Gathering for peace
Santa Barbara News Press
1997 International Day of Peace
Global Emergency Response Team

Santa Barbara News Press

Wednesday, September 17, 1997

Gathering for peace

[two photos, not shown here, one a close-up of my face, chanting with Nipponzan Myohoji prayer drum; one is a photo of literature tables at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse sunken gardens, courthouse in background, captioned:]

David Williams, above, of the Global Peace Project, chants Islamic and Buddhist prayers during the International Day of Peace event in Santa Barbara Tuesday.

Various music groups also performed at the event, which was sponsored by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and was held at the County Courthouse Sunken Garden.

At right, Beth Anderson reviews some literature with Zelda Fields of the Peace Education Project

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This article was used on a double-sided flyer at that time, on one side under these captioned photos it reads:

United Nations 50th Anniversary Memorial
Global Peace Project
Santa Barbara
Phone, Fax numbers (now obsolete)

--------and on the other side:

David Crockett Williams, Jr.
Chartered Life Underwriter
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
General Agent, Personal & Financial
Organizer/Coordinator
United Nations 50th Anniversary Memorial
Global Peace Project
Santa Barbara
15 West Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101
Phone, fax, (numbers obsolete)

A campaign in memory of the "Global Peace Now!" message of the United Nations 50th Anniversary Global Peace Walk NY-SF 1995, for The Annual June 2nd Global Peace Walk Day in Santa Barbara, for a Santa Barbara Global Peace Zone proclamation, for a Santa Barbara Global Peace Park, for the Santa Barbara Peace Pole for Jerusalem and for the establishment of a Santa Barbara Global Peace Center to help coordinate a Global Emergency Response Plan and Team.

GLOBAL PEACE PROJECT Santa Barbara: PETITION

We the undersigned enrolling in the Global Peace Project do hereby petition the Mayor of Santa Barbara to proclaim our city as a Global Peace Zone, in support of the United Nations 50th Anniversary Global Peace Walk Project (for a universal human resolve for Global Peace Now!). Further we offer our wholehearted support to the mission of the Santa Barbara Peace Pole for Jerusalem (to center a circle-of-hands ceremony to unite the Three Faiths of Jerusalem in Peace), for the designation of a Global Peace Park in Santa Barbara, and for the establishment of a Global Peace Center to help coordinate a Global Emergency Response Team.

Signature * Name * Mailing Address * Phone * Reason? * Offering?

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June 1997 Santa Barbara Mayoral Proclamation mentioning Peace Pole for Jerusalem:

http://www.angelfire.com/on/GEAR2000/sbproc.html