“Israel v. Israel” documentary February 8, 2012

To make sure this is on your calendars for February, here is an announcement of a film that our Center will be showing on Wednesday, February 8.   It will be shown at 12 noon at our Center for Nonviolence, 1584 N. Van Ness, Fresno, and again at 7 p.m. at the College Community Congregational Church, 5550 N. Fresno, Fresno (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)   It is free and open to the public.  Wheelchair accessible.

The filmmaker, Terje Carlsson, will be present at both showings. Terje is a freelance journalist.  He has spent almost a decade covering the Middle . . . → Read More: “Israel v. Israel” documentary February 8, 2012

Help needed for the Homeless in Fresno this Winter

For those that would like to help the homeless to get through the winter, here is a way that appears to be working quite well for now.  A “Homeless Firewood Brigade” has been set up to deliver firewood, water, toilet paper and toiletries, warm clothing etc., on a late afternoon basis.  A list has been set up and volunteers are signing up to go down to Santa Clara Street, between F and E Streets (close to Poverello House) to make deliveries.  Another way would be to have your name added to the email list and when you see items requested  . . . → Read More: Help needed for the Homeless in Fresno this Winter

2nd Wed.film “Inside Islam”, January 11

There will be two showings of “Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think” on Wednesday, January 11, 12 noon and 7 p.m. (potluck at 6:30 p.m.), both at the Center, 1584 N. Van Ness, Fresno – SE corner Van Ness and McKinley.  This new documentary film from Unity Productions Foundation, explores the expertly gathered opinions of Muslims around the globe as revealed in the world’s first major opinion poll, conducted by Gallup, the preeminent polling organization. Gallup researchers began by asking the questions on every American’s mind. Why is there so much anti-Americanism in the Muslim world? Who are . . . → Read More: 2nd Wed.film “Inside Islam”, January 11

Please attend premiere of “Economics of Happiness”

Please come to see an important film “The Economics of Happiness” that the Center, together with Peace Fresno, will be showing next Wednesday, December 14, both at 12 noon and in the evening at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

It will be shown at the Center at midday, but the evening showing will be at Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 E. Perrin.  Really easy to find but call if you need help. Although the show is free as always, we are hoping that you will consider making a donation as the film cost us more than we anticipated.

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