National Anti-Drone Days of Action

San Diego CA, April 4-7, 2013

Published with permission from San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice.

The Drone Diego Coordinating Committee invites organizations and individuals to come to San Diego on April 4-7, as we protest and bring attention to the dangers drones present to the people of the world. Join us for nonviolent actions, workshops, street theater and more, or organize your own activities. Read more...

Opinion: Proposal for a revision of VFP’s action strategy

Motivation

In recognition of the need for a focused effort at promoting the mission of the organization, the VFP Board of Directors proposed a National Strategy Plan in August 2012. However, in my opinion, it was so unfocused that it defeated the very purpose it was created to accomplish. More importantly, I claim that the existing action strategy is severely deficient. Here, I first briefly examine the current action strategy, emphasize its deficiency and offer a way to correct it. Read more...

President’s Message 2013

As we enter the year 2013, San Diego Veterans for Peace, is embarking on its eleventh year of working for peace, with a new slate of officers and some new projects, but with its old focus and old goals uncompromised.

Our Compassion Campaign has just given its 1500th sleeping bag set to veterans and others who are homeless on the streets of San Diego. Several SDVFP members also serve on the board of Amikas House, which provides transitional housing for homeless female veterans, while others are active with Bethel Memorial AME Church’s “We Dare to Care” program for feeding homeless people. We speak up for the rights and needs of returning veterans. Read more...