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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, […]

Our Immoral Tax Burden

Our Immoral Tax Burden

it is two and a half minutes to midnight Please join Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions and Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles for a candlelight vigil in front of the Oxnard Post Office as we count down to midnight- the deadline for Americans to file their taxes, taxes that help pay billions of dollars annually […]

April Meeting:  Learning from Standing Rock

April Meeting: Learning from Standing Rock

Sunday, april 2 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  E.P. Foster Library,  Topping Room 651 E. Main Street Tim Nafziger and Tomás Morales Rebecchi shared their experiences and insights from visiting the Oceti Sakowin camp, where members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their supporters are opposing the Dakota Access oil pipeline that threaten their water […]

Lines of Flight:  An Atomic Memoir

Lines of Flight: An Atomic Memoir

A Conversation with  Toronto-based activist Julie Salverson at Bank of Books, 748 E. Main Street, Ventura Saturday, March 25, 3:00 to 5:00 pm H0sted by Bartimaeus Coopertive Ministries When Julie Salverson discovers a link between Canada’s north and the atomic bombs that fell on Japan, she starts a ten-year journey that connects uranium, radiation, trauma […]