Donate to CPJC during the Annie B's Community Drive Before September 30

Annie B's Opens This Week! Donate to CPJC during the Annie B's Community Drive to help us reach our $4,000 fundraising goal!

Join the Chico community in supporting local non-profits through the Annie B's Community Drive, by making your donation before September 30.

This effort ensures the ongoing existence of local community groups and represents an important part of the Chico Peace & Justice Center's annual funding.

Alternatives to Violence Project - Basic Workshop September 25-27

Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP): Cultivating a Spirit of Peace in Chico

AVP workshops help us turn our conflicts into opportunities for growth. Conflict is a normal part of life, and can be used as a tool for change and transformation. AVP workshops use the shared experiences of participants, interactive exercises, games and role-plays to see beyond differences, to explore common ground and to discover the power within ourselves to transform our lives.

When: September 25-27, 2015

Where: Chico Peace & Justice Center (526 Broadway Street, Chico CA 95928)

CPJC Annual Dinner, October 16th - Tickets Now on Sale!

Join in our celebration of community October 16th at the Chico Masonic Family Center, doors open at 5pm!

Join the Chico Peace & Justice Center at our Annual Dinner where we will celebrate community, share in a delicious meal, hear from keynote speaker Dr. John Rivers, president of the South Oroville African American Historical Society, and feature the work of CPJC over the past year.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley Hosts Youth Fest Event, September 25th.


On Friday, September 25, 2015 the Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley will be celebrating the National Boys & Girls Club Day for Kids by hosting its 15th annual Youth Fest event.

The event’s purpose is to provide a positive and fun event and to provide information to local youth about services and opportunities available to them in their community.

Support the Safe Space & Chico Homeless Animal Outreach Charity Yard Sale Sat & Sun, August 22nd & 23rd

The Chico Homeless Animal Outreach and Safe Space Winter Shelter are partnering to present a Huge Charity Benefit Yard Sale.

All proceeds from the sale will be split between these two local 501C(3) registered charities. The sale will be held on Saturday 8/22 and Sunday 8/23 from 8am until 5pm each day.

Daily KOS Chico Meet-Up Sunday, August 9th

Daily KOS Chico Meet-Up Sunday, August 9, 1pm At Broadway Heights Restaurant at 300 Broadway.

Across the country, Daily Kos members are meeting face-to-face for camaraderie and conversation.

In California, Daily Kos is working towards building progressive power in each of the state’s congressional districts.

This meet-up is an opportunity to hear what the Daily Kos community has been up to and chat with like-minded people about local issues and opportunities to organize.

Campaign For Nonviolence, August 6th & 9th, and September 20th-27th

Chris Nelson and Cathy Webster will be representing Chico at the Campaign Nonviolence Conference in Santa Fe, NM on the weekend of Aug 6-9.
Santa Fe is near Los Alamos where the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were tested.

The Conference will not only be a vigil at Los Alamos on the 6th and 9th, but will also feature speakers and workshops to coordinate the National Week of Nonviolent Direct Action, occurring Sept 20 -27.

Thoughts on a Chico area nonviolent direct action for peace/compassion/justice during that week? Call the Peace Center!

Resource Development Committee Meeting, July 27th

The intent of the Resource Development Committee (RDC) is to continue to develop a committee of board members and community members who are interested in helping develop and carry out a plan to help CPJC raise funds.

This committee will be known as the “resource development committee” and will meet quarterly. We would like you to be a part of this effort!

Also, please invite anyone you know who may be willing and able to help.

Reach out to anyone you know with experience in fundraising or grant writing and ask them to join us.

Remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombing Victims, August 6th

Remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombing Victims
Thursday, August 6, 8am, at One Mile in Bidwell Park

Please join us in remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombing victims (survivors- hibakushi), those that lost their lives and their loved ones.

We will gather at One Mile and then walk upstream to gather at a quiet spot on the Creek. Bring bells and flowers to share in a quiet meditation circle. For more information contact Diane Suzuki at 518-9122. Also tune into KZFR for a Hiroshima/Nagasaki Days observance show on August 7th at 11:30am.

Peace Panel Project Thursday, July 9th

The Peace Panel Project works to educate; to inspire activism; to build the movement toward peace and justice.

The main themes of the Peace Panel Project (PPP) are Nonviolent Communication, Ruses For War, Better World Shopping, Project Censored, awareness of military spending and activities, reinstatement of the "Fairness Doctrine," and now environmental issues.

Stop Oil Trains, July 11th

Join the vigil along the blast zone Saturday, July 11, 11am-1pm at the State Capitol Building extending along the oil train route in Sacramento.

In July 2013, 47 people in Lac Magentic, Quebec, died in a fiery explosion when an oil train derailed and exploded.

These same trains are coming through Sacramento in increasing numbers. Within the next few years there may be 7 to 8 100-car trains through our city each day!

Beyond Violence Alliance Workshop: Racism & White Privilege August 31, 6-9pm

Beyond Violence Alliance Workshop: Racism & White Privilege Monday, August 31, 6-9pm

Attend this interactive, experiential workshop to investigate your relationship to racism and white privilege in contemporary American society.

This workshop helps us to dig deeper into understanding the roots of violence and peace in a supportive community setting.

This event is free and open to the public, but donations are welcome.

CPJC Office Closed Friday, July 3rd

Our office will be closed July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. As we close our office doors for the holiday weekend, we take time to reflect on the harm of colonialism, the power of revolution, the distribution of power that was enshrined in our earliest days as a nation, and the ongoing activism to create a society that reflects social values of peace and justice.


Monday: 9AM-1PM Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP)
Tuesday: 9AM-1PM AVP 1PM-3PM Social Work
Wednesday: 9AM-12PM Youth For Justice (YFJ)
Thursday: 1PM-3PM Social Work
Saturday: 9AM-12PM CPJC Open Hours
Sunday: 9AM-12PM YFJ

526 Broadway Street
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 893-9078
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