“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead, American Anthropologist

“How to Make the World a Better Place” is an ongoing program (2018-2021), spearheaded by the good folks at Heritage Presbyterian Church, of presentations and learning opportunities for people of all ages in the Benicia community.

Viewpoints expressed in these presentations are those of the presenters and do not constitute any endorsement by Heritage Presbyterian Church.

PRESENTATIONS: During the pandemic, these educational events will be held on Zoom. Email before the event, and a link to the Zoom talk will be sent to you right away.


April 27, 2022: Education Put the Gold in the Golden State featuring Delaine Eastin, Former California Superintendent of Public Instruction. Click here to view video.

Jan. 26, 2022: Prisons and the Campaign to End of the “Three Strikes” laws, featuring Jean Ciani, Bay Area SURJ (Stand Up for Racial Justice) leader. Click here to view video.

Nov. 17, 2021: Helping to End Homelessness in Benicia featuring Maricella Ticknor, Benicia Police Officer assigned to help with local homeless issues. Click here to view video.


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