Monthly Meeting

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 […]

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 […]

March Meeting: Creating World Peace

March Meeting: Creating World Peace

Sunday, march 5 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  E.P. Foster Library,  Topping Room   Sanderson Beck, peace activist and author, will discuss his book UNITING HUMANITY  by Spiritual Evolution & Democratic Revolution: Solutions to the Megacrisis of Climate, Poverty & War Loving people of the world unite: to abolish nuclear weapons and disarm weapons of war, […]

February Meeting:  Non-Violent Communication

February Meeting: Non-Violent Communication

Sunday, February 5 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  E.P. Foster Library,  Topping Room 651 E. Main Street   Angry Conversations and Name-Calling About Politics Got You Down, or Guarded? Everywhere we go today we can hear, or read, or contribute to anger and/or name-calling about politics. Some keep their heads down and remain silent. Some jump […]

January Meeting:  Justice and Peace in an Interconnected World

January Meeting: Justice and Peace in an Interconnected World

Sunday, January 8, 2017 3-:00  to 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room Rosaline Costa will speak on  justice, peace and conflict resolution issues which have been her main work in Bangladesh for  30 years.  Early on, she was attracted to work on behalf of  women and child garment workers.  She helped form the first […]

December Season of Peace Meeting

December Season of Peace Meeting

A Common Word:  Facing the Future Together Sunday, Decembr 4, 2016 3-:00 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room   Join Marianne Farina, CSC, Phd,  in an exploration of communication for collaboration, including a listening exercise adapted from Tich Nath Hahn’s deep listening practices. She will  focus on Islam and Christian projects for peace and […]

November Meeting:  Finding Peace in a Stressful World

November Meeting: Finding Peace in a Stressful World

Sunday,  Novembr 6, 2016 3-:00 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room Take a break from all the electoral anxiety.  Join us for a “chair and standing” restorative yoga program with instructor Lindy DeRouen.   Wear comfortable clothing for a 45 minute session.

No Meeting for September

Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions will not hold a meeting on Sunday,  September 4. Enjoy your holiday weekend and join us again in October for our Earth Charter celebrations!