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GET INVOLVED:
Join us in the journery and be a part of the
AFDOP SUPPORT TEAM
House Bill is # H.R. 3760
Senate version # S. 1756
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 Walter Cronkite & Congressman Dennis Kucinich - Dept. of PeaceWatch Streaming
Video of the
Cronkite/Kucinich Conversation

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Listen to excerpts
from
Southern California
Training Day

Featuring:

Lynn McMullen

Department of Peace National Campaign Coordinator

Click Here

GET INVOLVED:

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 ~ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Special guest speaker: Miko Peled

Born enemies, Miko Peled and Nader Elbanna, a Palestinian and an Israeli found friendship in their mutual support of a common cause. Read more about our special guest speaker and how together they are working for a more peaceful world, as featured in a recent San Diego Union-Tribune article: Giving peace a chance

Peace Dove SymbolYou are invited to our next Monthly Meeting at:
Church of Today
8999 Activity Road (Miramar and I-15 area)
San Diego CA 92126
(858) 689-6500

Learn more about:

  • The process for getting the DOP Bill passed.
  • How to advocate for the Department of Peace Bill to your Congressional Rep.
  • How to connect with DOP supporters in your Congressional District
  • How to powerfully talk to friends to invite them to support the DOP
  • Creative ways to handle skeptics
  • Your personal role in getting the Bill passed.

Meetings in North County are now being held at:
Seaside Church of Religious Science
1613 Lake Drive
Encinitas, California, 92024

Contact Pat Mc Farlane for more info.

Peace Dove SymbolCLICK HERE to receive AFDOP Email Updates
with reminders of monthly meetings and regular updates on the progress of AFDOP and the Department of Peace.

ACTION ITEMS AND COMMITTEES

"Kids for Peace" Committee - We have a "Kids for Peace" Committee, headed by Jill McManigal and Donna Pinto, planning events, talks at schools, school "clubs", and school activities re the DOP Bill. For further information, and/or to sign up for this Committee, simply click here; send your name, e-mail address, and phone number(s), and we will make sure you get to the right person.

"City Council and Board of Supervisors Resolutions Supporting the DOP" Committee - We have committees working on getting the San Diego City Council (and other, local city councils), and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, to pass resolutions supporting the passage of the DOP Bill. If you want more information, and/or want to sign up for this Committee, simply click here; send your name, e-mail address, and phone number(s), and we will make sure you get to the right person.

"International Day of Peace" Committee - As above-described, we have a Committee planning events for children, adults, and families, in partnership with the local chapter of the United Nations Association. If you want more information and/or want to sign up for this Committee, simply click here; send your name, e-mail address, and phone number(s), and we will make sure you get to the right person.on.

"Concert for Peace" Committee - If you want more information about, or want to sign up for the Committee to plan the above-described "Concert for Peace", and the events that will be a part of it (i.e. crafts for children, raffle, tabling for the DOP, American "Potlatch", etc.), simply click here; send your name, e-mail address, and phone number(s), and we will make sure you get to the right person.on.

Peace Dove SymbolMeetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month:
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Locations change, so please check back with this website or sign-up to receive e-mail notices.

AFDOP SUPPORT TEAM:

If you're not able to attend meetings or events, find out how you can help by being part of the AFDOP Support Team. Please click here for more info.

AFDOP-ers at the ML King Parade

Some Past Events:

  • Mother's Day Events - May 12, 2006: visit to San Diego and CA Congressional and Senate Representatives offices. Giving award to Cong. Kucinich and Cong. Filner at the special San Diego event.
  • EarthFair in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
  • Valentine Day's State-wide Visit to CA Senators' Offices
  • The All People's Breakfast, honoring Martin Luther King
  • Participating in the Martin Luther King Day Parade
  • Peace Resource Center's Alternative Gift Giving Bazaar
  • "Celebrate Peace" National Tour - Workshops and Concert
  • Oktoberfest in La Mesa, CA
  • Participating in the Annual National Dept. of Peace Conference, Washington D.C. , including visits to our Congressional Representatives in support of the re-introduction of the DOP Bill in Sept. 2005
  • Hillcrest CityFest
  • Outreach with Marianne Williamson in San Diego, CA
  • "Peace wants a Piece of the Pie!" visits to our local Congressional Representatitves
  • San Diego's EarthFair in Balboa Park
  • Awesome FUN-raiser at Kobey's Swap Meet
  • Southern California Training Day, Feb. 12, 2005
  • The All People's Breakfast, honoring Martin Luther King
  • Participating in the Martin Luther King Day Parade
  • National "Peace IS Possible" conference in Berkeley

Americans for the Department of Peace (AFDOP) is a citizens’ group advocating passage of the Bill to establish a cabinet level U.S. Department of Peace.
We are the Southern California chapter of the national organization to advocate for this Bill, “The Peace Alliance”: www.the peacealliance.org

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