Veterans for Peace Santa Barbara

increasing public awareness of the costs of war


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Veterans Day or Armistice?

“We, as members of Veterans For Peace, will honor our brothers and sisters in arms in a different way, by working to increasing public awareness of the costs of war. We will work to restrain our government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations. We will work to end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons. We will work to seek.. Read More

Chapter 54 News, Actions and Events!

Our monthly membership meeting  is on the first Monday of every month at 5pm at the Veterans Memorial Building, 112 West Cabrillo Blvd. There will be discussion about Veterans for Peace future efforts. Here is an update on Chapter 54 activities and invitation for you to meet up with your chapter of Veterans For Peace in activism. News Chapter 54 was the origin of four workshops at the national convention,.. Read More

Memorializing For Change, Tom Scheff

Professor Thomas J. Scheff is a member of Chapter 54 of Veterans For Peace and a key member of the DU Adjudication Project.  He regularly engages the public at the original Arlington West in Santa Barbara.  He is author of the poem “A Wake on the Pier” and the producer/director of the film: A Wake on the Pier. Thomas J. Scheff, Professor Emeritus Dept of Sociology, University of California,.. Read More

LA Area VFP Connections

While I’m here I am working with Long Beach VFP on ideas for us to work together as a region. We are considering something like Coffee Strong at Fort Lewis for San Diego area if all chapters would pitch in to support. We are also working on plans for the VAMC WLA property. A stand down at VAMC WLA is an excellent idea. I was on the readjustment team at.. Read More