The Peace and Social Justice Calendar

February 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, FEBRUARY 1

National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Program: Janice Noga performing Janka. For more info, contact 559-222-6212 or joanne@pbyoga.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, FEBRUARY 2

KFCF 88.1 FM: Stir It Up! 3 p.m. Community Alliance radio show hosted by Daren Miller. 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, FEBRUARY 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.

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, FEBRUARY 4

CineCulture: Made in Bangladesh 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. Shimu, a 23-year-old textile worker, toils in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and resolves to fight for employee rights after one of her co-workers is killed in a fire at her factory. Secure a link to view the film at cineculture.csufresno.edu/. The film will be available online for 3–5 days prior to the discussion.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Kennedy Club of the San Joaquin Valley 9 a.m. Via Zoom. Speaker: Fresno City Council Member Esmeralda Soria. For more info, contact 559-435-4043 or claval@comcast.net.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Stonewall Democratic Club 6 p.m. Via Zoom. Speaker: Michael D. Evans. Topic: 2022 Electoral Outlook. 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.

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, FEBRUARY 9

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

Melting Pot Round Table 6 p.m. Democratic Party HQ, 1033 U St. In person/via Zoom. According to U.S. News and World Report, Fresno ranks No. 9 among the most racially diverse areas in America. Celebrate and learn about the cultures that make our nation a melting pot. For more info, call 530-241-2043.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11

CineCulture: Short Films by Dr. Adán Avalos 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. Secure a link to view the films at cineculture.csufresno.edu/. The films will be available online for 3–5 days prior to the discussion.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Central Valley Progressive PAC 3:30 p.m. Via Zoom. Program: Endorsement in Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 5 Special Election. For more info, contact 559-978-4504 or simone.rhodes@seiu521.org.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14 

Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) 6 p.m. Via Zoom. Speaker: Michael D. Evans. Topic: 2022 Electoral Outlook. For more info, call 559-392-8718.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 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, FEBRUARY 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: Michael John Hambrey, glaciologist and professor emeritus from Aberystwyth University in Wales. Program: Glaciers and Climate Change. The presentation will explore how the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are responding to climate change and the impact this is having on sea-level rise and global oceanic circulation. Visit sierraclub.org/tehipite to register for the event in advance.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 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.

Fresnans against Fracking 7 p.m. For more info, call 559-222-5524 or martinrj93638@yahoo.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18

CineCulture: Why Is We Americans? 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. An in-depth cinematic exploration of Newark’s legendary Baraka family, the film connects the viewer with the iconoclastic poet Amiri Baraka, his wife, Amina, and their son, Ras, the current mayor of Newark, and a portrait of a city emerges with an inspiring call to arms in the fight for class and racial justice. Secure a link to view the film at cineculture.csufresno.edu/. The film will be available online for 3–5 days prior to the discussion.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) 10 a.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 510-663-4086 or californiaalliance.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25

CineCulture: One Son 5:15 p.m. Discussion via Zoom. A Tunisian couple who live in France are vacationing in Tunisia with their son, and while driving in southern Tunisia they are ambushed by terrorists. Sponsored by the French Program and the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. Secure a link to view the film at cineculture.csufresno.edu/. The film will be available online for 3–5 days prior to the discussion.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Black History Month Celebration Noon. Democratic Party HQ, 1033 U St. In person/via Zoom. For more info, call 530-241-2043.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Fresno County Democratic Women’s Club 11 a.m. Via Zoom. For more info, contact 559-960-2292 or ms.keshiathomasvp@gmail.com.

  • 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.

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