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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The Lobby – USA, Two-part documentary film screening
! Please note the starting-time change:
Tuesday, March 19, 7 pm-9:30 pm
Tuesday, April 2, 7 pm-9:30 pm

Free event. Discussion will follow each screening.  Sponsored by: Monterey Peace and Justice Center, Peace Coalition of Monterey County, Veterans For Peace – Chapter 46, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Monterey County Branch.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.
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Heermann’s Gulls: Seaside’s Unique Seabird Treasure
Wednesday, March 20, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Long-time birders and Heermann’s Gull rescue volunteers, Joanna and Byron Chin will discuss the unique characteristics of the Heermann’s gulls, their struggle to survive in Seaside, the importance of the colony to the survival of the species, and plans for the floating nesting island habitat on Robert’s Lake in Seaside.
The public is invited to this free event.
Sponsored by: Sustainable Seaside and Monterey Audubon Society.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

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A Talk by Gloria La Riva – Hands Off Venezuela! Breaking the US Media Blockade
Tuesday, March 26, 7pm-9pm
Gloria La Riva, Coordinator of the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee, discusses the US mainstream media blockade, the impact of US sanctions and economic policies, the regime-change crisis, and the geopolitical outlook for Latin America.
Sponsored by:  Monterey Peace and Justice Center, Peace Coalition of Monterey County, Veterans for Peace – Chapter 46, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Monterey County Branch.  Free event.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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When Banana Ruled, Documentary Screening and Discussion
Friday, March 29, 7pm-9pm
The story of how a few American entrepreneurs turned much of Central America into a banana plantation using violence, theft, political cunning, and clever and sinister marketing, creating one of the world’s first multi-national corporations: United Fruit Company.
Sponsored by: Sponsored by The Green Party of Monterey County.  Free event.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

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Two Rivers, Documentary Screening and Discussion

Saturday, March 30, 2pm-4pm
The true story of a powerful reconciliation between Native American and non-Native members of a community in Twisp, Washington.   The profound, unexpected, and lasting change to the community serves as a model for other communities.  Part of MPJC’s 2019 “Building Cross-cultural Bridges” series.


Monterey Peace and Justice Center
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 supporting the Monterey Peace and Justice Center in 2018

Your continued support helps MPJC maintain a strong presence in the community.  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 local grassroots “peace and justice” organizations as a community. 
Many thanks to the major sponsors of the Monterey County Gives! 2019 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.

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

 

 

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