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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MPJC Art Gallery: Stories from Salinas                                           Available October 19 – Mid-November  Visit MPJC to see photos by Jay Dunn capturing the work of several Salinas programs and non-profits helping to grow the next generation of leaders.

Opening night: October 19, 

5:30 pm to 8 pm Event page link

plain divider#4 - Montana's State Capitol building at dawn, from DARK MONEY a PBS Distribution releaseDARK MONEY Film Screening & Discussion                                        Saturday, October 20, 2 pm to 4:30 pm  Screening of DARK MONEY, a Kimberly Reed Film, with discussion to follow. This is a free event.

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MPJC Art Gallery.  Mapping Our World.  The exhibit runs through the end of September 2018.
Highlights of the exhibit include vintage maps and a collection of World Beyond War‘s “Mapping Militarism” series, depicting weapons exports, U.S. troop presence, countries with nuclear capability, and ongoing wars and conflicts.


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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