Bay Area Solidarity Summer 2020

The 10th annual Bay Area Solidarity Summer is now accepting applications. (Deadline: March 1) Bay Area Solidarity Summer (BASS) is a 5-day political action camp to cultivate South Asian American activists, ages 18–24. It runs from Thursday, July 30 to Monday, August 3, 2020. BASS will strengthen your skills as…

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“Forever Activists” Screening

In the late 1930's, Spain was embroiled in a civil war which prefigured the conflicts of World War II.  Approximately 40,000 volunteers from 53 countries joined International Brigades, fighting on the Republican side against the fascists and Nazis. Of these 40,000 volunteers, about 3,000 were from the U.S. and were…

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The Boldness Boon: How Everyday Courage Inspires Us

Written by Khalilah Ramirez, The Peace Dancer, for Silicon Valley Debug Stories Greetings to all who are reading! Welcome to 2020, the year that symbolized futuristic progress in our collective imaginations since the 20th century. Has 2020 been everything you hoped for these past three weeks? Give an honest, secret…

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Where do we go from here?

San José Peace and Justice Center has been going through a Visioning process over the last 2 years. As we continue to move forward in these turbulent times, we need your support. One way of assisting us in this process is to respond to the questions in this survey. (http://bit.ly/VisionSJPC)…

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Support Public Banking

Image from the Public Banking Institute (https://www.publicbankinginstitute.org/) From South Bay Progressive Alliance: With the CA Public Banking Act, AB857, being signed into law in October 2019, efforts towards creating public banks have forged ahead. Los Angeles City Council has already voted to move forward with hiring consultants to conduct a…

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