The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center is the area’s  leading grassroots voice for peace, justice & human rights.

“The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center has been one of the most effective of the activist groups.” – Prof. Noam Chomsky

We believe democracy occurs every day – when people actively participate. Based in Palo Alto, we present the world’s leading progressive speakers, produce a free monthly forum, and when needed, organize demonstrations, vigils, and petition campaigns. Since 1981, we’ve been the local face of effective grassroots action.

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  • The People’s Bailout!

    We Need The People’s Bailout! June 1st, 2020 We need a swift, inclusive bailout, by and for the people. As the COVID-19 crisis ravages the globe and impacts the health and stability of our communities, Congress has responded with a stimulus package that doesn’t satisfy the level of direct aid that...

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  • Video: Haiti – Ten Years After the Earthquake

    Recorded at Midpen Media Center, Palo Alto, CA. Ten years ago, a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti, already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Over 100,000 people were killed and nearly 3 million people were displaced.

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  • Video: Impeachment 101

    We take a deep look at what has already occurred in the impeachment process with Jane Curry and Matthew Harrigan.

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