By San José Unified Equity Coalition Please join the San José Unified Equity Coalition for two upcoming calls to action. This Thursday, we invite all SJUSD educators to join us for a virtual listening session. Next week, join us at a crucial SJUSD board meeting to give public comment in support of police-free schools. More details […]
On October 19th, 2021, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will be hearing 2 items together to improve inclusion for residents with disabilities in the County’s broader equity efforts. (click for the agenda) Your support is needed to ensure the adoption of the Disability Inclusion and Equity Pledge(Item 10) and to address the administration’s report […]
by the Santa Clara County Single-Payer Healthcare Coalition WE NEED EQUITABLE QUALITY HEALTHCARE, RIGHT?If you agree please help urge the SJ city council to stand in support of AB1400. Their support will help us persuade other Asm and Senate representatives who have not yet come out in support of the bill.HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN DO: […]
At 11:30 AM on Tuesday, July 20, unhoused residents and community supporters will gather at Columbus Park in San Jose to protest the City’s lack of a plan to house its residents who can no longer afford the skyrocketing rents in Silicon Valley. At 12 noon, they will march and car caravan down Taylor Street to Coleman, down Coleman to Hedding, down Hedding to Spring Street, and down Spring Street back to Columbus Park.
By Salem Aljuni, Community Member At this crucial time, it is important that elected leaders hear from constituents opposed to U.S. aid to Israel. The link below will take you to an easy way to send a message to your congressional representative. This initiative is a joint effort of 8 organizations involved in solidarity with […]
By Charlotte Casey Israel has escalated its murderous assault on Gaza by preparing to send in ground troops. At least 109 Palestinians, including 28 children have already been killed while Zionist extremists riot in the streets of Jerusalem, assaulting Palestinian residents and destroying Palestinian businesses. As Tax Day (Monday, May 17 this year) draws near, […]
People with disabilities, seniors, parents of children with disabilities, service providers, teachers, families with limited English proficiency, and those with limited access to transportation are invited to take this survey collecting experiences of members of the Access and Functional Needs Community on the COVID-19 response in Santa Clara County.
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 […]
Veterans For Peace is outraged that President Biden’s budget released this week INCREASES Pentagon spending. This is unacceptable. It is far past time for the U.S. budget to reduce a over-inflated Pentagon spending . This budget does not reflect the overwhelming majority of public opinion that supports re-prioritizing military spending towards programs that benefit regular […]
Protesters from Code Pink and Veterans for Peace are spending the week in the Nevada desert outside Creech Air Force Base to protest the U.S. drone program, and to support Daniel Hale, the whistleblower who currently faces sentencing in July after pleading guilty for secretly exposing war crimes in the U.S. drone targeted killing program. Read more on our website!