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December Meeting

CPR's Annual Season of Peace Meeting Join us for a screening of a short video "The Evolution of a Global Peace System,"  describing 28 trends leading to world peace. The video will be followed by a  letter-writing activity to send seasonal peace messages to our elected officials, advocating your plan for peace. Enjoy some cider […]

Organizing and Activism Workshop

Those who worked on the Label GMOs campaign are offering a workshop on various organizing skills for activists: ORGANIZING AND ACTIVISM WORKSHOP Working towards Social, Political and Environmental Change December 2nd 2-5pm Bell Arts Factory 432 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura (The original announcement for this event listed the meeting place as the Topping Room at […]

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Welcoming the Immigrant

5th Annual Human Rights Day and Posada Play Saturday, December 8th, 2012 2:00 to 5:00pm International Human Rights Day- A Global Day of Action for the Rights of Migrants, Refugees & Displaced People La Plaza Park, 500 South C Street, Oxnard, 93030 Immigrants and Diverse Faith Communities come together to share the Posadas tradition— a […]

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Voices of the Homeless

Voices of the Homeless
voicesofhomelessspeaker.pnga film by Toni Jannotta


A do
cumentary in which normally unheard voices
 are magnified through the art of jazz.

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Fundraiser for the Ventura Homelessness Prevention Fund

Saturday, November 17
                                        7 p.m.
                                 Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura
                                  5654 Ralston St., Ventura

                     Donations at the door    Info: Call Kent at 818-281-6245


See Toni Jannotta's film for which she received the 2012  Earth Charter and the Arts awar
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Green Conversations Book Club: November 2012

A BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP connect informally WITH OTHERS who care about green living and values We welcome anyone interested in issues of sustainability, green choices, ecojustice, and related themes. WHEN: 1st and 3rd (and occasional 5th) Mondays at 6:30 pm WHERE: Java Joe’s Coffee Shop, Ste. 125,  2950 Johnson Drive   (805) 642-4332 Selection for November:  […]

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November Meeting: St. Francis of Assisi and the Path to Peace

St. Francis of Assisi and the Path to Peace Rick Cole speaks on the patron saint of the environment. Rick  Cole served as City Manager of Ventura from 2004 to 2012. Formerly, he was Mayor of Pasadena and City Manager of Azusa. The LA Times called Rick "One of Southern California's most visionary planning thinkers." […]

League of Women Voters’ Forum on Ballot Propositions

All are invited to an informal gathering to  view a DVD of the local League of Women Voters' forum on the propositions. Tuesday, October 16, 2012 7 to 9 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church 1338 E. Santa Clara (next to Cabrillo Middle School)

Vandenberg 15 at Faulkner Gallery

Tuesday, October 16 7:00 p.m. Faulkner Gallery at the SB Public Library   Join the "Vandenberg 15," including Daniel Ellsberg, Cindy Sheehan, Father Louis Vitale, NAPF President David Krieger and many others as they discuss their reasons for protesting a Minuteman III ICBM launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in February 2012. The Vandenberg 15 […]

Green Conversations Book Club: October 2012

A BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP connect informally WITH OTHERS who care about green living and values We welcome anyone interested in issues of sustainability, green choices, ecojustice, and related themes. WHEN: 1st and 3rd (and occasional 5th) Mondays at 6:30 pm WHERE: Java Joe’s Coffee Shop, Ste. 125,  2950 Johnson Drive   (805) 642-4332 Selection for October:  […]

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Background on Pakistan: What Americans Should Know

  For most of its history over the last 60 years, Pakistan was usually considered an ally of the United States.  Yet in recent years, diplomats, generals, politicians, and the media have labeled Pakistan as “the most dangerous country in the world”.  What is the basis for that judgment and how did it come about? […]