Dear Community Members! We are thinking of you as we acknowledge the many disturbing events in the world right now; the ongoing wars and imperialism, the continuing hate and legislation targeting our Black, Jewish, Asian, Muslim, Latino/a/e, and LGTBQ+ communities. All amidst an unrelenting pandemic and an amplifying climate crisis. We stand in solidarity with […]
The Collins Foundation Board and the Coordinating Council of the Peace & Justice Center invite you to attend a virtual Community Gathering on December 6, 2021, at 6 pm to discuss the future of the Collins House. This is an important conversation about a valuable community asset. We acknowledge that the current leadership of both bodies does […]
Hello, Amazing Community Members, Your support for the Peace Pantry is above and beyond! Thank you so much for your generous donations, they truly make a positive impact on food security. On Sunday, November 14 from 11 AM-5 PM, we will have another food drive. This food drive will also include a plant fundraiser. Money […]
As the pandemic continues, there are a lot of questions about using the space at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center. Santa Clara County has done a great job at getting a high number of adults vaccinated and this is slowing the spread. With the Delta Variant, we started to experience breakthrough cases where […]
Join us on October 19, 2021 from 5:30PM-6:30PM on zoom to discuss the Peace Pantry Working Group of San José Peace and Justice Center! Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83287988547 The Working Group will build a strong cohesive foundation that supports our diverse community. You will have a hand in the Peace Pantry Program and Community Garden. […]
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 […]
Help us Celebrate the 64th Anniversary of the San José Peace and Justice Center by sharing your pictures!
With the state relaxing the public COVID restrictions, a number of people are experiencing fear and anxiety about how the pandemic will play out. For everyone’s safety, we have decided to see how the summer plays out with the intention of opening the indoor space for meetings and events starting on September 1st. Until then, we are accepting submissions for outdoor meetings and events.
Join us for a Community Garden Work Party every Saturday from 10AM to 12PM at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center! The space behind the Center is a gorgeous open canvas that has already had a lot of love put into it. We welcome folks with any skill level, experience and ability to join us this weekend. Please remember to bring a mask and a water bottle!