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December 7th and 8th, Art Show Fundraiser supporting RMPJC

When: Saturday and Sunday, December 7th & 8th, 11am - 5pm Reception for RMPJC: December 8th, 2 - 3pm Where: 2830 5th St., Boulder Nancy Sullo, local artist and Peace Center supporter, is having an art show and sale. If you mention RMPJC, Nancy will donate 50% of your sale to RMPJC. There will be watercolors available in a wide range of prices and sizes, both framed and unframed, many at reduced prices. To see more of Nancy’s artwork, go to www.nancysullowatercolors.com

December 12th, Fracking in Boulder County: What We Can Do

When: Thursday, December 12th, 6 - 8pm Where: Unity of Boulder, 2855 Folsom St, Boulder Boulder County is threatened by 140 proposed fracking wells, which would be on County open space land. The County currently has a fracking moratorium, which will expire in March 2020. Join us to learn more about the threat and what we can do about it from attorneys, policymakers, and activists who are leading the fight against fracking in Colorado. Sponsored by The Lookout Alliance, 350 Boulder County, and Colorado Rising.

2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Talent Showcase

Mark Your Calendar! When: Monday, January 20th, 6:30 - 8:30 PM Where: The Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder CO Featuring: One Drum Minister Essie: Essie Curtis-Rockwell and Sarobi Rockwel Infinite Movement and Dance Hula by Miriam Paisner And More to Come!

November 18th, Rocky Flats Stewardship Council

When: Monday, November 18th, 8:30am Where: Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, 11755 Airport Way, Broomfield, CO in the Mount Evans Room in the airport terminal Each meeting includes an opportunity for the public to address the Board and to comment on all matters affecting the management of Rocky Flats and former site workers. Click here for more info

ACTION ALERT: Jefferson County Budget 2020, Tuesday November 12th

Jefferson County Commissioners Public Hearing regarding the 2020 Budget When: Tuesday, November 12th, 8am Where: Jefferson County Administration and Courts Building, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80419 Jefferson County is facing a $16.1M budget shortfall in 2020, and plans to cut services like law enforcement, ballot processing, facilities management, and others. These cuts will have an impact on public safety, according to county officials, and will stretch into 2021 as well. For more information see https://patch.com/colorado/lakewood-co/jeffco-commissioners-hearing-consider-16m-budget-cuts. ACTION ALERT: Contact the Jefferson County Commissioners and ask them to stop funding t

ACTION ALERT: Contact Congress about NAFTA 2.0

We are now entering an important stage in the Trump Administration’s rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Corporations are lobbying heavily to pass the renegotiated agreement as is. Without big changes, NAFTA 2.0 will continue to harm American workers and the environment while increasing the cost of healthcare and life-saving drugs. The Agreement can come up before Congress at any time and without much warning. Now is a good time to contact your Congressperson and let him or her know what you want in a new NAFTA. You can send an email message or make a phone call. Congressman Ed Perlmutter—Email; Lakewood office (303) 274-7944 Congressman Jason Crow—Email; Aurora (720)

November 7th, Joanna Macy Speakers Series - Dr. Stephanie Kaza

The Joanna Macy Center LIVING INTO THE WORK THAT RECONNECTS When: Thursday, November 7th, 7 - 9 PM Where: Nalanda Event Center, 6287 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO Click here for tickets With species rapidly disappearing and global temperatures rising, there is more urgency than ever to act on the ecological crises we face. In her latest book Green Buddhism: Practice and Compassionate Action in Uncertain Times, Dr. Kaza offers guidance on how people and communities can live a more sustainable life on our one and only home. Dr. Stephanie Kaza is a long-time lover of trees, a practicing Zen Buddhist, and an environmentalist. She is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies at University of

November 8th, Conversations for a Progressive Future: The Role of Independent Media in 2020

with David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio and Norman Stockwell, publisher of The Progressive magazine When: Friday, November 8th, 7 - 9 PM Where: Eaton Humanities Room 150, CU Boulder One of America’s most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian, has altered the independent media landscape with his weekly program Alternative Radio and his numerous books of interviews. Barsamian will have a conversation with Norman Stockwell, the publisher of The Progressive magazine. Since 1909, The Progressive has been a voice for peace, social justice, and the common good, The Progressive stands against militarism and the concentration of power in corporate hands, and ch