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Community-based activism … It’s what we do.

Community-based activism … It’s what we do.

DONATE TODAY For 40 years now, Peninsula Peace and Justice Center has been the local face of the peace and justice movement. Our progressive, grassroots activism is focused on providing local...

Glenda Jones: Artist As Activist

Glenda Jones: Artist As Activist

Thursday, December 1, 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Zoom Meeting Registration Required - Register Now Glenda Jones, a local activist and longtime volunteer for PPJC, has provided artwork for a broad array of...

How Low-Income Voters Shaped the Midterm Elections

How Low-Income Voters Shaped the Midterm Elections

Americans across the spectrum voted to raise wages, expand health care, and protect abortion rights. These issues have a common thread. By Shailly Gupta Barnes Poor People’s Campaign The midterm...

Four signs of progress at the UN climate change summit

Four signs of progress at the UN climate change summit

The pathway forward for ramping up climate finance to help low-income countries adapt to climate change and transition to clean energy is becoming clearer. Rachel Kyte, Tufts University Something...

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

“Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.” A conversation with DERRICK KIKUCHI & CRAIG WIESNER Founders, Reach & Teach Books, Toys, and Fair Trade Gifts Hosted By PAUL GEORGE Director,...

Webinar: The Climate Legislation – An Analysis

Webinar: The Climate Legislation – An Analysis

What's In It? What Isn't In It? What's Needed Next? A conversation with CHRIS FIELD Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Host PAUL GEORGE Director of Peninsula Peace and...

Webinar 6/29: Pride Under Attack

Webinar 6/29: Pride Under Attack

Far Right Stokes the Culture Wars, Targets LGBTQ+ Community A conversation with CRAIG WIESNER Commissioner, San Mateo County LGBTQ Commission Co-Founder, Reach & Teach Hosted by PAUL GEORGE...

Keeping Workers Poor is Bad for Business

Keeping Workers Poor is Bad for Business

CEOs at America’s biggest low-wage employers now take home, on average, 670 times what their typical workers make. Worker pay didn’t even keep up with inflation. By Sam Pizzigati Inequality.org CEOs...

The US Supreme Court Also Has Blood on Its Hands

The US Supreme Court Also Has Blood on Its Hands

The court is about to take Second Amendment fundamentalism to a new and even more dangerous level. By Bill Blum BlumsLaw If you're looking for someone or something to blame for the mass shootings...

It’s time to stop profiteering at the pump

It’s time to stop profiteering at the pump

As long as we depend on oil and gas to fuel our cars, heat our homes, and power our electric grid, we will remain vulnerable to the bottomless greed of fossil fuel executives. By  Lindsay Owens...