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7-Week Conflict Resolution Workshop, 1st workshop on January 29th

When: 1st workshop on Tuesday January 29, 6:30-8:00pm Where: Ku Cha Tea House on Pearl Street (1211 Pearl Street Boulder) Please join us for a 7-week conflict resolution workshop where you will: Learn transformational conflict practices Use creativity to identify solutions Effectively manage your role in conflict with emotional intelligence This workshop covers a variety of key conflict resolution concepts, theories, and skills. We’ll begin by discussing major theoretical paradigms and trajectories. Moving forward, you will learn how to become a conflict detective and how to manage the processes of resolution. Critical topics include active listening, power imbalances, de-escalation, and re

Action Alert: Oppose Additional Funding for the Jefferson Parkway

Contact the Broomfield and Arvada City Council: Deny New $7.5M Request for Jefferson Parkway Did you know that the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority has asked Arvada, Broomfield, and Jefferson County for $7,500,000 MORE MONEY for 2019? Did you know that the JPPHA has ALREADY spent $10,500,000 in taxpayer dollars from those municipalities since 2008, and now wants that much MORE? Resolutions to approve JPPHA’s additional 2019 funding request will come before the Arvada and Broomfield City Councils in January or February. Please contact your council member immediately, tell them you are opposed, and demand they deny the request. Contact information follows, as does a sample em

LEGAL PETITION FILED TO UNSEAL ROCKY FLATS GRAND JURY RECORDS

DOCUMENTS DESCRIBING BURIED CONTAMINATION MAY HELP RESOLVE CURRENT PUBLIC POLICY DEBATES "Leaders of Rocky Flats community groups filed a legal Petition in U.S. District Court today calling on the government to unseal records from the 1989 -1992 Special Federal Grand Jury investigation into criminal actions at the former Denver-area nuclear weapons plant. The petitioners argue that the documents may provide evidence of unreported and unaddressed residual plutonium contamination and other ongoing environmental dangers at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge and the adjoining Superfund site. They say this information is critical to resolving policy controversies, such as construction of the Ro

Spring 2019 Internship Opportunities

Internships for the spring 2019 semester are now open! Please follow this link to learn more about opportunities to intern with RMPJC. Internships include: Fundraising Internship Administrative Internship Study of Nonviolence Internship Send your resume and cover letter to rmpjc.applications@gmail.com to apply! We look forward to hearing from you.

Annual Rally and March to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 21st

When: Monday, January 21st, 11am - 1pm Where: St. John's Episcopal Church, 1419 Pine Street, Boulder The Rally will include music, brief tributes to Dr. King by City and County elected and appointed officials, Carolyn Bninski, staff member from RMPJC, and will feature excerpts of Dr. King's "Beyond Viet Nam" speech. The event will conclude with a march led by members of Peers Building Justice from Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence. For more information, please send an email to RMPJC@earthlink.net.

Rocky Flats Right to Know Meeting, January 23rd

When: Wednesday, January 23rd, 7 - 8:30 pm Where: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 7755 Vance Dr, Arvada Dr. Michael Ketterer, forensic chemist, will speak about the work being done to distinguish Rocky Flats plutonium from background plutonium, both in human tissues and in the soil around Rocky Flats.

Race Forum: Let's Talk Race, Racism, and Social Justice, 3rd Wednesday of the month

When: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 6:30 - 8 pm Where: Blue Sky Bridge, 2619 Iris Hollow Place, East Entrance "Living in a city that has little diversity can feel isolating. Our mission is to create a space for community members to learn about race and diversity, and have a safe space to transform uncomfortable topics into healthy conversations." Contact jocelyndiles@gmail.com for more details and to RSVP

WOMXN'S MARCH ON DENVER, January 19th

When: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 Where: Civic Center Park, Denver LISTEN. UNITE. ACT. Congregate in Civic Center Park at 9 am Click here for more information and a detailed schedule for the day.

Systemic Racism Today, January 21st

When: Monday, January 21, 2019 3-5 pm Where: St. John's Episcopal Church, 1419 Pine St, Boulder Join Boulder SURJ on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, for a panel event designed to help participants better understand the ways in which systemic racism permeates our society, and the many efforts in place to dismantle white supremacy in our institutions. Participants will leave with tools, ideas and connections so that they might affect the many institutions they interact with through their everyday lives. For accommodation requests, please email Marissa at BoulderSURJ@gmail.com

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

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! Discounted rate of $119 to anyone associated with RMPJC. Email scott@4activepeace.com to learn more.

