Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center Hosts Project Censored 2011

The Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center will host Project Censored Director, Mickey Huff, and Media Freedom Foundation President, Peter Philips, as they present an expose of the top censored stories of 2011. The event is scheduled for Friday, April 15, at 7 p.m., at the Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek.

Some of the stories Huff and Philips will discuss include:

1. Global Plans to Replace the Dollar
2. US Department of Defense is the Worst Polluter on the Planet
3. Internet Privacy and Personal Access at Risk
4. ICE Operates Secret Detention and Courts
5. Blackwater (Xe): The Secret US War in Pakistan

A suggested donation for the meeting is $12 for the general public, $9 for Peace Center and MDUUC members, $5 for students. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Wheelchair accessible. The book version of Project Censored 2011 will be available for purchase at the meeting.

Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center Presents: Fitzgerald and Gould onThe AfPak War

The Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center, Friendly Favors, and The Peace Alliance invite you to a potluck and presentation by the first American journalists in Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion – what they have learned, what are the possibilities and what we can do to influence the outcome.

Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould are a husband and wife team of international journalists who, after 3 decades of closely working in and on Afghanistan, are considered among our top experts on this troubled land. Their latest books are  Crossing Zero: The AfPak War at the Turning Point of American Empire and Invisible History, Afghanistan's Untold Story.

The event will be held on Friday, April 1, from 6-9 p.m. at the Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Click here to RSVP or for more information.
 

Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center Panel Discussion "California's Future at Stake in November Election"

The Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center is hosting a panel discussion about the statewide and local races and the propositions on the November ballot on Wednesday, October 13, at 7 p.m., at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek.

The panel discussion will feature Contra Costa Times Political Editor Lisa Vorderbrueggen, Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times reporter Josh Richman, Senate Senator Loni Hancock, and moderated by Lafayette Mayor Brandt Andersson.

The event is free, with donations accepted. For more information, please call the Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center at 925-933-7850 or visit www.mtdpc.org.