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Salem Oregon’s 34 Days of Peace

Posted by Ryan Hall

Organizers in Salem Oregon have put together 34 Days of Peace activities.  Below is a brief report from some of their intial events.  If you can’t see the pdf below, you can download it here.

Organizer Peter Bergel, also took part in “Sing Like a Movement”, a presentation he gave to the Fellowship of Reconciliation on Sept. 27th which traced the history of participatory music in social change movements from the Abolition movement up to the present. He spoke briefly about each movement and then led songs that were used in each, ending with some of his own movement songs for today. He was also involved with “Peace Quest”, a cultural smorgasbord including music, dance, poetry and prose in support of peace, which he served as MC for that event and also led songs.

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