[CCPJ Update] February 6, 2011
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Sun Feb 6 22:37:08 EST 2011
*The Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice*
*CCPJ Events *
CCPJ General Meeting
March 6, 2011 at 4:30 pm
Location: Quaker Meeting House,
1104 Forest Street,
Join us for our monthly meeting.
All are welcome, we have no requirements for membership which means you get
Up for discussion this month-
"Eyes Wide Open" exhibit event: Organizing for Memorial Day weekend
Planning events for the International Peace Day Week: Forming committee and
March 19 Anti-War Demonstrations in Washington: Bus trip planned
Military to Peace Conversion: Conference planning underway for September
And anything you want to add!
Drop us a line using the "contact" link here or just show up!
*Upcoming Local Events*
*Monday, February 7, 2011*
*Charlottesville City Council Meeting* at 7:00 pm
Charlottesville City Council will vote on a resolution opposing
anti-immigrant legislation in the General Assembly. Anti-immigrant
legislation is moving forward steadily through the House of Delegates.
Right-to-work laws may be embedded in the Virginia State Constitution.
Please arrive at City Hall before 7:00 pm to sign up to speak, if you want
to comment on the pending legislation.
*Wednesday, February 9, 2011*
*Albemarle County School Board Candidates Night* at 6:00 pm
Sutherland Middle School
A candidate forum will be convened by the Albemarle County School Board to
interview candidates for the vacancy on the School Board in the Rivanna
District. Questions from the general public will be solicited via the
division’s website. In addition, index cards will be available at the forum
so that members of the audience may submit questions on site. Please arrive
before 6:00 pm if you have questions for the candidates.
*Thursday, February 10, 2011 *
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library at 7:00 pm
Documentary Film Series: LOCKED OUT: THE FALL OF MASSIVE RESISTANCE
The story of the tragedy and triumphs of the children of Virginia who found
themselves on the front lines of a cultural war that desegregated Virginia's
public schools, and forever altered American history. The program is
produced in partnership with the Community Idea Stations and the Center for
Politics at the University of Virginia.
*Monday, February 21, 2011*
*A World of Health: Connecting People, Place, and Planet*
Join us for a 6 session discussion group that will focus on topics exploring
intersection of human health and the environment. Weekly topics will
issues of personal health such as how eating organic food affects us and the
environment, how to help keep our living spaces healthy safe havens, the
impact of consumption on our lives and the environment, and how urban
sprawl and green spaces effect us and the health of our community and the
Monday nights, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Feb. 21 to March 28 – Thomas Jefferson
Memorial Church, 717 Rugby Ave. Charlottesville. $15.00 fee for course
Sponsored by the Green Sanctuary Task Force and the Piedmont Group of the
Facilitators: Deborah Judson-Ebbets, instructor of medicinal herbs, organic
gardening and landscaping and Barbara Cruickshank, RN, MSN Community
Preregistration required. Please contact Deborah 296-9637, Barbara 973-
For more information, go to
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