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Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions on Hiatus — No Meeting December 2

The  current leadership of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions is evaluating the role of our organization in our community.  Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions started in 2002 when a small group of concerned individuals met around a kitchen table to discuss the significant change in U.S. nuclear policy expressed in the Nuclear Posture Review. This led to […]

November Meeting: Council Circle

Sunday,  November 4 3:00 to 5:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, 5654 Ralston Street, Ventura Join us in a Council Circle. On this day we will come together in circle to listen to one another. We will hear from one another about what we see, feel, or desire for our future. Please come and […]

Earth Charter Community Summit & Awards Ceremony 2018

Saturday, October 27,  2018 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 […]

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 […]

October Meeting:  The Man Who Saved the World

October Meeting: The Man Who Saved the World

For decades his story was unknown to the world. Few people know of Stanislav Petrov… yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him. The Man Who Saved the World app.gruvi.tv/themanwhosavedtheworldus An epic Cold War thriller that sends shivers down your spine and shows us just how close we came to Apocalypse … […]

Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink

Global tensions are on the rise and U.S. relations with Russia and several other countries are tense and growing worse. What’s more, the United States plans to build smaller nuclear weapons for “nuclear war fighting” as part of a plan to rebuild the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal at the staggering cost of $1.7 trillion over […]

City of Ojai passes resolution in favor of nuclear weapons abolition

City of Ojai passes resolution in favor of nuclear weapons abolition

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 the exorbitant costs of nuclear weapons production and maintenance, the City Council […]

Rise for Climate Saturday, September 8

Rise for Climate Saturday, September 8

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 […]

Dr. David Pellow on Critical Environmental Justice

Dr. David Pellow on Critical Environmental Justice

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 […]

Remembering Hiroshima and Honoring the Role of Civil Society in the Cause of Nuclear Weapons Abolition

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 […]