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

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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A Talk by Gloria La Riva – Hands Off Venezuela! Breaking the US Media Blockade
Tuesday, March 26, 7pm-9pm
Gloria La Riva, Coordinator of the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee, discusses the US mainstream media blockade, the impact of US sanctions and economic policies, the regime-change crisis, and the geopolitical outlook for Latin America.
Sponsored by:  Monterey Peace and Justice Center, Peace Coalition of Monterey County, Veterans for Peace – Chapter 46, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Monterey County Branch.  Free event.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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When Banana Ruled, Documentary Screening and Discussion
Friday, March 29, 7pm-9pm
The story of how a few American entrepreneurs turned much of Central America into a banana plantation using violence, slave labor, theft, political cunning, and clever marketing, creating one of the world’s first multi-national corporations: United Fruit Company.
Sponsored by The Green Party of Monterey County.  Free event.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

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Two Rivers, Documentary Screening and Discussion
Saturday, March 30, 2pm-4pm
The true story of a powerful reconciliation between Native American and non-Native members of a community in Twisp, Washington.   The profound, unexpected, and lasting change to the community serves as a model for other communities.  Part of MPJC’s 2019 “Building Cross-cultural Bridges” series.  Free event.


Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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Dolores, The Movie:  Film & Discussion
Wednesday, April 10, 7pm-9pm
The public is invited to celebrate the 89th birthday of labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta with a free film screening of Dolores, an award-winning PBS Independent Lens documentary.


Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd.

Seaside, CA

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FREE Computer Skills Training
Pre-registration appreciated.
Phone (831) 899-7257.

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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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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.  As a changemaker, your financial and volunteer support helps us continue 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

 

 

 

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