Happy Election Week!
Make sure to vote, vote, VOTE! March 3, 2020 is the Presidential Primary Election. This year the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters (along with 14 other counties) is implementing The Voter’s Choice Act, a new law passed by the California State Legislature in 2016, which changes the ways you can vote. If you are
Local History of Women’s Suffrage Activism
Written by Luca, a San José Peace and Justice Center intern The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library recently opened their “100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in the South Bay” exhibit, which connects the South Bay’s historic involvement and action in the Women’s Suffrage Movement to the present day. Open until December 15, the exhibit
Bay Area Solidarity Summer 2020
The 10th annual Bay Area Solidarity Summer is now accepting applications. (Deadline: March 1) Bay Area Solidarity Summer (BASS) is a 5-day political action camp to cultivate South Asian American activists, ages 18–24. It runs from Thursday, July 30 to Monday, August 3, 2020. BASS will strengthen your skills as an organizer working for a
Apply for a Student Organizing Fellowship with #PoorPeoplesArmy
Does social justice, class struggle, and fighting oppression spark an interest? Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign has thirty plus years of organizing movements led by poor, homeless, and formerly homeless individuals. They realize that our economy is moving towards a jobless economy, with vacant jobs that cannot cover basic needs in order to live.
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.