November Meeting: Finding Peace in a Stressful World

2016-10-18 16:29:57


Sunday,  Novembr 6, 2016

3-:00 5:00  p.m.

E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room

Take a break from all the electoral anxiety.  Join us for a “chair and standing” restorative yoga program with instructor Belinda Hill.   Wear comfortable clothing for a 45 minute session.

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2016-09-18 21:21:49


Saturday, October 8, 2016

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Guthrie Hall on Central Campus Way at Ventura College


Every year Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions presents Earth Charter Awards to those community activists who best embody the Earth Charter’s core values. Our event is co-sponsored by Ventura College’s Global and International Studies Program.

Please join us on this joyous occasion to honor this year’s Ventura County ambassadors of the Earth Charter Principles:

Respect and Care for the Community of Life
Joe Asebedo – Ventura County Chapter of Veterans for Peace

Ecological Integrity
Walter Fuller – volunteer steward of Ormand Beach

Social and Economic Justice (Richard Weinstock Memorial Award)
Patrice Esseff – Catholic Charities of Los AngelesDemocracy, Nonviolence and

Peace (Betty Eagle and Bill Hammaker Memorial Award)
Brooks Reynolds – 2020 A Year Without War

Youth Education and Outreach
Andrea Shigeko Landin – New West Symphony Harmony Project

Earth Charter and the Arts
Michelle Nosco – Arts for Earth Foundation

Youth Activism
Sofia Silva & Lorenzo Marchetti – 2020 A Year Without War

There is no charge to attend.

Refreshments will be served.

Learn about the Earth Charter at http://www.earthcharterinaction.org

*   For a map of the Ventura College campus, go  to:     http://www.venturacollege.edu/college_information/maps/campus_central.shtml
Guthrie Hall is marked GH on the map.


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The Earth Charter

2016-09-16 16:54:27

The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society in the 21st century.  Various UN agencies and visionary thinkers developed the Earth Charter over a ten-year period.  The final version was approved at UNESCO headquarters in Paris in the year 2000.  The Charter has been endorsed by countless nongovernmental organizations, including the United Nations University for Peace in Costa Rica.

Every October cities all over the world hold Summits to celebrate the Earth Charter.  Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions coordinates Ventura County’s Earth Charter Summits and presents annual Earth Charter Awards to those community activists who best embody the Earth Charter’s core values.

For a brief overview of the Earth Charter, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Charter
To read the entire document, go to http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/pages/Read-the-Charter.html

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Earth Charter Awards through the years

2016-09-14 22:03:37

This year’s Earth Charter Awards

For a list of all previous recipients of Earth Charter Awards,

Download Earth Charter Award Recipients 2004 - 2015 (6 pages) (27)

Earth Charter Award Recipients 2004 - 2005 (27) Earth Charter Award Recipients 2006 - 2007 (26) Earth Charter Award Recipients 2008 - 2009 (27) Earth Charter Award Recipients 2010 - 2011 (22) Earth Charter Award Recipients 2012 - 2013 (23) Earth Charter Award Recipients 2014 - 2015 (24)


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No Meeting for September

2016-09-01 16:51:21

Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions will not hold a meeting on Sunday,  September 4.

Enjoy your holiday weekend and join us again in October for our Earth Charter celebrations!

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