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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Killing Gaza:  Documentary Film & Discussion
Saturday, July 21, 3-5 pm.
Co-sponsored by Monterey Peace and Justice Center, Veterans For Peace – Chapter 46, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – Monterey County Branch

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

plain divider2018 Annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Day
Sat, August 4 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Lover’s Point Cove, Pacific Grove, CA

Peace Lantern Ceremony Program:
7:00 pm: Lantern making and Taiko Drumming group, Shinsho-Mugen Daiko.
7:45 pm: Music, poetry, and messages of hope and peace by Chris Hasegawa, Joyce Vandevere, and others.
8:15 pm: Launching of peace lantern rafts. Flute playing by Tai-Chi Master Jim Scott-Behrends.plain divider

RiZe Up!  Roy Zimmerman brings the sting of satire to the struggle for social justice
Friday, Aug 10, 7:30 pm
Tickets $20 or whatever you can pay.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside

plain dividerABACUS:  Small Enough to Jail – Film & Discussion
Sunday, July 29, 2 pm to 4 pm
Sponsored by MPJC, The Monterey County Green Party, and the International League for Peace and Freedom, Monterey County Branch.

Monterey Public Library
625 Pacific Street, Monterey
This program is not sponsored/endorsed by the Monterey Public Library nor by the City of Monterey

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MPJC Art Gallery.  Continue The Work: The Photography of Bob Fitch
The exhibit runs June 4 through the month of July, 2018
Bob Fitch spent a lifetime photographing various local, national, and international peace and social justice movements, capturing images of iconic figures such as Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Dorothy Day.


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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 deepest appreciation to you, our supporters, for your financial gifts throughout the year. The 2017 Monterey County Gives! campaign was our best year yet.  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:
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