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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 […]

March for Justice

March for Justice

  https://www.facebook.com/justiceforallventura/ You are invited to join a positive and peaceful demonstration of an inclusive America that reflects our diversity, values and constitutional equal rights.  On Saturday, January 21, the march will start at Plaza Park Ventura at 10AM, followed by a gathering with speakers, local groups and non-profit showcase, entertainment and more! Let’s march […]

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 […]

Amnesty International Write-a-thon 2016

Join Amnesty International Local Group #452 in a letter-writing marathon for human rights. Saturday, December 10, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. College United Methodist Church  4300 Telegraph Road, Ventura   Corner of Baylor Avenue (across from Ventura College) Every year around International Human Rights Day on December 10, hundreds of thousands of people around […]

The Treaty of Tlatelolco: Giving Thanks to Our Latin American Neighbors Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty of Tlatelolco: Giving Thanks to Our Latin American Neighbors Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Americans gathered around their Thanksgiving tables last week reflecting on what they were thankful for this past year. There was the potential for much angst after a year with significant division in our nation often emphasizing differences and talk of building walls to separate us from our neighbors. In contrast, at our table we gave […]

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.

EARTH CHARTER SUMMIT AND AWARDS PROGRAM  2016

EARTH CHARTER SUMMIT AND AWARDS PROGRAM 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Guthrie Hall on Central Campus Way at Ventura College Every year Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions presents Earth Charter Awards to those community activists who best embody the Earth Charter’s core values. Our event is co-sponsored by Ventura College’s Global and International Studies Program. Please join us on […]

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 […]

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!

August Meeting:  Annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration

August Meeting: Annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration

Sunday, August 7, 2016 3-:00 5:00  p.m. E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room  71 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world remains threatened every moment of every day with nuclear catastrophe.  Dr. Robert Dodge will review the current state of nuclear weapons abolition and disarmament and the great hope that lies therein. A walk to Plaza […]