Community Correspondence Email 5/6/2020

Click here to check out our most recent email! As we remain physically separated, the Center is inviting more community groups into our network and nourishing connections with groups currently affiliated with us. SIGN UP HERE to receive future Community Correspondence emails! If you have any ideas for online events,…

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A Portrait of Solitude

By Charlotte Casey, a SJPJC Coordinating Council Member Local author, filmmaker, professor, publisher, and friend of the Peace & Justice Center Charley Trujillo has a new film available on the Ethnic Studies Learning Channel. A Portrait of Solitude is the story of José Villareal Jr., who spent 27 years in…

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California Youth Climate Strike

This Earth Day, California Youth Climate Strike is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day through a three-day program of climate action. They will be conducting teach-ins, fireside chats, Q&A panels, and more from Wednesday, April 22nd to Friday, April 24th. Due to COVID-19, all actions will be held online.…

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Coronavirus’ “Letter To Humanity”

A poem by Vivienne R Reich The earth whispered but you did not hear.The earth spoke but you did not listen.The earth screamed but you turned her off. And so, I was born… I was not born to punish you…I was born to awaken you… The earth cried out for…

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VIRTUAL CLIMATE RALLY TO HONOR EARTH DAY

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center (PPJC) is planning a virtual Climate Rally on Friday, April 24th. The Climate Rally will debut a special video presentation featuring climate experts and activists explaining what climate justice and political engagement means amidst a global pandemic and beyond.

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OUR REGULAR EMAIL 4/17/2020

Click here to check out our most recent email! During this pandemic, most of the content of our emails are focused on community care. SIGN UP HERE to discover more resources and upcoming events which will allow us to stay socially connected while we are physically distanced. If you have…

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Achilles Heel

This letter by Connie Hunter from the Friday Peace Vigil was published in the San Jose Mercury News last week. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed this nation’s Achilles heel.  Though we invest more money in our military defense system than the next seven nations combined, our military defense system leaves…

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