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The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50 – Awaiting Good Faith

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50 – Awaiting Good Faith

by Robert Dodge 50 years ago on July 1, 1968 the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) was signed. This landmark nuclear arms control treaty brought the world’s nuclear powers together with the ultimate goal of eliminating nuclear weapons by engaging in good faith efforts toward that end. Unfortunately, there was no legal mandate to enforce this […]

Support for Family Unification

Support for Family Unification

Sat. June 30 – Families Belong Together rally in Oxnard  – support families seeking asylum –  10am -12 noon  at Collections Shopping Center in Oxnard.  Meet in the Target parking lot at 9:30 AM. We will then walk together to the 101 overpass located on Oxnard Blvd. Sat. June 30 – Families Belong Together rally in Ventura – support families […]

Ojai celebrates its Nuclear Free Zone Resolution in 4th of July Parade

Ojai celebrates its Nuclear Free Zone Resolution in 4th of July Parade

                        On April 10, 2018, the city of Ojai, California adopted a resolution declaring the city the first nuclear-free zone in decades. Against the backdrop of events over the past year, and recognizing the catastrophic human consequences of any use of nuclear weapons plus […]

June Meeting: The World is my Country

Join us for a preview  screening of the documentary film The World Is My Country,  for consideration in an Earth Charter Film Festival in October. Sunday,  June 3 3:00 to 5:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, 5654 Ralston Street, Ventura The World Is My Country tells the story of World Citizen #1 Garry Davis, […]

The Earth Charter

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]