San Jose Program

Community-Based Resistance to Militarization on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Workshop
In this workshop, rural organizers from Arivaca will discuss the community-based alternatives to law enforcement that have developed in the U.S.-Mexico border zone.
Organization: No More Deaths
Fronts of Struggle: State violence and resistance, mass incarceration and abolition, Immigration struggles, decolonization, anti-imperialism
Cuba and Venezuela: Focus of US Imperialism in Our Hemisphere
Workshop
Another world is possible…exemplified by Cuba/Venezuela where the state serves rather than represses the people, which is why US imperialism is bent on regime change.
Organization: Task Force on the Americas
Fronts of Struggle: Cooperative economics – poverty, housing, and workers’ struggles, anti-capitalism, and economic alternatives, Immigration struggles, decolonization, anti-imperialism, Political democracy struggles, participatory democracy, 21st century socialism
The Challenges of Building a Revolutionary Organization in the Working Class Today
Workshop
The panel will discuss the efforts of Speak Out Now and L’Etincelle, a French revolutionary organization. We build networks of revolutionary activists in workplaces.
Organization: Speak Out Now
Fronts of Struggle: State violence and resistance, mass incarceration and abolition, Political democracy struggles, participatory democracy, 21st century socialism, Culture – capitalist appropriation of culture, political culture, and movement culture
Quantum Physics: Our Next Great Wisdom Tradition
Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am
St. Paul’s Sanctuary
Another World Is Possible. Another System Is Necessary. Another Perspective Is Beckoning! Explore how Quantum Physics explains our world in a new way.
Organization: Spiral Community Center
Fronts of Struggle: Cooperative economics – poverty, housing, and workers’ struggles, anti-capitalism, and economic alternatives, Public education – anti-privatization, attacks, and struggles, Political democracy struggles, participatory democracy, 21st century socialism
The 28th Amendment – and Beyond
Peoples Movement Assembly
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 12:30pm
Unitarian Sanctuary
Passage of MoveToAmend's proposed 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will open the door to campaign finance reform and control of corporations. Then what?
Organization: Santa Clara County Move To Amend
Fronts of Struggle: Cooperative economics – poverty, housing, and workers’ struggles, anti-capitalism, and economic alternatives, Political democracy struggles, participatory democracy, 21st century socialism, Earth and planet – sustainability, food sovereignty, and ecological justice
Struggling and Fighting: Economic Justice for ALL workers
Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am
King 229
Creative and interactive presentation of low wage workers fighting and struggling alongside community allies for wages and union representations
Organization: East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy
Fronts of Struggle: Cooperative economics – poverty, housing, and workers’ struggles, anti-capitalism, and economic alternatives, Immigration struggles, decolonization, anti-imperialism, Health, healing, and spirituality
No More Genetic GMO Pollution! Save our food, our seeds, our future!
Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am
East Carnegie Library
Learn about GMOS in our Foods, how to protect yourself and how Saving Seeds and Seed Libraries can help preserve our local food systems.
Organization: Silicon Valley Grows! One Seed, One Community & South Bay Label GMOS
Fronts of Struggle: Cooperative economics – poverty, housing, and workers’ struggles, anti-capitalism, and economic alternatives, Earth and planet – sustainability, food sovereignty, and ecological justice, Health, healing, and spirituality
No Business as Usual: Palestine, Policing and Private Prisons
Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am
King 225
How to target corporations complicit in the war against communities in Palestine and locally, with prison divestment, BDS and boycott campaigns.
Organization: American Friends Service Committee
Fronts of Struggle: Cooperative economics – poverty, housing, and workers’ struggles, anti-capitalism, and economic alternatives, State violence and resistance, mass incarceration and abolition, Political democracy struggles, participatory democracy, 21st century socialism
Change the Course: People-Powered Strategies for a Stable Climate
Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am
Presbyterian Church
Workshop participants will use visioning 'activities' to describe a shared , 'just' future and identify key strategies for achieving this future together.
Organization: Rainforest Action Network
Fronts of Struggle: Cooperative economics – poverty, housing, and workers’ struggles, anti-capitalism, and economic alternatives, Political democracy struggles, participatory democracy, 21st century socialism, Earth and planet – sustainability, food sovereignty, and ecological justice
What Would Ending War Do for Policing, Civil Liberties, the Environment, the Economy?
Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am
King 255
Efforts of WorldBeyondWar.org involve working to end all war to protect civil rights, the environment, and human needs. How can we build that movement?
Organization: World Beyond War
Fronts of Struggle: State violence and resistance, mass incarceration and abolition, Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination, Earth and planet – sustainability, food sovereignty, and ecological justice

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