February 15, 2003 – San José was there!
By Charlotte Casey, SJPJC Coordinating Council member Some of you are too young to remember February 15, 2003 when people all over the world marched to try to prevent the illegal and immoral US invasion of Iraq. This photo shows a rally in San José at the Plaza de Caesar Chavez after thousands of us
Kevin Zeese – Rest in Power
The peace and justice movement lost a giant when Kevin Zeese (October 28, 1955-September 6, 2020) died in his sleep early Sunday morning. Many tributes have been posted since his passing. We send healing thoughts to Kevin’s family and friends. Margaret Flowers and Kevin’s sons are planning an online tribute to Kevin on Saturday, September
We Are Many North America Premiere!
San José Peace and Justice Center is partnering with the We Are Many movie for a unique live-streamed event marking International Day of Peace. Support us by purchasing a ticket through our custom link and we will benefit from a 40% share of ticket sale profits. THE NEVER-BEFORE-TOLD STORY OF THE LARGEST DEMONSTRATION IN HUMAN HISTORY, AND
SJPJC and NAACP to Sue SJPD for Violence Against Demonstrators
The Center is joining a soon-to-be-filed civil rights class action lawsuit to stop San José Police Department (SJPD) from using impact munitions and other violence against demonstrators. In addition to the Center, the NAACP- San Jose Silicon Valley Chapter and a number of individuals will serve as named plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which will challenge SJPD's racial and religious profiling practices as well as its unlawful violence.
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.