Messenger for Peace


Joe Elder

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Joe Elder will be the recipient on October 3rd of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Network for Peace & Justice. Joe has traveled the world with quiet off-the-record messages and worked for peace from Vietnam to Sri Lanka. A University of Wisconsin professor of sociology and Asian studies, he has inspired thousands of students to broaden their horizons. Raised in Iran, son of Presbyterian missionaries, he was a CO in the Korean War and has been a Quaker since the 1950's.

UW-Madison's International Academic Programs Department has declared May 11th "Joe Elder Day" for his 40 years of service to the India and Nepal programs.

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Peace Is - Fred Small


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