CAIR and SV De-Bug Solidarity Statement

In solidarity with our community members impacted by police violence in Santa Clara County, the San José Peace and Justice Center condemns the San José Police Department’s (SJPD) oppressive actions towards Black, Brown, Latinx, Indigenous, and all People of Color; inclusive of those who may not identify with society’s normative sexual and gender identities, economic status, abilities and disabilities, religious beliefs and disbeliefs, and immigration status.

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Achilles Heel

This letter by Connie Hunter from the Friday Peace Vigil was published in the San Jose Mercury News last week. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed this nation’s Achilles heel.  Though we invest more money in our military defense system than the next seven nations combined, our military defense system leaves…

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Bay Area Solidarity Summer 2020

The 10th annual Bay Area Solidarity Summer is now accepting applications. (Deadline: March 1) Bay Area Solidarity Summer (BASS) is a 5-day political action camp to cultivate South Asian American activists, ages 18–24. It runs from Thursday, July 30 to Monday, August 3, 2020. BASS will strengthen your skills as…

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Support Public Banking

Image from the Public Banking Institute (https://www.publicbankinginstitute.org/) From South Bay Progressive Alliance: With the CA Public Banking Act, AB857, being signed into law in October 2019, efforts towards creating public banks have forged ahead. Los Angeles City Council has already voted to move forward with hiring consultants to conduct a…

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Anakbayan Silicon Valley Solidarity Statement

Propaganda enabling Rodrigo Duterte’s oppressive attacks on anti-fascist political activism is impacting local community group Anakbayan Silicon Valley. This disinformation campaign has labeled Anakbayan Silicon Valley as a communist organization. Click here to learn more about this issue. The San José Peace and Justice Center stands in solidarity with Anakbayan…

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