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Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)San Jose Black Berets Walk for Peace Through the Barrios
Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)Spiritual Peace Walk Continues Black Berets' Four Directions Ceremonies
Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)Idle No More Supporters Round Dance at Azteca Mexica New Year Celebration in San Jose
Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)Round Dances Used to Fight Corporations and Protect the Earth
Supporters of the Idle No More movement participated in a round dance during the final day of the Azteca Mexica New Year Ceremony and Celebration on March 17 at Emma Prusch Park in San Jose. "We have been using these round dances to call attention to our Earth, and to call for fighting the corporations, fighting our government, and to protect this Earth as Indigenous people," Lakota Harden said to the group before the round dance began.
Tue Jun 19 2012 (Updated 06/20/12)Father's Day Occupy Action on the Peninsula
Tue Jun 19 2012 (Updated 06/20/12)Tour of Shame Culminates at Apple Store in Palo Alto
The first recorded Father's Day commemoration was in remembrance of a mining disaster that brought attention to the plight of working people and unsafe working conditions across the US, when hundreds of fathers died in a mine in West Virginia in 1908. With the holiday's origins in mind, members of the San Jose and Redwood City Occupy groups performed mic check demonstrations at branches of various corporate entities on the San Francisco Peninsula that have a record of anti-labor practices.
Sat Jun 16 2012 (Updated 06/17/12)Supporters to Honor Leonard Peltier as He Enters 37th Year in Prison
Sat Jun 16 2012 (Updated 06/17/12)Singing, Drumming, and Honoring Ohlone Land in San Jose for Leonard Peltier
As he begins his 37th year of wrongful imprisonment, Native American leader and activist Leonard Peltier will be honored on Tuesday, June 26th with singing and drumming on Ohlone land at Theodore Lenzen Park in San Jose. Community members will discuss what can be done to secure Peltier's release from prison.
Mon Oct 24 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)San Jose Police Continue Raids on City Hall Occupiers' Camp
Mon Oct 24 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)Demonstrator Scales Wall to Protest from Atop 3 Story City Hall Structure
Protests that began on the plaza at San Jose City Hall on October 2nd continue around the clock. The San Jose Police Department has issued many arrests and citations in the middle of the night, mostly for illegal camping. On October 24th, a demonstrator climbed atop a wall estimated to be 36 feet high and five feet wide to protest the continuing police raids. As of 4:00pm November 16th he remains on his perch.
Wed Sep 7 2011 (Updated 09/08/11)Labor Day in San Francisco and Santa Clara
Wed Sep 7 2011 (Updated 09/08/11)Labor Day March and Rallies Show Solidarity with Struggle for Fair Contract at Hyatt
In San Francisco, members of UNITE HERE Local 2 and their supporters in the labor movement marched on Labor Day, September 5th, to draw attention to Local 2's ongoing struggle with the Hyatt Regency and Grand Hyatt. The march began at Union Square and proceeded to Hotel Frank on Geary, then on to the Grand Hyatt on Stockton Street. Similarly in Santa Clara, hotel service workers of the union UNITE HERE Local 19 marked Labor Day by picketing the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, which has been the target of a boycott campaign launched by the union six months ago. Hyatt workers, who have been without a contract with the hotel, have been demanding recognition of the union through a card-check/neutrality agreement.
Sun Aug 28 2011 (Updated 08/29/11)Demonstrators Protest Ringling Bros. Circus' Animal Abuse in San Jose
Sun Aug 28 2011 (Updated 08/29/11)Circus Protests and Leafleting to Continue in SF and Oakland in Early September
On August 17th, opening night of the 2011 Ringling Brothers Circus in San Jose, nearly a hundred activists gathered to protest and to inform circus-goers about the cruelty involved when wild animals are forced to live in small cages and perform for audiences across the country. Ringling Brothers has a history of maltreating the animals under its care, from physically abusing them as part of their training to failing to adequately meet basic medical needs. Animal activists encourage others to help keep the heat on Ringling to drop the use of animals in their live shows. Demonstrations are planned for Ringling Brothers appearances in San Francisco and Oakland from September 1st through 11th.
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