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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Friday, June 14, 6 pm – 8 pm
The exhibit showcases the work of students in California State University, Monterey Bay’s Oral History and Community Memory Archive (OHCMA) program under the direction of Kristen La Follette, Archive Director and CSU Monterey Bay School of Humanities & Communication Lecturer.  Readings and photographs from two projects, “Seaside Voices” and “LGBTQ Community of Monterey County”, will be featured.

The exhibit of stories and photographs runs through August 2019.
The artwork is available for viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM and when the Peace Center is open for public events. For a listing of events at the Peace Center, visit the online Weekly Peace Calendar at

Sponsored by MPJC and the CSU Monterey Bay School of Humanities and Communication (HCOM).

The Art Gallery of the Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

plain dividerKnock Down the House:  Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Friday, July 19, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A portrait of four bold, risk-taking women, all from very different backgrounds and communities. Without corporate money or political experience, they build a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress. Their efforts result in a legendary upset.  Panelists include Wendy Root Askew, Mary Ann Carbone, Kay Cline, and Alison Kerr.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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Roy Zimmerman, RiZe Up Tour
Friday, July 26, 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Optional potluck at 6:30 pm
Roy Zimmerman returns to the Monterey area, bringing laughter and encouragement to the Resistance. Have hope! Laugh! Sing along! Let’s RiZe Up together!  Reserve advance tickets online at
Tickets $22 online, $25 at the door.  Proceeds to benefit the Monterey Peace & Justice Center.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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Spring-Summer 2019 English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
Thursdays 6:00–7:00 pm. 

Todas las clases Inglés son gratuitas y para estudiantes de todos niveles.  Se necesita algo de inglés para participar.  No necesitan registrarse. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!  Para más información, llame al 831-915-7257.  Por favor comparte esta información con amigos y vecinos.

No advance registration is required.  Walk-ins are welcome.  Some English is needed to participate. Free.  For more information: (831) 899-7322.  Please share this information with friends and neighbors.

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

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Thank you for your support!

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 many grassroots “peace and justice” organizations in our community.  There are many ways you can contribute to positive change.  When you support MPJC with your financial contributions or by volunteering, you also strengthen the impact of our many partner organizations that are working with us to counteract a culture of war, injustice, and environmental degradation.

Many thanks to the major sponsors of the Monterey County Gives! 2018 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.

Click the MC Gives! logo to learn more about MPJC’s “Big Idea” for 2019.

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