Monthly Meeting

July Meeting:  Kids vs. Global Warming Go to Court

July Meeting: Kids vs. Global Warming Go to Court

Our July  meeting highlighted  the efforts of kids around the country working to create a meaningful response to the crisis of global climate disruption by going to court.   Sunday, July 6, 2014 3:00 to 5:00 pm Topping Room, E.P. Foster Library “We can’t vote.  We can’t afford lobbyists.  We can only trust that our […]

June Meeting:  River Wetlands Restoration in Ventura County

June Meeting: River Wetlands Restoration in Ventura County

Photo: Before: Santa Clara River Wetlands restorers at work 2009  The Ventura and Santa Clara River area is a remarkable resource,  river ecosystems containing  some of the remaining mere 3% of Southern California’s historic woodlands not already lost to farms and urban development. The Santa Clara River provides drinking water for cities along its banks […]

May Meeting:  Inspiring Youth . . . Inspired by Youth

May Meeting: Inspiring Youth . . . Inspired by Youth

Our May meeting will highlight Ventura County young people and what inspires them and how they can inspire us. Sunday, May 4, 2014 3:00 to 5:00 Topping Room, E.P. Foster Library Listen to ideas for solving our most pressing problems. Learn about Danna Lomax’s peace curriculum for middle school.   Enjoy the music of the […]

April Meeting:  Inequality for All

April Meeting: Inequality for All

“One of the best ways to help people understand the challenges we face, is with a movie that can grab an audience and move them to action. And this movie will do exactly that.”                                          — Robert Reich  Sunday, April 6, 2014 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  E.P. Foster Library Topping Room Screening of the film Inequality […]

March Meeting: Pete Seeger Commemorative Social Action Sing Along

March Meeting: Pete Seeger Commemorative Social Action Sing Along

Local Singers and Musicians will lead us in Seeger songs!  Sunday, March 2, 2014 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Bell Arts Factory Community Room Join Alan Thornhill, Mark Wingland and members of his youth choir (who are focusing on social action music this term), Paul Belgum and more local musicians for inspirational singing and social action […]

February Meeting

February Meeting

Huddle for Peace and Justice Sunday, February 2, 2014 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. E.P. Foster Library’s Topping Room Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions invited you to help us create our playbook for the coming year. We met and gathered in a Council Circle to review our mission and the Earth Charter Pillars and then to apply […]

January Meeting:  Move to Amend:  Legalize Democracy

January Meeting: Move to Amend: Legalize Democracy

We will screen Legalize Democracy, a new 30 minute documentary from Move to Amend.   Historical timelines featured in the film  tell the story of the Supreme Court cases that shaped the doctrine of “corporate personhood”, the rights guaranteed by amendments fought for by people’s movements, and the intersection of law and culture that codified and […]

Season of Peace Meeting:  Salam Al-Marayati on Converting from Hostility to Friendship through God

Season of Peace Meeting: Salam Al-Marayati on Converting from Hostility to Friendship through God

Mr. Al-Marayati  has been deeply involved in interfaith activities in the Los Angeles area, where he serves as an advisor to numerous political, civic and academic institutions.  He served as co-chair of the Interfaith Coalition to Heal Los Angeles, which formed as a result of the Los Angeles uprising in the Summer of 1992. For […]

November Meeting: The Soldiers Project

November Meeting: The Soldiers Project

In  November, the month of Veterans’ Day, the focus of our meeting will be the concerns of veterans.   Judith Broder, MD, founder of The Soldiers Project, will present Moral Injury an alternative way to understand the hidden wounds of war Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.     E.P. Foster Library’s Topping Room, […]

October Meeting:  Gasland 2

October Meeting: Gasland 2

    In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide). In view of […]