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May Meeting:  Educating Girls -- Saving the World

May Meeting: Educating Girls — Saving the World

Over six hundred Afghan girls are learning to read and write in two primary schools in a refugee camp in northwest Pakistan, near the Afghan border.  The schools were established eleven years ago — after 9/11 — and are supported and directed by a small group of volunteers from California.  Three Ventura County members of […]

Earth Day Night:  Do the Math

Earth Day Night: Do the Math

The climate action organization 350.org just announced that they’re screening a new film about the rising movement for climate action. The movie is called Do the Math, and it’s going to be a fast-paced, inspiring movie — you can sign up for a local screening and check out the trailer here: www.350.org/math The movie should […]

April 15, Tax Day, Budget Priorities and the Cost of Nuclear Weapons

April 15, Tax Day, Budget Priorities and the Cost of Nuclear Weapons

Sign the petition and join Global Zero in calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons. As April 15, Tax Day, approaches, you can calculate the costs of nuclear weapons to you and your community. Read Dr. Dodge’s current piece in Common Dreams: The Promise of Prague, Self-Assured Destruction and Taxes.  

The Promise of Prague, Self-Assured Destruction and Taxes

The Promise of Prague, Self-Assured Destruction and Taxes

On April 5, 2009, in the first foreign policy address of his presidency, President Obama expressed his vision of a world free of nuclear weapons. The realization of this vision, shared by a majority of citizens around the world, is vital to the very survival and future of our planet. We the people await the […]

Culture of Peace

Whether you call it the culture of peace, the great turning, the shift, or just pieces of the puzzle of creating a world that just might work for everyone,  peace is more than an absence of war.  We believe these are some of those pieces of peace.