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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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