Criminal Justice meets Abolition!
San Jose Peace and Justice intern Diamond Tabron introduces Transformative Justice to end prisons and policing, a hot topic that deserves to be talked about! Diamond is currently in the process of receiving a degree in Justice Studies at San Jose State University. Having knowledge in criminal justice gives Diamond a great opportunity to compare
Why We Read Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Beyond Vietnam”
by Vinh-Doan T. On Tuesday, May 11th, myself and some other San Jose Peace and Justice Center volunteers and interns will be holding a reading and discussion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s crucial speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” This speech was delivered on April 4th, 1967, exactly a year before he
The American Healthcare System: How it affects us, and how we can afford to change it
"On March 7, 2020 we were interviewed by a reporter from San José Spotlight regarding our fight to guarantee health care to all Californians. During the interview, we discussed extensively why we both believe in a single-payer system as a means to universal health care. While the article that followed included many important aspects of our discussion, it missed two key elements of the fight for single-payer that we talked about: the stories of everyday Americans who face looming uncertainty and massive medical bills, as well as how we can afford to change what’s happening."
Meet the Northern California Unemployed Committee!
Meet the Northern California Unemployed Committee: We are a new organization that focuses specifically on the struggle for the rights of the unemployed! We have three primary demands: 1 - restore the $600 weekly supplement, 2 - end federal taxation of unemployment, 3 - make the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance permanent. If this article interests you and you want to get involved please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 638-9131.
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.