Today is Tara’s last day as Coordinator at the SJPJC. Read her final blog post here – “To everyone who has known me as a staff member at the Center or has met me through the Center in other ways, thank you for making my time here so rewarding. San Jose has become my home because of you.”
With the state relaxing the public COVID restrictions, a number of people are experiencing fear and anxiety about how the pandemic will play out. For everyone’s safety, we have decided to see how the summer plays out with the intention of opening the indoor space for meetings and events starting on September 1st. Until then, we are accepting submissions for outdoor meetings and events.
Join us for a Community Garden Work Party every Saturday from 10AM to 12PM at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center! The space behind the Center is a gorgeous open canvas that has already had a lot of love put into it. We welcome folks with any skill level, experience and ability to join us this weekend. Please remember to bring a mask and a water bottle!
On Saturday, June 5th join the Santa Clara County Single Payer Health Care Coalition for a Honk & Wave event from 12 – 2PM! The Honk & Wave will take place at Willow Road & Newbridge Street in Menlo Park. There will also be a MINI FOOD DRIVE to benefit the SJPJC Peace Pantry – if you would like to donate, bring your non-perishable foods and canned goods to the Honk & Wave!
The SJPJC is looking for volunteers to develop and sustain the Peace Pantry Program and the Community Garden Project. Check out this blog to learn more and find out how to get involved!
On December 11, 2019 a group of local creators gathered at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center in an act of Local Peace to collaborate on a Zine. The theme of the Zine was “The Earth”. While the pages were ultimately not assembled, we recently recovered some and would like to share. The text […]
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Support this fundraiser to purchase a wheelchair accessible van for Michele Mashburn! As you likely know, Michele Mashburn has been the Director of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center for almost 5 years. She has been an extremely dedicated community builder, facilitating connections between various groups and providing relevant resources to anyone in need. She […]
Ashley, from Smiling Roots, a member of the Garden Project We are so grateful for the generous donation of beautiful pea gravel for winding pathways, rich humus to add bulk density and increase the retention of water and nutrients in the soil, and pavers from the amazing team at South Bay Materials (@southbaymaterials)! The community garden […]
On Sunday, April 11th we will be having our next Community Food Drive at the Center (48 S. 7th Street in Downtown San Jose) with the San Jose Community Fridge. We have extended the hours and we’re starting one hour later, so we’ll be there 12 – 4PM. We’ll only be having one Community Food […]