Jon Britton, Presente!

The Peace & Justice Center mourns the passing of Jon Britton, a proud socialist who dedicated his life to the struggle against the injustices of the capitalist system. Over the decades, Jon was active with the Peace & Justice Center, South Bay Mobilization Against the War, the Santa Clara County Peace & Freedom Party and […]

The City of San Jose Apologizes for Past Injustices Against Chinese Immigrants

by Len Tsou On September 28, the City of San Jose held a historic ceremony at the Circle of Palms, commemorating the City Council Resolution apologizing for the City’s role in the acts of injustices against Chinese Immigrants and their descendants. Councilmember Raul Peralez, who initiated the Resolution, opened the ceremony.  Mayor Sam Liccardo read […]

Space Use – Fall 2021 Update

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 […]

Roz Dean, Presente!

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 […]