The recent Social Justice Collective Weekly newsletter that is currently circulating the media is NOT affiliated with the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center's Social Justice Collective. RMPJC supports inclusivity and equality; we find the content of the newsletter offensive and absurd. While we are anti-war, that does not equate with being anti-veteran. Check out what we're doing at SJC to PROMOTE social justice!
Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center supports those who have been impacted by violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, as they boldly challenged racism in their community. Last week's violence is a vivid reminder that overt displays of racism are rising in the U.S., as well as anti-Jewish sentiment and actions. We believe that we must challenge racism in all forms. We condemn the values and actions of white nationalist groups, and we strongly believe that anti-ra
When: Friday, September 1st, 4:00pm-Sunset Where: Eben G. Fine Park 101 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder Join us at the park for some summer-time fun! Feel free to bring your friends, dogs, outdoor games, and musical instruments. We will offer vegan snacks and refreshments, largely donated from local, organic farms. The event will be a great opportunity to learn about the work at RMPJC, network, relax, and enjoy the weather. Let us know if you'll be attending!
When: Saturday, August 26, 11 am - 12 pm Where: Canyon and Broadway, Boulder We'll carry signs opposing wars against Russia, Syria, North Korea, etc. Let's be visible in our opposition to war! We'll have some signs or bring you own. More info firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-509-3378. We'll hold anti-war demonstrations most (but not all) Saturdays from now on. Watch our emails for the announcements.
JOIN Boulder Showing Up for Racial Justice for a 6 session training. Safety Pin Box is run by and for Black women and femmes who work to make sure white allyship is accountable to those most impacted by white supremacy and has the highest impact in changing culture. Sessions will start September 20th and run every other Wednesday evening at 6:30pm. Where: First Congregational Church, 1128 Pine St, Boulder, CO 80302 (this is not a religious event) Dates: Sept 20th, Oct 4th, 18
Link to event on facebook THIS EVENT HAS BEEN REWORKED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN CHARLOTTESVILLE SOLIDARITY ACTIONS AROUND THE COUNTRY ON AUGUST 19
Community members are welcome to attend either or both events. If you are attending the rally, please wear comfortable shoes and bring water.
10:30 am - 12 pm at Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder
Overview of ways to take action against white supremacy:
- "Calling in" on NextDoor.com and local Facebook groups
Ron Forthofer and Dan Winters from the RMPJC will be on the KGNU Connections show on Friday, August 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. They will be discussing key issues regarding recent tensions with North Korea. You can listen on line at kgnu.org or at 88.5 FM or 1390 AM
Last year, U.S. President Obama signed a loophole-ridden GMO labeling bill into law. Now the USDA is deciding how to implement it, and has opened a public comment period until August 25. As you might have guessed, Monsanto and the junk food industry have their lobbyists out in full force. They're once again teaming up to try to keep us all in the dark about what we're eating.
Just Label It has launched a petition calling on the USDA to close the loopholes and stand up for y
Bill “Terry” Doub died peacefully August 3, 2017 in San Francisco with family and friends by his side. He was born July 9, 1935 in Oakland, CA and grew up in Piedmont, CA. Bill loved rock climbing, mountaineering, and skiing. He began these activities at age 12 and continued doing them in the United States and Canada for most of his life. Bill attended Pomona College where he met his future wife Nancy Platt Carlson of Queens, NY. After completing college, he was drafted int