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SPECIAL CONCERT AT 2018 PMY EVENT: Selasee & The Fafa Family

We are so excited to announce that Selasee & The Fafa Family will be performing a special concert at the 2018 PMY Awards Ceremony in celebration of RMPJC's 35th Anniversary! Get your tickets for the 2018 Peacemaker of the Year Awards Ceremony and Dinner, which includes the special concert by Selasee! Only interested in attending the concert? That's okay too! There will be a $5 cover fee at the door beginning at 8 pm. When: Saturday, October 27th, 8:30 - 9:30 pm Where: Unity of Boulder Spiritual Center, 2855 Folsom St. Let us know on Facebook if you'll be coming to the concert Selasee grew up exposed to the colorful and energetic sounds of Highlife Music. With this exposure Selasee crea

Peacemaker of the Year Awards Ceremony, October 27th

When: Saturday, October 27th, 5 pm - 9:30 pm Where: Unity Church of Boulder, 2855 Folsom St. Get your tickets today! The Peacemaker of the Year (PMY) Awards Ceremony and Dinner is an annual gathering held by the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center to honor and celebrate the work of peace and justice activists in the community and beyond. Be on the lookout for announcements including special musical guests, silent auction donors, and more! Click here for more information.

Volunteer at PMY! October 27th

When: October 27th 2:30pm Where: Unity Church of Boulder, Folsom and Valmont This will be an exceptional year as we will be celebrating our 35th anniversary, and we need your help to pull it off! Here you will find a volunteer sign-up sheet. We still need help with dinner prep, selling drawing tickets, end of night break down, and bartending. Please add your name in one or more blank cells to sign-up for a volunteer shift(s). You will receive a complimentary ticket for the entire evening (including a concert from special musical guests: Selasee and the FaFa Family) for volunteering at the event. Please reach out to brittany.rmpjc@gmail.com with any questions.

Get to know the 2018 Peacemaker of the Year Award Recipient: SONIA MARQUEZ

This award is being presented to Sonia Marquez for her accomplishments in grassroots organizing, uniting communities in the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, building relationships, and inspiring her friends and family. Sonia became involved in her community at a young age, working with youth groups, community projects and learning about her culture and the importance of having a sense of belonging. Sonia has been involved with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) since 2009.

Guide to Ballot Issues

RMPJC Guide to Ballot Issues by Carolyn Bninski The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice has taken positions on a city ballot issue and a number of state issues in the 2018 election. YES on Boulder CITY BALLOT ISSUE 2G: This amendment to the City Charter would allow the use of electronic petitions and online signing for initiative, referendum, and recall petitions. This online process would be less arduous and expensive, increase participation and democracy, and enable citizens to thoroughly read and review petitions before they sign them. YES on Amendment A This would eliminate a clause in the CO Constitution that allows slavery and involuntary servitude for people convicted of a crime

Rally for Prop 112 before Bernie Sanders Speaks, October 24th

When: Wednesday October 24th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm Where: Farrand Field, CU Boulder This is a *FREE SPEECH RALLY* with CU and Naropa students for Proposition 112. On Wednesday, October 24, we will gather *OUTSIDE* Farrand Field at 12 noon *BEFORE* the Rally with Bernie Sanders begins at 1 pm.

Volunteer to Support YES on Proposition 112

Please Click Here to Help by Making Calls from Home This is a grassroots powered campaign to help protect public health and the environment by establishing 2500' setbacks from fracking. We need as many volunteers as possible to compete with oil and gas spending more than $33 million on negative ads. Additional info at corising.org

Anti-War Demonstration, October 27th

When: Saturday, October 27th, 11am - 12pm Where: Canyon and Broadway, Boulder, CO We'll carry signs opposing wars against Russia, Syria, North Korea, Afghanistan, etc. Let's be visible in our opposition to war! We'll have some signs or bring your own. More info carolynbninski@gmail.com or 720-509-3378. We'll hold anti-war demonstrations most (but not all) Saturdays. Watch our emails for the announcements. The demo will be cancelled in the event of the following weather: snow, rain, high winds or a temperature below 30 degrees by 10 am

Get to know the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Theresa Halsey

Photo courtesy of Sydney Worth, Boulder Weekly Theresa Halsey, Hunkpapa Lakota tribal member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribes from North and South Dakota, from the Wakpala community. Theresa is a radio producer of the weekly radio program, Indian Voices on KGNU Community radio on Sundays, 3-4 PM MST. She has been with KGNU since 1983. Theresa is a grassroots organizer, educator, Mental Health Researcher, adviser to the Oyate Indigenous Student Group and Native American Law Students at CU-Boulder. Theresa is a Climate Justice Leader, member of the Native American Healing Board School Project and the Native American Journalist Association, tri-executive of the American Indian Alumni Associat

