Peace & Social Justice Calendar

MARCH 2022

Sponsored by the Fresno Center for Nonviolence

Note: Contact the organizer for up-to-date information on whether meetings are in person or via Zoom.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Program: Luis Santana,

Katie Dill and Vivian Sojo from Reading and Beyond. For more info, contact 559-222-6212 or joanne@pbyoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

KFCF 88.1 FM: Stir It Up! 3 p.m. Community Alliance radio show. 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, MARCH 3

ArtHop Downtown/Tower District 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Museums, studios, galleries and other venues open their exhibits free to the public. For more info, visit FACarthop on Facebook.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

CineCulture: Salt of the Earth 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. Written by Michael Wilson and directed by Herbert Biberman, both blacklisted Hollywood filmmakers during the Red Scare for their alleged involvement in communist politics, the film chronicles the true events of a 1951 miners’ strike in the area using local people and non-actors to reenact their experiences. This 1954 film was banned in the United States for 11 years. Sponsors: Jewish Studies Program and Jewish Studies Association.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5

Kennedy Club of the San Joaquin Valley 9 a.m. Via Zoom. Speaker: Roman C. Rain Tree. Topic: Renaming of Squaw Valley. For more info, contact 559-435-4043 or claval@comcast.net.

MONDAY, MARCH 7

Democratic Women in Action 6 p.m. Via Zoom. Program: Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 5 Special Election Candidates. For more info, contact 559-325-0540 or ggaston1234@aol.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 8

Stonewall Democratic Club 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Speaker: Jeffrey Robinson. Topic: Fresno Rainbow Pride. For more info, contact 559-709-8016 or conantm@aol.com.

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

Covid-19 Booster Shot Phone Bank 6 p.m. Via Zoom. According to the CDC, among all fully vaccinated adults 18 and older in California, nearly 14% have received a booster shot. Phone bank in our community and help schedule our neighbors for a booster shot. Sponsored by the Fresno County Democratic Party. To sign up, visit mobilize.us/mobilize/event/427493/. For more info, call 530-241-2043.

Peace Fresno 6:30 p.m. Fresno Center for Nonviolence, 1584 Van Ness Ave. In person/via Zoom. For more info, call 559-355-9717.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

KFCF 88.1 FM: Stir It Up! 3 p.m. Fresno Center for Nonviolence radio show. For more info visit www.kfcf.org.

THURSDAY, MARCH 10

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

Trivia Night Thursday! 6 p.m. Democratic Party HQ, 1033 U St. In person/via Zoom. Enjoy a fun night of trivia with fellow Democrats. Bring your competitive spirit. To sign up, visit mobilize.us/mobilize/event/426575/. For more info, contact 530-241-2043.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

CineCulture: Tazzeeka 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. French director Jean-Philippe Gaud’s first feature film is a delightful and bittersweet dramatic comedy about a young man’s dream faced with social realities. Sponsors: French Program and Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Central Valley Progressive PAC 3:30 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-978-4504 or simone.rhodes@seiu521.org.

MONDAY, MARCH 14

Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) 5:15 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, call 559-392-8718.

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

Central Valley Partnership 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-967-1940 or agrariandemocracy@gmail.com.

Covid-19 Booster Shot Phone Bank 6 p.m. Via Zoom. According to the CDC, among all fully vaccinated adults 18 and older in California, nearly 14% have received a booster shot. Phone bank in our community and help schedule our neighbors for a booster shot. Sponsored by the Fresno County Democratic Party. To sign up, visit mobilize.us/mobilize/event/427493/. For more info, call 530-241-2043.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 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. Speaker: Marek Warszawski of the Fresno Bee. Topics will include the San Joaquin River Parkway and CEMEX’s gravel mining operations, mysteries and lessons learned from the Creek Fire, and the impact of megafires on the giant sequoia groves. Visit sierraclub.org/tehipite to register in advance.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

ArtHop Downtown/Fresno Metro Area 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Museums, studios, galleries and other venues open their exhibits free to the public. For more info, visit FACarthop on Facebook.

Trivia Night Thursday! 6 p.m. Democratic Party HQ, 1033 U St. In person/via Zoom. Enjoy a fun night of trivia with fellow Democrats. Bring your competitive spirit. To sign up, visit mobilize.us/mobilize/event/426575/. For more info, contact 530-241-2043.

Fresno Move to Amend 6:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Support a constitutional amendment to establish that corporations are not entitled to constitutional rights and that spending money is different from exercising freedom of speech. For more info, e-mail fresno@movetoamend.org.

Clovis Democratic Club 7 p.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-322-9740 or jenikren@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

CineCulture: Where There Once Was Water 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. Directed by Brittany App, the film takes a look at the driest of places (California and the U.S. Southwest) and the deepest of spaces (our inner worlds). It presents an invitation to change our perspective and heal our relationship with water—one watershed, one meal, one raindrop at a time. Sponsor: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Interfaith Scholar Weekend 7 p.m. Via Zoom. Title: Revisiting Old Covenants in a Time of Plagues. Part of Sabbath Economics: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Crises with Ched Myers and Dr. Elaine Enns. Register at interfaithscholar.org

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

West Fresno Democratic Club 9 a.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-930-4909 or westfresnodemclub@gmail.com.

Interfaith Scholar Weekend 10:30 a.m. Via Zoom. Title: Manna vs. Mammon: Are We Building Capital or Community? Part of Sabbath Economics: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Crises with Ched Myers and Dr. Elaine Enns. Register at interfaithscholar.org

Women’s History Month Celebration Noon–2 p.m. Democratic Party HQ, 1033 U St. In person/via Zoom. Join us for this social to celebrate Women’s History Month. Speakers to be announced soon. Visit mobilize.us/fresnocountydemocraticparty/event/442378/.

Interfaith Scholar Weekend 1 p.m. Via Zoom. Title: Public Addiction, Ecological Ultimatums: A Call to Recovery. Part of Sabbath Economics: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Crises with Ched Myers and Dr. Elaine Enns Register at interfaithscholar.org

SUNDAY, MARCH 20

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

Interfaith Scholar Weekend 1 p.m. Via Zoom. Title: Sabbath as Reparative Justice. Part of Sabbath Economics: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Crises with Ched Myers and Dr. Elaine Enns Register at interfaithscholar.org

MONDAY, MARCH 21

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

Californians for Retired Americans (CARA) 10 a.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 510-663-4086 or cynthial.cara@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

CineCulture: The Carer 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. Hungarian director János Edelényi tells the story of a British theater legend, Sir Michael Gifford, who is terminally ill. He is also foul-mouthed, irascible, and generally impossible. Into his fraught household comes Dorottya, a Hungarian immigrant, to act as yet another in a long line of badly treated caregivers.

MONDAY, MARCH 28

Fresno County Democratic Women’s Club 11 a.m. Via Zoom. Program: Daniel O’Connell discusses his book, In the Struggle: Scholars and the Fight against Industrial Agribusiness in California. Topic: For more info, contact 559-960-2292 or ms.keshiathomasvp@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

Trivia Night Thursday! 6 p.m. Democratic Party HQ, 1033 U St. In person/via Zoom. Enjoy a fun night of trivia with fellow Democrats. Bring your competitive spirit. To sign up, visit mobilize.us/mobilize/event/426575/. For more info, contact 530-241-2043.

  • The Community Alliance is a monthly newspaper that has been published in Fresno, California, since 1996. The purpose of the newspaper is to help build a progressive movement for social and economic justice.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x