When Carolyn Corbelli saw a photo in the newspaper of older musicians on a street in Mill Valley protesting for peace back in the early 2000s, she knew she and her spouse needed to be part of it.“We said well, that’s the place for us,” said Corbelli, 82, who has been involved in activism throughout her life. She said it was something she did not intend to give up in her later years.

The demonstration she saw at the corner of Miller Avenue and Camino Alto was perhaps one of the first for Seniors for Peace. The group was founded in 2003 by Rolly Mulvey, a resident at the Redwoods community for seniors, to oppose the United States’ involvement in Iraq.

At the time, many of the members had experienced war firsthand, and were concerned about the loss of life on both sides, according to Nancy Miller, co-chair of the group.

The group is celebrating 20 years as an organization, which is still going strong with its ranks growing. It has more than 100 members and volunteers across the county.

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