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Protest “Destination Nowhere”

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.

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Join Our New Youth Group!

By Maya B. and Grace T., SJPJC Volunteers As activism among teens in San Jose and the Bay Area has seen growth recently, the San Jose Peace and Justice Center invites youth who are interested in local and global activism to participate as a team of volunteers to organize and…

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Meet the Northern California Unemployed Committee!

Meet the Northern California Unemployed Committee: We are a new organization that focuses specifically on the struggle for the rights of the unemployed! We have three primary demands: 1 - restore the $600 weekly supplement, 2 - end federal taxation of unemployment, 3 - make the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance permanent. If this article interests you and you want to get involved please contact us at ncaluc@gmail.com or (408) 638-9131.

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Thank you, South Bay Materials!

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…

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Community Food Drive – March 14!

Join us for our next Community Food Drive with the SJ Community Fridge at the Center (48 S 7th St in Downtown San Jose) this Sunday, March 14! We will be accepting donations from 11A to 2P in the back parking lot. If you would like to support the Peace Pantry virtually, please consider making a contribution to our online campaign: https://bit.ly/peacepantry-donate!

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A Health Justice Dialogue Webinar

Join the Santa Clara County Single Payer Health Care Coalition for a webinar on Saturday, February 27 at 2-3:30P to learn about the pressing need for health justice, featuring grassroots community leaders from a spectrum of local organizations and movements. You must register in advance to attend this webinar: tinyurl.com/healthjusticedialogue. Check out our website to read more.

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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."

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