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Green Conversations March 2013

A BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP   connect informally WITH OTHERS who care about green living & values WHEN: 1st and 3rd (and occasional 5th) Mondays at 5:00 pm WHERE: Java Joe’s Coffee Shop, Ste. 125,  2950 Johnson Drive   (805) 642-4332 Selection for March: 1491: New Revelations of America before Columbus by Charles Mann   This book […]

 Restoring Hope for America's Future through  Developing a Culture of Peace

Restoring Hope for America’s Future through Developing a Culture of Peace

On Friday, February 8, 2013, Dennis Kucinich, former Congressional Representative and Presidential Candidate, gave the Frank K. Kelly lecture on America’s Future. He is one of the most articulate leaders for peace in or out of government. Kucinich was an early supporter of the Nuclear Abolition movement and has traveled the world on behalf of […]

February Meeting

Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream   Mini-Symposium Inspired by the Achuar’s people’s request to “change the dream of the modern world”,  the Pachamama Alliance developed Awakening the Dreamer workshops.  Thought-provoking, challenging, and deeply moving, the workshops employ a dynamic multimedia presentation drawing on some of the most respected social and scientific experts of our […]

Dr. Dodge on Budget Priorities and People’s Needs

America and, indeed, the world are watching as the U.S. Congress fails once again to come together and work to craft a budget that addresses the people’s business and the pressing issues that face our planet. Congress has effectively operated in a vacuum of unexamined assumptions neglecting opportunities to really assess priorities and spending. From […]

March Meeting

Shift Change SHIFT CHANGE is a documentary film by veteran award-winning filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin. It tells the little known stories of employee owned businesses that  compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. Photo courtesy of Ohio Solar Cooperative Missed the Meeting?  CPR is co-sponsoring another screening […]

Lead by Example and Ratify the Test Ban Treaty

Dr. Dodge had a piece published in Roll Call, the Newspaper of Capitol Hill.   In his article, Lead by Example and Ratify Test Ban Treaty , Dr. Dodge, representing Physicians for Social Responsibility, observes that the goal of eliminating all nuclear testing in an effort to stop proliferation  recently gained impressive support when the National […]