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 […]
On February 11, 2021, I had the privilege to attend a keynote speech delivered by Dr. Angela Davis, hosted by SJSU’s Human Rights Institute. Attending this event was surreal; I always regarded Angela Davis as a legendary figure. I had always seen her in documentaries, and she is cited as one of the major voices for progressive change. Seeing her speak “in person” over Zoom had me starstruck.
Written by Luca, a San José Peace and Justice Center intern UPDATE: The speaker event featured in this post with Dr. Aptheker on March 11 has been POSTPONED. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library recently opened their “100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in the South Bay” exhibit, which […]