November 1, 2013
PACT Community Meeting for Excellent Schools this Tuesday!
October 23, 2013
Community Meeting at First Unitarian Church to talk about Santa Clara's civil detainer policy, what it means to the community, and
August 30, 2013
"A TICKET TO RIDE!"
PACT CELEBRATION OF THE LAUNCH OF AFFORDABLE PUBLIC TRANSIT WIN
FOR LOW INCOME RESIDENTS
August 9, 2013
La Comunidad de Fe de PACT Se Une con el Lanzamiento
PACT Faith Community joins launch of Pilgrimage for a Pathway to Citizenship.
July 19, 2013
Banks violating California’s new Homeowner Bill of Rights laws now have a new watch dog group to look out for; Housing Navigators, PACT, trained leaders will have its first event with Neighborhood Housing Services Silicon Valley (NHSSV) on Sunday, 7/28
May 23, 2013
The Board of Directors of People Acting in Community Together (PACT) announced today the appointment of Akemi Flynn, a long time PACT executive and nonprofit leader, as Executive Director effective immediately.
May 5, 2013
Santa Clara County's senior population will double in the next 10 years. As our senior population grows, the lack of affordable transportation options will leave even more seniors homebound and isolated.
April 16, 2013
PICO National Network to push Senators to remove unnecessary obstacles to citizenship; protect family visa system
April 9, 2013
Children's Press Conference with children sharing how the broken immigration system affects them and their families.
Followed by Mass for Aspiring Citizens with Bishop Patrick J. McGrath calling for immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship to ke
March 11, 2013
PACT is urging Morgan Hill District to replicate proven models so that all students have access to excellent schools and opportunities for success in high school and college. All children have the right to an excellent education no matter their economic
February 17, 2013
PACT Leader, Ramiro Mu\xc3\xb1oz said: "What the President said is a big step and offers hope for immigrants, but the White House proposal has too many years of waiting for citizenship."
February 1, 2013
Public Officials Respond to Community Call
for Affordable Transportation for Low-Income Residents
January 29, 2013
PACT, SIREN, CET and JFI urge action to create pathway to citizenship for American immigrant families
October 19, 2012
Faith Leaders Hold State Senate Candidates' Forum to help answer which candidate will best serve community. Hundreds of faith leaders and community members will meet with Candidates Jim Beall and Joe Coto for State Senate, District 15.
Con el embargo de vivienda, temas de inmigración, recortes al prespuesto estatal y otros temas afectando San José, líderes de fe organizarán cientos de varias partes de la ciudad para contestar para si mismo cuál candidato mejor servirá sus comunidades.
October 15, 2012
PACT has been fortunate to have Matt Hammer as our Executive Director for nearly 13 years. We have celebrated growth and many successes with him. With gratitude for Matt's leadership during this time, we wish him well as he leaves PACT in early November.
October 8, 2012
Showcasing High-Performing Schools & Recommitting to SJ2020
on the 20th Anniversary of the CA Charter Schools Act -
1:00 - School Tours; 2:15-3:30 - Community Action Meeting with Mayor Reed, SCC Superintendent De La Torre and other education and communi
October 3, 2012
One thousand parishioners and community members will meet in front of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish to pray for peace in East Side neighborhoods engulfed with violence this year.
September 11, 2012
This event is part of a series of clergy-led events organized by PICO California, in which clergy from San Francisco to San Diego will urge Californians to vote their values in November. For a calendar of "Prophetic Voices" events, see www. picocaliforni
June 14, 2012
There is a middle school crisis in San Jose. Putting their kids in most middle schools in Alum Rock is a huge gamble for families: an average of only 50% of students graduate prepared to succeed in high school. These statistics are even bleaker for low-i
May 30, 2012
There is a middle school crisis in Franklin McKinley School District. That's why parents, Franklin McKinley School Board Members, and the Superintendent are partnering to give all children the education they need to excel in life.
May 11, 2012
PACT faith and community leaders urge local elected officials to restore critical senior services and create coordinated system of support for growing numbers of older adults.
February 12, 2012
California's Attorney General Kamala Harris joined multi-state settlement with banks, including $12 billion in principal reduction for underwater California homeowners. PACT will continue to fight to ensure that the current deal is just a first step in a
December 16, 2011
Community calls on Bank of America: Don't leave Joseph out in the cold! Most Holy Trinity PACT's annual posada will highlight the story of a real-life Joseph, an 89-year-old veteran and hospice patient with end-stage heart disease, facing foreclosure by
December 5, 2011
Community Leaders Urge Banks: Stop Evicting Seniors and the Sick
PACT Community Leaders and Public Officials Join Attorney Kamala Harris in Calling the Big Banks for a Holiday Moratorium on all Foreclosure Activities through January
October 11, 2011
September 22, 2011
New program follows other cities' lead to increase VTA ridership and revenue
August 25, 2011
Community Fear Drives Chief Moore to Remove ICE - PACT faith and grassroots community leaders will hold a press conference to celebrate the good news and thank Chief Moore for responding to community concerns.
