By Charlotte Casey Israel has escalated its murderous assault on Gaza by preparing to send in ground troops. At least 109 Palestinians, including 28 children have already been killed while Zionist extremists riot in the streets of Jerusalem, assaulting Palestinian residents and destroying Palestinian businesses. As Tax Day (Monday, May 17 this year) draws near, […]
People with disabilities, seniors, parents of children with disabilities, service providers, teachers, families with limited English proficiency, and those with limited access to transportation are invited to take this survey collecting experiences of members of the Access and Functional Needs Community on the COVID-19 response in Santa Clara County.
San Jose Peace and Justice intern Diamond Tabron introduces Transformative Justice to end prisons and policing, a hot topic that deserves to be talked about! Diamond is currently in the process of receiving a degree in Justice Studies at San Jose State University. Having knowledge in criminal justice gives Diamond a great opportunity to compare […]
by Vinh-Doan T. On Tuesday, May 11th, myself and some other San Jose Peace and Justice Center volunteers and interns will be holding a reading and discussion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s crucial speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” This speech was delivered on April 4th, 1967, exactly a year before he […]
“On March 7, 2020 we were interviewed by a reporter from San José Spotlight regarding our fight to guarantee health care to all Californians. During the interview, we discussed extensively why we both believe in a single-payer system as a means to universal health care. While the article that followed included many important aspects of our discussion, it missed two key elements of the fight for single-payer that we talked about: the stories of everyday Americans who face looming uncertainty and massive medical bills, as well as how we can afford to change what’s happening.”
Meet the Northern California Unemployed Committee: We are a new organization that focuses specifically on the struggle for the rights of the unemployed! We have three primary demands: 1 – restore the $600 weekly supplement, 2 – end federal taxation of unemployment, 3 – make the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance permanent. If this article interests you and you want to get involved please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 638-9131.
Support this fundraiser to purchase a wheelchair accessible van for Michele Mashburn! As you likely know, Michele Mashburn has been the Director of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center for almost 5 years. She has been an extremely dedicated community builder, facilitating connections between various groups and providing relevant resources to anyone in need. She […]
by Vinh-Doan T. Save the date! On Tuesday, May 11th we will be hosting a reading of and discussion about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” from 6 to 7:30 PM. We will read excerpts of the speech and explore themes from those excerpts to help educate and […]
Ashley, from Smiling Roots, a member of the Garden Project We are so grateful for the generous donation of beautiful pea gravel for winding pathways, rich humus to add bulk density and increase the retention of water and nutrients in the soil, and pavers from the amazing team at South Bay Materials (@southbaymaterials)! The community garden […]
Ashley, from Smiling Roots, a member of the Garden Project Amidst all of the chaos here’s some good news: the community garden project at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center (@sjpjc) is continuing to grow and gain support from volunteers and local community partners like Zanker Landscape Materials (@zankerlandscapematerials)! With this vital support we […]