Upcoming Events

Apr
27
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Apr 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[...]
Apr
28
Fri
7:00 pm “National Bird” documentary film
“National Bird” documentary film
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
"National Bird" documentary film @ the open book
“National Bird” (2016) follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the U.S. drone war. At the[...]
Apr
29
Sat
11:00 am Nisenan Public Dialogue
Nisenan Public Dialogue
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nisenan Public Dialogue @ Bear River Campground
April 29 and 30, 11 am to 2 pm -FREE EVENT- The Nisenan Cultural Perspective and the Threat to the Bear River from Centennial Dam A presentation of the Nisenan tribal culture and history A[...]
Apr
30
Sun
11:00 am Nisenan Public Dialogue
Nisenan Public Dialogue
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nisenan Public Dialogue @ Bear River Campground
April 29 and 30, 11 am to 2 pm -FREE EVENT- The Nisenan Cultural Perspective and the Threat to the Bear River from Centennial Dam A presentation of the Nisenan tribal culture and history A[...]
May
4
Thu
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
May 4 @ 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).[...]
May
7
Sun
12:00 pm Arts Organizing to Win Social Ch...
Arts Organizing to Win Social Ch...
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Arts Organizing to Win Social Change @ Seaman's Lodge
This Workshop is for everyone (including non-artists and non-performers) interested in using creative techniques to tell our stories to win change, amplify our messages, involve lots of people and have an impact. Sponsored by the[...]
May
16
Tue
1:00 pm Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
Grandmothers For Peace – Nevada ...
May 16 @ 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.
May
17
Wed
11:00 am Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Peace and Justice Center monthly...
May 17 @ 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
5:30 pm A Place To Call Home Multi-Media...
A Place To Call Home Multi-Media...
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A Place To Call Home Multi-Media Project Funding Campaign Launch @ Golden Era Saloon
Indigogo Funding Campaign Launch Story Connects us to our humanity and when arts and media communicate story, there is opportunity for creative collaborative solutions to problems and cultural transformation.This is a wonderful collaborative Multi-Media project[...]

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Peace Heroes

Peace Heros can be visionaries, theorists, advocates, trainers, teachers, organizers, mediators, nonviolent activists, artists or martyrs.  Every Peace Hero has inner strength.  They are found everywhere from the highest levels of government to the school yard.  Each of us can act for good, for healing, for hope for peace and justice.  Here are some.

Tell us about your own Peace Heroes!

  • Mohandas Gandhi                    1869 – 1948
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.    1929 – 1968
  • Nelson Mandela                       1918 – 2013
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson           1803 – 1882
  • Henry David Thoreau             1817 – 1862
  • Cesar Chavez                            1927 – 1993
  • Desmond Tutu                        1931
  • Jeannette Rankin                   1880 – 1973
  • John Newton                           1725 – 1807
  • Archbishop Oscar Romero  1917 – 1980
  • Gene Sharp                              1928
  • Paul David Hewson (Bono) 1960
  • Kim Phuc                                 1963
  • Abdul Ghaffar Khan              1890 – 1988
  • Dolores Huerta                       1930
  • Frederick Douglass               1818 – 1895
  • Vaclav Havel                           1936 – 2011
  • Lech Walesa                            1943
  • Woody Guthrie                      1912 – 1967
  • Mother Teresa                       1910 – 1997
  • Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama   1935
  • Samuel Clemens                   1835 – 1910
  • Susan B. Anthony                1820 – 1906
  • Dorothy Day                          1897 – 1980
  • Julia Ward Howe                 1819 – 1910
  • Marshall B. Rosenberg       1934 – 2015
  • Wangari Maathai                 1940 – 2011
  • Rosa Louise Parks               1913 – 2005
  • Shirin Ebadi                          1947
  • Teresita Quintos-Deles       1948
  • Diane Judith Nash               1938
  • Peter Seeger                          1919 – 2014
  • Paul K. Chappell
  • Greg Mortenson                   1957
  • Julia Butterfly Hill              1974
  • Antoinette Tuff
  • Malala Yousafzai                 1997
  • Edward Snowden               1983
  • Ramsey Orta                      1992