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calendar Urgent Action Protest: Save SCOTUS, No Trump Pick! Rally in San Jose 480_no_trump_scotus_1.jpg by San Jose Defenders of the Constitution
San Jose Federal Courthouse, 2nd and San Carlos St, San Jose 95112...
Event Date: Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 7:23PM
image San José Protest: Supreme Court Decision Supports Trump's White Nationalist Agenda 480_4indynobanmuslimsmulti__1__1.jpg by R. Robertson
Muslim and refugee communities opposed racism today with a protest in José on the border of Santa Clara. They were joined by members of South Bay peace organizations in protesting the Supreme Court decision that supports Trump's white nationalist agenda. The Supreme Court upheld President Trump's travel ban in a 5-4 decision....
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:49PM
calendar Stand With Muslims: Protest in San Jose Against Today's Anti-Muslim SCOTUS Ruling 480_no_muslim_ban_1.jpg by ACLU
Intersection of Stevens Creek Blvd and Winchester Blvd (near Santana Row shopping center), San Jose, CA 94088...
Event Date: Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:26PM
calendar Families Belong Together Rally in San Jose 480_famlies_1.jpg by Families Belong Together San Jose & Others
San Jose City Hall, 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose 95113...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:40PM
image San José: Rally to Stop Trump Policy that Separates Immigrant Children from Parents 480_famsjowickicrowd_1.jpg by Text R.R./Photos Jack Owicki
On June 14, hundreds of immigration and children’s rights advocates rallied in San José, California in protest against the Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents along the US border. The administration’s “zero tolerance” policy provides for the arrest of all adults caught trying to enter the United States without documentation, including those seeking asylum....
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:57AM
document Timeline of San Jose, CA killings by law enforcement, 2008 - present san_jose_2008-2018_timeline.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Convivial Research and Autonomy
This timeline mapping state violence in San Jose, CA was collectively generated as part of a larger ongoing convivial research effort to expose low intensity war across the Bay Area and state. The timeline was produced through a collaboration between the Center for Convivial Research and Autonomy (CCRA) and the efforts of families and grassroots groups in San Jose and beyond. This timeline represents a decade of state violence in greater San Jose....
Posted: Fri Jun 8, 2018 9:14PM
calendar Families Belong Together Rally at Alameda County Sheriff's Office by ACLU, United We Dream, & others
Alameda County Sheriff's Office 1401 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Fri Jun 1, 2018 12:30PM
Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 10:45AM
calendar #FamiliesBelongTogether Rally at U.S. Attorney's Office in San Jose 480_famlies.jpg by ACLU, United We Dream, & others
US Attorney - Heritage Bank Building 150 Almaden Blvd. San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Fri Jun 1, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 10:36AM
calendar Emergency Vigil For Gaza -- 70th Anniversary of al-Nakba 480_american-muslims-for-palestine.jpg by San Jose Peace & Justice Cente
Santana Row Stevens Creek Blvd. & Winchester Blvd. San Jose / Santa Clara, CA...
Event Date: Tue May 15, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 3:14PM
calendar Bay Poor People's Campaign 40 Days of Action, Alameda Labor Council Resolution in Support by Global Women's Strike Omni Collective
East, North and South Bay/San Francisco autonomous actions requested through June 23....
Event Date: Mon May 14, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:24PM
image How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? 480_fortressbayareashield1fixedtransparent.jpg by Fortress Bay Area
How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? #FortressBayArea Counties, Ranked....
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 6:22PM
image Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Votes 4-3 to Support Twin Tunnels 480_2016board-sm_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Dozens of local ratepayers Tuesday and in previous meetings testified as to the adverse impacts the project would have, including raising water rates for low income families and devastating the Delta and West Coast fisheries, but the Board nonetheless voted for the project under tremendous pressure from Governor Jerry Brown and the Metropolitan Water District. Left to right: Tony Estremera, District 6; Richard Santos, District 3; John L. Varela, District 1; Gary Kremen, District 7; Barbar...
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 9:12PM
image Groups Accuse Metropolitan Water District of Violating Brown Act 480_met-votes-yes.jpg by Dan Bacher
Brenna Norton, senior organizer with Food & Water Watch, commented, “This is a bad idea no matter what – but transparency is ultimately what allows people to hold their government accountable. Metropolitan Water District staff and directors, working with Governor Brown, colluded to round up votes to use SoCal ratepayer and taxpayer money to subsidize Central Valley farmers.”...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 8:21AM
image Calling Out Samsung on International Workers Day in San José 480_workerssjsamsung_1.jpg by Deb Hoag photos/R. Robertson text
May 1, 2018 was a global day of action against Samsung as well as being International Workers Day around the world. In the South Bay, Samsung protesters joined May Day demonstrators starting at Roosevelt Park in San José and marched to City Hall for a rally attended by members of local, national, and international unions, immigrant rights advocates, affordable housing activists, and Filipino justice campaigners, amongst others....
Posted: Sat May 5, 2018 12:58AM
image Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Postpones Vote on Delta Tunnels 480_2016board-sm_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Regardless of the SCVWD’s decision next week, this fight is far from over," said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. "We will pack up our picket signs and head home when Governor Brown, or the future Governor of California puts a stop to MWD’s relentless process to see this project through at any cost." Photo - Left to right: Tony Estremera, District 6; Richard Santos, District 3; John L. Varela, District 1; Gary Kremen, District 7; Barbara Keegan, District...
Posted: Thu May 3, 2018 8:42AM
image Prison Hunger Strikers Suspend Action After 11 Days, May Resume However 480_strike_dignity.jpg by R. Robertson
Over 200 prisoners in Santa Clara County engaged in a hunger strike starting April 15 calling for an end to meaningless classification reviews and the practice of indefinite solitary confinement. Within one week, strike participants had lost between 8 and 22 pounds. On day 11 of the strike, after finally being able to communicate with representatives of the jail administration, prisoners said they would suspend the strike action. They said that they would continue to evaluate the situation a...
Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:59AM
calendar Rally and March: Support Santa Clara County Jails Hunger Strikers 480_rallyhungerflyer_1.jpg by via Jose Valle (R. Robertson)
Santa Clara County Main Jail (On the corner of W. Hedding St. and N. San Pedro St. San Jose, Ca)...
Event Date: Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:41PM
image Day 6 Report: Hunger Strike in Santa Clara County Jails 480_takeactioncall.jpg by Prisoners United via Jose Valle, Silicon Valley De-Bug
As of today April 20, Prisoners United reports that the jail administration has yet to enter into negotiations with prisoners on the 6th day of a hunger strike. On April 15th, prisoners began a hunger strike in protest of solitary confinement, grievance system negligence, and meaningless classification reviews, among other injustices....
Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:58PM
image Day 5: Hunger Strike in Santa Clara County Jails 480_eastlondonprisonchrisguy_1.jpg by R. Robertson
On April 15th, Prisoners United of Silicon Valley began a hunger strike in protest of solitary confinement, grievance system negligence, and meaningless classification reviews, among other injustices. As the strike enters day five, prison reform advocate Jose Valle says there is cause for concern, particularly since medical staff is not checking strike participants for hydration levels or weight loss....
Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:01PM
image Hunger Strike at Two Santa Clara County Jails 480_debughungerstrike_1.jpg by Prison Reform Advocate
On April 15, Prisoners United of Silicon Valley started a peaceful protest to demand humane treatment in the jails. Their hunger strike is the third in two years to protest substandard jail conditions and a lack of opportunity to move out of isolation....
Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:48AM