Thursday, July 2, 12 noon: Listen on KUBU, 96.5 FM, to interview of PSR/Sacramento Essay Contest winner Sierra Berry and PSR/Sacramento President Dr. Bill Durston, conducted by Access Sacramento Radio Host JoAnn Fuller
JoAnn Fuller interviews one of this year's PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest winners, Sierra Berry, and PSR/Sacramento President Dr. Bill Durston, on the topic of this year's essay contest prompt, a quotation from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who said, "The world is over-armed, and peace is underfunded."
Sunday, July 12, 8 PM: Watch the Replay of the 2015 PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest Finalson Access Sacramento TV, Channel 17
Michael Stavros and Randy VanDalsen recorded the PSR/Sacramento Essay Contest Finals held on April 26, 2015, at which the finalists in the 2015 essay contest presented their essays orally and answered questions from a panel of distinguished judges. The prompt for this year's contest was a quotation from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who said, "The world is over-armed and peace is underfunded." You're sure to be inspired by the students' presentations. Their full essays can also be read on the Essay Contest page of this website. This is the 11th consecutive year that PSR/Sacramento has offered the scholarship essay contest for high school seniors in Sacramento and surrounding counties. Over that time, we've given out over $120,000 in scholarship awards. Go to the Join/Donate page of this website to make a tax-deductible contribution to the Scholarship Fund.
Sunday, August 2, 3-5 PM, Social Hall of St. John's Lutheran Church, 1701 L Street, in Sacramento: Annual August Peace Event, Commemorating the Atomic Bomb Attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Andrew Lichterman, lawyer and senior policy analyst with Oakland-based Western States Legal Foundation, will speak on “Nuclear Weapons and the Dangers of Great Power Wars Today.”
The August Peace Event, in its 29th year in Sacramento, is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 2:45 for browsing informational tables of sponsoring groups.
For more information, phone 916-536-9956.
Disclaimer: Events are listed based on their potential interest to PSR/Sacramento members, but the listing of an event that is not directly sponsored or organized by PSR/Sacramento does not necessarily represent endorsement of that event.