Tell Biden: Reduce Pentagon Spending!

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 […]

“Shut Down Creech” Protest in Nevada desert!

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!

Event Recap: Nihonmachi Outreach Committee Day of Remembrance 2/14/2021

By Grace T., SJPJC Volunteer On Sunday, February 14, the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee of San José hosted a livestream through YouTube in remembrance of the 41st anniversary of the Executive Order 9066 that placed 120,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps and separated them from their families during World War II. Not only was the webinar […]

Facebook, we need to talk!

Please read the letter that Jewish Voice for Peace Deputy Director Rabbi Allisa Wise sent to the national JVP lists a few days ago. Then click on the link to sign your name to the global petition to tell Facebook that the word “Zionist” is not the same as “Jew” and “anti-Zionist” is not the same as “antisemitic”.

February Angelversary: Remembering Three Fathers from San Jose killed by police in our community

Come show your support and join Laurie, Sharon, Corina, and Regina to remember Rudy Cardenas, Antonio Guzman Lopez, and Phillip Watkins. These families continue to be impacted by the loss of their loved ones at the hands of police officers in San José. This event will be held in front of San José City Hall on Thursday, February 18th at 4:45pm. Say their names! Know their stories!

CAIR-SFBA calls on Commonwealth Club to cancel event with anti-Muslim and anti-Palestinian speakers

The San José Peace and Justice Center joins in solidarity with the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations as they urge the Commonwealth Club to cancel an upcoming event featuring two speakers who both have “a shameful track record of propagating Islamophobia, which exacerbates ongoing intolerance and hate towards Muslims, immigrants, and others.”