The Monterey Peace and Justice Center

Promoting Peace, Nonviolence, Social Justice, Democracy, and Sustainability



Thanks to all who came to our May 28 Concert Benefit, as well as all those who could not attend but who made donations.  We met our fundraising goal and the money raised from the event will allow the Monterey Peace and Justice Center to continue its programs and advocacy.

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We wish to thank the following individuals and local merchants who graciously contributed raffle items, gifts of food, and cash for the event.

Akin Miller
Anton & Michel’s Restaurant, Carmel
Carmel Valley Market, Carmel Valley
Cornucopia Community Market, Carmel-by-the-Sea
Eddison & Melrose Tea Room, Monterey
Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant, Monterey
Grocery Outlet, Seaside
Grove Market, Pacific Grove
Judy Karas
Layers Sensational Cakes, Monterey
Michael’s Grill & Taqueria, Pacific Grove
Mi Tierra Carniceria and Supermercado, Seaside
Mission Linen Supply, Pacific Grove
Namaste India Bistro, New Monterey
Nob Hill, Pacific Grove
Parker-Lusseau Pastries & Café, Monterey
Peggy Olsen
Safeway, Del Rey Oaks
Save Mart Supermarkets, Pacific Grove and Sand City
Ruth Smith (for the new hand sewn MPJC banner)
Sweet Elena’s Bakery & Café, Sand City
Trader Joe’s, Pacific Grove
Victoria Blaszczak
Wild Thyme Deli & Café, Marina


Click here to view the Weekly Peace Calendar to learn about events held at the Peace Center in Seaside and at other locations, or phone 831/899-7322. MPJC will continue to need your donations to support our mission of furthering peace, social justice and environmental sustainability.  You may write checks to MPJC at PO Box 1823, Seaside, CA 93955 or use your credit card with the “Donate” button on this page.


Free English as a Second Language classes and tutoring
are conducted by MIIS college students
for local residents.
No advance registration required.
Walk-ins welcome.

2016 Fall ESL session will begin in September.
The dates will be posted here
when they become available.
2016 sesión de otoño se iniciará en septiembre.
Las fechas serán publicados aquí  cuando estén disponibles.

Todas las clases de Inglés son gratuitas y para estudiantes de todos niveles.  No necesitan registrarse. ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Por favor contactar a Catherine Crockett para más información:
Teléfono: 831-899-7322



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Events happening at
the Peace Center

CLICK the image for Series info

Register now for this Workshop
by clicking hereOpen to the Public.
Suggested donation:
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Study and Discussion Series:

Mass Incarceration Strategy and Study Group
2nd and 4th Wednesdays
7:00-9:00 pm

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside


Now Available:
People’s Oral History Project
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Saturday, August 27, 4:00 – 6:30 pm
Free Public Presentation and Book Event –
VOICES of CHANGE, Monterey Peninsula,
at the Monterey Peace & Justice Center, in Seaside.

Sunday, August  28, 12 noon – 4:00 pm
Free Public Presentation and Book Event –
VOICES of CHANGE, Salinas Valley,
at the Boronda Adobe on Boronda Road, in Salinas.

Books for sale at both events ($20),
signed by interviewees and authors

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 – from Dust Bowl refugees in 1934 to Mobile Justice police watchers in 2015.

Click here to get your copy of Voices for Change

Written by PeaceCentral

May 20, 2011 at 11:55 pm


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