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May Meeting:  Women in Leadership, Mothering the Planet

May Meeting: Women in Leadership, Mothering the Planet

This year, at our May Mother’s Day For Peace meeting, we ask local women who are community leaders to address the question of whether we have reached a tipping point for women in leadership and what this could mean for matters of peace and justice.   Sunday,  May 6 3:00 to 5:00 pm Unitarian Universalist […]

Mothers' Day for Peace

Mothers’ Day for Peace

At our May meeting, we honor  Julia Ward Howe’s original intention for Mothers’ Day. In 1870, Julia Ward Howe took on a new issue and a new cause. Distressed by her experience of the realities of war, determined that peace was one of the two most important causes of the world (the other being equality […]

Standing Women on Mothers' Day

Standing Women on Mothers’ Day

  Please join us as we continue the tradition… standing together and anchoring ourselves firmly in the love we share for our children and the vision we carry for their positive future: Sunday May 13, 2018, Mother’s Day in many countries, 1 pm local time. Read the Declaration of Standing, and stand in silence with […]

Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor

In support of ICAN, Norwegian People’s Aid is now establishing the Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor, which will be a de facto monitoring regime for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor will measure progress related to signature, ratification, entry into force and universalization of the TPNW. It […]

Tax Day Rally

Tax Day Rally

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, President of PSR-LA’s Board and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. The current estimate of this year’s Ventura County tax bill for nuclear weapons is $189 million. On Tuesday,  April 17 Please join us and gather on the corner of […]

To Eliminate Nuclear Weapons:  Don't Bank on the Bomb

To Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: Don’t Bank on the Bomb

Just as in the recent outcry regarding the financing of the NRA, so to it must be for the companies that fund, develop and manufacture nuclear weapons Ultimately, nuclear weapons will be abolished. They will either be abolished through the means outlined in the “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” and by divesting from […]

Ventura City Council votes to join the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California

Ventura City Council votes to join the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California

On Monday, February 26, the Ventura City Council voted to join the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California after listening to 23 speakers in favor and none against. The Clean Power Alliance of Southern California is a non-profit organization run by a Board of Directors–one director from each county and from each participating city in […]

March Meeting:  Another Opportunity to see Age of Consequences

March Meeting: Another Opportunity to see Age of Consequences

Our apologies for the technical difficulties which resulted in our inability to screen the film Age of Consequences at our February meeting.  And thanks to the generous people who came to see the film, endured our attempts to run the film and stayed for a very lively discussion with local groups who are active in […]

February Meeting:  The Age of Consequences

February Meeting: The Age of Consequences

‘The Hurt Locker’ meets ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ in the film  THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES. The film investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Sunday, February 4 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. E.P. Foster Library Topping Room 651 E. Main Street, […]

Rally to Oppose Off-shore Drilling

Rally to Oppose Off-shore Drilling

The time is now – to speak up for our coastal communities and the ocean economy that depend on beautiful beaches and harbors. This Saturday, Feb. 3 come Rally in Ventura as part of a statewide day of action to oppose the federal plans to open up our coastline to more offshore drilling. 12:00 noon […]