Statement on the Ukraine War

The San José Peace and Justice Center, a project of the Collins Foundation condemns the invasion of Ukraine and the war being waged against it by Russia.  We call for an immediate cease fire and international negotiations to end the war.  Aggressive war is never the way to resolve conflicts between nations and we condemn […]

The Urgent Need for Peace

by Charlotte Casey On TV news as well as in print and social media, we are seeing coverage of the death and destruction resulting from Russia’s war on Ukraine. These images are horrifying and we condemn the Russian invasion. At the same time we note the provocative role that our own country played in the […]

Bay Area Solidarity Summer 2022

By Bay Area Solidarity Summer Bay Area Solidarity Summer is now accepting applications! (Deadline: March 27, 2022) The 12th annual Bay Area Solidarity Summer is now accepting applications! (Deadline: March 27, 2022)Bay Area Solidarity Summer (BASS) is a 5-day political action camp for South Asian American activists, ages 18–23. It’ll be in Oakland, California from […]

42nd Annual Day of Remembrance – 2/19/2022 3-4:30 pm (PT)

San Jose’s 42nd Annual Day of RemembranceNihonmachi Outreach Committee PresentsOvercoming Hate and FearA Virtual Program • February 19, 2022  3:00pm – 4:30pm (PT) On Saturday, February 19, 2022, the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC) will present San Jose’s 42nd annual Day of Remembrance event commemorating Executive Order 9066, which led to the World War II incarceration […]

Community Food Drive

Community Food Drive! Donations will support the community through distribution at the SJPJC Peace Pantry! Stop by the San Jose Peace and Justice Center parking lot to drop off food and supplies to stock the Peace Pantry (48 S 7th St). We will be collecting donations from 11AM – 4PM on Sunday, February 6. Suggested […]