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Sat Sep 14 2013 (Updated 09/23/13)Californians Vigilant in Opposition to War
Sat Sep 14 2013 (Updated 09/23/13)Emergency Demonstrations Held Across State in Response to U.S. Threat of War with Syria
As the U.S. government marched towards war with Syria in late August, anti-war groups and activists across the state responded with two weeks of emergency demonstrations. The ANSWER Coalition organized a series of protests, and actions were planned for the offices of Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein, and Barbara Boxer. Events were also held at well known anti-war protest locations such as Peace Crossroads in San Jose and on Ocean Street in Santa Cruz.
Wed Aug 14 2013 (Updated 08/21/13)San Jose Justice for Trayvon Martin Demos Continue, More Actions Planned
Wed Aug 14 2013 (Updated 08/21/13)Silicon Valley Community Members Support Larger Movement of Justice for Trayvon Martin
On August 6, San Jose Justice for Trayvon Martin held a rally at San Jose City Hall, followed by a march downtown where the group circled the federal building. San Jose Justice for Trayvon Martin is "a local mass multi-issue campaign made up of San Jose and larger Silicon Valley community members acting in support of the larger Movement of Justice for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander."
Fri Jul 19 2013 (Updated 08/21/13)Trayvon Martin Solidarity Demos Sweep Bay Area
Fri Jul 19 2013 (Updated 08/21/13)Nationwide Call to End Racial Profiling, Prosecute Zimmerman for Civil Rights Violations
Following the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman, on July 13, hundreds took to the streets in Napa, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francsisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz. At rallies, candle light vigils, and marches, community members have called for justice for Trayvon and an end to the racial profiling and police abuses that occur on a day-to-day basis across the country. Demonstrations for justice continue locally and nationally.
Fri May 31 2013 (Updated 08/09/13)Monsanto Company Protested Worldwide
Fri May 31 2013 (Updated 08/09/13)"March Against Monsanto" Demonstrations Display Outrage at Giant U.S. Seed Company
Joining a global day of protest against Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, protesters rallied in the cities of Merced, San José, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco on May 25. Around the world protests were held in more than 400 cities, giving popular voice to the growing outrage over Monsanto's agribusiness practices that put small farmers out of business and public health at risk.
Tue Apr 30 2013 (Updated 06/09/13)May Day: The Fight for $15 Kicks Off in Oakland
Tue Apr 30 2013 (Updated 06/09/13)May Day Demonstrations Across Northern California Demand Justice for Workers & Immigrants
On May Day 2013, the fight for a $15 'Livable Wage' came to Oakland. A rally at Oscar Grant Plaza was followed by a noise demonstration through the streets of Oakland to raise awareness about the campaign. The noise march in Oakland followed a Sin Fronteras march from Fruitvale BART station earlier in the day. Immigrant rights and labor actions took place in many Bay Area and Northern California cities on May Day including San Francisco, San Jose, Salinas, Watsonville, and Santa Cruz.
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.
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