New Summer Leadership Activist Program for Students The Chico Peace and Justice Center's Leadership Activist Program (LAP) will take place this summer within the cities of Chico and Oroville, California. The program will span six days and include 25+ hours of youth-focused social justice and nonviolent communication education, designed to develop future activist leaders. LAP will train high school to recognize and address inequities within their community using social justice knowledge and nonviolent communication skills. Program participants will assist with carrying out institutional changes to develop more fair policies within their local schools and government. Venues and curriculum will be overseen by representatives of CPJC, local activist groups, local schools, and other local nonprofit organizations as well. Participants will receive certificates upon successful completion. Interested high school students must complete and submit the program's online application below by Friday, June 18, 2018.
What if they staged a war and nobody came? Sound far fetched? Not to those who know a veteran with a catastrophic injury or post-traumatic stress disorder, or who had a friend or loved one deploy and not return. Not for those who know a service person for whom the military did not live up … Continue reading Career Builders: Counter-Recruitment
Family, Education, Fun! Peace Gardening 101 is a comprehensive gardening workshop where you can learn: Organic Gardening Learning to build a healthy compost pile Seed Care and Seed Saving Herb Gardening Tea Mixing And More! For more information, contact Colleen at firstname.lastname@example.org or (239) 272-9661. Space is limited!
Voice of the Veteran is an ongoing speaker series featuring veterans sharing their experience in the military with no media slant, recruiter advertising, or entertainment industry glorification of violence. Hear from primary sources about war and learn about what it is actually like to be in the military. We have had Army veteran Major John … Continue reading Voice of the Veteran Speaker Series
The wheel was adopted by the Chico Peace and Justice Center as a way of understanding the elements of peace and social justice and seeing their interconnections. Each “spoke” of the wheel addresses a group of related issues and problems in our world today: community, political action, spiritualism, health, poverty, environmental degradation, social cohesion, racism, … Continue reading Everybody’s Revolution: Exploring the Wheel of Integral Nonviolence