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WWFOR Spring Assembly – an internet or phone event

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
internet or phone

SPRING ASSEMBLY Peace and Justice in a Time of Coronavirus Saturday, May 2, 2020, 9 am - 12:30 pm Zoom Videoconference (participate by internet or phone) Please join us for the 22nd. Annual Western Washington FOR conference; this year by videoconferencing or phone.  Find out how several groups and organizations are compassionately and courageously continuing to provide services in this unusually trying time, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted them and the people they serve. Everyone is welcome!  All are invited to this video-or-phone-conference without cost.  After a welcome and introductions, we will have a series of workshops with Q&A included, and a closing session. Workshop Presenters Carly Brook of Washington Against Nuclear Weapons Coalition. Kwabena Amoah-Forson of The Peace Bus. Deborah Cruz and Betty Deveraux of Advocates For Immigrants In Detention Northwest. Paul Chiyokten Wagner of Protectors of the Salish Sea. Maru Mora Villalpando of La Resistencia. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS are at our Spring Assembly page, click here Registration:  Those with computer/internet access can register directly at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LmU5xHJrR9G1EpT6A4Bwww  .  You will receive a confirmation email (sender David Lambert) with directions to join the conference by internet or phone (see info about Zoom below). Anyone without web/email access (please spread the word to friends!) can leave their info (name and phone number) at the WWFOR office line 206-789-5565 through Tuesday, April 28 at 5:00 pm.  After that time, leave your info with David Lambert at 253-209-3559.  Questions may also be addressed to David at  lambertdavid39@gmail.com or 253-209-3559. The 2020 Spring Conference organizers are David & Marti Lambert; Vivi Bartron; Rick Trombley; Fran Hall; Susan Donaldson. GET STARTED WITH ZOOM: About Zoom: If you have internet access, but have never Zoomed, this is a great time to get started! The website to download Zoom is https://zoom.us/ There is a box to click on for "Sign up for free." Just click there and follow the instructions. I (Jean, one of the office volunteers) did this recently and found it pretty easy. When you have signed up for Zoom ad registered for the Spring Assembly, you will get instructions from David Lambert about how to participate in the Assembly. David will send a link for you to use to join the conference (or if joining by phone, a phone number and code). For more information and training resources, see the Zoom website, https://zoom.us/docs/en-us/covid19.html#resources Once you get used to Zooming, you may find it convenient for all kinds of activism as well as non-contact communications with family and friends, whether on the next block or across the world!

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