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Seattle FOR Program Meeting “From Soldier to Peace Activist”

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, 225 N 70 St, Seattle + Google Map

Seattle Fellowship of Reconciliation Program Meeting, Sunday February 16, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  at Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, 225 N 70th St, Seattle, – Near #5 bus; Seattle Fellowship of Reconciliation presents Dan Gilman on From Soldier to Peace Activist Dan Gilman, past President of Seattle Veterans for Peace, will talk about his journey from soldier to peace activist, and about his current peace activist work.  He will talk about counter-recruiting, letting young people know the side of military service that the recruiters don't reveal,  and his recent focus on preventing a U.S. war on Iran.  Dan is one of the organizers of the monthly first Tuesday Antiwar Demonstration at the Seattle Federal Building. Dan is a retired union organizer with a 30 year career of representing service workers in Seattle. He is a graduate of Franklin High School. Dan was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1967 and was in the America War in Viet Nam in 1969. After returning from the military he finished his college education and went on to graduate school. He lives in Seattle. He is married and has a daughter in grad school in Chicago. All are welcome! Free, an offering will be taken.  Info 206-789-5565 or wwfor@wwfor.org or https://forseattle.wordpress.com/

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