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Find us at 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside!

ART GALLERY, LIBRARY and Reading Room are open Wednesday & Saturday from 1:00 - 5:30 pm. .  Come by and browse our books, preview the DVDs, read Zee Magazine, YES!, Mother Jones, The Progressive Populist or The Progressive or just chat and have a cup of tea!   

  • MPJC Art Gallery.  BANNERS OF ACTIVISM.  See column to your right. 

Monterey Peace and Justice Center is affiliated with
World Beyond War and is a member of the Peace Coalition of Monterey County.

February 2019 PROGRAMS

The Monterey Peace & Justice Center is  open 1:00 – 5:30 pm Wednesday and Saturday.

Events are at the Center unless otherwise noted:

Friday, February 15, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Open House.  BANNERS OF ACTIVISM:  The Textile Art of Ruth Smithshowcases local artist Smith’s work over the years, as she created a series of banners for organizations working for social and environmental justice. The unified effect of this collection highlights Smith’s unique style of textile art and her skillful designs reflecting the mission and spirit of each organization.

  Public is invited to this free event.  Refreshments will be available.  The exhibit will be up through the month of February.

Tuesday, February 19, 7:00 pm, Part 2 – King:  A Filmed Record from Montgomery to Memphis chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King’s creation and leadership of the nonviolent campaign in the Civil Rights Movement and  follows Dr. King’s journey, from his early days in Alabama, at the forefront of the Monterey Bus Boycott, to the campaign to integrate public facilities in Birmingham in the early 1960s, and the March on Washington during which King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.   A free public event presented by the Center.

Saturday, February 23, 10:00 – 11:30 am,Women’s International League for Peace and FreedomSteering Committee Meeting at Monterey Peace & Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside.  Contact jvandevere@comcast.netor Bev Bean  beverlygb@gmail.com.

Tuesday, March 26, VENEZUELA, 7:00 – 9:00 pm (tentative) a talk by Gloria La Riva who will have just returned from that country and will report on the current situation.   She will be videotaping and interviewing people with the aim of breaking the media blockade in the U.S.   Program sponsored by the Monterey Peace and Justice Center and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Monterey Branch.  At MPJC, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside.

Saturday, March 30, 7:00, Screening of the award-winning documentary,Two Rivers  We will have food too!  Please look the film up on Google and watch the trailers.  It features Native American history, culture, spirituality and the effects reconciliation has had on the Native and non-Native communities in the Pacific Northwest.  It looks very inspiring!  Sponsored by MPJC.

Sidney Ramsden Scott sramsdenscott@hotmail.com