Email and Tweet Storm for Breonna Taylor!
On Wednesday, 8/5 at 11AM, join us as we email and tweet at Kentucky officials about why we demand #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor. We will be doing it together simultaneously to make the greatest impact.
Evictions Time Bomb Report
No matter our ZIP code or skin color, having a safe, stable place to call home is a basic human need, especially as we shelter in place during this pandemic.
Call to Action: Defund Police at San José Unified Schools
Most of the information provided below came from Victor Vasquez, Director of Organizing & Policy at SOMOS Mayfair. The San José Unified Equity Coalition has created the Derrick Sanderlin Resolution, which calls for the San José Unified School District (SJUSD) to defund police presence at SJUSD schools and end its relationship with the San José Police
Time for DA Offices to Create Police Crimes Units
The Coalition for Justice and Accountability (CJA) came into existence in 2003 after Bich Cau Thi Tran was shot and killed by San José Police Officer Chad Marshall. CJA has over the past 17 years been an advocate for humane policing practices including the banning of the use of Tasers by law enforcement. Members of CJA have participated on panels, addressing police misconduct, Taser task forces, city councils and other public bodies throughout the Bay Area. CJA has conducted workshops on police misconduct and also on the inherent dangers of Tasers.
What We Do
The San José Peace and Justice Center is a resource center and community space that supports and fights for causes promoting peace and justice in the South Bay area. The work of The San José Peace and Justice Center is done by a dedicated group of individuals and organizations that seek to ensure the financial and operational stability of peace and justice movements in the South Bay area.
The Peace and Justice Center offers freely available community space, printing, audio equipment, and other resources. The only way we can do that is with your help.
Want to help out without the spectre of callous cash exchange? Helping out at the center is a great way to learn and get more involved with the many causes we promote and take on.