RCPJ meets at the Paradise Ridge Family Resource Center (6249 Skyway) on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. to plan our activities. All are invited.

See links to other pertinent websites

Tap/click on a plus (+) sign below to read more about a topic as they become available.

Click/tap here to sort the below events by DATE

5/4/16 - Peace One Day - Film Evening

Please join Ridge Coalition for Peace and Justice to view a very meaningful film.

We will be viewing the film PEACE ONE DAY and following with discussion and refreshments.

Event Time and Place: May 4th, 6:30 pm,

                                     Paradise Public Library

                                     5922 Clark Rd. Paradise


To learn more visit: www.internationaldayofpeace.org

 UNITY IN DIVERSITY FESTIVAL  September 17, 2016 4 pm - 8 pm

2016 Unity in Diversity Festival -Fun For ALL

The Ridge Coalition for Peace and Justice (RCPJ) and the Paradise Grange are hosting the Unity in Diversity Festival on Saturday, September 17th 4-8 pm at the Paradise Grange, off Pearson Rd. Admission is FREE.

This exciting event includes fun activities for all ages including entertainment, dancing, audience participation with performers and plenty of activities for kids like games, face painting and a bounce house.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair, relax, and enjoy great music and entertainment from diverse ethnicity and cultures. 

Ethnic and American food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for sale. For more information check our website www.ridgecoalition.org, email ridgecoalition@gmail.com, or call 762-1333.

1/18/2016 - MLK Commemoration

Martin Luther King Day Commemoration

The Ridge Coalition for Peace and Justice (RCPJ) invites the community to join in commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose leadership, courage and vision continue to inspire us to unite in working for a more just society. We will celebrate the holiday with an uplifting and thoughtful program of song and speakers. Please join us on Monday, January 19th at the Paradise United Methodist Church located at 6722 Clark Rd. (opposite Paradise Cinema). The evening will begin at 6:30pm with a Candlelight Walk, followed by the Program at 7:00pm. We encourage you to bring a flashlight for the short walk along Clark Road.


The program brings together all ages and will include wonderful performances by the Paradise United Methodist Church Choir and the Doin’ It Justice Chorus. We’re also pleased to welcome back students of the Paradise High School Musical Production class, directed by Carolyn Steele and Sandy Miller. The students will captivate the audience with their songs and spoken words.

Guests are invited to gather after the program for fellowship and light refreshments. 


For more information, contact RCPJ at www.ridgecoalition.org or call (530) 762-1333.


February 2016: Officer Feaster has been fired and charged in the case. 

There is still a need to keep pressure on officials in order for justice to be served. Please continue to voice your concerns regarding this case by expressing concerns to the media, attending court proceedings, and writing letters to the DA and newspaper editors.


Visit the Attorney General's website and fill out the form to make a statement about our concern for justice in the case of the shooting of Andrew Thomas. Here is the link to the form: https://oag.ca.gov/contact/general-comment-question-or-complaint-form 

June 2016- In Support of Gun Control

The Ridge Coalition for Peace and Justice stands in solidarity with the LGBTQ community nation-wide as our hearts go out to the victims of violence in Orlando. We urge our political leaders to immediately enact legislation to require background checks on gun sales and ban all assault weapons in our country. Enough is enough! 

www.nnomy.org - National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth

www.chico-peace.org - Chico Peace and Justice Center

www.splc.org - Southern Poverty Law Center

www.naacp.org - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

www.shorpareadise.webs.com - Sojourners House on the Ridge

www.stonewallchico.org - Serving the gay - lesbian - bisexual and transgender communities

www.catalystdvservices.org. Domestic Violence Services

www.rapecrisis.org - Intervention & Prevention

www.chicoshelter.org - Torres Shelter

www.stirfryseminars.com - Diversity Training

www.buttecaa.gov - Community Action Agency of Butte County - Inc.

www.nvht.org - North Valley Housing Trust

www.pusdk12.org - Paradise Unified School District