Upcoming Events

Sep
19
Wed
11:00 am Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Sep 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
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Sep 19 @ 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 for just one hour, 4:30 to 5:30.   On the third Wednesday of each month we vigil at the corner of Brunswick Road[...]
Sep
28
Fri
7:00 pm Killing Gaza – Fourth Friday Fil...
Killing Gaza – Fourth Friday Fil...
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Killing Gaza - Fourth Friday Film Forum @ Madelyn Helling Library
In Killing Gaza, A documentary film about life under seige.  journalists Dan Cohen and Max Blumenthal have documented Israel’s 2014 war on Gaza.   Yet this film is much more than a documentary about Palestinian resilience[...]
Oct
3
Wed
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Oct 3 @ 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 for just one hour between 4:30 and 5:30.   On the first Wednesday of each month we vigil at the Broad Street overpass[...]
Oct
17
Wed
11:00 am Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Oct 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
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Oct 17 @ 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 for just one hour, 4:30 to 5:30.   On the third Wednesday of each month we vigil at the corner of Brunswick Road[...]

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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!

  • John Newton                           1725 – 1807
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson           1803 – 1882
  • Henry David Thoreau             1817 – 1862
  • Mohandas Gandhi                  1869 – 1948
  • Jeannette Rankin                   1880 – 1973
  • Archbishop Oscar Romero  1917 – 1980
  • Gene Sharp                            1928 – 2018
  • Paul David Hewson (Bono)   1960
  • Kim Phuc                                 1963
  • Abdul Ghaffar Khan               1890 – 1988
  • Dolores Huerta                      1930
  • Frederick Douglass               1818 – 1895
  • Julia Ward Howe                   1819 – 1910
  • Susan B. Anthony                 1820 – 1906
  • Samuel Clemens                   1835 – 1910
  • Vaclav Havel                          1936 – 2011
  • Woody Guthrie                       1912 – 1967
  • Nelson Mandela                     1918 – 2013
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.    1929 – 1968
  • Mother Teresa                       1910 – 1997
  • Dorothy Day                          1897 – 1980
  • Marshall B. Rosenberg        1934 – 2015
  • Wangari Maathai                 1940 – 2011
  • Lech Walesa                        1943
  • Rosa Louise Parks               1913 – 2005
  • Desmond Tutu                     1931
  • Cesar Chavez                       1927 – 1993
  • Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama   1935
  • Shirin Ebadi                          1947
  • Teresita Quintos-Deles       1948
  • Diane Judith Nash               1938
  • Peter Seeger                        1919 – 2014
  • Greg Mortenson                  1957
  • Julia Butterfly Hill               1974
  • Antoinette Tuff
  • Edward Snowden               1983
  • Paul Chappell                      1985
  • Chelsea Manning               1987
  • Reality Winner                    1991
  • Ramsey Orta                       1992
  • Malala Yousafzai                1997