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Saturday November 14, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM PST
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Oldemeyer Center 
986 Hilby Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955

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Sue Parris 
NCBI Monterey County 

Coming Together for Racial & Social Justice 

Join with community members to look at key issues of racial and social justice in Monterey County  and learn how to be an effective Ally to address those issues. Facilitated by NCBI Monterey County, and co-sponsored by Monterey Peace & Justice Center and NAACP Monterey County Branch. Coming in 2016:  anti-racism and nonviolence trainings co-sponsored by NCBI, NAACP and Monterey Peace and Justice Center.

This free workshop will include:

  • Identifying and welcoming social identities present today (race, class, gender, LGBTQ, religion, age, etc.)
  • An overview of Allyship and priviledge
  • Brainstorming local issues. Where do you notice racial injustice in this county? 
  • Where/what issues do you want to engage as an ally? What issues do you want to invite others in as allies?
  • Next steps - Resources and opportunities for involvement with local groups (NCBI anti-racism series; Monterey Peace & Justsice Center nonviolence training; NAACP working committees; #BlackLivesMatter Seaside; Stand Up for Racial Justice Santa Cruz; and more.)
There is no charge to attend (donations are welcome). Preregistration is required.Register Now! 

Sponsoring Organizations

The Monterey Peace & Justice Center's mission is to Inspire and Mobilize the people of Monterey County to Cultivate Peace, Social Justice, Nonviolence, Democrary and Environmental Sustainability in our Community and the World through Education and Advocacy.  View the Weekly Peace Calendar to learn about events held at the Monterey Peace and Justice Center and other locations, or phone 831 899-7322.

NAACP Monterey CountyThe mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. General membership meetings are the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 PM. For more information, contact Joe Watson, Branch President or visit

National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) Monterey County was founded in December 1993, as a “non-profit, leadership training organization dedicated to ending discrimination, intolerance, and inter-group tension.”  It is a community chapter of the NCBI International, which connects this a local organization with an international network.  Over the years, we have reached over 20,000 Monterey County residents in hundreds of schools, businesses, government and non-profit agencies through trainings, workshops, consultations and programs, and by promoting dialogue and coalition building to address controversial issues at the root of conflict in our communities. Find us on FaceBook,, or contact Sue Parris, Chapter Director.