San Jose Peace & Justice Center
SCWPeace activists gathered on Saturday May 20 2017 at Stevens Creek and Winchester Blvds. for a Memorial to Honor Life and Peace. The day marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Joseph Ledesma Jr. in the Vietnam War. Joseph's brother David, a member of the Santa Clara County Green Party, organized the memorial to honor his brother and stand up to war and militarism.
  • At least 200,000 civilians have been killed as a result of the fighting at the hands of all parties to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  •     Over 5,000 U.S. troops have been killed in the "war on terror"
  •     The US federal price tag for the post-9/11 wars is about 4.8 trillion dollars
(Photo by Jeanine Unterleitner)  

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