Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Jun 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Women and Men in Black Vigil for Palestine Justice @ Broad Street overpass
Join the women and men in black in vigil for Palestine justice.  On the last Thursday of each month we vigil at the Broad Street overpass in Nevada City.  On the first Thursday of each[...]
Jul
6
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Jul 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Women and Men in Black Vigil for Palestine Justice @ Brunswick Shopping
Join the women and men in black in vigil for Palestine justice.  On the first Thursday of each month we vigil at the corner of Brunswick Road and Sutton Way (Near the Bank of America).[...]
Jul
18
Tue
1:00 pm Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us as we plan activities and projects to focus awareness on creating a world of peace for this and future generations. You don’t have to be a biological grandmother.
Jul
19
Wed
11:00 am Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Peace and Justice Center monthly Board meeting @ Call for Location (530) 265-6207
The Peace and Justice Center board. Call for location, (530)265-6207. Welcoming new potential Board members
Jul
22
Sat
11:00 am Health Care for All – CA Meeting
Health Care for All – CA Meeting
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Nevada County Chapter of Health Care for All – CA is a group of volunteers working to bring universal health care to all Californians. The Healthy California Act, SB 562 will establish equitable, comprehensive[...]
Jul
27
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Jul 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Women and Men in Black Vigil for Palestine Justice @ Broad Street overpass
Join the women and men in black in vigil for Palestine justice.  On the last Thursday of each month we vigil at the Broad Street overpass in Nevada City.  On the first Thursday of each[...]
Aug
3
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Aug 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Women and Men in Black Vigil for Palestine Justice @ Brunswick Shopping
Join the women and men in black in vigil for Palestine justice.  On the first Thursday of each month we vigil at the corner of Brunswick Road and Sutton Way (Near the Bank of America).[...]
Aug
15
Tue
1:00 pm Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us as we plan activities and projects to focus awareness on creating a world of peace for this and future generations. You don’t have to be a biological grandmother.
Aug
16
Wed
11:00 am Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Peace and Justice Center monthly Board meeting @ Call for Location (530) 265-6207
The Peace and Justice Center board. Call for location, (530)265-6207. Welcoming new potential Board members
Aug
31
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Aug 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Women and Men in Black Vigil for Palestine Justice @ Broad Street overpass
Join the women and men in black in vigil for Palestine justice.  On the last Thursday of each month we vigil at the Broad Street overpass in Nevada City.  On the first Thursday of each[...]

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Peace and Justice Center

of Nevada County

Vision

We envision a world of justice, peace, equality and freedom. This vision includes community where differences are respected, conflicts are addressed peacefully, supportive structures are developed.  Where people are empowered and live in harmony with the earth, nurtured by diverse traditions that foster compassion and reconciliation.

We are dedicated to principles of non-violent resolution of conflict. Members may not represent PJCNC by spoken or written word that advocates any violent action.

We are not affiliated with any political party or religion. While PJCNC is a diverse community of many spiritual, religious, and political beliefs, individuals may not represent PJCNC as being a political or religious entity.

Education and Action for Peace and Justice

The Peace and Justice Center of Nevada County honors the essential power of people in community.

Through open inquiry, education, and nonviolent direct action, we nurture peace, equality, justice and dignity in ourselves, our community and our Earth.

 

History

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

The Nevada County Peace Center roots go back to the “Outlook – Journal For A Nuclear-Free Sierra” edited by Fatima Gips and Arnold Erickson in 1984. It was stated therein that “A Peace Center is being organized in Nevada County to provide a resource center that can extend the work for peace into the larger community.”

But it was not until 2002 that the Peace Center of Nevada County took shape. On April 20 of that year, a small team organized car pools and rented buses to transport local activists to the International ANSWER Coalition sponsored peace march and rally in San Francisco. At a de-briefing meeting shortly afterward the current Peace and Justice Center of Nevada County was born. That year regular meetings, vigils and 15 events were held.  A web site was started.

In 2003 we held more events, including buses, to two rallies in San Francisco.

In 2004 the Social Forum – Film Series at the Magic Theater, the local chapter of Grandmothers For Peace, and a Military Recruitment Alternatives group were established.  We held five ecology/sustainability events, ten other educational events and participated in the Altar Show at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. We ran buses to demonstrations in Livermore and San Francisco.

In 2005 we established a Board of Directors, offered training in nonviolence, traveled by bus to San Francisco for a rally and march, exhibited at the Nevada County Fair, celebrated with Utah Phillips on the occasion of his 70th birthday, and held over 15 other events.

We need a volunteer historian to fill in the years since!

Mailing Address

Peace and Justice Center of Nevada County
2036 Nevada City Hwy.   #605
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Or E-mail: ncpeace@sbcglobal.net