PEACE, NOT WAR
SOCIAL JUSTICE, NOT INEQUALITY
WE ARE A CATALYST FOR CHANGE

The Monterey Peace and Justice Center at 1364 Fremont Avenue in Seaside, CA is open to the public Wednesdays, from 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm.  For a listing of events at the Center and throughout Monterey County, visit the Weekly Peace Calendar

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Peace Procession at First Night Monterey

Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 5:30 PM – 6 PM
Assemble at the intersection of Franklin Street and Calle Principal

Monterey CA

 Please wear white or light colors to signify peace.
– Dove & peace signs will be provided.
– Peace and justice groups are invited to carry their organization’s banner.

FREE EVENT. No need to purchase tickets for the First Night Monterey event to participate.

For more info, contact Sidney Ramsden Scott at sramsdenscott@hotmail.com

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Veterans For Peace Chapter 46

 Chapter meetings are the second Friday of each month at 3:00 pm Pacific Time, at the Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., in Seaside, CA.   Veterans and supporters are welcome to meet at the Peace Center in person or virtually via Zoom.   

Join or renew your membership at www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/join-renew

Veterans For Peace is an educational and humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to the abolishment of war and exposing the true costs of war.

For more information, email Chapter 46 President, Michael Dempsey, mikedevfp46@gmail.com or visit https://vfp46.com

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The Peace Coalition of Monterey County, as a network of peacebuilders, condemns the military operations in Ukraine launched by Russia on February 24th.  The actions are in violation of international law and the Charter of the United Nations. We are in solidarity with the international peace community in calling for an immediate cessation of all military actions which threaten the lives and livelihoods of citizens of all countries involved. We reject punitive sanctions as they do NOT target those responsible for war, but affect vulnerable civilian populations by limiting access to basic human needs.

We recognize that this current crisis represents decades of U.S. policy decisions and government actions that have only contributed to the building of antagonisms and aggressions between countries. 

The U.S. has a responsibility to pursue genuine diplomacy to push for an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal and to apply pressure on other nations to do the same.  We must respond to this current crisis, and continue to address the causes of war; by redirecting the military budget towards human needs, pushing for the global abolition of nuclear weapons, and eliminating the ability of corporations to profit from war.

NO WAR in UKRAINE wp
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Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey County Branch

meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm Pacific Time, virtually, on Zoom.  

To join a meeting, send an email request to WILPF Monterey Branch President, Beverly Bean, beverlygb@gmail.com.  For more information, visit tinyurl.com/WILPF-Monterey-County-Branch

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The Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Boulevard in Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 899-7322

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