Meet Tara – Our New Coordinator!

Tara McHugh is the newest addition to the SJPJC team! After moving to San José a year ago, Tara is very excited to be a more engaged member of the local community. She is passionate about making the world a safer, more accessible, and consciously benevolent place, starting at the…

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Button Design Contest

Help us design a new button for the San Jose Peace & Justice Center. Button designs should be 2 1/4" circles. We are hosting a contest for any and all community members. Use this opportunity to creatively express what peace and justice mean to you! Designs to be submitted by…

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2019 International Day of Peace Recap

Written by Mira, a SJPJC High School Intern On Saturday, September 21st, we hosted the 2019 International Day of Peace Open House and Fundraiser right here at the center! The International Day of Peace is a holiday that helps to provide a global day for each individual to contribute to…

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Join Us to Celebrate!!

You are invited to the Center on October 27, 2019 from 4 to 7 pm to help celebrate our Director, Michele Mashburn's 50th Birthday Celebration!! Bring a dish to share. To help us, please go to this spreadsheet to sign up for food or email michele [at] sanjosepeace.org. Using the…

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Stop the Massacres in Haiti

On Wednesday October 4, members of the Haiti Action Committee and other activists, including local high school students gathered at the downtown San Jose Federal Building to protest the massacres being perpetrated by the US-installed and backed regime in Haiti. They blocked the 2nd Street gate to the Federal Building…

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Honduras: Repression and Resistance

We had scheduled a presentation by Karen Spring, coordinator of the Honduras Solidarity Network for the evening of September 25. Unfortunately, Karen had to return to Honduras on September 21. As she explains in THIS VIDEO, "I had to leave to go back to Honduras earlier than I had planned…

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Event Accessibility

Inclusion is not hard to do on events and other types of meetings. Accessibility is vital to our society. To cover accessibility, intention matters. Inclusion of this most impacted starts with accessibility in all its forms. While it may not be possible to be 100% accessible, honesty matters in communicating…

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Join us on September 21st

Please join us for our annual International Day of Peace event: 9/21/2019 Noon to 5 pm. Please RSVP in advance if possible via email or Eventbrite (linked here). A solidarity donation of $20 for a ticket is suggested, but no one is turned away for lack of funds.We will be…

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