This column was originally published in Partisan issue no. 22, printed January 2007.

photo of Janice JordanFRESNO. The very active Fresno County Peace and Freedom Party has set up a Spanish-language website at to provide party information and announcements to the very large local Spanish-speaking population.

LOS ANGELES. The Los Angeles County Central Committee will host the Peace and Freedom Party State Central Committee meeting on February 24 and 25 in South LA. For information on this or other LA events e-mail County Chair Cindy Henderson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Venice Chapter of the Peace and Freedom Party holds a weekly peace vigil under the slogan "Peace in Iraq, Justice in Venice" every Friday starting at 5 p.m. at the Venice Traffic Circle, Main St. and Windward Ave. in the heart of Venice. For more information call (310) 399-2215 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SACRAMENTO. Members of the Peace and Freedom Party in Sacramento participate in two local peace vigils in the downtown area: Every Tuesday from 4 to 6 pm at 16th St. and J Street, and every Wednesday from 4 to 5 pm at 15th St. and L St. State Chair Debra Reiger (address below) can provide information on other party activities in the Sacramento area. Some future activities include tabling at Whole Earth Day at U.C. Davis on May 12 and 13, and at Earth Day at C.S.U. Sacramento on April 21.

SAN DIEGO. San Diego Peace and Freedom Party does a lot of tabling at local events, and helps organize many of them. Janice Jordan was a speaker and panelist at the December 2006 Human Trafficking Forum, telling 150 people about the need to fight the US corporations that profit from human trafficking.

On Presidents Day, February 19, P&F will have a table at the Bob Marley Day Music Celebration at the IPAY Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, from noon to 6 pm.

On March 3 P&F and the Theresa Azochar Chapter of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners will co-sponsor an International Women's Day vigil at Las Colinas, 9000 Cottonwood, Santee, from 8 am to 6 pm.

TULARE. County Chair Lynn McGivern has been asked to join the board of the new ACLU chapter for Fresno, Tulare and Madera Counties.

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