A Writing Conspiracy

The Peace and Justice Writing Conspiracy meets at 9:30 Tuesday mornings at the Center. We welcome poets, storytellers, essayists, and non-fiction writers from all Chico communities. Our group supports, encourages, and provides editorial support to all in attendance. Drop by and check us out.
Facilitated by Andy Hanson

Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist

David Hartsough, Executive Director of Peaceworkers and co-founder of the Nonviolent Peaceforce, will speak about his memoir published this year. Hartsough's reflections on his activist career will be presented as a conversation with James Anderson, Ph.D., from the Department of Religious Studies at CSUC. This program is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the CSUC Philosophy Department as well as the Peace Institute at California State University, Chico.

CPJC Volunteer Orientation

Want to plug in to the work being done by Chico Peace & Justice Center, our community partners, friends and allies? Then join us for our monthly volunteer orientation events where you'll learn about volunteer and activist opportunities in the area and share your own skills and interests. This orientation is held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month 12:30-1:30pm.

CPJC Volunteer Orientation -- register to attend!

Want to plug in to the work being done by Chico Peace & Justice Center, our community partners, friends and allies? Then join us for our monthly volunteer orientation events where you'll learn about volunteer and activist opportunities in the area and share your own skills and interests. This event occurs every 2nd Tuesday at 7pm and requires registration (see below for info on registering).

Free Immigration Clinic

This is an opportunity for the non-citizens in our community to sit down on on one with an experienced immigration attorney, and have their questions answered about everything from asylum to marriage visas to green cards to DACA for students. Members of the immigrant community seeking personal advice are encouraged to attend, as are social workers, teachers, and community service providers eager to better assist the needs of their non-citizen students/clients/cases. For more information visit www.norcalirc.org or call (530) 231-7733.

Rummage Sale to Benefit 6th St Center for Youth

Come down to the 6th St Center to buy some gently used items for your home and wardrobe, and help support the youth in our community! All proceeds will benefit the 6th Street Center for Youth, a non-profit program serving homeless teens and young adults in Butte County by providing meals, basic needs, and professional case management services.
Want to donate lightly used items? Deliver your donations to the 6th St Center between 9am-5pm no later than Sept. 30th, then come to the sale on October 4th and replace your unwanted items with something new-to-you!

Climate Crisis: Are We There Yet?

An evening with author and ecobiologist Guy McPherson to discuss his work and the connection between "our civilized way of life" and rapid changes to climate and habitat. This event will be held at the CPJC, 526 Broadway in Chico, at 7pm, doors open at 6:30. The event is free and open to the public. If you can't make it to this event, you can also catch Guy McPherson speaking at the 100th Monkey Cafe, 642 W 5th St, at 7pm on October 1st.

Gaza Support Vigil - with Chico Peace Vigil

Join the Chico Peace Vigil, this Saturday August 30
3rd & Main, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. 

Showing solidarity with a people experiencing extreme violence and loss

       We will continue a Peace Vigil for Gaza this Saturday even though the cease fire seems to be holding--still there is much distruction and displacement. Join the Chico Peace Vigil this Saturday at 3rd & Main, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

 

GRUB-Hosted Community Drop-In Dinner

Come enjoy a community dinner at CPJC! A vegetarian dinner will be served by CPJC Community Partners GRUB Education at the peace center downtown for anyone who would like to enjoy a meal among others. The intent is to bring people together around the same table who may not normally come together. We hope you can join us! If you would have questions or would like to help prepare any of the meal please contact Stephanie Elliott, 354-1646. Please bring anyone you feel would enjoy the meal.

Open 11-2pm M-F
526 Broadway Street
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 893-9078

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