Tonight, President Trump is likely to announce that his “new strategy” for Afghanistan entails sending thousands more US troops into harm’s way, in addition to the 8,400 US soldiers already there. Tell Trump: End US military intervention in Afghanistan.
The fight to end money bail in California is getting stronger. On Tuesday, July 11, California legislators on the House Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing to decide the fate of landmark legislation, Senate Bill 10, that will transform the entire money bail system.
Now more than ever is the time to keep up the pressure. Greedy, desperate bail bonds companies and their lobbyists are showing up strong and spending millions to stop bail reform. These profiteers think they can win. Early last month, an identical piece of legislation, Assembly Bill 42 was defeated because too many lawmakers caved to the pressure of the bail bonds industry.
BUT people are rallying together to demand transformational change to the criminal justice system in California. Sign the petition!
In the March 29 2017 issue of the Metro newspaper, "Best of Silicon Valley", we were named:
Best Place to Plot the Resistance
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
Join us for a dance class like no other! Here you will fully engage your body while learning to turn your awareness toward peace.
The Dance of Peace classes will elevate your heart rate, happiness, strength and overall sense of well being! No experience or special equipment is needed. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to enjoy yourself!
About the instructor: Khalilah Ramirez is a peace dancer, author and educator here in San Jose. She is versed in the art of creating peace through communication and dance.
Every Friday morning at 10am at the Peace & Justice Center.
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