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Building Bridges in Our Community – Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County
Annual Awards Celebration
Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 5-10:00 PM
Sebastopol Community Cultural Center
Celebrate! Community! Success! The Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County is proud to present our Annual Awards/Fundraiser Dinner with the theme, Building Bridges in Our Community.
Peace and Justice Award - Marty Bennett
Russ & Mary Jorgensen Courage of Commitment Award - Eszter Freeman
Community Organization Award - Camp Michela
Unsung Hero Award - Emerald
Youth Activist Award - Elizabeth Castanon

DINNER provided by Sam's Mediterranean Deli
The Famous BBQ Chicken served with Smokey BBQ sauce on the side with dinner roll 
or Vegetarian option of Falafel Wrap with our delicious homemade tzatsiki sauce
(Note: be sure to select your entree when reserving your tickets).
Side dish:
Hummus serves with pita chips or pita bread
Greek Salad with kalamata Olives and feta cheese.
Vegetable Dish:
Hand wrapped Dolma dipped in Olive Oil & lemon served with tzatsiki yogurt sauce

Live Music by ODELL @ 8:30 PM
Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the fundraiser event. 
Choose-your-Prize Raffle is similar to a Silent Auction with a bit of a fun twist...
you get to put your raffle tickets in jars to be drawn for the prizes of your choice! 
Or mail your check or stop by the Peace & Justice Center during business hours, Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00pm.
Make checks payable to Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County.
467 Sebastopol Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Thank you for supporting the Peace & Justice Center!

Peace & Justice Center's Youth Peacemaker Award

Be a part of recognizing someone who makes a difference!
The Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County is holding our annual awards event on April 23, 2016. At that time we recognize individuals who go the extra mile for their community (Local, National, Global).

The future is in our youth and they too should be recognized for their efforts.  This year we are establishing an award for someone dedicated to making our community just and peaceful. Could it be you or someone you know?  Then nominate them or yourself for our Youth Peacemaker Award.  
Here’s are the details to submit:
1. Name, Address, Email, Telephone #
2. Between the ages of 13- 21
3. Active in the social justice movement locally
4. Consistent with their actions
5. Two references from people who are active with the nominee
6. One page about his/her values and how they relate to the work you do in the community.

Nominees must be submitted between now and Feb. 29, 2016.   
(Note: We have to make our decision so, no late entries.) 

Send info to: Peace and Justice Center
                          Mail to:
Annual Dinner Committee at 467 Sebastopol Ave.   Santa Rosa, CA 95401
For more information: please call (707) 575-8902.

The Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County looking forward to 2016.

A great big THANK YOU to everyone who donated to and volunteered at The Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County in 2015.

The Peace & Justice Center relies on membership dues and donations to help support our work. We appreciate the new and ongoing members and our generous donors. Membership includes a one year subscription to the Sonoma County Peace Press; which is a bi-monthly publication that focuses on current events in the peace and social justice movement. 

Introducing our new Center Coordinator!

We're delighted to introduce our new Center Coordinator, Shekeyna Black. We hope you'll take the opportunity to drop by and welcome her.

We have a new mural!

Be sure to stop by and see our new mural. Thank you, Mario Uribe!

Letters to "The Wall"

Veterans For Peace/Swords to Plowshares Memorial Bell Tower

Currently set up between the Vietnam War Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC - Swords to Plowshares/Veterans for Peace 24' tall touring bell tower is covered with silver wind-blown "bricks" made from recycled cans. It is dedicated to healing the moral injury of war.

Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force - Part 1

 Task Force meeting

One of the ongoing projects of the Freedom from Militarization Project has been following the work of the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force, which was created by the Board of Supervisors in the aftermath of the killing of Andy Lopez by Deputy Erick Gelhaus.