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FALL RETREAT “The Human Right to a Livable and Just World” Zoom
November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
See the Fall Retreat website https://wwfor.org/2023-wwfor-fall-retreat/ for the latest updates!
Register online at https://wwfor2023fr.brownpapertickets.com/ or see below for phone, email, or postal registration
Sat Nov 11, 9 am – 12:30 pm Pacific time, Zoom
Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation’s 2023 Fall Retreat conference with theme The Human Right to a Livable and Just World!
Our program will include:
“Youth Panel on Climate Issues” – panelists from WWFOR’s Mike Yarrow Peace Fellows Program and the Thurston Youth Climate Coalition, moderated by Sarah Pham
“Held v. Montana: A Discussion of the Historic Youth Climate Win,” Melissa Hornbein, a Senior Attorney with the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC)
Poor People’s Campaign on “Effects of the War Economy and Ecological Devastation on the Poor” – speaker to be announced
“Climate Change, War on Civilians, War on the Earth” presented by Jim Janko who works with the Veterans for Peace (VFP) nationwide Climate Crisis & Militarism Project from his home in Albuquerque. Jim will include examples from the war in Gaza/Israel in his presentation. VFP is whole-heartedly supporting a ceasefire, as are WWFOR and national FOR.
“Just Transition to Climate Justice” presented by Aurora Martin, Co-Executive Director, Front and Centered. Front and Centered is a diverse and powerful coalition of communities of color, people with lower incomes, and Indigenous peoples who are on the frontlines of climate and environmental change.
Youth Activist Presentation. Introduction to WWFOR’s Mike Yarrow Peace Fellows Program by Sarah Pham with several current MYPF students describing their projects for the school year
INQUIRIES TO firstname.lastname@example.org or WWFOR at 206-789-5565 or email@example.com
MORE INFORMATION including schedule, presenter bios, and program details will be coming soon
Suggested registration donation $25 general, $10 low income and students.
REGISTRATION: Go to Fall Retreat 2023 (brownpapertickets.com) This registration site is for people who are registering online AND prefer to pay online at one of the above levels. This registration site also offers the option of making a donation beyond the levels mentioned above, or just making a donation.
NOTE: If you would like to attend and are unable to contribute to our costs, please register by phone 206-789-5565, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or postal mail WWFOR, 225 N 70th St, Seattle WA 98103. If you are making a donation you can also register by postal mail; please send your check to WWFOR (any amount, “fall retreat” on the memo line). However you register, we request your name(s), email(s), and phone number(s) and we will provide the Zoom connection information.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME regardless of ability to pay!