Peninsula Activist News

PPJC Online! Brown Bag Lunch Get-Together

The Virtual Brown Bag series is a new effort to provide an opportunity for activists to safely gather & exchange whatever’s on their minds

‘We Are Fighting Back’: Global Black Friday Strikes and Protests Seek to #MakeAmazonPay

On Black Friday, more than 70 unions and advocacy groups shut down workplaces around the globe to demand Amazon pay a living wage.

Video: What Is Community Organizing? Interview with Paul George

Long time PPJC Director Paul George shares some of the strategies and tactics used in past grassroots organizing efforts.

PPJC Online! Brown Bag Lunch Get-Together

The Virtual Brown Bag series is a new effort to provide an opportunity for activists to safely gather & exchange whatever’s on their minds

U.S. Intervention in Africa: #ShutDownAFRICOM

The Black Alliance for Peace is calling on global allies to tell the U.S. to respect the wishes of the people and de-militarize Africa.

Rediscovering the Power of Unions

In total, over 22,000 workers across the country are currently on strike. Workers are rising up against poverty wages and long hours.

PPJC Video: Confronting Disinformation with Prof. David Sloss

How do we rein in the Big Lie (and other disinformation) without damaging free speech protections? A renowned scholar has an idea.

The Hypocrisy of the Federal Spending Debate

Why is it controversial to spend on social programs but not the Pentagon? Or to subsidize the poor but not the rich?

Upcoming Events Calendar

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.