Vigil at N8 Nuclear Missile Silo, October 20th

When: Saturday, October 20th Where: Silo N8, New Raymer In this time of nuclear turmoil, be a witness of one of 49 missile sites in Colorado. A solemn gathering. Signs will be held and music will be sung in hopes for the abolition of nuclear weapons. Wear sunscreen, bring water and snacks, layered clothing, a hat, perhaps an umbrella--for sun or rain--a chair or stool if you'd be comfortable sitting. And, a camera! Click here for information on carpooling and more.

Get to know the 2018 Youth Peacemakers of the Year: Never Again - Colorado

We are Never Again Colorado! A group of young, diverse and motivated Coloradans who have dedicated ourselves to the safety of our communities through peaceful action. Never Again- CO, began as a coalition for change among the citizens of Colorado in wake of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where seventeen students and staff members lost their lives. But this tragedy was different. The victims, their families and students across the country decided that thoughts and prayers were no longer sufficient. Enough is enough! Grasping onto the passion and voices of the victims of Stoneman Douglas, Sandy Hook and all those before them, Never Again Colorado has organiz

Get Your RMPJC Merchandise!

Our friends at Jim Morris Environmental T-Shirts have RMPJC t-shirts available for purchase online. Plus, $10 from each shirt goes to RMPJC. Support our mission and get your merchandise today!

Facing Rocky Flats Group Art Exhibit

When: Wednesday, August 26th - October 31st Where: Denver Public Library, 10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy. A history of Rocky Flats seen through images and art. Facing Rocky Flats coincides with the planned public opening of the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. This group exhibition uses art and oral history to explore the past, present, and future of this contentious site. More info here.

2018 PEACEMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS

Get your tickets today! Peacemaker of the Year Sonia Marquez Sonia became involved in her community at a young age, working with youth groups, community projects and learning about her culture and the importance of having a sense of belonging. Sonia has been involved with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) since 2009. Lifetime Achievement Theresa Halsey Courtesy of Boulder Weekly/Sydney Worth. Theresa has been a health & mental researcher, a k-12 educator, college counselor, and long time radio producer. Theresa has been with KGNU Community Radio since 1983. Currently, she is the producer and host of Indian voices on KGNU. Youth Peacemakers of the Year Never Again -

Conflict Resolution Workshop, October 6th

When: Saturday, October 6th, 10 am - 4 pm Where: Hellems Art and Sciences Building, Rm 137, CU Boulder The workshop will cover basic conflict resolution concepts and strategies. Group exercises will be integrated with info and discussion. Please bring a lunch. Register by October 4th by sending an email an rmpjc@earthlink.net with "Conflict Resolution" in the subject line. For more information call Betty at 303-903-0412. Facebook event.

Veteran's for Peace Meeting, October 7th

When: Sunday, October 7th, 7 pm Where: First United Methodist, 1421 Spruce St. Speaker this month is Dr Pieter Tans, chief of the Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gasses Group at the NOAA Global Monitoring Division. He will be talking about man's impact on climate. Potluck dinner at 6. Pieter Tans will speak at 7.

Welcome the Hinóno'éí (Arapaho) Home Events, October 7th

When: Sunday, October 7th, 10:30 am - 6 pm Where: Boulder High School, 1604 Arapahoe Ave. Arapaho Worship Service 10:30 - 11:30 am Interfaith Lunch (must purchase tickets in advance) 11:30 am - 1 pm Arapaho performances and presentations including dancing, drumming, hand games, language lessons, storytelling, Q&A with Arapaho leaders. 1 - 6 pm Celebrate Boulder's Indigenous Peoples Day by welcoming the Arapaho people home. Almost two years ago, a small group of native and non-native Boulder Valley residents established relationship with the Hinóno'éí (Arapaho) people and asked how the Hinóno'éí (Arapaho) want to relate to the land and current residents of Boulder Valley. The Hin

Boulder Food Rescue Volunteer Appreciation, October 12th

When: Friday, October 12th, 4 - 9 pm Where: Twisted Pine Brewery This annual event is an opportunity to be recognized for your hard work as Food Rescue volunteers. BFR will be giving out prizes and recognizing some rad volunteers! Come meet other awesome BFR folks and share volunteer experiences! 10% of proceeds will go to Boulder Food Rescue . Come with a friend or two and enjoy GOOD FOOD, DRINKS, and PRIZES with fellow Food Rescuers!