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Nov, 2017

Giving and Thanks in Ventura County

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Welcome to Ventura Peace and Justice Network newsletter.

We publish a comprehensive calendar of progressive events. Check us out often at vcpjn.org/calendar/. We update multiple times a week.

On the Calendar

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Pie Contest & Fundraiser for One Step A La Vez

November 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2nd Annual Pie for Breakfast Fundraiser To support One Step A La Vez Pie & Fall Basket Auction and this year a PIE CONTEST!Admission is FREE and one slice of pie! We won’t tell if you eat two. Come have a slice of pie with us Catch up with the One Step family and support after school youth programming in Fillmore.

Ventura Wildlife Ponds – Community Volunteer Day!

November 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Resource Conservation Partners (RCP),  a local non-profit organization in Ventura, CA. RCP’s purpose is to restore, conserve, protect, and monitor our natural resources. Help RCP  and our community to restore the Ventura Harbor Ecological Reserve, to its native habitat. Most of the natural wetland areas of southern California have been lost to urbanization. This site provides important habitat for many native plants and animal species.

Girls Girl Book Club

November 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Book selections have included: “The Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold and The Poisonwood Bible”, by Barbara Kinsolver Please contact the organizer for details. Mission Statement The Girls Girl Club is an inclusive community that empowers individuals by fostering strength and well-being through education, creativity, and community engagement. At the Girls Girl Club we believe that people are valuable because of their differences. Each of us has something to share as well as something to learn. The Girls Girl culture is one of respect and equality without judgement.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Hosted by TransAlliance Ventura, Free 2 Be Me Foundation, Diversity Collective Ventura County, and Coalition for Family Harmony.

VC Legal Clinc

November 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ventura County Legal Aid, Inc. is here to help on the first and third Tuesdays of the month 4 to 7 p.m.at the Ventura County Law Library. Last walk-ins accepted at 6:15. Attorneys are available during these times on a first-come, first-served basis, to provide free legal advice to those who qualify based on income.

Bending the Arc in Ventura

November 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Movie presentation of Bending The Arc A powerful documentary about the extraordinary team of doctors and activists – including Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl – whose work thirty years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all.

“Free First Sundays” at the Museum(s)

December 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The first Sunday of every month offers free admission at both the Museum of Ventura County (in Ventura) and the Agriculture Museum (in Santa Paula). In addition to gallery exhibitions, look for additional activities for the entire family. Activities may include arts and crafts or live performances that relate to our current exhibits. Free Sunday activities are recommended for children 6 years and older. Museum of Ventura County 100 East Main Street Ventura, CA 93001 805.653.0323 Agriculture Museum 926 Railroad Avenue Santa Paula, CA 93060 805.525.3100

Veterans for Peace Ventura County, Monthly Meeting

December 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Veterans for Peace is an educational and humanitarian non-profit organization dedicated to the abolishment of war.  The Ventura County Chapter (VCVFP, chapter 112) was founded in August 2004. Chapter 112 has as a primary project the formidable educational task of introducing and disclosing military alternatives to local area high school youth. The chapter proudly funds annual high school scholarships to participating seniors.

SAVE THE DATE! Conejo Valley Pride Fundraiser

December 7 @ 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Join us as Diversity Collective of Ventura County hosts the very first fundraiser for Conejo Valley PRIDE! We have fabulous raffle prizes in store. Come help us Create Community through Visibility!  Keep checking back, location TBD.

East Ventura County Concerned Collective

December 9 @ 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Hello everyone. Hope you all enjoy a wonderful labor day weekend as we greet fall and PSL season -_- . The 2nd Saturday of the month is coming up so we will be meeting. We have a lot of updates and progress to be made with EVC3’s Know Your Rights Street Team and LGBTQ+ Pride Planning. See you all soon

Mission of the Ventura Peace and Justice Network Calendar

The Solidarity Ventura County Calendar publicizes critical information on actions, events, and group meetings.  It is a progressive grassroots tool to complement local direct action. Our organization will facilitate communication and connection between activists, interested community members, and local organizations; and will become an informed and mobilized county-wide base, ready to stand by our community.

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