Friday, November 18, 2016, 7 to 9 pm
San Jose Peace & Justice Center
48 S. 7th St., San Jose, CA
Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.Read more...
Tuesday, November 15 2016 at noon
San Jose Peace & Justice Center
48 S. 7th St., San Jose
The co-founder of CODEPINK has become famous for fearlessly tackling head-on subjects most of us studiously avoid. Often, she does so in person, as during President Obama’s speech at the National Defense University, or at a reception for drone manufacturers and members of Congress, or in Cairo, where she was assaulted by police. In her new book, she’s researching the sinister nature of the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
Wednesday Nov 9 2016, 5pm to 6pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 4th & San Fernando Streets, San Jose
We the People elected our representatives in Congress and now We the People demand action!
Sponsored by the Friday Peace Vigil, our developing world, CodePink, South Bay Democratic Socialists of America, Green Party of Santa Clara County, Human Agenda, Low-Income Self-Help Center, San José Peace & Justice Center, SCC Single Payer Health Care Coalition, Veterans for Peace Chapter 101, WILPF - San José Branch
Friday November 4, 2016 at 7:00pm
San Jose Peace & Justice Center, 48 S. 7th St.
When Donald Trump says, “This election is rigged”—he should know. His buddies are rigging it.
Rolling Stone investigative reporter Greg Palast busted Jeb Bush for stealing the 2000 election by purging Black voters from Florida’s electoral rolls. Now Palast is back to take a deep dive into the Republicans’ dark operation, Crosscheck, designed to steal a million votes by November.
Join us for a dance class like no other! Here you will fully engage your body while learning to turn your awareness toward peace.
The Dance of Peace classes will elevate your heart rate, happiness, strength and overall sense of well being! No experience or special equipment is needed. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to enjoy yourself!
About the instructor: Khalilah Ramirez is a peace dancer, author and educator here in San Jose. She is versed in the art of creating peace through communication and dance.
Every Friday morning at 10am at the Peace & Justice Center.
Sun Oct 16, 5pm to 8pm
Roosevelt Community Center, 901 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95116
Wednesday September 21 2016 from 5pm to 8pm
San Jose Peace & Justice Center, 48 South 7th St.
Come by for talk, food, music, and more -- Free and open to the public
Meet our new coordinator! Check out our newly renovated office space and the second-floor offices that are for rent to non-profit organizations. Learn about local environmental and food justice campaigns and discuss candidates and propositions on the November ballot. Sing along with the Raging Grannies! Take advantage of our sale of books, stickers, note cards, and other gifts.
Saturday August 13, 6 pm potluck, 7 pm program
our developing world presents a report from the Alliance for Global Justice delegation to Honduras---Human Rights Accompaniment for Communities in Struggle. Teri Morgan will share recent experiences from 10 days with maquila workers, environmentalists, Committee for Families of the Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH) and other activists. Zenaida Velaquez will give background on the decades-long human rights struggle in that country.
Raffle tickets with donations welcome. $5 donation for wine/or beer
When: Thursday, July 14 2016 @ 06:00 PM - - 09:00PM
On July 14, 2016, community members are invited to attend a Community Forum addressing local and national police shootings of black and brown people. Government, non-profit, community stakeholders and business groups will come together to discuss issues this Thursday at 6pm, Mexican Heritage Plaza,
"The purpose of this community-based forum is to bring together diverse civil and human rights leaders and organizations to form a more united front to work on social justice issues, including the excessive use of force by police," said Community Member, Walter Wilson. "It also gives the community an opportunity to acknowledge the shooting victims in Dallas, Texas".
This forum will allow community members to ask questions and engage various community, government and business groups around the matter of police shootings.
LaborFest was established in 1994 to institutionalize the history and culture of working people in an annual labor cultural, film and arts festival.
LaborFest events in San Jose include:
Friday June 17, 2016
...Solidarity with the families of the victims of the Orlando massacre at the Friday Peace Vigil. Say no to hate. Ban assault weapons and stop renewed militarization of police. Muslims, LGBTQ people, workers, immigrants, and citizens join hands against violence and for building community.
Thursday, June 30th at 7pm
Direct action is everywhere. In May, thousands took action to Break Free from Fossil Fuels in one of the largest global coordinated climate actions in history. Almost a year ago in San Francisco, thousands flooded Wall Street West in a mass civil disobedience against the economic system driving the climate crisis. In the Northwest, kayaktivists have flooded into the waterways of Seattle and Portland to stop Shell's Arctic drilling. In Paris at the UN climate talks, thousands told the world's leaders that they must act on climate and keep fossil fuels in the ground.Read more...
Saturday, May 14 2016 @ 01:00 PM -- 05:00 PM
Humanist House 1180 Coleman Ave, San Jose
We know the current dominant capitalist system does exactly what it was designed to do: line corporate pockets at the expense of real people’s health and livelihoods, destroying the environment and fueling the war machine at the same time. But we also know that another world is possible. Many of us are working to build that new world right now. Come hear from:Read more...
Protest Rally in Front of MLK Library
Friday April 15 2016, 5 to 6pm
The pie chart shows that military spending takes up 44% of the U.S. budget -- that's 1,357 BILLION dollars!
Join us on Tax Day to demand that our taxes go to fund human needs, not to war!
Sponsored by San Jose Peace & Justice Center, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Veterans for Peace Chapter 101, Friday Peace Vigil, our developing world
Protestors are invited to Tax Day Tamale Party at the Peace & Justice Center after the rally.
Friday December 11, 2015 @ 7pm to 9pm
San Jose Peace & Justice Center
An eight year old Peruvian girl dreads the impending birth of her younger brother during a time of intense socio-political turmoil in this incisive psychological drama from director Rosario Garcia-Montero. Peru: the early 1980s. Upon learning that her mother Ines will soon give birth to a baby boy, young Cayetana vows that his first day in the world will also be her last. As the months go by and her mother's belly swells, the solemn girl senses death closing in, she begins to fantasize that a trio of national heroes she learned about at school will sweep her out of her home, and away from a country that's on the brink of collapse.
Challenging Climate Catastrophe
Saturday, November 21st
Assemble 10:30am - 12pm | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
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