Waging Peace Exhibit Thru 8/14

The war in Vietnam, the 60’s, the draft, the resistance, the protests, the movement in San Francisco and beyond. Check out a free exhibit at the San Francisco Veterans Building Waging Peace in Vietnam: US Soldiers & Veterans Who Opposed the War. It explores the courage and creativity – and true patriotism – of GIs in their opposition to the […]

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Waging Peace: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War

June 29 – August 14Wednesdays – Sundays1-6pmFree admission During the Vietnam War, tens of thousands of GIs stepped out of formation. Some refused orders to Vietnam. Some joined anti-war organizations. Some demonstrated against the war.  Some deserted to Canada and elsewhere. Some organized within the military. Some started underground newspapers. Some scribbled graffiti.  Some worked in anti-war coffee houses.  Some […]

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Performance Workshops Series For Veterans

September 11-December 18 Wednesday Workshops 6:30-9pm Room 212 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Free info@echotheatersuitcase.com echotheatersuitcase.com Facebook: @echotheatersuitcase Just drop by on any Wednesday…  EchoTheaterSuitcase free workshop series brings together Veterans and non-Veteran Allies in workshops that promote comfort in self-expression and public speaking.  Drop in or attend the whole series. ETS workshops focus on relationship building, creative […]

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Making Waves: The Rebirth Of The Golden Rule

Film Screening September 24, Tuesday, 1pm Oakland International Film Festival Holy Names University Tickets: $10 More Info: Making Waves Award-winning documentary Making Waves: Rebirth of the Golden Rule is about the Veterans For Peace Golden Rule peace boat. Come see and hear the story of Quaker peace activist Albert Bigelow and the crew of three men who risked their lives […]

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Human Rights Day At The Veterans Building

70th Anniversary Of Human Rights December 10, Monday Conference 12-9pm Room 210, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave #StandUp4HumanRights Session I — 12-1:30pm: Remembering Eleanor Roosevelt & the Unviversal Declaration of Human Rights 12-1:30pm, $20, Eventbrite: Luncheon Register Asley Raveche, Co-President, League of Women Voters of San Francisco. Laurel Lee-Alexander, President, 2018-2020, Association of Junior Leagues International. John Roosevelt Boettiger, and […]

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H. Bruce Franklin Reading At The Veterans Building

Crash Course: From The Good War To The Forever War December 11, Tuesday, 7-9pm, Room 210, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. Free Admission Author, Historian & US Air Force Veteran H. Bruce Franklin reads from his new book: Crash Course: From the Good War to the Forever War. From the cover flap: “Growing up during the Second World War, […]

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Traveling My Lai Exhibit At The Veterans Building

My Lai Remembered, Veterans For Peace Exhibit

Veterans For Peace, San Francisco hosts the My Lai Memorial Exhibit, April 4-11 in the Veterans Gallery, Room 102, San Francisco Veterans Building. This traveling exhibit was created by the Chicago Chapter of Veterans For Peace and is a reflective platform for dialogue on the impact of violence, oppression, politics, which lead to the military actions and coverup.  

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