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Upcoming Events

Sep
20
Fri
7:00 pm FILM: A DAY WITHOUT A MEXICAN
FILM: A DAY WITHOUT A MEXICAN
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm
FILM: A DAY WITHOUT A MEXICAN
  “A Day Without a Mexican” film sheds Light on the contributions made by immigrants.  To bring awareness to the vital role immigrants play in supporting our local and national economy, the Peace & Justice[...]
Sep
27
Fri
7:00 pm September 27 Film: TELL THE TRUT...
September 27 Film: TELL THE TRUT...
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
September 27 Film: TELL THE TRUTH AND RUN   The Peace and Justice Center and our Fourth Friday Film Forum presents,  “Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press” (1996) Narrated by[...]

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
  • Daniel Ellsberg                     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
  • Dr. Christine Blasey Ford   1966