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…


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…


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



Will the war in Ukraine turn into another endless war like the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? How many Ukrainians must die and be displaced? That depends on whether the United States and its allies support a negotiated solution. The outlines of a peace agreement already exist: A comprehensive…


On Tax Day/Good Friday: Protest War Spending!

Two opportunities to protest war spending on Friday April 15: 11:30 AM in Palo Alto: The Pacific Life Community of the Bay Area, CodePink, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom and others will meet in the parking lot at 3000 El Camino Real (corner of El Camino and Page…


The Urgent Need for Peace

by Charlotte Casey On TV news as well as in print and social media, we are seeing coverage of the death and destruction resulting from Russia’s war on Ukraine. These images are horrifying and we condemn the Russian invasion. At the same time we note the provocative role that our…

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Ceasefire in Ukraine Now–Join the Global Day of Action!

The war in Ukraine is a disaster for the people of Ukraine and a terrible threat to us all, including increasing the danger of nuclear war. We oppose the Russian invasion and call for the immediate withdrawal of all Russian troops. We recognize that the expansion of NATO and the…