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Legacies Project Oral History: Chuck Warpehoski

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 9:32am

Chuck Warpehoski was born in 1978 and graduated from Grinnell College with a BA in sociology. He worked in Washington D.C. for the Nicaragua Network and Latin America Solidarity Coalition before moving to Ann Arbor in 2003. He directed the Ann Arbor nonprofit organization Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice (ICPJ) for sixteen years, focusing on issues such as nuclear disarmament and affordable housing. He also served on the Ann Arbor City Council from 2012 to 2018. He and his wife Nancy Shore have two children. 

Chuck Warpehoski was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2015 as part of the Legacies Project.

Akito Asano (left) & Koji Ando, Survivors Of Hiroshima, At A Speaking Engagement In Ann Arbor, July 28, 1985 Photographer: Cecil Lockard

Akito Asano (left) & Koji Ando, Survivors Of Hiroshima, At A Speaking Engagement In Ann Arbor, July 28, 1985 image
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Ann Arbor News, July 28, 1985
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Akito Asano, left, and Koji Ando, survivors of the Hiroshima blast, are touring Midwest cities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the bombing.

Donna Allen, economist of Washington, D.C. at the Second International Arms Control and Disarmament Symposium, January, 1964 Photographer: Duane Scheel

Donna Allen, economist of Washington, D.C. at the Second International Arms Control and Disarmament Symposium, January, 1964 image
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Ann Arbor News, January 23, 1964
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Mrs. Donna Allen, economist of Washington, D. C. , today took opposition to the traditional view that disarmament poses a threat to the economy. She presented her position in a paper given at the Second International Arms Control and Disarmament Symposium.

Archibald S. Alexander chats with Norman L. Thoburn and Joseph I. Coffee at the Second International Symposium on Arms Control and Disarmament, January 21, 1964 Photographer: Duane Scheel

Archibald S. Alexander chats with Norman L. Thoburn and Joseph I. Coffee at the Second International Symposium on Arms Control and Disarmament, January 21, 1964 image
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Ann Arbor News, January 22, 1964
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TO PREVENT WAR: Archibald S. Alexander (center), assistant director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, chats with Norman L. Thoburn (left) of the University's Institute of Science and Technology, and Joseph I. Coffee (right) of Bendix Systems Division, prior to delivering the keynote address at the opening of the Second International Symposium on Arms Control and Disarmament here last night. Thoburn and Coffee are co-chairmen of the symposium and represent the sponsoring organizations. The Arms Symposium will continue through Friday.