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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.