Annual Events & Projects
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is a simple meal of soup
and bread. Participants keep the bowl as a reminder of hunger in the world.
Donations go to local and an international hunger relief group. An evening of
good food and entertainment.
The Peace Garden
is a project to help feed ourselves as well as others in need. This project
will combine enjoyment of gardening with a service project. Come spend a little time getting your hands dirty with others.
facilitates community development and empowerment by cultivating a more equitable
global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, consumers, industry and the
Season for Nonviolence is an international grass-roots educational, media, and community action campaign
dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and
empower our lives and our communities.
Come to the next
Empty Bowls Supper
Hope to see you there!
also worth noting....
The Peace Garden has produced
over 650 pounds of vegetables for
people in need this summer.
The winter crop has been planted.
Season for Nonviolence
***Click Here For The
2013 Calendar of Events***
Monday, January 21,
Placerville Town Hall - 549 Main Street
The El Dorado Peace and
Justice Community has been a presence promoting
peace and justice in our community since 1977. Some highlights
activities over the years include:
Organized and collected
signatures for the statewide Nuclear Freeze Initiative in
Sponsored Town Hall
Forums and other educational activities about the dangers of
the nuclear arms race.
Worked to end the wars in
El Salvador and Nicaragua in the 80’s and 90’s.
Raised over $5,000 to
install a water delivery system for the village of Las
Produced the Peace &
Justice Concert Series, bringing over 15 events featuring
politically relevant and inspiring music to our community.
Organized peace vigils
and other activities in opposition to both wars in Iraq.
Raised over $40,000
through our annual Empty Bowls supper to fight hunger both
in our community and throughout the world.
Initiated and continue to
particpate in the annual local Season for Nonviolence.
Established and continue
to sponsor “Just Trade” - a local Fair Trade project.
Developed the Peace
Garden, a project to feed ourselves as well as others in
Created a website
providing information, calendar of events and links to other
Hold quarterly Board
meetings open to the public.