as of 07/22/2017
Summer Film series began on Friday, June 9
Friday, July 28, 6:30-8:30
2011 NR 1hr 15min
Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real-life stories and scientific interviews, the film explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
Reedley Peace Center does not meet during the month of August.
Sunday, August 6, 7 PM at United Japanese Christian Church, 136 N. Villa, Clovis
Film: Hibakusha: Our Lives to Live (Hibakusha is the Japanese word for surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki)
Friday, September 8, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Slade Childers. Topic: Gay Pioneer: The Story of Steven Slade Childers
Friday, September 15, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Sheri Wiedenhoefer, director of Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA). Topic: Prisoner Reentry, COSA, and Restorative Justice.
Friday, September 22, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Maeve Doolittle, Population Connection
Friday, September 29, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Don Linscheid. Topic: Why the Lion Cannot Lie Down With the Lamb: Christian Peacemaker Team Experience in Israel / Palestine
Friday, October 6, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Matthew Grundy, CEO of Fresno's Habitat for Humanity. Topic: Habitat for Humanity
Friday, October 20, 6:30-8:30
'All They Could Carry', dramatic performance about Japanese Internment, written and performed by Nikiko Masumoto
Friday evening, November 3 and Saturday, November 4
Nonviolent Action Workshop led by Sarah Thompson
Friday, November 10, 6:30-7:30
Speaker: Lauren Friesen, Emeritus Professor of Theater, University of Michigan. Topic: How "Nonresistance" Morphed into "Nonviolent Activism. Writings of J. Lawrence Burkholder. Mennonite Ethics: from isolation to engagement