The Monterey Peace and Justice Center

Promoting Peace, Non-Violence, Social Justice, Democracy, and Sustainability



Many thanks to those who gave generously during the 2015 Monterey County Gives! campaign. Through your generosity $12,376.00 was raised.  To that will be added a partial match from the Monterey County Gives! fund.

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We are grateful to everyone who supported our Big Idea for 2016 and showed your commitment to the work of the Monterey Peace and Justice Center. We plan to offer a series of workshops in 2016 focusing on non-nonviolent communication and nonviolent conflict resolution skills, providing tools for peace-building.  We are currently planning programs for the New Year and we welcome your suggestions as well.

Come to the Monterey Peace and Justice Center for interesting and provocative programs, forums, and actions that promote evolution to a world without war or want.

Click here to view the Weekly Peace Calendar to learn about events held at the Peace Center in Seaside and at other locations, or phone 831/899-7322.

MPJC will continue to need your donations to support our mission of furthering peace, social justice and environmental sustainability. You may write checks to MPJC at PO Box 1823, Seaside, CA 93955 or use your credit card with the “Donate” button on this page.

Your support will continue the efforts of those who care about social issues by providing meeting space, hosting workshops, presenting speakers, and encouraging participants to take speak truth to power. Free tutoring of English as a Second Language and math classes are conducted by MIIS and CSUMB college students for local residents.


Nancy Merrit is CA State Coordinator for the Peace Alliance/ Campaign for a U.S. Department of Peacebuilding.  The Peace Alliance promotes peace at every level, from personal to schools to communities to the justice system to international peacebuilding.  She coordinated the work of the DoP groups with Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s office to introduce and promote a cabinet-level Department of Peacebuilding.
Jim Haber has been an active member of Jewish Voice for Peace since 2000 and is on the Coordinating Committee of World Beyond War.  A long-standing member or associate of the Catholic Worker movement, Haber coordinated interfaith resistance to nuclear weapons and war through the Nevada Desert Experience from 2008 to 2013, a member of the War Resisters League from 2002 to 2014 and dited the 2008 WRL Peace Calendar “Salaam, Shalom, Slh:  Nonviolence and Resistance in the Middle East and Beyond.
Angela Keaton is director of operations at – project of the Randolph Bourne Institute – and is the former producer of the Scott Horton Show for Antiwar Radio.  She holds a J.D. and M.A. from the University of Florida.  She is the immediate past chair of Outright Libertarians (an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender activists) and the former Chair of the Board of Directors for the Ladies of Liberty Alliance (LOLA).  From 1999 to 2005, Angela hosted “The Liberated Space,” a talk and news show on the controversial KOOP 91.7 FM – Austin, Texas.

Co-sponsored by PCMC
and Amnesty International Club
of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
More Information:  Karen Araujo
or Tom Lee————————————–



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Written by peacecentral

May 20, 2011 at 11:55 pm


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