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

Events sponsored by MPJC and/or happening at the Peace and Justice Center

Open Wednesdays and Saturdays
1:00 PM to 5:30 PM

 

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Peace & Justice Through Art:  The work of Carmel High School student artists
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1pm-5:30pm through May 18
The public is invited to view the exhibit of visual art addressing social justice, equity, and activism by students from Carmel High School.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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Rapid Response Training
Tuesday, April 23, 6pm-8pm
The public is invited for free training on April 23 to learn how to legally document ICE officials during detentions, support the family, and reduce community fear. Please register in advance here.  

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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Paris to Pittsburgh, documentary screening
Tuesday, April 23, 7pm-9pm
The public is invited to a free screening of this 2018 National Geographic documentary, shown as part of the 2019 Reel Works Labor Film Festival.  From coastal cities to the U.S. heartland, this film celebrates the citizens who are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change.  And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they aren’t waiting on Washington to act.  Event sponsor: Monterey Peace and Justice Center.

Osio Theater
350 Alvarado St.

Monterey, CA

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Spring 2019 English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
Thursdays through May 2, 6:00–7:00 pm. Saturdays through April 27, 4:00-5:00pm. 

No advance registration is required.  Walk-ins are welcome.  Some English is needed to participate. Free. Classes are taught by CSUMB Service Learning students. For more information: (831) 899-7322.  Please share this information with friends and neighbors.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA

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FREE Computer Skills Training
Pre-registration appreciated.
Phone (831) 899-7322.

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Saturday, May 18, 3pm-5pm
This documentary is a portrait of a woman who has just won an election to the Providence, Rhode Island City Council. Carmel Castillo is part of a growing number of Latina activists who are changing the face of politics in this country.  Co-sponsored by MPJC and Unite HERE Local 483.

Monterey County Free Libraries
Seaside Branch Library
550 Harcourt Ave.
Seaside, CA

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Saturday, May 18, 3pm-5pm
The public is invited to hear Sharat G. Lin speak about his trip to Cuba in February 2019 where he observed a Constitutional Referendum and a grassroots political process.  Sharat G. Lin, PhD (Medical Physics), is a research fellow at the San José Peace and Justice Center and its former president.


Monterey Peace and Justice Center
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Sábados hasta el 27 de abril, de 4:00 a 5:00 pm. Grupo de Conversación inglés-español. Practica tus habilidades de conversación en inglés. Inglés básico necesario para participar. Gratis. No es necesario registrarse para asistir a las clases. Las clases son impartidas por estudiantes CSUMB. Para obtener información, llame al 831-899-7322.
MJPC, 1364 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA. 

Saturdays through April 27, 4:00–5:00 pm. Spanish-English Conversation Group. Practice your Spanish conversation skills. Basic Spanish needed to participate. Free. No registration is required. Classes are taught by CSUMB Service Learning students. For more information: (831) 899-7322.
MJPC, 1364 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA. 

 

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Experience the joy of community singing!  In singing together, our voices are stronger, our spirits are uplifted and, to quote Pete Seeger, “A good song reminds us what we’re fighting for.”  Links to the songs shared at the March 31st, 2018 “Power of Song” community singing are now available.

POWER OF SONG Songbook Offerings – Click Here for Song Links and Songbook!

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Thank you for your support!

Now, more than ever, the struggle for peace, social justice, and environmental protection means staying informed about local, state, national, and global issues.  MPJC provides educational programs, venue, and resources, serving as the tie that binds many grassroots “peace and justice” organizations in our community.  There are many ways you can contribute to positive change.  When you support MPJC with your financial contributions or by volunteering, you also strengthen the impact of our many partner organizations that are working with us to counteract a culture of war, injustice, and environmental degradation.


Many thanks to the major sponsors of the Monterey County Gives! 2018 campaign for their generosity and for inspiring philanthropy in others: 
Monterey County WeeklyCommunity Foundation for Monterey CountyMonterey Peninsula FoundationNeumeier Poma Investment CounselColburn and Alana Jones FoundationCannery Row Company, and David and Lucile Packard Foundation.


Click the MC Gives! logo to learn more about MPJC’s “Big Idea” for 2019.

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MPJC storefront

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

 

 

 

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