Call for Diplomacy in Ukraine, Not More War

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK will discuss her book War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict in an event on Wednesday, November 30 at 5pm sponsored by the Human Rights Institute at San Jose State University. This event will be held in-person at San Jose State University's Student Union Ballroom and…

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Defuse Nuclear War

As nuclear powers ratchet up tensions around the Ukraine war, the U.S., NATO and Russia are carrying out nuclear war games. Yes, you read that correctly! The Kremlin is making completely reckless threats about using nuclear weapons and how do NATO and the U.S. respond? Fourteen NATO countries are engaged…

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International Day of Peace Vigil for Justice

COSPONSORSHIPS Vigil for Justice Cosponsor: Santa Clara County Single Payer Healthcare Coalition The Santa Clara County Single Payer Healthcare Coalition is joining us at the International Day of Peace Vigil for Justice. If your group wants to join us, let us know and we will be glad to add you…

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Honoring Leonard Peltier on His 78th Birthday

Donna Wallach hosts the Leonard Peltier Birthday Event on Zoom at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center On Monday 12th September 2022, the Leonard Peltier Support Group Silicon Valley (LPSG SV) held a Zoom event at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center (SJPJC) honoring Leonard Peltier on his…

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Protect Juristac and Join the Rally Saturday 9/10

Dear Friends, We need your help to protect Juristac.There are 24 days remaining to submit your comment letter on the Sargent Quarry Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed mining project that threatens Juristac. You can find resources to help you prepare your letter at http://www.protectjuristac.org/deir/We also invite you to join us at the Amah…

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Help us celebrate our 65th anniversary

This year we will be celebrating 65 years since the San Jose Peace Center was founded in 1957 by Barby Ulmer, Rev. Shorty Collins, and Dorothy Goble.  For the last 10 years, we have celebrated the anniversary on or close to September 21, International Day of Peace. Last year, we…

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Our Outdoor Space is Now Open for Your Events!

Dance of Peace event at the Center on July 30 Hello Community! The San Jose Peace and Justice Center is glad to announce that we are now open for events or meetings of fewer than 20 people to be held in our outdoor space behind the Center. To request to…

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Keith May, Presente

Keith May on a recent family vacation in Hawaii It was with heavy hearts that we learned of the death of Keith May, a neighbor and a cheerful and helpful presence at many events at the Center. Keith was a dependable volunteer and friend of many of us.  Former SJPJC…

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Goodbye and good luck, Michele!

We are sorry to announce that Michele Mashburn has left her position as Director of the San Jose Peace & Justice Center to pursue other opportunities. Those of us who have been involved with the Center over the years learned a great deal from Michele, not just in the area…

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