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Intern Spotlight: Anissa Corser, Nonviolence Education Intern

At RMPJC we are so grateful for our interns! Our internship programs are mutually beneficial - the intern gets an opportunity to practice and expand their skills while RMPJC gets a fresh perspective on our work and help on relevant projects. Anissa Corser is currently a Nonviolence Education Intern with the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center. She attends the Smith College's School for Social Work pursuing a Masters in Social Work (MSW). Her background is in music, arts advocacy, and education. Anissa is pursuing her MSW with the goal of becoming an expressive arts therapist and clinical social worker. As part of her MSW program, Anissa is here in Boulder working at Windhorse Community S

Anti-War Demonstration, December 22nd

When: Saturday, December 22nd, 11am - 12pm Where: 29th Street Mall, Boulder CO. Please notice the location update. We will meet at the 29th Street Mall, at the entrance to the mall at 28th and Canyon, on Dec. 8th, 15th, and 22nd. 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 carolyn@rmpjc.org 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

Call to Active Peace: Workshop Series, January 12th and 19th 2019

When: Saturday, January 12th and Saturday, January 19th, 9 am - 5pm Where: Boulder Mennonite Church Address any issue at the root and break cycles of disrespect and violence. Transform emotions such as anger and fear into clean-burning fuel. Strengthen relationships by releasing judgments that create false divisions. Click here for more information and to save your spot at the Call to Active Peace Workshops!

"Democracy in Chains" a VIDEO talk by Nancy MacClean, January 16th

When: Wednesday, January 16th, 7 pm Where: CU Boulder, room TBD Nancy MacClean, whose book (Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America) uncovered the history of the well-heeled radical right's vast network and explains why this movement doesn't want simply to change who rules, but to fundamentally alter the rules of democratic governance as we know it in the U.S. The talk will be followed by discussion.

Thank you for giving to RMPJC on CO Gives Day

Click here to become a sustaining member today. Thanks to our incredible supporters, we raised over $4,000 on Colorado Gives Day, putting us that much closer to our goal of raising $10,000 for our 35th Anniversary! You can help us achieve our goal by donating today! Even better, become a sustaining member of the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center by donating $10 or more each month and allow us to to continue working for peace and justice for years to come. Click here to become a sustaining member today.

Intern Spotlight: Victoria Hooper Fundraising Intern

At RMPJC we are so grateful for our interns! Our internship programs are mutually beneficial - the intern gets an opportunity to practice and expand their skills while RMPJC gets a fresh perspective on our work and help on relevant projects. Vickie Hooper, fundraising intern for the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center, is a junior at the University of Colorado Boulder majoring in psychology with a minor in political science. Vickie is team captain of the university's rowing team. In her spare time, Vickie enjoys hiking and being in nature, as well as binge watching Hawaii Five-0. "Working for RMPJC this fall has definitely been one of the highlights of my college experiences. I have met

Now Hiring: RMPJC Bookkeeper

Here is a link to review the Job Description Please send a resume and cover letter to Betty Ball at rmpjc@earthlink.net Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center Bookkeeper Job Description RMPJC Mission Statement Rooted in the spirit of unconditional nonviolence, the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center is dedicated to progressive personal and social change. We are a multi-issue organization that works to restore and protect Earth and human rights. We educate, organize, act and build community in order to create a culture of justice and peace. Job Description Part-time bookkeeper needed for 501(c)3 nonprofit in Boulder which works to cultivate peace and justice locally and globally. Ideal c

Notes from Post-Election Event 2018

Link to Document Ideas that were brought up at post-election event on 11/13/18: Anti-war needs to be central Issues weren’t brought up in elections. No attn. was paid to money in politics, climate change, nuclear war, Democratic party hierarchy A lot of disenfranchisement throughout the country Disillusion with politics. There was a variety of opinions on the issue of whether to work within the Democratic Party. Some people felt we had to because of structural issues that marginalize Third parties. Others felt disappointment in Democratic leadership and ambivalence about Democratic Party. However, some people felt Dems taking House at national level was hopeful. Gridlock at national level

Schedule your CO Gives Day Contribution Today!

Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement that celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. CO Gives Day is on Tuesday, December 4th, but you can schedule your donation today! Here's how: 1. Go to RMPJC's page on ColoradoGives.org. 2. Click the "Donate" button. 3. Enter or select the amount you want to donate. 4. Under Donation Type, click the button "CO GIVES DAY". Enter the details of your donation, and click "Add to Cart." 5. Continue checking out by logging in or creating a donor account, entering your payment information, and then pressing submit. Note to Donors: Donations placed in your cart are only stored when you are logged into your dono

RMPJC Phone Banking, December 5th

Please click here to help us conduct outreach to raise funds for RMPJC! We count on our volunteers and generous donors to make our work possible. Refreshments will be provided. When: Wednesday, November 28th, 5 -7 pm Where: RMPJC Office, 3970 Broadway, Suite B5 Boulder We will be calling donors to encourage giving on CO Gives day. When: Wednesday, December 5th, 5 -7 pm Where: RMPJC Office, 3970 Broadway, Suite B5 Boulder Phone calls will be conducted to urge people to donate to RMPJC for our 35th anniversary, in hopes of ending the year with $10,000 raised.

Phone Banking & Volunteer Appreciation Gathering, December 7th

When: December 7th, 6 - 8:30 pm Where: Email brittany.rmpjc@gmail.com for the address More Info Here We recognize that our volunteers are a huge part of keeping RMPJC running and we want to show you how much you are appreciated! Please join us for a volunteer appreciation gathering. We will start the evening with an hour of phone banking, followed by a pizza party (we will also have gluten-free and vegan food options)! We will offer non-alcoholic beverages plus beer and wine to our volunteers 21+. You are also welcome to bring a dish or refreshment to share.

Action Alert: Protect Bald Eagles Nest from Fracking

Extraction Oil and Gas has launched what is no less than an all out attack on a long-established Bald Eagle nest along Boulder Creek, just one mile east of Boulder County. The photo below shows only part of the scale of this massive pipeline project, and the work is potentially in violation of federal protections for these nesting eagles, and contrary to state guidelines as well. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has already warned Extraction that they should be working more than 1/2 mile from the nest, but Extraction has ignored these recommendations. Currently, U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFW) law enforcement needs to abide by their federal obligation to investigate this matter, and insist