Upcoming Events

Aug
25
Fri
7:00 pm Fourth Friday Film – Death By China
Fourth Friday Film – Death By China
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fourth Friday Film - Death By China @ The Open Book
From best-selling author and filmmaker, Peter Navarro, comes DEATH BY CHINA, a documentary feature that pointedly confronts the most urgent problem facing America today – its increasingly destructive economic trade relationship with a rapidly rising[...]
Aug
26
Sat
7:00 pm Chase Iron Eyes – Dakota Access ...
Chase Iron Eyes – Dakota Access ...
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chase Iron Eyes - Dakota Access Pipeline @ Odd Fellows Hall
Chase Iron Eyes led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline from the Cheyenne River Camp.  He proved an effective leader and spokesman for the resistance.  Check this link for a summary: Standing with Standing Rock[...]
Aug
29
Tue
6:00 am Resist Drone Warfare & US Milita...
Resist Drone Warfare & US Milita...
Aug 29 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 am
Please join peace activists in saying NO to continued drone warfare and US militarism.  Though over-shadowed in the news by President Trump, we continue to lead and support the murder of a large number of[...]
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[...]
Sep
7
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Sep 7 @ 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).[...]
Sep
19
Tue
1:00 pm Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Sep 19 @ 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.
Sep
20
Wed
11:00 am Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep
28
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Sep 28 @ 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[...]
Oct
5
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Oct 5 @ 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).[...]
Oct
17
Tue
1:00 pm Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Oct 17 @ 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.

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Local Links

The Peace Center works with local organizations on education, program events and action in the areas of nonviolence, conflict resolution, justice and peace.  We also work with the local chapters of some national organizations.  Some of these organizations are:

 

Woolman – Sierra Friends Center

Sierra Friends Center is an educational facility dedicated to the principles of peace, justice and sustainability.  It is home to The Woolman Semester, a program for high school juniors, seniors and gap-year students who want a hands-on, relevant, progressive and interdisciplinary study experience.  This is a Quaker community, open to all who share ideals embodying a vision for peace and justice achieved through learning and service.

Alternatives To Violence

AVP workshops are for everyone seeking harmony in their work, family and community.  Empathy and Compassion cannot be taught from the lecture podium.  They cannot be garnered from assigned reading.  They must be experienced.  Destructive conflict can start with disappointments,  irritations and frustrations.  Unresolved conflict is one of the roots of violence.  It is possible to change how you handle differences.

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California

The ACLU of Northern California is a guardian of justice, fairness, equality, and freedom, working to protect and advance civil liberties for all.  The ACLU makes sure that our basic Constitutional rights – to free speech, to privacy, to be innocent until proven guilty – don’t just exist on paper, but also practice. The ACLU enforces the vision that these freedoms be guaranteed to every person in this country. These are our American values.

 

Regional Peace Centers


Other Peace Action Sources