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Supporting Each Other in the Trump Era

With the rise in acts of hate, we have to turn to each other. In that spirit, we are literally asking friends how can we help each other feel supported in potentially harmful situations. Rich Gutierrez has started us off with an anonymous collection of responses. This will be a continuing series.

The Crushing Sense of Nobodiness

Part one of an essay by local artist Rich Gutierrez on the rejection of white supremacy throughout the nation's past, linking struggles not only at home but internationally and stepping up to resist again and again.

#MyMomMakesTheValley Hometown Book Launch

Bringing light to the dangerous and often unspoken toxic reality of the Silicon Valley through the personal reflections of what she lived while her mother worked in valley clean rooms - Janice Sapigao released her first book of poetry, microchips for millions, to a room full of family, friends and fans.

Inside Oceti Sakowin Camp--The People Who Fought To Halt The Dakota Access Pipe Line

With the news of the Obama Administration halting the North Dakota Access Pipeline, the people who've spent months at Oceti Sakowin Camp protecting water from the pipeline have some time of relief and peace before the inauguration of Trump. Lakota/Tongan photographer Julianna BrownEyes-Clifford took photos of the people, from babies to elders who helped halt the pipeline.

Intuition is a Tool for Peace

This Week in Peace chronicles the exciting adventures of San Jose’s own Dancer of Peace, Khalilah Ramirez. Written under divine inspiration, the column contains true stories of peace encounters in your neighborhood. In this edition, Khalilah encourages us to listen and act upon our intuition.

Harmonize Hearts in the Spirit of Peace

This Week in Peace chronicles the exciting adventures of San Jose’s own Dancer of Peace, Khalilah Ramirez. Written under divine inspiration, the column contains true stories of peace encounters in your neighborhood. In this edition, Khalilah gives us some tips on how to spread peace and describes the experience of the Sunrise Ceremony.

White People: To Be Silent Is To Consent

With Thanksgiving upon us, writer Andrew Bigelow is anticipating the opportunities young white folks will have to speak up and respond with accountability to the moment, when silence is consent to white supremacy.

Water is Life: The Most Grounded and Peaceful Movement I’ve Seen

Isabella Zizi is Northern Cheyenne Arikara and Muskogee Creek and a life long Richmond resident, she is one of they youngest members of Idle No More SF Bay and helped to organize the Nov. 15th direct action in San Francisco to deliver a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers office.

San Jose High School Students Protest Trump

Hundreds of San Jose high school students walked out of schools days after Donald Trump won the presidential elections and gathered at city hall.

Respect to Colin Kaepernick for Investing His Time, Resources, and Spirit to Communities Fighting for Justice

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee, his actions brought worldwide attention to the current state of oppression in America, and simultaneously emboldened the movement that is fighting for justice for communities of color throughout the nation.
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