Protest “Destination Nowhere”

At 11:30 AM on Tuesday, July 20, unhoused residents and community supporters will gather at Columbus Park in San Jose to protest the City’s lack of a plan to house its residents who can no longer afford the skyrocketing rents in Silicon Valley. At 12 noon, they will march and car caravan down Taylor Street to Coleman, down Coleman to Hedding, down Hedding to Spring Street, and down Spring Street back to Columbus Park.

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Local Activists Rally for Yemen at Khanna’s Office

by Neda Aldabayani, Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation On July 6th, 2021, activists rallied at the office of Congressman Ro Khanna in San Jose to demand that Khanna stay true to his promise in January of this year to introduce a new War Powers Resolution. Activists responded to a call…

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My Last Day as Coordinator

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."

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Join Our New Youth Group!

By Maya B. and Grace T., SJPJC Volunteers As activism among teens in San Jose and the Bay Area has seen growth recently, the San Jose Peace and Justice Center invites youth who are interested in local and global activism to participate as a team of volunteers to organize and…

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Covid Update – Meetings at the Center (June 2021)

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.

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Come Work in Our Community Garden!

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!

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Honk & Wave for Health Care for All!

On Saturday, June 5th join the Santa Clara County Single Payer Health Care Coalition for a Honk & Wave event from 12 - 2PM! The Honk & Wave will take place at Willow Road & Newbridge Street in Menlo Park. There will also be a MINI FOOD DRIVE to benefit the SJPJC Peace Pantry - if you would like to donate, bring your non-perishable foods and canned goods to the Honk & Wave!

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