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imageDay of Remembrance: Japanese Americans Recall WWII Incarceration
by Text: R.R. Photos: Chris Cassell
Immigration issues of today parallel the Japanese American experience during WWII, when families were removed from their homes on the U.S. West Coast to distant locations and incarcerated. Racism was, and is, at the core of both. The 39th annual Day of Remembrance on February 17th featured reminiscence, music, and a march through historic San José Japantown that was also a protest of Trump's National Emergency, announced two days earlier. Photos by Chris Cassell, Pro-Bono Photo, please cred...
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:07AM
imageJapanese Americans, Allies Say “Never Again is Now”
by Text: R.R. Photos: Jack Owicki
On February 17th, members of the greater San José Japanese American community commemorated the anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent during World War II. At the same time they protested the National Emergency Trump announced two days earlier in order to build his wall on the Mexico-U.S. border. Allies from the South Bay peace activist community joined with those gathered in the local Japantown, one of only three left in t...
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:28AM
imagePhotos from San Jose Women's March
by photos by Teri Vershel
Please credit Teri Vershel, Probonophoto....
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:57AM
imageOn Stage at the Women's March in San José
by Text: R.R. Photos: Jack Owicki
Please credit the photographer Jack Owicki, Probonophoto...
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:44AM
calendarHold ICE in Morgan Hill Accountable!
by Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County
220 Vineyard Ct, Suite 100 Morgan Hill, CA, 95037...
Event Date: Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:32PM
videoValentin Lopez Speaks on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (video/mp4 85.4MB) by Santa Cruz News
Valentin Lopez, Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, spoke at an event in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, hosted by the United Nations Association: USA Santa Cruz, CA Chapter on December 8 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence....
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 3:00PM
imageDemonstrators in San Jose Call for Justice and Compassion at the Border
by photos: Deb Hoag text: R.R.
One week to the day after United States Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at migrants who tried to evade a Mexican police blockade in Tijuana and cross into the U.S., demonstrators in San Jose, California rallied during a nationwide weekend of action. Photos by Deb Hoag. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 2:44AM
calendarWhat’s at Stake for Sargent Ranch/Juristac
by Protect Juristac
Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center 17000 Monterey St, Morgan Hill...
Event Date: Tue Dec 4, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:01AM
imageCelebrating Veterans Day In the Style of Original Armistice Day—Ringing a Bell for Peace
by Peace Worker
Veterans for Peace chapters across the nation gathered on street corners in major cities to commemorate the original Armistice Day by ringing bells 11 times at 11 am on the eleventh day of November. In San José, Chapter 101 held a ceremony in front of City Hall. WWI ended on November 11th in 1918 and one year later the world came together in realization that war is so horrible it must end forever. That was the first Armistice Day; Congress officially changed the name to Veterans Day in 195...
Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:35AM
imageMarch on the Polls Highlights Early Voting
by Sharat G. Lin
March on the Polls mobilized voters to vote early in Santa Clara County which provides 8 early voting centers. It particularly targeted poorer communities that may not be aware of early voting as an alternative to voting on Election Day which is a working day. [Cover photo: Teresa Castellanos, Cindy Chavez, and Teresa Gomez show their mail-in ballots before delivering them to the Registrar of Voters.]...
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 12:48AM
textState Proposition positions from the Green Party of Santa Clara county by GPSCC
Below are the state proposition positions and articles from the Green Party of Santa Clara County....
Posted: Sat Nov 3, 2018 7:38PM
imageDocumenting the San José Marriott Strike
by RiseUp
Photo Credit: Unite Here Local 19...
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:42PM
imageProtest Outside of San Jose Marriott
by Labor Rising
A large and loud march and rally raised a ruckus in downtown San Jose today. The South Bay Marriott Hotel was one of many Marriotts in eight cities where employees participated in a national day of mass action under the banner, "One Job Should Be Enough"....
Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:26PM
calendar100th Anniversary of Armistice Day -- Ring a Bell for Peace!
by Veterans for Peace Chapter 101
City Hall Plaza Corner of Fourth & Santa Clara Streets San Jose , CA 95112...
Event Date: Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:30AM
Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:56PM
imageCalifornia Avenue Veterans Fight Eviction Notices
by Santa Cruz Tenants Association
On Monday, September 24 at 4:00 PM at the California Apartments (526 & 528 California Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060) Santa Cruz Tenants Association will join with tenants from the California Apartments to denounce landlords Daniel and Lisa Decker for issuing no-cause eviction notices to military veterans....
Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:26PM
calendarNational Prison Strike Awareness March
by Prisoners Human Rights Coalition CA
Start at Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 March to San Jose City Hall, 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:55PM
calendarUrgent Action Protest: Save SCOTUS, No Trump Pick! Rally in San Jose
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
imageSan José Protest: Supreme Court Decision Supports Trump's White Nationalist Agenda
by R. Robertson
Muslim and refugee communities opposed racism today with a protest in San 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
calendarStand With Muslims: Protest in San Jose Against Today's Anti-Muslim SCOTUS Ruling
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
calendarFamilies Belong Together Rally in San Jose
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