Culture of Peace

February Meeting

February Meeting

Huddle for Peace and Justice Sunday, February 2, 2014 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. E.P. Foster Library’s Topping Room Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions invited you to help us create our playbook for the coming year. We met and gathered in a Council Circle to review our mission and the Earth Charter Pillars and then to apply […]

Season of Peace Meeting:  Salam Al-Marayati on Converting from Hostility to Friendship through God

Season of Peace Meeting: Salam Al-Marayati on Converting from Hostility to Friendship through God

Mr. Al-Marayati  has been deeply involved in interfaith activities in the Los Angeles area, where he serves as an advisor to numerous political, civic and academic institutions.  He served as co-chair of the Interfaith Coalition to Heal Los Angeles, which formed as a result of the Los Angeles uprising in the Summer of 1992. For […]

Elliot Adams on Closing Guantanamo and Building Non-Violent Social Movements

Elliot Adams on Closing Guantanamo and Building Non-Violent Social Movements

On November 16, Elliot Adams will be in Ventura to discuss closing Guantanamo and building social movements with the power to accomplish the will of the people despite government failure.  Past president of the National Veterans for Peace, Adams, is intent on closing the off-shore facility and ending the practices that have undermined international and […]

CAUSE is recruiting volunteers to talk to Ventura residents about enrolling for health care

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is the biggest expansion of the safety net in generations. CAUSE is in the middle of a big push to talk to over 6,000 Central Coast residents about getting healthcare for their families.  Teams of volunteers are going door to door in Oxnard, West Ventura, Santa Paula, Fillmore and Santa […]

International Day of Peace September 21

International Day of Peace September 21

“It is not enough to teach children how to read, write and count. Education has to cultivate mutual respect for others and the world in which we live, and help people forge more just, inclusive and peaceful societies.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 100-day countdown message to the International Day of Peace Join us in observing […]

Ventura 350

Ventura 350

September 11, Wednesday, 4:45 pm Ventura CCL (Citizens Climate Lobby) 45 min introductory conference call with Citizens Climate Lobby staff at 5 pm to learn how to present policy recommendations to people with the power. Call with national CCL staff followed by solar cooking demonstration and potluck. Jan Dietrick and Ron Whitehurst’s residence at Rincon-Vitova […]

Do the Math Climate Change Film and Discussion

Do the Math Climate Change Film and Discussion

  Where’s the movie?! It’s going to be on TV! Do The Math is going to be broadcast to millions of homes all across the US on Al Jazeera America on September 22nd, so the public videos of the film had to be removed from from websites like YouTube and Vimeo. “Do the Math” is a 42-minute […]

Sadako Peace Day 2013

Sadako Peace Day Is August 6 The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s 19th Annual Sadako Peace Day will take place on Tuesday, August 6 at 6:00 p.m. at La Casa de Maria Retreat Center in Montecito, California. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bob Dodge, a NAPF Board member and founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions. […]

June Meeting:  Fracking:  What You Need to Know and Who Can't Tell You

June Meeting: Fracking: What You Need to Know and Who Can’t Tell You

Sunday, June 2                    3:00 – 5:00 pm E.P.  Foster Library   Topping Room,        651 E. Main St. Angela Johnson Meszaros, General Counsel at Physicians for  Social Responsibility-Los Angeles, will speak on current fracking activity in California, what we know and what is happening in Sacramento. This meeting […]

Genetic Roulette/ Ruleta Genetica Movie & Teach-In

Genetic Roulette/ Ruleta Genetica Movie & Teach-In

Friday,  June 7, 7-9 pm EP Foster Library Topping  Room Domingo 9 de junio, 6-9 pm  (Sunday, June 9) Ruleta Genétic/Genetic Roulette (Subtítulos en Español) Película y discusión sobre acceso de alimentos orgánicos Bell Arts Factory 432 N Ventura Ave Ventura, 93001