Julia Butterfly Hill lived in a 1500-year-old California Redwood tree for 738 days to prevent corporate loggers from cutting it down. Her bold and creative action, from December 10, 1997 to December 18, 1999, inspired a new generation of nonviolent activists. This film tells her story. The Culture of Peace and Nonviolence film series is sponsored by Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, AFSC, Concord UU Church, Temple Beth Jacob, NH Peace Action, and UCC Peace with Justice Advocates. Free to all.
S. Brian Willson is a Vietnam Veteran whose wartime experiences transformed him into a revolutionary pacifist. Brian is visiting Concord to promote his new memoir, Blood on the Tracks. Free and open to the public. Spnsored by NH Peace Action, Pace e Bene, and others.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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