Dear Chico Peace & Justice Center Community, The story of our town’s work for justice and peace continues to unfold as we approach our 6th decade! We are pleased to announce that we have ended the summer temporary suspension of operations, and effective immediately the doors of the Chico Peace & Justice Center are again … Continue reading Re-Opening the Peace Center!
The Chico Peace & Justice Center Annual Dinner 2019 fundraiser will be on October 27th at the Chico Masonic Family Center. Doors open at 5:30pm and dinner is served at 6:30pm. This year's theme is the Palestinian Diaspora with keynote speaker Ali Sarsour. A vegetarian/vegan 'Chico style' Arabic dinner will be served with gluten free … Continue reading Event- Annual Dinner
The Chico Peace and Justice Center has served as a hub for inspiring, organizing and mobilizing our community for 36 years and we hope to continue that work for many more years. However, at this time, we are in financial crisis. For several years the reserve funds of the organization have been dwindling and there … Continue reading Statement of Financial Crisis
Help keep Dan's memory alive by donating funds to plant a tree and place a plaque in his favorite park. https://www.gofundme.com/f/dan-everhart-memorial Dan Everhart, a rebel with an indomitable will, died in his home last December. We are installing a memorial to honor his legacy as an agent of social change in our community and to keep … Continue reading Keep the memory of Dan Everhart alive!
Chico Joins Global Climate Strike Rally Fri 9-20-19 11am-1pm All intersectional groups are welcome to co-host, just contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All suggestions to create the most equitable event we can are most welcome. Come to the planning meeting Sunday Sept 1 at Gateway Science Museum 3:30-5pmWe are Indigenous led as the first people are … Continue reading Event- Chico Joins Global Climate Strike Rally
Mark your calendars!Attend the 3rd Annual Chico Indian Market hosted by the Mechoopda Tribe, Sat, Nov 30th, 10 am-4 pm, Chico Women's Club. Questions or vendor application email Alaina at email@example.com
Tuesday, July 30th at 1:00pm - Courtroom 6 501 I St. Sacramento Federal Court House Show up if you can to support the Phillips family for the first court date in the civil case against the City of Chico and Chico PD for the wrongful death of Desmond Phillips. Wear your Justice for Desmond shirt, … Continue reading Event- Court Support #Justice4Desmond
During the final stage of World War II, the United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. The United States dropped the bombs after obtaining the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec Agreement.The two bombings killed at least … Continue reading Event- Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembrance
On November 8, 2018, PG&E left thousands of Butte County residents sifting through the ashes of their lives. • PG&E, with help from the CPUC, routinely profit off the death and destruction for which they are responsible. • PG&E gave itself bonuses while denying payments to Butte County fire victims. • PG&E uses its disgustingly … Continue reading Event- Rally outside the PG&E Rate Hike Forum
Community members have shared their fears of participation in a census with a citizenship question, the inclusion of which was intended to terrorize, undercount, underrepresent and underfunded Latinx and other immigrant communities and people of color. The 2020 census will be printed without the citizenship question, because it will ensure all that Californians feel safer … Continue reading Census 2020 will move forward with no citizenship question