California Youth Climate Strike

This Earth Day, California Youth Climate Strike is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day through a three-day program of climate action. They will be conducting teach-ins, fireside chats, Q&A panels, and more from Wednesday, April 22nd to Friday, April 24th. Due to COVID-19, all actions will be held online.…

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Coronavirus’ “Letter To Humanity”

A poem by Vivienne R Reich The earth whispered but you did not hear.The earth spoke but you did not listen.The earth screamed but you turned her off. And so, I was born… I was not born to punish you…I was born to awaken you… The earth cried out for…

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Shining a Light…

Have we all truly been present and engaged with each other? Do we see, hear, and feel the struggles of those most impacted in our society? Why do we opt to shelter in our many places of privilege? Why are we surprised by the rampant inequities? Do we understand human needs and wants in this city, state, and country in the year 2020?

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Another Lesson with Khalilah

Like many others, Khalilah Ramirez is doing what she can to create opportunity in this difficult time. See below the video for more information on how to help Khalilah during this difficult time. Ways to support Khalilah: Become a monthly donor on her Patreon PageSupport her birthday fundraiser on GoFundMeAttend…

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Shelter in Peace – COVID-19

The Coordinating Council and Staff of San José Peace and Justice Center made the difficult decision to close the space to all public events starting on Wednesday, March 11th. Over the weekend, it became clear that we needed to transition to working remotely. As this puts a burden on staff,…

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Happy Election Week!

Election Day is March 3rd, but you can vote today! Make sure to vote, vote, VOTE! March 3, 2020 is the Presidential Primary Election. This year the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters (along with 14 other counties) is implementing The Voter's Choice Act, a new law passed by the…

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