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

Events happening at the Peace and Justice Center

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

 

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FLOW:  For the Love Of Water
Film Screening and Discussion
Friday, May 25, 7 pm to 9 pm
Public Water Now continues it’s film series on the subject of WATER.

Sponsored by the Monterey County Green Party, Sustainable Seaside, and Public Water Now.

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

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White Water, Black Gold
Documentary Film Screen and Discussion
Saturday, May 26, 2 pm to 4 pm
About the inextricable link between water and oil in our modern world.

Sponsored by the Monterey Peace and Justice Center and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey County Branch.

Monterey Public Library
625 Pacific St., Monterey CA

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Medea Benjamin: Book signing – Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Monday, June 11, 7 pm to 9 pm

MIIS Irvine Auditorium
McCone Building
499 Pierce Street, Monterey CA

Sponsors:  MIIS Amnesty International ClubMonterey Peace and Justice CenterPeace Coalition of Monterey County, Veterans for Peace – Chapter 46, and  Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey County Branch.

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Laura Magnani, Healing Justice:  Beyond Our Failed Prison System
Healing Justice Program Director with American Friends Service Committee, San Francisco.
Saturday, June 16, 2 pm to 4 pm

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

Sponsors:  Peace and Social Justice Committee of Monterey Peninsula Friends Meeting and  Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey County Branch.

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Free Monthly, 2nd Tuesday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm
$love donation for MPJC is optional.Art

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MPJC Art Gallery.  What We See:
Photographs by Women Without Shelter
March 26 through May 30, 2018
Photographic visions of unsheltered women living on the Monterey Peninsula. This project gives voice through art to one of the most underrepresented communities in our midst.

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

Image: Edge of Destiny, Regina P., 2016

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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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Our deep appreciation to you, our supporters, for your financial gifts throughout the year. The 2017 Monterey County Gives! campaign was our best year yet. With your generous donations, increased by a pro rata portion of matching funds, Monterey Peace and Justice Center’s operating expenses and programs well be funded well into the new year.  Your support helps us fulfill our mission and keep this vital community resource flourishing.

Many thanks to the major sponsors of the Monterey County Gives! 2017 campaign for their generosity and for inspiring philanthropy in others:  Monterey County WeeklyCommunity Foundation for Monterey CountyMonterey Peninsula FoundationNeumeier Poma Investment CounselCannery 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
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The Monterey Peace and Justice Center is located
1364 Fremont Boulevard in Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 899-7322

 

 

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