Feb 072014

Make love, not war

 GI Coffeehouse West Coast Tour

          Buffet Supper and Talk

                         February 14, 6:30 PM

          At the lovely home of the Choctaw Sisters

           9893 Peralta River Circle, Fountain Valley

Representatives of three “GI coffeehouses” located adjacent to military bases are touring the west coast! Come hear the story of their vital work championing service members while challenging war and militarism from inside the military community and assisting GIs in:


● Avoiding deployments ● Seeking discharge
● Applying for conscientious objector status ● Seeking legal advice

Suggested Donation: $10.00- No one turned away for lack of funds

                                     Contact: Pat Alviso 562-833-8035

Event sponsored by: MilitaryFamiliesSpeakOut; OrangeCountyPeaceCoalition,

For more information:


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Jan 282014
OC Peace Coalition will have a booth at this great event, so please stop by and say hello!
Register Now for the OC Progressive Summit!
Saturday, February 1st, 8:30am – 6pm
Delhi Center, 505 E. Central Ave., Santa Ana
The OC Progressive Summit is back, and now is your chance to purchase your ticket for this great event. The admission fee includes:
·         entrance to the event
·         six different workshops, including Mapping your Organization, Beginning and Advanced Facebook, Know Your Rights and more
·         10 TED talk-type mini-presentations
·         48+ exhibitor booths
·         lunch
·         keynote speaker Robert Scheer, nationally syndicated journalist and co-founder of Truthdig news website
For updates about the Summit, check out our website at  or go to our Facebook page at .
For further information, contact Felicity at or by phone at 949-733-0850 or cell 949-280-3165.
This will be a stellar event for OC’s progressive community that you
 won’t want to miss, so sign up today!
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Aug 282013
Please join us!


We Still Have a Dream!
Orange County celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King’s March on Washington
Sunday, Sept. 1st
Sasscer Park
Ross & 4th St. in Santa Ana
Speakers, March, Booths & Music 
Endorsing Organizations
NAACP-OC * – North OC & Irvine * Women For: OC * Orange County Equality Coalition * IUCC Advocates for Peace & Justice * Islamic Shura Council of So. Calif. * DFA-OC * Episcopal Church of the Messiah * Progressive Christians Uniting -OC * Fairview Community Church * Progressive Democrats of America (North & South County Chapters) * First Drops Interfaith Children’s Choir * * Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries * New Hope Presbyterian Church * Christ Our Redeemer – AME Church * Tapestry UU Social Action Committee * Cousins Club * Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – LA * Democratic Party of OC * Concerned Citizens of Laguna Woods Village * Laguna Woods Democratic Club * Network of Arab American Professionals – Los Angeles (NAAP-LA) * Jon Dobrer, Minister, Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Fullerton * Brea Congregational UCC Social Action Team * Reclaim Democracy * Islamic Center of Irvine * LA Jews for Peace * MANA de Orange County * Pax Christi Orange County * Los Amigos * LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) – Santa Ana * Industrial Workers of the World, OC Branch * SEIU-USWW * Chican@s Unid@s * Operation Warm Wishes * Black in Orange County * One Global Family Foundation * Orange County Counseling Center * Organizing for Action (OFA) * CA Clean Money Campaign * GMO Free Orange County * National Women’s Political Caucus OC * OC NOW * OC Catholic Worker * AMWEC American Muslim Women’s Empowerment Council * Newport-Mesa Tea Party * Centro Cultural de México * Orange County Friends Meeting (Quakers) * Anti-Defamation League OC/LB * Youth-On-The-Move Education International * The Animal Rights Coalition * AIDS Services Foundation (ASF) * The Center OC * St. Mark Peace & Justice Commission * OC Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD) * OC Immigration Coalition * OC Human Relations * OC Peace Coalition

For more information:

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May 182013


Donald Rumsfeld Returns to the Nixon Library to Talk New Book “Rumsfeld’s Rules”

Monday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, Ca 92886

Donald Rumsfeld was one of the primary architects of the Iraq war.

He sanctioned the use of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. He lied to world costing over 100,000 lives. He is a war criminal who must be brought to justice.



Please join the peace and justice community as we stand against war crimes and Constitutional breaches!


Bring your pots and pans to bang loudly



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May 142013




Lead investigative reporter for the premier independent on-line journal,

Mr. Leopold has written and produced important exposés on BP, Enron, the Bush Administration torture polices, and the Guantanamo Hunger Strike.

Awards for journalistic excellence include

2004-2005-2011. Project Censored 25 top under-reported stories 

2008. Thomas Jefferson award from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Short list of titles

NewsJunkie, Published 2006, L.A. Times

HopefulImmigranttoFBIInformant:TheInsideStoryoftheOtherAbuZubaidah, eBook

Come and listen, engage, be inspired

Saturday May 18AT 3:30 P.M.




$10 PER PERSON AT THE DOOR For information call 949-887-0297

Presented by Orange County Peace Coalition

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