PEACE, NOT WAR
SOCIAL JUSTICE, NOT INEQUALITY
WE ARE A CATALYST FOR CHANGE

Events sponsored by 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.  Continue The Work: The Photography of Bob Fitch
The exhibit runs June 4 through the month of June, 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, as well as everyday people struggling for justice. His compelling photos, from the personal collection of Karen Shaffer, tell the stories of their struggles.

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

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The Singing Revolution, Documentary screening and discussion
Saturday, June 23, 3 pm to 5 pm
Part of MPJC’s “Power of Song” series.  Song was the weapon of choice when Estonians sought to free themselves from decades of Soviet occupation. An inspiring account of Estonia’s dramatic rebirth and humankind’s irrepressible drive for freedom and self-determination.

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

plain dividerNeoliberalism in Latin America:  Between U.S. Imperialism and Grassroots Resistance.  
Speaker, Steven Araujo, PhD, UC Santa Cruz author and lecturer
Thursday, June 28, 7 pm to 9 pm

Sponsored by the Peace Coalition of Monterey County

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

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Blue Gold:  World Water Wars – Documentary Film & Discussion
Friday, June 29, 7 pm. Public Water Now continues its film series on the subject of WATER.  This award-winning documentary examines the growing movement of international corporate giants and private investors who seek ownership of our dwindling global supply, leaving  people around the world to fight for their basic right to water.
Co-sponsored by Sustainable Seaside, The Green Party of Monterey County, Public Water Now.

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

 

plain dividerInvisible / Alienated Grandparent Support Group Led by Dr. Pat Hanson, PhD
Free Monthly, 2nd Tuesday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm
$love donation for MPJC is optional.Art

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

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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:
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
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

 

 

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