• ‘The World Must Not Stay Silent!’ Fresh Israeli Bombings Amid Humanitarian Hellscape in Gaza

    By Julia Connelly, Common Dreams… Residents of Gaza City’s Shujayea neighborhood found themselves on Thursday among the main targets of new Israeli military operations, with thousands of people fleeing as they were “hunted by tanks and planes,” as one Palestinian man told Reuters—even as Israel claimed the “intense” phase of the war was over. Al

  • Tell CA Senate: No Automatic Registration for the Draft when Registering for Driver’s License

    URGENT! Please send emails to your California State Assembly Member telling them of your opposition to Senate Bill 1081 (Archuleta), which will be heard in the Transportation committee on July 1, 2024.  This bill requires those under age 26 applying for a first-time or renewing a California driver’s license and California I.D. to register for the federal

  • When Administration Leaders Show You Who They Are, Believe Them!

    With carnage persisting in Gaza, it’s easy enough to say that Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has shown us who he is. But so has President Biden, and so have the most powerful Republicans and Democrats in Congress…. by Norman Solomon in Common Dreams, June 20, 2024 “When someone shows you who they are,” Maya

  • Tell Congress: Stop Taking Money From the Zionist Lobby!

    In 2022 alone, the U.S Congress received $23,734,981 from the Zionist lobby. The disproportionate influence this money has over U.S legislation is clearly evident in how the U.S. is supporting Israeli genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Zionist influence shapes policies that perpetuate the ongoing occupation of Palestine and enable Israeli violence against Palestinians.

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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.

Our Partners

Equality Labs

Santa Clara County Move to Amend

Democratic Socialists of America

Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center

Silicon Valley United Nations Association

Silicon Valley De-Bug

Jewish Voice for Peace


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