PEACE, NOT WAR
WE ARE A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
Many thanks to those who gave generously to the Monterey Peace and Justice Center throughout the year in 2016. Through your generosity $14,571 was raised during the 2016 Monterey County Gives! campaign, and to that will be added a partial match from the Monterey County Weekly and the Community Foundation of Monterey County.
Our “Big Idea” for 2017 is to examine the root causes of gun violence, particularly among our disadvantaged communities, and to promote community advocacy in breaking the cycle of violence.
MPJC will continue to need your donations to support our mission of furthering peace, social justice and environmental sustainability. You may use your credit card with the “Donate” button at the top right on this page, or write a check to:
PO Box 1823
Seaside, CA 93955
Civil Rights Coalition for Jail Reform
of Monterey County (CRCJR-MC)
Working to bring about reform of the Monterey County criminal justice system through community engagement, partnerships, legislative advocacy,
and accountability by our government and elected officials.
More broadly, we seek to reform and reduce incarceration in California prisons.
Free English as a Second Language classes and tutoring
are conducted by MIIS college students
for local residents.
No advance registration required.
2017 Spring ESL Semester starts in January.
The schedule will be posted
when it becomes available.
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: email@example.com
Events happening at
the Peace Center
Friday, January 20, 2017
Rally for Unity & Equality
3:00 – 6:00 pm
Universalist Unitarian Church,
490 Aguajito Rd in Carmel
Friday, January 20, 2017
Hands Around Closter Park:
Hands Off Salinas Valley
Rally to promote
Unity & Organizing
Closter Park, 401 Towt St.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
CSUMB Main Quad
1:00 – 3:30 pm.
More info: contact Jacqui Smith firstname.lastname@example.org.
Study and Discussion Series:
Mass Incarceration Strategy and Study Group
2nd and 4th Wednesdays
Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside
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 – from Dust Bowl refugees in 1934 to Mobile Justice police watchers in 2015.
Click here to get your copy of Voices for Change