July 7, 2011
On Friday, July 8, 2011 at 6:00pm members from PACT's 25 congregations will assemble in front of San Jose City Hall to pray for the City of San Jose as it faces budget cuts, soaring murder rates, a reduction of police officers, and a rising distrust of
June 6, 2011
PACT leaders will hold a large community action meeting to ask Chief Moore to prioritize community-police trust at this critical time when his department will lose at least 100 officers due to budget cuts. Without improved community-police trust, the SJPD
June 3, 2011
1,000 parents and PACT grassroots community leaders will hold a Community Action Meeting with elected officials regarding failing schools in East and Downtown San Jose. PACT will urge school district officials and charter school leaders to take action to
May 2, 2011
As fifty state Attorneys General move closer to a settlement agreement with the Wall Street banks that defrauded millions of American homeowners, hundreds of people will march through San Francisco's Financial District to the Wells Fargo Annual Shareholde
April 4, 2011
PACT leaders call on Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen, San Jose Assistant Police Chief Diane Urban and Downtown San Jose City Councilmember Sam Liccardo to rebuild community trust in local law enforcement by rooting out bias-based policing
March 14, 2011
PACT faith leaders praise the Mayor & City Councilmembers for their leadership preserving funding for historic Children's Health Initiative.
March 10, 2011
January 24, 2011
PACT faith and community leaders are asking the City's top leaders for a commitment to prioritize community-police relationships and hire a Chief of Police with a proven track record of restoring trust and improving public safety by addressing concerns fr
December 16, 2010
On Thursday, December 16 at 4:30pm, at Bank of America, 1107 S. King Rd, San Jose, 95122, in the heart of the foreclosure crisis in Santa Clara County, faith and community leaders will speak out against banks doling out more executive bonuses while forecl
December 13, 2010
The delegation represents millions of homeowners and community members across the United States. Gina Gates, a PACT leader from Most Holy Trinity, will travel to Iowa to meet with the Attorneys General. Gates lost her home when it was illegally sold by t
December 11, 2010
WHEN: Saturday, Dec 11, 5:00-5:30 PM on the 2nd anniversary of Amanda Brownell's attempted suicide. A candlelight vigil at 4:30 will precede the program. The program will be followed by a candlelight walk to "Christmas in the Park" at Plaza de Cesar Ch
December 9, 2010
"What has happened to people in our community is they've stopped trusting that police will protect them and look out for them, when their cars are being taken from them left and right. This towing policy could go a long way to build community-police trust
November 12, 2010
Close to 200 parishioners gathered at Christ the King Catholic Church with City Council members Madison Nguyen (District 7) and Ash Kalra (District 2) for the first time since the inception of the church.
November 10, 2010
PACT faith and community leaders meet with San Jose Councilmembers Ash Kalra and Madison Nguyen to seek their commitment to improving police-community relationships through hiring the new Chief of Police and strengthening community policing strategies in
November 4, 2010
PACT grassroots faith and community leaders joined other PICO leaders in Washington D.C. to present U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner with specific proposals for how the Administration can take a new, practical approach to fighting foreclosures & increasin
November 2, 2010
PACT faith and community leaders are on their way to Washington D.C. to meet with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on November 3.
October 25, 2010
The impact of San Jos\xc3\xa9's social investment policy propels Bay Area and national movement to take money out of unethical banks
October 1, 2010
PACT chaired a press conference with coalition partners to announce the unanimous vote by Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors to opt-out of a controversial federal immigration program, S-Comm.
September 14, 2010
On Thursday, September 16, at 11:00am, PACT leaders will hold a press conference to release their data from surveys on public safety issues of 1,800 people living in East San Jose.
June 18, 2010
In response to urgent calls for change from faith and community leaders with the PICO National Network, the U.S. Treasury agreed to hold 10 hearings across the country to learn about community members' experiences with HAMP and banks.
June 1, 2010
Faith and Community Leaders Urge the Public and Government Officials to Use e-Steward Certified Recyclers and Adopt New Policies to Guarantee Safe Recycling of our Computers, Printers, TVs and Cell Phones.
May 25, 2010
May 21, 2010
B of A has the worst record among the major banks.
February 26, 2010
SAN JOSE, CA \xe2\x80" Hundreds of people of faith will gather on February 26, 2010 at 7:00 pm at St. Julie's Catholic Church in San Jose for a prayer service calling for comprehensive immigration reform, called "We Are One Family Under God."
February 25, 2010
Nationwide gatherings urge Congress to finish the job, bring reform home
January 12, 2010
Warn of Massive Divestment Campaign
December 2, 2009
August 11, 2009
The Creeping Crisis in Silicon Valley
August 6, 2009
Community members give testimony about their continuing struggles for equality, for keeping their families united, and the desperate need for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
May 27, 2009
Every day, more Californians are losing health coverage due to the state's budget crisis, skyrocketing unemployment, and increasing costs of insurance.
May 21, 2009
Working class families are being hit especially hard by the economic crisis. Many San Jose neighborhoods and communities are suffering from chronic problems such as failing schools and lack of jobs as well as the more recent crises of foreclosures and in
March 23, 2009
Parent & Community Leaders Demand that Alum Rock School District Embrace BOLD PLAN for More High-Performing Schools
February 25, 2009
PACT faith and community leaders will challenge the City to use SB 1137 to hold banks accountable for maintaining foreclosed vacant properties. This should be an incentive for banks to sit down with homeowners and modify loans to prevent more foreclosure
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