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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Here's last night's Other Voices Online, a gripping interview with Mike German, a Fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice who recently issued a report about white supremacists among law enforcement. In the 1990s, German was an FBI agent who infiltrated white supremacist groups. Back then, he was warned not to reveal his undercover work to local police because there was a good chance it would blow the investigation. Today, he says, it's even worse. Hosted by Paul George, PPJC director emeritus. ... See MoreSee Less

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Is it worse now than it used to be?

I had no idea it was so pervasive

Hi there this is Maria marroquin