VAP Presents RAKU at Single Marine Program MCAS Yuma.

1510684_10202070513299517_1190092709_n 1560435_10202070513019510_19510878_nMarch 26th.  The VAP having been invited on base by the Single Marine Program to present a portable raku presentation.  Topics covered were historical precedents about raku firing, process discussion, temperature reached, availability, programs available for active duty at AWC, economic benefits of working in the Arts and fun.  All participants agreed this a great activity.

Paul farmer speaks at Point Loma Nazarene University

http://www.pointloma.edu/event/evening-paul-farmer

An Evening with Paul Farmer–Physician, Activist, and Humanitarian to Haiti and Beyond

Known as “the man who would cure the world,” Farmer works  to provide first world health care for third world peoples and is one of the founders of the worldwide organization Partners in Health. This evening will provide the rare opportunity to hear from the man himself, followed by an interview with Dean Nelson, founder of PLNU’s Writer’s Symposium by the Sea.

Author of “To Repair the World” and “Pathologies of Power Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor,” Farmer was also the subject of Tracy Kidder’s  ”Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World. 

Learn  more about the important work Partners in Health does o the international stage here.

http://www.pih.org/