Upcoming Events

Jul
18
Wed
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Jul 18 @ 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[...]
Jul
27
Fri
7:00 pm Blue Gold: World Water Wars – Fo...
Blue Gold: World Water Wars – Fo...
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blue Gold: World Water Wars - Fourth Friday Film @ Madelyn Helling Library
Who owns the water?  Fourth Friday Film Forum presents “Blue Gold: World Water Wars”.  This film examines environmental and political implications of the planet’s dwindling water supply and posits that wars in the future will[...]
Aug
1
Wed
4:30 pm Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Women and Men in Black Vigil for...
Aug 1 @ 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[...]
Aug
8
Wed
all-day Nevada County Fair – PJCNC Booth
Nevada County Fair – PJCNC Booth
Aug 8 – Aug 12 all-day
Nevada County Fair - PJCNC Booth @ Nevada County Fair Grounds
  The Peace and Justice Center of Nevada County has provided a booth at the Nevada County Fair for friendly communication and information on our namesake topics for many years.  We will again be inside the Main[...]
Aug
15
Wed
11:00 am Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Peace and Justice Center monthly...
Aug 15 @ 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...
Aug 15 @ 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