The San Jose Peace Center was founded in 1957 by individuals profoundly concerned about peace and justice issues, especially the growth of nuclear arsenals and atmospheric nuclear testing.
More than sixty years later, the Peace and Justice Center, along with our affiliated organizations, serves as a resource and action center for progressive activism, seeking to develop and nurture the growing community of people who work to create and participate in a just, peaceful, and non-violent society, one that ensures human rights for all people and ensures the continuation of, and respect for all life on earth.
* Space and resources for individuals and organizations to meet, mobilize and organize.
* Publicity mechanisms such as a weekly calendar of progressive events in the South Bay, presence on social media and a website.
* Public forums for education and creative action, including teach-ins, film showings, book discussion groups, and mass demonstrations.
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