any thanks to the local Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom chapters for this great event video from their April 4, 2022 reading of this important speech.
The San Jose community lost a beloved activist on September 2, when Roz Dean joined other peace ancestors like her husband Al Traugott, her dear friend Joan Bazar and Joan’s husband Dave Wald. Roz’s early years and her activism to save the San Jose Medical Center (downtown hospital) were documented in an excellent article in […]
American taxpayers have spent $21 trillion on the “war on terror”. Yet after these 20 years, the 99% are worse off, jobless rates are soaring, over 650,000 Americans have died of Covid-19, and the planet is sizzling. If we want a habitable planet and true peace, we need to “connect the dots”. The US military […]
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Today is Tara’s last day as Coordinator at the SJPJC. Read her final blog post here – “To everyone who has known me as a staff member at the Center or has met me through the Center in other ways, thank you for making my time here so rewarding. San Jose has become my home because of you.”
For the next three Wednesdays, the San Jose Peace and Justice Center will be shutting down the office (physical and virtual) for internal organizational evaluations and climate discussions. We appreciate your understanding as we take the necessary time to dedicate ourselves to the health and sustainability of the Center. If you have any questions or […]
$2 billion a day. $23 million an hour. $23,000 a second. That’s the amount that the US “forever wars” are gobbling up from our national budget. According to the National Priorities Project, military spending accounted for more than 53% percent of the federal discretionary budget.
Hello San José community, My name is Diamond I am a new intern at the Peace and Justice Center. I am very excited to get started and make a change in our community. Recently our Peace Pantry has been highlighted on the Little Free Pantry website! Little Free Pantry is a website that highlights free pantries, […]
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Father Bill Leininger, a Catholic priest and a familiar face to local activists at protests and on picket lines, died on January 2, 2020, a few days before his 90th birthday. His brother Bob sent out a tribute to friends that said in part, “Father Bill was inspired by Pope John’s call to action and […]