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Poster by Jing Jian

San Jose

Remember the VictimsThe San Jose Police Department is responsible for killing 23 people from Jan 2013 - Dec 2020.Black People were killed at 1.3x the rate of White People from Jan 2013 - Dec 2020.Source: Mapping Police Violence. Last updated: January 2021

BLACK Outreach SJ

Education · Alternative first responder · Fundraising

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Black Outreach San Jose strives to protect, nurture, educate, and fully liberate black people and expand the collective knowledge of all people.


activism · protest assistance · radical optimism

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Human Empowerment (through) Radical Optimism's mission is to fuel and sustain human rights activism in San Jose and surrounding Bay Area Cities. HERO also aims to provide all protesters and the surrounding community with proper substance to continue their efforts for equality and social justice.

People Acting in Community Together

Leadership Training · End mass criminalization · Public Safety

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Founded in 1985, People Acting in Community Together (PACT) is a multi-faith organization that provides training to community members of different ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. They organize faith communities to call for the end of mass criminalization of Black and Brown people. PACT organizes locally and statewide to reform public safety and justice systems.

San Jose NAACP

Economic Equality · Voter Empowerment · Education

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The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.

Silicon Valley De-Bug

Storytelling · Organizing · Advocacy

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Silicon Valley De-Bug is a community organizing, advocacy, and multimedia storytelling organization based out of San José, California. Since its’ inception in 2001, De-Bug has been a platform for Silicon Valley's diverse communities to impact the political, cultural, and social landscape of the region, while also becoming a nationally recognized model for community-based justice work.

The African American Community Service Agency

Education · Racial & Social Justice · Economic Empowerment

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The African American Community Service Agency (AACSA), founded in 1978, is one of the only African American cultural centers in the Silicon Valley. Their mission: providing quality educational, cultural, social and recreational programs, services and activities in order to perpetuate and strengthen African American identity, culture, values, traditions, knowledge and family life, is at the heart of all programs. AACSA's membership is open to everyone, regardless of race, religion, age or disability. The Agency's diverse activities and services offer a natural gateway to African American life.