Upcoming Protest at Republican Debate!

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Hi friends — The next Republican candidates’ debate will be held right here in Ventura County at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley on Wed 9/16. I think the VC chapter of the Brady Campaign for gun control as well as the VC Climate Hub will both be sending protesters, and I think it would be great to see a bunch of people there. Please spread the word!! I’m going to try to go, and will have an extra seat or two if anyone wants to carpool.

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New Calendar Look, and More Options!

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I’m happy to announce that the VCPJN calendar has a whole new look. Furthermore, it is now possible for ANYONE to add an event! I’ll continue to do my best to keep the calendar updated, but feel free to add your events! The calendar has also been updated. The VCPJN group is meeting on Wednesday evening this week — feel free to join us! On Saturday 8/1, there will be a march in Ventura to protest illegal oil wells in our County.

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ALEC Protest 7/22/15

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ALEC protest in San Diego on Wednesday, 7/22. Round-trip bus available to/from Camarillo! Details here: ALEC EVENT

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TODAY: Carwash fundraiser for Meagan Hockaday’s burial and childrens’ care

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PLEASE SHARE – Carwash for MEAGAN HOCKADAY’s burial and her young daughters’ care! Meagan was shot and killed last Saturday by OPD officer Roger Garcia, who too…k her life in less then 20 seconds. ‪#‎meaganmatters‬ ‪#‎20seconds‬ LOCATION: at the corner of stroube n vineyard in El Rio. Across the street from Shell Gas station. TIME/DAY: FRIDAY from 9:30am to 7pm Saturday from 9:30am to 3pm

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Adelanto Detention Facility Trip!

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This Sunday, 3/29/15, a group will be traveling to the Adelanto Detention Facility, for music and protest out front. Details below. 2 VC-CLUE members are going, and would be happy to carpool! Facebook announcement is here, or email us at vcpjnetwork@gmail.com. Last year, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Immigrant Youth Coalition and other allies collaborated in putting together weekly concerts outside of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles, culminating with President Obama’s administrative relief announcement. For 7 weeks straight, musicians (like Ana Tijoux, Los Cadetes de Linares, etc.) and community […]

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Stand Together for Action on Homelessness

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TOMORROW, 4/28/15 (Ventura City Hall 501 Poli Street, Ventura, CA 93001): Call for leadership from elected officials on homelessness The gathering, hosted by the Ventura Interfaith Ministerial Association, will include a press conference at 5:45 and then time for fellowship and music. All who want to see an end to homelessness in Ventura are encouraged to attend. Clergy from multiple denominations will be speaking. Leaders will also ask supporters to attend the City Council meeting on Monday, February 2. People will gather on the steps at 5:30 and then attend the […]

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VCPJN “News and Updates” page up and running!

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We’re happy to have the VCPJN “News and Updates” page up and running. We’ll try to start highlighting specific actions and events here, for those who aren’t on Facebook and can’t follow our active Facebook page. We’re also working on an email listserv. As you can tell, the link to the right isn’t working yet. Hopefully soon!

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