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Official Justice For Josiah Public Statement by Laurie Valdez (4-3-2014) - by Justice For Josiah
This is the statement as it was originally written, it was read in both English and Spanish, with some impromptu additions by Laurie.
Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:51PM
New Report: San Jose Ranks 4th Among Major U.S. Cities for Installed Solar - by Environment California
San Jose – On April 10, Environment California Research & Policy Center was joined at the Tech Museum of Innovation by San Jose Vice Mayor Madison Nguyen, the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) and local renewable energy advocates to release a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution.” (see PDF) The report ranks San Jose fourth in the nation for the amount of solar installed and second for per capita solar installations,...
Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:13PM
Justice For Josiah Press Conference - Demonstration - by
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 4th & San Fernando Downtown, San Jose
Event Date:Thu Apr 3, 2014 11:30AM
Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:28AM
Antonio Lopez: The Anatomy of Police Murder and Cover Up - by Justice For Josiah
On February 21, 2014, the San Jose State University Police Department (UPD) murdered a community member, an undocumented Mexican immigrant.
Posted: Sun Mar 23, 2014 1:17AM
Student from Santa Cruz Files $5 Million Claim against SJSU after Dormitory Hate Crimes - by Alex Darocy
Donald Williams Jr., a black student at San Jose State University, filed a $5 million claim on March 19 against the institution, which alleges breach of contract, breach of duty, negligence, and violation of the Unruh Act. The claim stems from alleged hate crimes committed against Williams in his SJSU dorm room by three of his housemates in the Fall of 2013. After the incidents became public, large protest rallies were held at the university organized by the SJSU Black Student Union, which de...
Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:57PM
Protest Inside and Outside Hewlett-Packard Shareholders' Meeting - by Yolanda Beck
"Stop HP", a coalition that includes members of the American Friends Service Committee and Jewish Voice for Peace, amongst others, introduced a proposal at the Hewlett Packard Shareholders' meeting in Santa Clara, California yesterday. That proposal, calling for an in-depth look at HP's dealings with the Israeli military, was defeated by a majority. However, speakers in favor of the proposal pushed the issue, forcing HP CEO Meg Whitman to acknowledge it; Whitman said that the company "will lo...
Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:37AM
Jesse Jackson / Palestinian Rights Groups Speak Out at HP Shareholders' Meeting - by Yolanda Beck
It is widely recognized that the tech industry lacks diversity. Jesse Jackson questioned Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman at HP's shareholders' meeting at the Santa Clara Convention Center today. While the Reverend Jackson shined a spotlight on tech's poor record of hiring minorities and the growing inequality in this country, others spoke out against HP's involvement with the Israeli military and the oppression of Palestinians.
Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:17PM
Protest: Hewlett Packard Aids Israel Occupation! - by South Bay Jewish Voice for Peace
Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California
Event Date:Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:11AM
Farmers target four Sprouts locations to save Gill Tract farm - by Boycott Sprouts
On Saturday afternoon, urban farmers demonstrated at Sprouts grocery chain locations in Petaluma, Fremont, Sunnyvale, and Mountain View. The farmers held banners, distributed flyers, and mic-checked messages urging customers to shop elsewhere until the chain agrees not to pave over the historic Gill Tract farm in Albany.
Posted: Sat Mar 1, 2014 10:16PM
Silicon Valley monopolies conspired against high-tech workers - by Jon Britton
In early 2005, as the most recent boom phase of the capitalist industrial cycle came into sight, Apple’s Steve Jobs arranged a secret and illegal pact with Google’s Eric Schmidt to hold down their workers' wages by agreeing not to recruit each other’s employees, sharing wage scale information, and punishing violators. Subsequently, computer chip-making giant Intel and software producer Adobe, along with smaller companies Intuit, Pixar, and Lucasfilm (the latter two controlled by Jobs an...
Posted: Tue Feb 4, 2014 5:07PM
SJSU Releases Hate Crime Report - by Mike D. Moye, for SJSU
On February 3, the report concerning the race based hazing of a San Jose State University student in the Fall of 2013 was released.
Posted: Tue Feb 4, 2014 3:46AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 85th Birthday Celebration - by Al Farley
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 150 E. San Fernando Street (at Fourth Street) San José, CA 95112
Event Date:Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:30AM
Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:45PM
Historic Nelson Mandela Poster - by Sharat G. Lin
An historic poster from India honoring Nelson Mandela for resisting compromise with the Apartheid South African government in the 23rd year of his incarceration is on display at the San José Peace and Justice Center.
Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:37AM
Low Pay is NOT Okay: Protest in front of McDonalds in San José - by Laura Tanner
A raucous rally in San José in front of the McDonalds on W. San Carlos drew dozens including union members from the Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Industrial Workers of the World, and Service Employees International Union. A member of the United Food and Commercial Workers union came from the Safeway next door to the fast food establishment and addressed the crowd in both Spanish and English. Somos unionistas!
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 6:52PM
Free workshop helps undocumented youths become DACA-mented - by Sharat G. Lin
The San José Peace and Justice Center and the Justice Studies Program at San José State University held a free workshop to assist undocumented youths in filling out the complex applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 1:41PM
San Jose State University Hate Crime Deplorable - by Santa Cruz County NAACP
African-American Student at San Jose State University Endured Months of Torment by Dorm Mates
Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:04AM
Demonstration at San Jose Wendy’s to Highlight Hypocrisy of Founder - by Elisa
782 South Bascom ave Wendy’s, San Jose, CA
Event Date:Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:02PM
Prayer Walk for Ulistac—Threatened Ohlone Village Site in Santa Clara - by Corrina Gould
Mission Santa Clara - 500 El Camino Real, @ Santa Clara University
Event Date:Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:00AM
Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:27AM
Protesting Monsanto with La Defensa del Maiz San José - by Adelante Now
Protesta contra Monsanto y los transgénicos en la ciudad de San José
Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:08PM
San Jose Chicana/o Moratorium - by Victor Vasquez
San Jose State University 1 Washington Sq San Jose, CA 95112 285 Engineering Room (For Panel Discussion) @5:30pm MLK Student Center (for Film Showing) @ 2:30pm
Event Date:Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 3:27PM