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People are rising up around the world on September 8th to demand real climate leadership from every level of government. One week before civic leaders meet in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit, we will mobilize to show that true climate leadership means nothing less than a fast, fair and just transition to […]
ARTIVIST DAVID SOLNIT HEADLINES RISE ARTS TOUR Rise Arts & Peace Poets Tour in preparation for the historic Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice March in SF. Saturday, August 25, 3 to 9 pm at the Bugfarm in the Oilfield, 108 Orchard Drive, Ventura ROUGH AGENDA FOR RISE ARTS EVENT: 3-5 pm RISE ARTS training […]
How are social inequality and environmental pollution related? Why is it important to address the suffering of marginalized humans and the degradation of the ecosystem simultaneously? Dr. Pellow, a respected scholar, teacher, thought leader and author, will share with us highlights of his most recent book: What is Critical Environmental Justice? Unitarian-Universalist Church 5654 Ralston […]
RISE Arts and Peace Poets Tour The purpose of the RISE ARTS CALIFORNIA TOUR is to mobilize for the historic Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice March in San Francisco. Saturday, August 25, 3 to 9 pm at the Bugfarm in the Oilfield 108 Orchard Drive, Ventura https://www.facebook.com/events/275779499679460/ Rise for Climate in San Francisco […]
September 8 Due to the uncertainty of Ventura Botanical Gardens being open in time for this event, please be aware that some details may change. We do know that our starting point will be on the beach (Stay tuned for further instructions; we will take our RISE photo here.) and we will march/swarm to the […]
Remembering Hiroshima and Honoring the Role of Civil Society in the Cause of Nuclear Weapons Abolition
Sunday, August 5 3:00 to 5:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, 5654 Ralston Street, Ventura As we reflect again on the anniversary of the first use of nuclear weapons, we also mark the first anniversary of the United Nations’ Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, passed on July 7, 2017. 122 nations – comprising almost two-thirds […]
There will NOT be a meeting of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions on Sunday, July 1. However, on June 30, there are several opportunities to express your concern for the separation of families at the U.S. border — see below.
Sat. June 30 – Families Belong Together rally in Oxnard – support families seeking asylum – 10am -12 noon at Collections Shopping Center in Oxnard. Meet in the Target parking lot at 9:30 AM. We will then walk together to the 101 overpass located on Oxnard Blvd. https://www.facebook.com/events/2033939450192473/ Sat. June 30 – Families Belong Together rally in Ventura – support families […]
On April 10, 2018, the city of Ojai, California adopted a resolution declaring the city the first nuclear-free zone in decades. Against the backdrop of events over the past year, and recognizing the catastrophic human consequences of any use of nuclear weapons plus […]