UFPPC’s successful Sunday salon series continues on Nov. 12 in north Tacoma. -- The Nov. 12 Sunday salon will feature a live instrumental performance by pianist David Rhys Johnson as well as a conversation with a panel of local experts speaking about how Tacoma can deal with its most challenged youth.[1] -- This is a UFPPC fundraiser as well as an intimate gathering in a private home. -- More information below....

Does the United States need a Truth and Reconciliation process of its own?  --  The question is raised by the powerful new film by Kenneth Brady, entitled “The Time Is Now.”  --  This is a film that aspires to change lives.  --  UFPPC will screen “The Time Is Now” at 6:30 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 2, at First Congregational Church in Tacoma (209 South “J” St., between Group Health and Wright Park).[1]  --  See below for some reviewers’ comments.[2,3]   --  No charge for admission; the public is welcome.  --  The showing of the film will be followed by a brief discussion; after a break, UFPPC will hold a meeting....


Every Friday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., United for Peace of Pierce County banners over I-5 in Tacoma to bring the case of Lt. Ehren Watada to the attention of homebound commuters.  --  Steve Nebel tells the story of the Oct. 20 vigil, with a special postscript from Jim Robbins.[1]  --  It's a behind-the-scenes tale of persistence, determination, and "the mother of all banners" ...