Alexander heading off to Spain
Blaine’s Christina Alexander, the founder and president of the United States/Canada Peace Anniversary Association has been invited to participate in the Peace and Cultural Festival in Barcelona, Spain this summer. She will be the only representative from the area, but one of thousands attending.
One part of the festival is Peace Dialogue 2004, a series of presenters and workshops focusing on bringing peace to the world. People from all over the world will be heading to Barcelona to attend the festival, which began on May 9 and runs through September 26.
will be presenters discussing world peace along with 25
daily workshops for participants to attend.
What’s really neat is the experience has to do with all different levels of peace,” stated Alexander. “You have the diplomatic level, you have disarmament, and you have human rights. Then you have the most important peace education.”
conference, Alexander will be one of the presenters. “I’ve
been invited to give a presentation on the international
Peace Arch. Basically, I’ll be giving a slide presentation
on the Peace Arch, then I’ll talk about what our
organization does to promote peace and understanding.” Following
the presentation, Alexander will sing her song, “Children
of a Common Mother,” a song she wrote about the
Alexander is looking forward to talking to conference attendees. “It’ll be wonderful to help get the word out about the Peace Arch to people who might not know.”
to make the trip, Alexander must raise the money to get
there, estimated at $5,000. The United States/Canada Peace
Anniversary Association is in the beginning stages of fundraising
for this event.
Contributions are needed to make Ms. Alexander's participation in the conference a reality. Contributions can be sent to, USCPAA Attn: Billie Squires P.O. Box 4564, Blaine, WA 98231-4564 or made at any U.S. Bank location. Donations are tax deductible (in the USA).