Ask Ro Khanna’s wife to divest from the War Machine!

In January 2020, a report from Sludge, reported that  Ritu Khanna, Congressman Ro Khanna’s wife, owns approximately $376,000 in stocks in Boeing, Honeywell, Huntington Ingalls, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and United Technologies.  We urge you to sign your name on the Code Pink petition asking Ritu Khanna to honor…

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Remembering Fred Hirsch (1933 – 2020)

Activist Fred Hirsch lived a life of fervent dedication to the principles of workers’ rights, anti-war, racial and gender equality, immigration justice, civil disobedience, and willingness to stand up for what is right no matter the opposition. His history of involvement with the San Jose Peace and Justice Center, and…

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R.I.P. Gursharan Singh, victim of armed robbery in San José

On early Wednesday, December 9, 2020, Gursharan Singh, an associate at a 7-Eleven in South San José, was fatally shot at approximately 1:00AM with a handgun. He was reported dead at the scene. According to his family, Gursharan Singh was a hard working individual trying to support his lower-middle-class family.…

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Diversify Our Narrative!

By Shalvi Kamble, District Lead for SJUSD chapter of Diversify Our Narrative Purchase a #DiversifyOurNarrative sticker to support their initiative! This June, a nonprofit sprung up in response to the surge of Black Lives Matter protests across the country. There was a rise in efforts to spread racial literacy and…

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Looking towards 2021…

Throughout this year, the Center has evolved in many different ways. We have continued to serve as a resource center for progressive activist groups, primarily as a storage space for groups activating in the streets and a location for distributing essential PPE and building care kits. We have also implemented…

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Good news for taxpayers and non-profits

By Charlotte Casey, Treasurer of The Collins Foundation and SJPJC Coordinating Council Member For our 63 years of existence, the Peace & Justice Center has been supported by donations from real people, not corporations! In exchange for supporting the work we do, many donors were able to take a deduction…

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