LEGAL PETITION FILED TO UNSEAL ROCKY FLATS GRAND JURY RECORDS; DOCUMENTS DESCRIBING BURIED CONTAMINA

Pat Mellen Law LLC www.patmellenlaw.com for further information, contact: Attorney Pat Mellen (720) 593-3593 or Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773 for release at 11:30am MST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 LEGAL PETITION FILED TO UNSEAL ROCKY FLATS GRAND JURY RECORDS; DOCUMENTS DESCRIBING BURIED CONTAMINATION MAY HELP RESOLVE CURRENT PUBLIC POLICY DEBATES Leaders of Rocky Flats community groups filed a legal Petition in U.S. District Court today calling on the government to unseal records from the 1989 -1992 Special Federal Grand Jury investigation into criminal actions at the former Denver-area nuclear weapons plant. The petitioners argue that the documen

Vitamin Cottage Cards

Purchase a $50 Natural Grocers gift card through us and RMPJC will receive 5%! RMPJC has participated in the Natural Grocers gift card program since 2009 - it is a great way for our supporters to give to RMPJC without money coming directly from your pocket! You can stop by the office at 3970 Broadway, Suite B5, Boulder, with either cash or check to pick up a gift card. Please call the office at 303-444-6981 before swinging by to ensure someone is home. For other opportunities to purchase a Natural Grocers gift card, email brittany.rmpjc@gmail.com and we will work out a method that works for you!

"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.

Anti-War Demonstration, January 12th

When: Saturday, January 12th, 11am - 12pm Where: Broadway and Canyon, Boulder, CO We will be back at Canyon and Broadway in Boulder. We'll carry signs opposing war and in favor of diplomacy and in spending our tax dollars on health care, education, jobs programs and food for all. Let's be visible in our opposition to war and support of diplomacy and social programs! We'll have signs for everyone. More info carolynbninski@gmail.com or 720-509-3378. We hold anti-war demonstrations almost every Saturday. 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.

CU Volunteer Fair, February 1st

When: Friday, February 1st, 11 am - 3 pm Where: Glen Miller Ballroom, 1669 Euclid Ave Join us for an amazing Volunteer outreach event this Spring! The Volunteer Fair is for Non-Profit organizations and CU students connect in a relaxed, indoor, on-campus setting. Non-profit organizations are guaranteed to benefit from this unique opportunity to engage with CU Boulder students exploring new interests, volunteer opportunities, and other ways to get involved through service work in their college town. RMPJC will be set up with a table throughout the event.

Growing Gardens Internships

Growing Gardens is currently hiring for the 2019 Internship program. Intern opportunities include: Sustainable Farming Greenhouse Management Environmental Education Nonprofit Marketing & Outreach Nonprofit Operations & Management These opportunities are an amazing way to build skills in sustainable agriculture, environmental education, food security and non-profit management. In addition to being a unique learning and work experience, course credit and stipends are offered depending on the internship.

Veterans for Peace Meeting, January 6th

When: Sunday, January 6th, 6 pm Where: First United Methodist, 1421 Spruce St, Boulder Our speaker will be Dr. Ron Forthofer who will talk about the history of US foreign policy and its present-day form. Potluck dinner at 6pm. Ron will speak at 7. As always, anyone interested is welcome. ADDITIONAL INFO for potluck In the interests of creating less waste, there will be no plates or cups available at this meeting. Please bring your own. It is simple to bring inexpensive plastic plates and cups (or water bottles) that can be reused. Thanks so much for your understanding!

Martin Luther King Day Talent Showcase, January 21st

When: Monday, January 21st, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Where: The Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder The 2019 Martin Luther King Day Talent Showcase is a fundraising event for KGNU Radio. It is a chance for the Boulder Community to highlight the value we place on diversity all while we celebrate the body of work of Martin Luther King, the fallen Civil Rights Leader. To this end we have assembled an array of cultures that reside right here in Colorado, including Boulder in particular. Click here for more info.