Call for Diplomacy in Ukraine, Not More War

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK will discuss her book War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict in an event on Wednesday, November 30 at 5pm sponsored by the Human Rights Institute at San Jose State University. This event will be held in-person at San Jose State University's Student Union Ballroom and…

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Defuse Nuclear War

As nuclear powers ratchet up tensions around the Ukraine war, the U.S., NATO and Russia are carrying out nuclear war games. Yes, you read that correctly! The Kremlin is making completely reckless threats about using nuclear weapons and how do NATO and the U.S. respond? Fourteen NATO countries are engaged…

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Help us celebrate our 65th anniversary

This year we will be celebrating 65 years since the San Jose Peace Center was founded in 1957 by Barby Ulmer, Rev. Shorty Collins, and Dorothy Goble.  For the last 10 years, we have celebrated the anniversary on or close to September 21, International Day of Peace. Last year, we…

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Our Outdoor Space is Now Open for Your Events!

Dance of Peace event at the Center on July 30 Hello Community! The San Jose Peace and Justice Center is glad to announce that we are now open for events or meetings of fewer than 20 people to be held in our outdoor space behind the Center. To request to…

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Keith May, Presente

Keith May on a recent family vacation in Hawaii It was with heavy hearts that we learned of the death of Keith May, a neighbor and a cheerful and helpful presence at many events at the Center. Keith was a dependable volunteer and friend of many of us.  Former SJPJC…

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Biden Must Declare a Climate Emergency!

Art by Jan Burger On July 21, President Biden announced he will take a series of executive actions to confront the climate emergency in the coming weeks. There are reports from members of his Administration that he is considering declaring a climate emergency.  We are demanding that President Biden declare…

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Goodbye and good luck, Michele!

We are sorry to announce that Michele Mashburn has left her position as Director of the San Jose Peace & Justice Center to pursue other opportunities. Those of us who have been involved with the Center over the years learned a great deal from Michele, not just in the area…

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Succulent Plant Sale

Succulent Plant Sale on Sunday July 17 between 11 and 2 at 48 S 7th St. Proceeds benefit the SJ Peace & Justice Center Food Pantry and Gardens

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