Chikako Nishiyama West Coast Speaking Tour

Chikako Nishiyama West Coast Speaking Tour

July 26: Interfaith Peace Walk Gathering Portland, OR
7pm Gathering & Symposium *Atomic West*
Augustant Lutheran Church, 2710 NE 14th Ave
full walk schedule here

July 30: Hanford Nuclear Site
Yakima, WA
1pm:  from John Dam Plaza [1815 George Washington Wy, Richland, WA] to the gate of Hanford Site (5.7mi)
full walk schedule here

August 3rd: Vandenberg AFB to Diablo Canyon

August 9th: Nagasaki Remembrance Day Ceremony
7pm: Steynberg Gallery 1531 Monterey St  San Luis Obispo, CA
Speakers will include Chikako Nishiyama, Nipponzan Myohoji Reverend Sawada Shonin and Cecile Pineda, author of “Devil’s Tango: How I learned the Fukushima Step by Step”
Event is free but donations are welcome

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Mothers For Peace




2013 Interfaith Peace Walk and Atomic West Program

The Detail Schedule and Information of 2013 PEACE WALK

for A NUCLEAR FREE FUTURE (Portland OR – Bangor WA)

 Starting Point , Time & where we will walk & stay.


Jul 26 Fri. Portland,OR

          ◎7PM Gathering & Symposium*ATOMIC WEST*

          Augustant Lutheran Church, 2710 NE 14th Ave. PORTLAND OR

          (15th Ave. & Knott)                              

[STAY] The Native American United Mothodist Fellowship of Portland

3917 NE Shaver St. PORTLAND OR 97212  503-287-6526

Jul.27 Sat. Portland(12mls-)

          ●8:30AM Walk start at

Japanese American Historical Plaza:2 NW Naito Parkway, PORTLAND OR

(Along the waterfront at NW Naito & Coach)

Jul 28 Sun. White Salmon & Hood River(13mls-)

           ●9:00AM Walk start at Hwy 141 & W Jewett Blvd WHITE SALMON WA 

           12:00PM lunch at Water Front Park located at the riverside of Columbia R.

           HOOD RIVER, OR

●1:00PM Walk start from Water front Park HOOD RIVER OR

      ◎Symposium *Atomic West* HOOD RIVER(unfixed) Contact Robbie Lap

Jul 29 Mon. Toppenish(Yakama Nation),WA(12-3mls)

            Drive from HOOD RIVER OR to WAPATO WA (2.5 hours~106miles)

           ●10:30AM Walk Start W.3rd ST. & S.Naches Ave. WAPATO

            To 241 Robbins Rd. TOPPENISH(Long House located)

~Walking downtown Wapato, Hwy 97 & downtown Toppenish

[Stay overnight] at Yakima Indian Reservation Long House(unfixed)

Jul.30 Tue. Richland-Hanford Gate of 300.(12mls)

            Drive from TOPPENISH to KENNEWICK(1.5 hours~68miles)

      We will leave Toppenish on 8:30AM

            ●940AM Walk Start at Rite Aid Parking Lot, 101N.Ely St.KENNEWICK

            ●After 5 miles walk we will move to John Dam Plaza 

      Gathering At 12:00PM AT John Dam Plaza,1815 George Washington Wy.


            ●Prayer and Walk start 1PM from JOHN DAM PLAZA to the Gate of 300

            Area of Hanford Site(5.7mls)[Stay]Christ the King Church Richland

Jul..31 Wed. Centralia(8mls)

            Drive between Richland and Chehalis

            ●200PM Walk Start

Chehalis Timberland Library,400N. Market Blvd.CHEHALIS. WA

7.5miles walk to 3681 Cookshill Rd. CENTRALIA WA                

Aug.1 Thu. Olympia( 17.5mls)

      ●815AM Walk Start

HWY12 +Littlerock Rd. SW ROCHESTER WA

(88Exit I-5 connected to HWY 12 Go to West)

      [Stay] 5537 40th Ave.SW OLYMPIA WA

2 Fri. Lacey(13.3miles)

        ●800AM Walk Start

        5537 40th Ave. SW OLYMPIA WA – Walk through Downtown OLYMPIA

        [Stay] Sacred Heart 812 Bowker St. LACEY 

3 Sat. Tacoma(18mls)

       ●800AM Walk Start

       Steilacom-Dupont Rd. SW+Pendleton Ave. DUPONT (near to I-5 Exit 119)

       To Downtown Tacoma

       [Stay]Guadalupe House Tacoma Catholic Worker

    1417 S G St. Tacoma 98405 253-572-6582           

4 Sun. Des Moines(14.5mls)

       ●830AM Walk Start

       Guadalupe House Tacoma Catholic Worker 1417 S G St. Tacoma

       [Stay] Saltwater Unitarian Universalist Church

       25701 14th Pl. S. DES MOINES WA 98198

5 Mon. Seattle(15miles)

       ●900AM Walk Start

       Kubota Garden 55th Ave. S + Renton Ave. S. Seattle

      To Downtown Seattle & Sadako Statue(Univ. Dist.)

      Sadako Statue(The Peace Crain girl in Hiroshima) located at

      NE 40th St. + Roosevelt Wy NE Seattle~northern end of the University Bridge, University District Seattle)

      ◎Symposium *ATOMIC WEST* at UNIVERSITY FRIENDS MEETING, 4001 9th Ave. NE Seattle. WA 98105 (unfixed 7PM~?)

6 Tue. Lake Forest Park & Green Lake Seattle Lantern Ceremony-Hiroshima to Hope (10mls walk + Volunteer work+ Lantern Ceremony)

       ●830AM Walk Start Bothell Wy. NE+80th Ave.NE KENMORE


        [Stay]Bainbridge Island. Beautiful Nipponzan Myohoji Temple   

7 Wed. Bainbridge Is. (Rest Day)

       [Stay]Nipponzan Myohoji Bainbridge Is. Dojo 6154 Lynwood Ctr. Rd. NE B.I. *Lunch-Dinner* Barbecue at Ichimura san’s home in Key Peninsula

8 Thu. Bainbridge Is.-Suquamish(12mls)

       ●830AM Walk Start at Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple, 6154 Lynwood Ctr. Rd. NE Bainbridge Island. WA 98110  206-780-6739,  

      ◎7PM Symposium*Hibakusha in the World/Atomic West*

       SUQUAMISH UCC CHURCH (the Address is below)

[Stay]Suquamish UCC Church. 18732 Division Ave. NE Suquamish.WA

9 Fri. Suquamish-Ground Zero Center(14.5mls)

      ●900AM Walk Start at Chief Seattle’s Grave

   ~Downtown Poulsbo~Ground Zero Ctr. For Nonviolent Action

     [Stay]Ground Zero Center 16159 Clear Creek rd. NW Poulsbo WA 98370


10-11 Sat.-Sun. Hiroshima Nagasaki Day Activities of Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action     


 “This year we are hoping to expand our reach to communities of color
along the westcoast and get the information about the global, regional
and local compromised positions we are in regarding use of nuclear in
all its forms.