SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, April 23, 2016 for the Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County Annual Awards Celebration

 
Building Bridges – Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County Annual Awards Celebration
Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Sebastopol Community Cultural Center
Honor our local heros! Stimulating company! Exciting raffle!
Support the Peace & Justice Center!
Catered Dinner, Music by ODELL, beer, wine, good friends.
Stay tuned for more details.
 
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS WILL BE REQUIRED.
 

Peace & Justice Center's Youth Peacemaker Award

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 Center
                     Email: 

peacentr@pjcsonoma.org
                        or
                          Mail to:
Annual Dinner Committee at 467 Sebastopol Ave.   Santa Rosa, CA 95401
For more information: please call (707) 575-8902.

The Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County looking forward to 2016.

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. 

Introducing our new Center Coordinator!

We're delighted to introduce our new Center Coordinator, Shekeyna Black. We hope you'll take the opportunity to drop by and welcome her.

We have a new mural!

Be sure to stop by and see our new mural. Thank you, Mario Uribe!

Letters to "The Wall"

Veterans For Peace/Swords to Plowshares Memorial Bell Tower

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.

Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force - Part 1

 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.

Jews and Arabs Refuse To Be Enemies

A wise doughnnut maker in Tel Aviv