Peace and Justice Center of Nevada County

Upcoming Events

Apr
23
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Climate Demonstration
Weekly Climate Demonstration
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly climate demonstrations take place in Grass Valley every Tuesday from 11am-12pm. The demonstrations are hosted by volunteers from Sunrise Movement, Extinction Rebellion, and Elders Climate Action and collect signatures for a petition for Grass[...]
4:30 pm Full Circle Demonstration Garden...
Full Circle Demonstration Garden...
Apr 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Full Circle Demonstration Garden next to the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility at the Nevada County Government Center has weekly garden work days on Tuesdays at 4:30pm. New volunteers are also welcome, and there is[...]
Apr
25
Thu
5:30 pm YHRC Kit Packing Parties (weekly)
YHRC Kit Packing Parties (weekly)
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Every week Yuba Harm Reduction Collective hosts a kit packing party to supply the week’s need of kits of testing strips, narcan, smokables, and all other harm reduction supplies needed. These parties last from 5:30-7:30[...]
Apr
30
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Climate Demonstration
Weekly Climate Demonstration
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly climate demonstrations take place in Grass Valley every Tuesday from 11am-12pm. The demonstrations are hosted by volunteers from Sunrise Movement, Extinction Rebellion, and Elders Climate Action and collect signatures for a petition for Grass[...]
4:30 pm Full Circle Demonstration Garden...
Full Circle Demonstration Garden...
Apr 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Full Circle Demonstration Garden next to the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility at the Nevada County Government Center has weekly garden work days on Tuesdays at 4:30pm. New volunteers are also welcome, and there is[...]
May
2
Thu
5:30 pm YHRC Kit Packing Parties (weekly)
YHRC Kit Packing Parties (weekly)
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Every week Yuba Harm Reduction Collective hosts a kit packing party to supply the week’s need of kits of testing strips, narcan, smokables, and all other harm reduction supplies needed. These parties last from 5:30-7:30[...]
May
3
Fri
6:30 pm Nevada County Mutual Aid Monthly...
Nevada County Mutual Aid Monthly...
May 3 @ 6:30 pm
Every month on the first Friday of each month at 6:30pm at the Madelyn Helling Library community room Nevada County Mutual Aid hosts its monthly community meeting. These meetings discuss projects for the future, recaps[...]
May
7
Tue
11:00 am Weekly Climate Demonstration
Weekly Climate Demonstration
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly climate demonstrations take place in Grass Valley every Tuesday from 11am-12pm. The demonstrations are hosted by volunteers from Sunrise Movement, Extinction Rebellion, and Elders Climate Action and collect signatures for a petition for Grass[...]
4:30 pm Full Circle Demonstration Garden...
Full Circle Demonstration Garden...
May 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Full Circle Demonstration Garden next to the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility at the Nevada County Government Center has weekly garden work days on Tuesdays at 4:30pm. New volunteers are also welcome, and there is[...]
May
9
Thu
5:30 pm YHRC Kit Packing Parties (weekly)
YHRC Kit Packing Parties (weekly)
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Every week Yuba Harm Reduction Collective hosts a kit packing party to supply the week’s need of kits of testing strips, narcan, smokables, and all other harm reduction supplies needed. These parties last from 5:30-7:30[...]

No upcoming events

Support Peace Budget Resolution: Action Item

From Paula Orloff: Please sign and forward this link for the California Peace Budget Resolution. It’s  short and easy to sign  the petition, and after you sign, there is an easy link to facebook and twitter if you  want to pass it on. Or you can send this link below via email, text or other social media to friends.   PS Check out the beautiful photo in the title of the resolution!
Ask California Legislators and Governor to Back Peace Budget Resolution
Ask California Legislators and Governor to Back Peace Budget ResolutionClick the link to email your state legislators and governor.

UPDATE  ON CONGRESSIONAL PROPOSALS TO MOVE SOME OF OUR HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS IN MILITARY TAXES and California Peace Budget support for them.
The California Peace Budget Resolution is a version of Representative  Barbara Lee’s H Res 1003  regarding wasteful Pentagon spending, supporting  50% cut to the bloated defense budget, and redirecting the funds to essential needs and services.    Senator Bernie Sanders in the Senate called for an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to cut 10% in annual Pentagon spending and reinvest it in education, health care and poverty reduction. https://www.sanders.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/sanders-cut-the-pentagon-by-10-to-hire-more-teachers-build-more-homes-and-create-  Summaries of both proposals are below.
  Lee’s  and Sanders’  proposals need support.  Even if not adopted this time around, we need to keep the attention on using some of our  hundreds of billions of military taxes for community investment and welfare, not warfare.    The California Resolution is directed to the California Governor and Legislators.  It  asks them to  pressure Congress to redirect some of the hundreds of billions of our military taxes for constructive programs like those addressed by Lee and Sanders.  It is an updated version of Local Peace Budget Resolution which was adopted by the Conference of Mayors of large cities in 2017.  
 David Swanson of World Beyond War is gathering names of organizations and individuals that sign on to the California Peace Budget Resolution.   If the California Governor and Legislature supports it, they could lend weight to Lee’s, Sanders’,  or similar moves to redirect our military taxes to human and environmental needs. 
David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio.He is a 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. Swanson was awarded the 2018 Peace Prize by the U.S. Peace Memorial Foundation. Longer bio and photos and videos here. Follow him on Twitter: @davidcnswanson and FaceBook, and sign up for: Activist alertsArticlesDavid Swanson newsWorld Beyond War newsCharlottesville news.