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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“Youth” The Chinese Cultural Revolution

December 13 Friday, 6 pm Room 206 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave San Francisco Youth (Chinese: 芳华; pinyin: Fānghuá) a 2017 Chinese coming-of-age drama film. It follows a Chinese Army dance troupe and its members through the Cultural Revolution, the Sino-Vietnam War, and concludes when the Veterans come home in the 1990’s. The country has gone capitalist, and others […]

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Restoration & Protection Of Human Trafficking Survivors

Effective Socio-economic Integration October 18 Friday, 12–2pm Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco Registration Eventbrite Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, Special Rapporteur presents the findings and recommendations of her recent report on innovative and transformative models of socio-economic inclusion of human trafficking in persons, especially women and children. Local organizations assisting survivors will be tabling. Lunch will be […]

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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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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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Golden Rule Reception At The Veterans Building

Golden Rule Bon Voyage Friday, September 14 6:30 Reception 7pm Program Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave VFP Golden Rule Project Donations PayPal No one turned away Join Veterans For Peace and friends for a screening of Making Waves: Rebirth of the Golden Rule followed by updates and discussions on the Rule’s upcoming Peace In The Pacific Voyage […]

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Medea Benjamin At The Veterans Building

Medea Benjamin at the Veterans Buidling

MEDEA BENJAMIN BOOK TOUR Inside Iran, The Real History of the Islamic Republic of Iran Tuesday, June 12, 2018 6pm Reception 7pm Talk Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, California Come hear political activist/author Medea Benjamin discuss her new book Inside Iran: The Real History & Politics of the Islamic Republic. “As I travel around the […]

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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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