A delegation of U.S. human rights observers and activists visited Honduras from June 27 to July 6. The delegation, organized by the Alliance for Global Justice and Honduras Solidarity Network, included participants from CODEPINK, the Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas, the Marquette University Center for Peacemaking, the San Jose Peace and Justice Center, SEIU Local 521, and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
From June 27 to July 6 2016, the delegation traveled to various regions of the country to meet with farmworkers, indigenous and labor organizations, including a visit to La Esperanza to meet with COPINH (the Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras) and the family of Berta Cáceres. Delegates joined family members at a vigil marking the fourth month since Berta’s murder.
The San Jose Peace & Justice Center seeks a coordinator to handle administration, program coordination, outreach and social media tasks. The position is 15 hours per week, paying $20 per hour.
The San Jose Peace Center was founded in 1957 by individuals profoundly concerned about peace and justice issues, especially the growth of nuclear arsenals and atmospheric nuclear testing. Besides strongly opposing the numerous wars waged by the U.S. government, our current focus is on social justice issues such as economic and racial inequality, militarization of the police, government surveillance, climate change, and immigration reform.Read more...
Those of us who care about creating conditions in Israel/Palestine for people to live together in equality, justice and dignity need to speak up now to preserve our right to use non-violent, economic tools of struggle, such as boycott and divestment. We need to let our representatives know that we expect them to stand up for our civil liberties!
Tell Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Ricardo Lara, 916-651-4033, to keep this bill in "Suspense," a holding area for large ticket items, where it was referred on August 1st. Senator Lara can decide to keep it there and let it die a quiet death!Read more...
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We celebrated the power of civil disobedience on Wednesday May 25 2016 at the South Bay Yacht Club in Alviso.
We gathered on the 50th anniversary of the anti-Vietnam War action by four South Bay women--Aileen Hutchinson, Beverly Farquharson, Lisa Kalvelage and Joyce McLean--who blocked a forklift loading napalm bombs at the port of Alviso. Newspaper headlines dubbed the the four "The Napalm Ladies". Their arrest and five-day trial exposed the horrors of the war and received widespread press coverage. Lisa's powerful statement at the trial was put to music by Pete Seeger.Read more...
Members of the Peace & Justice Center pose with signs urgning President Obama to fulfill his promise to close Guatanamo Prison before he leaves office.
Our photo is included among hundreds of others, with photos of students from San Jose State, and people from many countries on the Close Guantanamo web site.
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