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imagePalo Alto Calls for Peace in Ukraine Noon and Night Pt. I
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by Gail Schreuter
Enthusiasm is high in Palo Alto, California for supporting the people of Ukraine. On March 6, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom organized a noon action near the entrance of Stanford University. In the evening of the same day, Multifaith Voices for Peace led a second vigil....
Posted: Mon, Mar 7, 2022 3:34am PST
calendarPalo Alto: Sunset Vigil for Peace in Ukraine! Global Day of Action
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by Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice
Sidewalk intersection of El Camino Real and Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA...
Event Date: Sun, Mar 6, 2022 5:30pm PST
Posted: Sat, Mar 5, 2022 10:04am PST
calendarPalo Alto: Silent Vigil for Peace in Ukraine
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by WILPF Peninsula
Intersection of Embarcadero and El Camino Real Next to Town and Country Shopping Center 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 94301...
Event Date: Sun, Mar 6, 2022 12:00pm PST
Posted: Wed, Mar 2, 2022 2:27am PST
calendarSan Mateo: Global Action to Stand w/ the People of Ukraine Sidewalk Rally
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by Peace In Ukraine Coalition
Sidewalk rally: corner of Third Ave and El Camino Real , San Mateo, CA 94401...
Event Date: Sat, Mar 5, 2022 3:00pm PST
Posted: Tue, Mar 1, 2022 9:29am PST
videoVigorous Abortion Justice Rally and Direct Action, downtown Palo Alto (video/quicktime 71.2MB) by Lis Cox
Youth and Elders united in Palo Alto on Valentines Day to vigorously demand Abortion Justice. A busy intersection was blocked 3 times for a min in direct action....
Posted: Sat, Feb 19, 2022 9:25am PST
imageStanford Stands for Choice on Valentine's Day
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by Valentina Rose
Activists in Palo Alto shut down a major downtown intersection during rush hour to call attention to an impending crisis. The US Supreme Court is poised to dismantle Roe v. Wade if immediate and mass action doesn't stop it....
Posted: Fri, Feb 18, 2022 3:06am PST
imageMemorial Service & Demand for Justice for Chinedu Valentine Okobi
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by Ruth Robertson
A resident of San Mateo County is nine times more likely to get arrested if they are a Black person than if they were white. It can happen just as it did to Chinedu Okobi. On February 13, Okobi's birthday, a memorial event was held at the approximate location where Okobi was tased to death by county sheriff's deputies on October 3, 2018....
Posted: Thu, Feb 17, 2022 4:13am PST
imageWhole Foods Protest on Bezos' Birthday
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by Dancing in the Street Out in Front
On a national day of action to Support Amazon Workers, Raging Grannies, Vigil for Democracy, and Dance of Peace protested in the street in front of Whole Foods in Palo Alto....
Posted: Fri, Jan 14, 2022 9:48pm PST
calendarProtest Amazon Union Busting
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by Raging Grannies in Solidarity with Labor
Whole Foods 774 Emerson St. Downtown Palo Alto...
Event Date: Wed, Jan 12, 2022 3:00pm PST
Posted: Mon, Jan 10, 2022 6:13am PST
calendarMLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 4)
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by World House Project at Stanford University
Online via Zoom registration (FREE)...
Event Date: Mon, Jan 17, 2022 10:00am PST
Posted: Sun, Jan 9, 2022 10:16am PST
calendarMLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 3)
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by World House Project at Stanford University
Online via Zoom registration (FREE)...
Event Date: Sun, Jan 16, 2022 10:00am PST
Posted: Sun, Jan 9, 2022 10:13am PST
calendarMLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 2)
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by World House Project at Stanford University
Online via Zoom registration (FREE)...
Event Date: Sat, Jan 15, 2022 10:00am PST
Posted: Sun, Jan 9, 2022 10:10am PST
calendarMLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 1)
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by World House Project at Stanford University
Online via Zoom registration (FREE)...
Event Date: Fri, Jan 14, 2022 5:00pm PST
Posted: Sun, Jan 9, 2022 10:07am PST
imageDemonstration in San Mateo on Anniversary of U.S. Capitol Insurrection
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by RG
photos by Jim Colton, Probonophoto.org please credit the photographer...
Posted: Sat, Jan 8, 2022 4:34am PST
calendarHalf Moon Bay: January 6th Day of Remembrance & Action Vigil for Democracy & Voter Rights
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by Jan6 Unity Day Coalition
HALF MOON BAY: Sidewalk intersection at Hwy 92 and Main Street, Half Moon Bay 94019 Please wear a mask and be vaccinated/boosted. Follow all COVID safety guidelines, especially w/ omicron variant: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Omicron-Variant-Fact-Sheet.aspx...
Event Date: Thu, Jan 6, 2022 5:30pm PST
Posted: Mon, Jan 3, 2022 9:44am PST
calendarMLK 2022: King and Faith Symposium at Stanford University
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Stanford Memorial Church, Stanford University campus, 450 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford 94305 Virtual event (no longer in-person for COVID safety)...
Event Date: Sat, Jan 15, 2022 1:00pm PST
Posted: Thu, Dec 23, 2021 4:13pm PST
calendarCANCELLED: MLK CalTrain: Departs South Bay & Peninsula to SF MLK March 2022 - FREE
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by Leon Kunstenaar
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID SURGE FREE CalTrain departs from San Jose, with stops in Palo Also and San Mateo, then ends at SF CalTrain Station 4th Street at the starting point of MLK 2022 March Please wear a mask and be vaccinated/boosted. Follow all COVID safety guidelines, especially w/ omicron variant: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Omicron-Variant-Fact-Sheet.aspx...
Event Date: Mon, Jan 17, 2022 8:30am PST
Posted: Thu, Dec 23, 2021 11:06am PST
calendarSan Mateo: We the People - January 6th Day of Remembrance & Action Sidewalk Rally
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by Jan6 Unity Day Coalition
Sidewalk Rally: intersection of South El Camino Real & West 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402 Please wear a mask and be vaccinated/boosted. Follow all COVID safety guidelines, especially w/ omicron variant: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Omicron-Variant-Fact-Sheet.aspx...
Event Date: Thu, Jan 6, 2022 3:00pm PST
Posted: Wed, Dec 22, 2021 3:02pm PST
imageSurprise Protests at War Profiteers Boeing and Lockheed Martin in Silicon Valley
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by Action Report
Noisy visitors descended on two of the "Big 5" war companies in Menlo Park and Palo Alto on December 10. Members of CodePink, the Raging Grannies, Bay Area Sunrise Movement, Vigil for Democracy, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and others joined in protest. Activists delivered messages demanding the war profiteers transition to life-enhancing business instead of making a killing on killing....
Posted: Fri, Dec 17, 2021 12:28am PST
videoStrike for Choice in Palo Alto — We Don't Talk to Police (video/quicktime 18.7MB) by Vigil for Democracy
Whole Foods Palo Alto called the police on peaceful pro-choice protestors the afternoon of Dec 1. The action was led by Raging Grannies Action League, who model how to interact with police. “We have no leader.” “We don’t talk to police.” Video is 58 secs....
Posted: Thu, Dec 2, 2021 7:39am PST