The Peace and Social Justice Calendar

JUNE 2021

Sponsored by the Fresno Center for Nonviolence

Note: Most activities are now being held online. Contact the organizer for up-to-date information.

TUESDAY, JUNE 01

National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Speaker: Rosio Leon Velasco-Stall. Topic: Fresno Spectrum Center Programs and Services. For more info, contact 559-222-6212 or joanne@pbyoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 02

KFCF 88.1 FM: Stir It Up! 3 p.m. Community Alliance radio show. Hosted by Amanda Tripp Messler. For more info, visit www.kfcf.org.

Fresno County Democratic Party 6:30 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-495-0606 or dems@fresnocountydemocrats.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 03

ArtHop Downtown/Tower District Canceled until further notice. For more info, visit http://fresnoartscouncil.org/arthop/.

SATURDAY, JUNE 05

Kennedy Club of the San Joaquin Valley 9 a.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-435-4043 or claval@comcast.net.

Central Valley Partnership, Leadership Series Training. 10:00 – 1:00 pm. JOBS, JUSTICE, & UNIONS!  Featuring a diverse set of Labor leaders speaking on national and local movements, and their plans for empowering all Valley workers. To achieve economic justice, activists, community leaders, and elected officials must embrace workers and improve the fundamental conditions that allow people to live fulfilling, sustainable lives. Free to all who register. Join the movement – sign up today To register, visit centralvalleypartnership.org/trainings/

MONDAY, JUNE 07

Democratic Women in Action 6 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-325-0540 or ggaston1234@aol.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 08

Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) 6 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-287-1308 or debbiejdarden@gmail.com.

Stonewall Democratic Club 6 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-709-8016 or conantm@aol.com.

Peace Fresno 6:30 p.m. For more info, call 559-355-9717.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 09

KFCF 88.1 FM: Stir It Up! 3 p.m. Fresno Center for Nonviolence radio show. For more info, call 559-237-3223 or visit www.kfcf.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 10

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom 7 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-360-8054 or taca_03@ymail.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 12

The Fresno Center for Nonviolence 29th Anniversary 10:00 – Noon. The celebration will include Foods, drinks, awards and COVID 19 precautions will be observed. Come join us! Special guest speaker Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch, Executive director of the Middle East Children’s Alliance. There will be The Way of Peace Awards, a silent raffle, entertainment, and light refreshments. For more info, contact Angela at (559)435-6383 or angela.price41@comcast.net

Central Valley Progressive PAC 3:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Speaker: Michael D. Evens. Topic: Power Structure Analysis of Fresno County. For more info, contact 559-978-4504 or simone.rhodes@seiu521.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 14

Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) 6 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-287-1308 or debbiejdarden@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16

KFCF 88.1 FM: Speaking Truth to Empire 3 p.m. Hosted by Dan Yaseen. For more info, visit www.kfcf.org.

San Joaquin Valley Democratic Club 6:30 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, call 559-312-3925.

Sierra Club Tehipite Chapter 7 p.m. Via Zoom. Join us and the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) for “Wild Utah: America’s RedrockWilderness.”Registerhttps://www.sierraclub.org/tehipite.   Advance registration is required; the Zoom link is sent the day of the event.  Travis Hammill, Eastern Grassroots Organizer for SUWA, will show a short film followed by a presentation featuring images of Utah’s Redrock wilderness areas. Travis will also discuss the current legislative issues that face the wilderness movement in Utah and what citizens across the United States can do to affect change for these valuable places. For more info, contact 559-298-5272 or ecuagirl45@yahoo.com

THURSDAY,  JUNE 17

ArtHop in the Fresno Metro Area Canceled until further notice. For more info, visit http://fresnoartscouncil.org/arthop/.

Clovis Democratic Club 6 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-322-9740 or jenikren@gmail.com.

Fresno Move to Amend 6:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Now more than ever, a Constitutional amendment is needed to establish that corporations are not entitled to constitutional rights and that spending money is not the same as exercising freedom of speech. E-mail fresno@movetoamend.org to receive a link to attend.

Fresnans against Fracking 7:30 p.m., Chipotle, 4978 N. Cedar Ave. (at Shaw Ave.). Planning to support passage of AB 467 to prohibit fracking and dangerous drilling. For more info, call 559-222-5524 or martinrj93638@yahoo.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 19

West Fresno Democratic Club 9 a.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-475-3690 or fortheinside@hotmail.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 20

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) 2 p.m. For more info, visit Facebook  @ Democratic Socialists of America, Fresno, CA Chapter.

MONDAY, JUNE 21

California Latina Democrats–Fresno 6 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-859-6203 or chaircalatinadems@gmail.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 22

California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) CAT Members and friends virtual Zoom meeting, 10:00 a.m. For more info, contact (510) 663-4086 or californiaalliance.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 24

The Fresno Arts Council’s 8th Annual, ARTS ALIVE in AGRICULTURE, Juried Exhibition. In “The Barn” at the San Joaquin Parkway Trust River Center. Reception & Awards 5:00 pm.

11TH Annual BWOPA Salute to Sisterhood 2021 5 p.m. Via Zoom. Saluting nine African American women elected to political positions within the San Joaquin Valley. Hon. Katina Austin, Hon. Shawn Brooks, Hon. Dr. Gail Crooms, Hon. Anita Evans, Hon. Dr. Crystal Jackson, Hon.Deborah Lewis, Hon. Paula Diane Massey, Hon. Yolanda Moore and Hon. Pat Nolen. For more info, contact 559-392-8718 or cass2011@ymail.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 26

Hmong  Democratic Club Monthly meeting,  10:00 a.m. DemocraticParty HQ, 1033 U Street, Fresno. For more info, contact Vicky Vang  559-349-8304

MONDAY, JUNE 28

Fresno County Democratic Women’s Club 11 a.m. Speaker: Michael D. Evans. Topic: State and Local Redistricting. For more info, contact 559-960-2292 or ms.keshiathomasvp@gmail.com.