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Legacy Of Agent Orange In Vietnam & The US

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San Francisco-Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee (SFHCMSSC)
Agent Orange Update
Wednesday, August 27
5:30 pm, Free
Light Refreshments
RSVP: 415 447-6075, sfhcmcscc@aol.com
City Hall, Mayor’s Conference Room #201
1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco

San Francisco City Hall

Agent Orange — a defoliant used during the Vietnam War was manufactured byDow Chemical Company and Monsanto Corporation for use by the US Military. It was shipped to Vietnam in orange striped containers and thus the chemical was branded “Agent Orange.” The chemical was highly dangerous and was found in some locations to be hundreds of times greater than levels considered safe by the US EPA. It has been reported that as many as 3 million Vietnamese have been affected by Agent Orange. According to some sources, it still impacts the people of Vietnam. It also has affected Veterans of the US Military and the Vietnamese Military. Read more…

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Celebrating Peace

International Day of Peace, September 21, 2013 Veterans Community Media Center

International Day of Peace
Saturday, September 21
11:30–3pm
Veterans Community Media Center
1720 Market Street, San Francisco
Facebook Event
Latonia Dixon oshun45@gmail.com

Celebrate the commitment, courage and the innovative ways people have promoted, encouraged, fought and meditated for peace locally and around the world.

Bob Basker Post 315 of the American Legion in conjunction with Veterans for Peace  Continue reading


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Help Us Meet The Veterans Charity Challange: 2013

Screen Shot 2013-06-01 at 12.54.23 AMWe need 75 people to become eligible for the $35K prize
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So it would be great if you could spare $5, $10 or more. The top three teams can win up to $35K. craigconnects, founded by Craig Newmark of craigslist, is celebrating its two-year anniversary by partnering with The Rahr Foundation to honor veterans and military families in the Veterans Charity Challenge. They’re giving away $100,000 and hoping to raise more money than ever thought possible for these amazing causes.

Our Veterans Charity Challenge

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