Peace in LA

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We will not normalize violence and human rights violations!

The Saudi Prince visited LA this week, and we were on the streets. Check us out in Variety. We were demanding action because #YemenCantWait.  MbS’ U.S. visit included a visit with Trump that resulted in a press conference touting the President’s plan to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. MbS continues to stockpile weapons to create the worst humanitarian crisis on earth. MbS is in our backyard, and we need to say no to war and weapons. Sign our petition here.

Connect the Dots with Lila Garrett

Tune into KPFK 90.7 on Monday as Lila Garrett speaks with Jodie Evans about Bolton, Gaza, our divest campaign and how to be engaged locally.

  • WHEN: Monday, April 9, 7:00–8:00 AM
  • WHERE: KPFK 90.7 FM or log on here

Earth Day celebration of the Children’s Tree of Life

Children’s Tree of Life will be publicly rededicated, marking the 35th anniversary of the peace tree planting on Earth Day, April 22, 1983. In 1984, Santa Monica’s late Mayor Ken Edwards, in a City Council Resolution, proclaimed the tree “a living monument to world peace.” The gathering will include songs, poetry and speakers.

  • WHEN: Sunday, April 22, 3:00 PM
  • WHERE:  Colorado and Palisades Park-Santa Monica, CA
  • RSVP here!

Local Peace Economy Gathering

Join us for our next Local Peace Economy gathering o April 26th! At this month's gathering, we’ll learn about the revolutionary peace-building work happening on the front-lines of East LA high schools from the teachers and youth leaders of YPLD-Youth and Parent Leadership Development.

  • WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 5:30 PM
  • WHERE:  Venice, CA (RSVP for address)
  • RSVP here

In peace and solidarity,

Jodie, Kelly, Kirsten, Mariana, Patricia, Paula and Susan

P.S. Travel with Jodie Evans and CODEPINK activists to Barcelona this May. See how activists, social movements, and progressive political forces are building one of the world’s most innovative local peace economies. Sign up now!

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