Zoe, Roh, Anna E – Support Palestinian Human Rights!

Defend the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation The San Jose Peace & Justice Center has joined dozens of other South Bay progressive groups in a campaign to pressure our Congressional reps to support H.R.2590 Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families…

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The Community Conversation about the Future of the Collins House

On December 3, we held a wide-ranging discussion with 40 community members about the situation facing the San Jose Peace & Justice Center and our fiscal sponsor, The Collins Foundation: a 100-year old house with substantial maintenance needs that has been closed since the beginning of the pandemic and a…

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Jon Britton, Presente!

The Peace & Justice Center mourns the passing of Jon Britton, a proud socialist who dedicated his life to the struggle against the injustices of the capitalist system. Over the decades, Jon was active with the Peace & Justice Center, South Bay Mobilization Against the War, the Santa Clara County…

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Roz Dean, Presente!

The San Jose community lost a beloved activist on September 2, when Roz Dean joined other peace ancestors like her husband Al Traugott, her dear friend Joan Bazar and Joan’s husband Dave Wald. Roz’s early years and her activism to save the San Jose Medical Center (downtown hospital) were documented…

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The Planet Needs Peace

American taxpayers have spent $21 trillion on the “war on terror”. Yet after these 20 years, the 99% are worse off, jobless rates are soaring, over 650,000 Americans have died of Covid-19, and the planet is sizzling. If we want a habitable planet and true peace, we need to "connect…

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Local Activists Rally for Yemen at Khanna’s Office

by Neda Aldabayani, Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation On July 6th, 2021, activists rallied at the office of Congressman Ro Khanna in San Jose to demand that Khanna stay true to his promise in January of this year to introduce a new War Powers Resolution. Activists responded to a call…

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