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July Meeting: Is Community Choice Energy Right for You?

July Meeting: Is Community Choice Energy Right for You?

 Sunday, July 2 3:00  to 5:00 p.m. E.P. Foster Library’s Topping Room 651 E. Main St., Ventur Community Choice Energy is a new way to get cleaner electricity to local homes and businesses at competitive prices and have greater local control of how electricity is produced. Three central coast counties (Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San […]

June Meeting:   Students’ Dreams for Our Nation, Dreams for Our World

June Meeting: Students’ Dreams for Our Nation, Dreams for Our World

 Sunday, June 4 3:00  to 5:00 p.m. E.P. Foster Library’s Topping Room 651 E. Main St., Ventura 8th grade students from Oxnard will present their research and the educational products they created as part of their year-long Common Core Project-Based learning. See what 13 and 14 year olds are concerned about locally and globally. Andres: […]

May Meeting:  Current Challenges in Protecting Immigrant Families

May Meeting: Current Challenges in Protecting Immigrant Families

For 10 years Ventura County Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE-Ventura County) has been on the front lines working for policies – local, state and national – to integrate immigrant families into society.  Representatives of CLUE will discuss how the work has changed since the November election and explain how they are meeting […]

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 14, 2017, Mother’s Day in many countries, 1 pm local time. Read the Declaration of Standing, and stand in silence with […]

Public Forum: "Climate Change Is Here to Stay...So What's Next?"

Public Forum: “Climate Change Is Here to Stay…So What’s Next?”

The League of Women Voters are presenting this forum,  co-sponsored with Ventura College.   The event is free and open to the public. Saturday, May 6, 2017 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Coffee & pastries at 9:30 am Ventura College Applied Science Center building theater 4667 Telegraph Road Among our speakers will be: David Lea: […]

Climate Hub Meeting on Renewable Energy Options for Moorpark Subarea (Puente Power Plant alternatives)

Climate Hub Meeting on Renewable Energy Options for Moorpark Subarea (Puente Power Plant alternatives)

  Thursday, May 11 Doors open 6:30. Program at 7 pm  Unitarian-Universalist Church of Ventura, 5654 Ralston Renewable energy experts from the Global Business Academy of Santa Barbara describe  the  possibilities for lower cost, cleaner, healthier, cutting edge energy efficiency and distributed generation alternatives to the gas-fired plant proposed by  NRG and So Cal Edison.

iMatter Youth Climate Action Plan Success

iMatter Youth Climate Action Plan Success

An iMatter team of youth in Ventura has been working for over a year to get the Ventura City Council to pass a Climate Resolution that will set the city on the path to creating a climate action plan that does what is necessary to protect our futures. They met on April 24th at Plaza […]

Ventura Sister Climate March April 29

Ventura Sister Climate March April 29

  Saturday, April 29 Mission Park, Downtown Ventura 2:00 pm This is a sister event to the People’s Climate March in DC,  in partnership with the Ventura Botanic Garden. The event has 3 parts. People may participate in one or all 3 parts. 2p Rally and Rainbow at Mission Park 3p SWARM downtown to Ventura […]

Science Marches

Science Marches

Science Marches Saturday, April 22 Ojai Libbey Park, 9:00 am Join Ojai Scientists, Beloved Science Teachers, Our Bright Young Students, a ‘Science Rapping’ Local Hero Naturalist, a Physicist-Rabbi & Ojaians who Love the Earth and Our Future. We’ll gather around the fountain for some opening words and song, line Ojai Avenue and wave to passersby, […]