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Nov, 2017

November Newsletter

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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. Call for Volunteers Rainbow Umbrella in Ventura, is seeking volunteers! Rainbow Umbrella is Ventura County’s LGBTQ Youth Services and Support Organization. We offer a weekly activities-based peer support group for LGBTQ+ youth and allies on Fridays from 5:30-7:30pm, in West Ventura. We are currently seeking adult volunteers interested in becoming facilitators for youth peer support meetings for satellite locations, such as Oxnard […]

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Oct, 2017

Educating Children

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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. This Saturday the Ventura County Peace & Justice Network will be at the Earth Charter Summit and Awards Program October 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Gutherie Hall, Ventura College We give thanks to Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions for granting us the Betty Eagle and Bill Hammaker Memorial Award. Every year Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions presents Earth Charter Awards. The event […]

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Oct, 2017

Newsletter and Thank You

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This is Natalie Cherot writing for the Ventura Peace and Justice Network newsletter this week. We publish a comprehensive calendar of progressive events. Check us out often at vcpjn.org/calendar/. We update multiple times a week. EARTH CHARTER SUMMIT AND AWARDS PROGRAM This week we give thanks to Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions for granting us the Betty Eagle and Bill Hammaker Memorial Award. We know that the Ventura Peace and Justice Network is just one of many organizations trying to do good work. Check out the video in this newsletter about a fellow award […]

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Sep, 2017

What to Do in Autumn in Ventura County

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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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Sep, 2017

Dreamers, Zoot Suiters, and More

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a suit because the state and its economy will be harmed by the president’s action because it is home to a quarter of the 800,000 people in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program

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Jul, 2017

Power Plant Blues

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The city of Oxnard (population 186,000) has a whole lot of power plants. Now there are plans to build another. Energy consultants argue that California has more than enough power. So why build another?

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Jul, 2017

Dam If You Do, Learn About Undoing the Dam

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This is Natalie Cherot writing for the Solidarity Ventura County newsletter this week.  We publish a comprehensive calendar of progressive events. Check us out often at vcpjn.org/calendar/. We update multiple times a week. This week we have a special contribution from our advisory board member, Narissa Petchumrus, a discussion of the undoing of Matilija Dam, events on the calendar, and fun stuff. DAM IF YOU DO Join Paul Jenkin, founder of the Matilija Coalition and campaign coordinator for Ventura Surfrider Foundation, as he provides a fascinating overview of the ongoing […]

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