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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  • “Joe Biden and …” – A Special Webinar Series

    A special series of Zoom Webinars looking at major issue areas and examining how the new president might address them, hosted by PPJC Director Emeritus Paul George Joe Biden and the Middle East Wednesday, January 6, 7:00 PM Prof. Joel Beinin Emeritus Prof. of Middle East History, Stanford Univ. Joe...

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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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An Other Voices webinar with Jackie Cabasso hosted by Paul George. ... See MoreSee Less

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This seems like an appropriate time to repost this episode of Other Voices Online. Former FBI agent Mike German infiltrated white supremacist groups and found disturbing connections with local police, a situation that continues today. ... See MoreSee Less

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