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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King:  A Filmed Record, Montgomery to Memphis – Part II, Documentary Screening and Discussion
Tuesday, February 19, 7pm-9pm
Sponsored by the Peace Coalition of Monterey County (PCMC), Monterey Peace and Justice Center, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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PEACE ACTION:  NO WAR ON VENEZUELA! Demonstration organized by Veterans For Peace – Chapter 46
Saturday, February 23, 4pm – 6pm 
Join Veterans For Peace in resisting yet another blow against democracy and human rights in this hemisphere and the world.  Protest in en massecall or write your political representatives, write letters to the editors.  More details:  https://tinyurl.com/VFP46-No-War-On-Venezuela

Window on the Bay
Monterey Waterfront Park
Monterey, CA

 

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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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Two Rivers, Documentary Screening and Discussion
The true story of a powerful reconciliation that brought a profound, unexpected, and lasting change to a community.
Saturday, March 30, 2pm-4pm

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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MPJC Art Gallery – “Banners of Activism: The Textile Art of Ruth Smith”The exhibit showcases the work of local activist Ruth Smith, who over the years, combined her advocacy for progressive causes with her artistic talents.  The result is a series of handcrafted banners for various organizations working for peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability.

The exhibit can be viewed at the Peace and Justice Center during the month of February 2019, Wednesdays and Saturdays 1 pm – 5 pm and when the Center is open for public events.   Visit the Weekly Peace Calendar for a listing of events at the Center.

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 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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POHP banner2Now Available:
VOICES OF CHANGE
People’s Oral History Project

The People’s Oral History project, led by Gary Karnes, Karen Araujo and Juan Martinez, interviewed 63 local activists about their struggles and activism around war, education, labor, and discrimination. This self-published work chronicles Monterey County activism spanning eight decades
Click here to get your copy of Voices for Changedove divider

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

 

 

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