Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:03am
A Great Big THANK YOU to everyone who attended and helped with our Building Bridges in Our Community
Annual Awards Celebration the event on April 23 at the
Sebastopol Community Cultural Center
was a huge success!
Peace and Justice Award - Marty Bennett
Russ & Mary Jorgensen Courage of Commitment Award - Eszter Freeman
Community Organization Award - Camp Michela
Unsung Hero Award - Emerald
Youth Activist Award - Elizabeth Castanon
DINNER was provided by Sam's Mediterranean Deli
Live Music was by the band, ODELL
RAFFLE PRIZES THAT STILL NEED TO BE PICKED UP
PLEASE STOP BY THE PEACE & JUSTICE CENTER
during business hours, Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00pm.
467 Sebastopol Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95401.
Also, if you won a gift certificate, they were marked "COPY" in red so you need to pick-up the actual gift certificate/gift card at the Peace & Justice Center.
Here is the list of raffle ticket numbers that still need to be picked up.
Note you must bring the "KEEP THIS COUPON" side of the raffle ticket to redeem item. Raffle prizes must be picked-up by Friday, May 6 or call to make arrangements at (707)575-8902.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 01/25/2016 - 2:52am
Be a part of recognizing someone who makes a difference!
The Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County is holding our annual awards event on April 23, 2016. At that time we recognize individuals who go the extra mile for their community (Local, National, Global).
The future is in our youth and they too should be recognized for their efforts. This year we are establishing an award for someone dedicated to making our community just and peaceful. Could it be you or someone you know? Then nominate them or yourself for our Youth Peacemaker Award.
Here’s are the details to submit:
1. Name, Address, Email, Telephone #
2. Between the ages of 13- 21
3. Active in the social justice movement locally
4. Consistent with their actions
5. Two references from people who are active with the nominee
6. One page about his/her values and how they relate to the work you do in the community.
Nominees must be submitted between now and Feb. 29, 2016.
(Note: We have to make our decision so, no late entries.)
Send info to: Peace and Justice Centerpeacentr@pjcsonoma.org or
Annual Dinner Committee at 467 Sebastopol Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95401
A great big THANK YOU to everyone who donated to and volunteered at The Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County in 2015.
The Peace & Justice Center relies on membership dues and donations to help support our work. We appreciate the new and ongoing members and our generous donors. Membership includes a one year subscription to the Sonoma County Peace Press; which is a bi-monthly publication that focuses on current events in the peace and social justice movement.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Fri, 09/11/2015 - 12:03am
We're delighted to introduce our new Center Coordinator, Shekeyna Black. We hope you'll take the opportunity to drop by and welcome her.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:59pm
Be sure to stop by and see our new mural. Thank you, Mario Uribe!
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 05/25/2015 - 5:33pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sun, 05/24/2015 - 4:15pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:46am
Currently set up between the Vietnam War Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC - Swords to Plowshares/Veterans for Peace 24' tall touring bell tower is covered with silver wind-blown "bricks" made from recycled cans. It is dedicated to healing the moral injury of war.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:37am
Task Force meeting
One of the ongoing projects of the Freedom from Militarization Project has been following the work of the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force, which was created by the Board of Supervisors in the aftermath of the killing of Andy Lopez by Deputy Erick Gelhaus.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:04am
A wise doughnnut maker in Tel Aviv