Nawal Slemiah of Women in Hebron speaks in Fresno

Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 – 8:30 pm at Community United Church of Christ, 5550 N. Fresno Street.   Nawal Slemiah of Women in Hebron – Palestinian Women’s Empowerment under Occupation, speaking in Fresno about life in Palestine and the work of the Women in Hebron Embroidery Cooperative. Hosted by Tully Partnerships. Nawal will have WiH items for sale and refreshments will be served after the talk. Learn more at http://womeninhebron.com/ & www.tullypartnerships.org. Co-sponsors Peace Fresno, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, and Fresno Center for Nonviolence. FREE to the public and wheelchair accessible.

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Thursday, November 3 – David Barsamian speaks in Fresno

Thursday, November 3, 6:30-8 pm at Betty Rodriguez Library, 3040 N. Cedar
“Media Coverage of 2016 Presidential Election,” Speaker David Barsamian, PRODUCER of ALTERNATIVE RADIO www.alternativeradio.org – Independent media with no ads or corporate funding for 30 years! His show airs on KFCF 11-12 am, Wednesdays. Hosted by Peace Fresno and Fresno Center for Nonviolence. Free to the public and wheelchair accessible.

November Radio Show on KFCF 88.1

Wednesday, November 9  3-3:30 p.m. on KFCF 88.1, The Fresno Center for Nonviolence monthly “Stir It Up” radio show will be hosted by Richard Stone and he will be talking to Hollis Higgins and other members of Spokane Veterans for Peace Chapter 35.  Veterans For Peace is an international organization made up of military veterans, military family members, and allies. Their focus has been about speaking out against the true impacts and costs of war. Hollis Higgins was on our Center for Nonviolence many years ago.

“Making a Killing” documentary – special showings at Center for Nonviolence

Fresno Center for Nonviolence, 1584 N. Van Ness (SE Corner Van Ness/McKinley)

Thursday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. and  Thursday, November 3 at 1 p.m.

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and The NRA tells the stories of how guns, and the billions made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal stories from people across the country who have been affected by gun violence, including survivors and victims’ families. The film exposes how the powerful gun companies and the NRA are resisting responsible legislation for the sake of profit – and thereby putting people in danger.

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October radio show about Standing Rock in North Dakota

Please use the link below to hear the Center’s radio show on KFCF 88.1 on October 12th about Native American issues.  Richard Gomez’ guests were Michael Black Bull who is on our Center’s Board and Dr. Marlon Sherman, Professor and Department Chair of Native American Studies at Humboldt University.  They talked a little about Native American treaties but mostly about the situation at Standing Rock, North Dakota where 5,000 plus Sioux tribes and supporters have gathered together to protest peacefully about the Dakota Access Pipeline which is a threat to their water and lands.  Except for Amy Goodman and Democracy . . . → Read More: October radio show about Standing Rock in North Dakota