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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30 Years After Tiananmen Square – a Talk by Kang Liao
Sat, October 19, 2019, 2 pm-4 pm
Kang Liao was in Tiananmen Square April 15 through June 4, 1989, with his students from Beijing Normal University, the epicenter of the student-led pro-democracy movement.

Free event. Sponsored by MPJC, Peace Coalition of Monterey County, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Monterey County Branch.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

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A Dangerous Idea:  Eugenics, Genetics, and the American Dream
Sat, October 26, 2019, 2 pm-4:15 pm
Free event. Sponsored by the Monterey Peace & Justice Center.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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Art Exhibit:  Build Bridges Not Walls

New student work by Carmel High and Youth Art Collective students is on display for viewing through October 31, 2019 at the Peace and Justice Center in Seaside, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1:00 to 5:30 pm and when the Peace Center is open for public events.  For a listing of public events at the Center, view the Weekly Peace Calendar HERE.

Students artists worked under the direction of Carmel Visual Art instructors Steven Russell and Holly Lederie, with mentorship from the after-school Youth Arts Collective resident artists.  The project is funded by a grant from the Arts Council for Monterey County.

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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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Our sincerest thanks to Monterey Peninsula Volunteer Services Benefit Shop for recent grants supporting the Monterey Peace and Justice Center. Their generous funding helped us purchase a storage shed and filing cabinets, allowing us to free up needed space inside the Peace Center.

MPVS gratefully accepts donations of clean, gently used clothing, housewares, books, and much more, which they sell at the Benefit Shop in Seaside. Your donation has a double benefit — to the person who purchases it and to the many worthy nonprofit organizations that receive funds from MPVS’s grant program.

Visit the benefit shop at 655 Broadway Ave. in Seaside or online:


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The Monterey Peace and Justice Center is the grateful recipient of a Community Arts grant award in July 2019 by the Arts Council of Monterey County to fund MPJC’s 2019-2020 Art Gallery Project. The funding will be used to produce ongoing art exhibits tied to peace and social justice themes.

We sincerely thank the Arts Council for Monterey County for making these resources available to our organization and we appreciate the generosity of the grant funders, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Visit the Arts Council for Monterey County website to learn more about the organization, their art education programs,
and their work in bringing arts to the community:

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