ for a description of our April 22, 2017 event in West Seattle. CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER AND REGISTRATION FORM
The March 2017 4-page print version of the Pacific Call, newsletter of Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation, is available as a pdf file to read or download. The accompanying 2-page calendar with events from March 2017 and beyond is also available.
SAVE THE DATES! Sat – Tues July 1-4, 2017, at Seabeck Conference Center, Kitsap County, WA; FOR’s 59th Annual Northwest Regional Conference “Building Powerful Communities: Shattering Oppressive Systems with Love”, info will be posted at http://www.forseabeck.org
The 4-page print version of the December 2016 Pacific Call newsletter and the 2-page calendar with events starting December 2016 are now available.