High Country Peace and Justice is a group of activists in Hot Springs, Montana, dedicated to a peaceful and more equitable world through a better environment and justice for all.
- Bringing information to the town by showing videos.
- Educating residents with a short paragraph in the local weekly paper entitled, “Did You Know?” which details facts about the war and corporate behavior that are not usually available from the mainstream media.
- Working with the Town Council on issues of sustainability
- Promoted and joined the general strike to end the wars. To help stop the madness in Iraq and Afghanistan, on Friday, November 23, 2007 (the “Buy Nothing Day” after Thanksgiving):
- We did not work.
- We did not shop.
- We did not drive.
- Apple Cider pressing to raise money for opposing a nearby coal burning plant.
- Vigil and campfire in the town park after the 2000th soldier was killed.
- Raffle and party to send funds to Katrina victims.
- Worked to register voters and support candidates.
- Successfully lobbied town council to pass resolution against the Patriot Act.
Please check the calendar for upcoming activities.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
- Who are we?
- The High Country Peace and Justice is a group of Peace Activists in Hot Springs, Montana (population 600), dedicated to a peaceful and more equitable world for all through a better environment and justice for all. Since 2005 we have promoted candidates in elections, worked to get the State of Montana to uphold environmental standards, organized peace vigils, supported workers rights, lobbied against the Patriot Act, and raised money for Katrina victims and for the fight against coal burning plants.
- Where is Hot Springs?
- Hot Springs is located 70 miles Southwest of Kalispell and 76 miles Northwest of Missoula.
- How many people live in Montana?
- Montana’s Population is less than a million.