PACT: People Acting in Community Together, is a multi-faith, grassroots organization that provides leadership training and experience to community members of many different ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds. Through PACT, people work together to solve the most pervasive social problems of our day.
PACT is Hiring!
Become a rapid responder to protect our community! We are training hundreds of volunteers to be rapid responders to calls from community members concerned about immediate ICE actions. The hotline is now available in San Jose. We need your help to engage and train many more community volunteers to expand across Santa Clara County!
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Join our Solidarity Network to pledge your support for our brothers and sisters who are targeted – especially immigrants and Muslims - and to provide leadership to stop the hate and fear-mongering that hurts us all. Learn ways that you can act in solidarity and to sign on to be part of PACT's Solidarity Network.
Personas Actuando Juntas en Comunidad es una organización multi-fe que da capacitación en liderazgo y experiencia a los miembros de la comunidad de diferentes orígenes étnicos, religiosos y socio-económico. A través de PACT, las personas trabajan juntas para resolver los problemas sociales más profundos de nuestros tiempos.
PACT is Hiring!
¡Conviértete en un respondedor rápido para proteger a nuestra comunidad! Estamos entrenando a cientos de voluntarios para responder rápidamente a las llamadas de los miembros de la comunidad preocupados por las acciones inmediatas de ICE. La línea directa ya está disponible en San José. ¡Necesitamos su ayuda para involucrar y capacitar a muchos más voluntarios de la comunidad para expandir la red a través del Condado de Santa Clara!
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Únase a nuestra Red de Solidaridad para comprometer su apoyo a nuestros hermanos y hermanas que están siendo atacados – especialmente los inmigrantes y los musulmanes - y para proporcionar el liderazgo a fin de frenar el odio y la siembra del odio que nos daña a todos. Añade su nombre a la Red de Solidaridad y averiguar como pueda dar su apoyo.
On the morning of Nov. 8, 2016, 20-year-old Hana Barkowitz, a Kent State University student with bright eyes and bleached blond hair, bubbled over with optimism. The Pittsburgh native was about to vote in her first presidential election, and her passion for her candidate, Hillary Clinton, was unsinkable.
A documentary crew captured her exhilaration as Barkowitz, president of the Ohio school’s College Democrats, spent the morning door-knocking around campus, then co-hosted a nonpartisan watch party to cheer as the polls came in.
In one of the film’s strongest subject treatments, Shane went to San Jose to follow the story of Jesus, a DREAMer and an organizer for PACT (People Acting in Community Together), a non-profit which works on issue advocacy rather than supporting a particular candidate for office. Jesus and others seem optimistic about the future, confident that Clinton will be elected. However, as the results begin to show a different outcome ...
RAMONA GIWARGIS| San Jose Mercury News| Link to Article
SAN JOSE — City residents who own guns will have to to lock them up when they leave home under a new law set to take effect in December.
The San Jose City Council approved the hotly-debated ordinance on a 6-5 vote late Tuesday, with some of the city’s elected leaders favoring stronger protections. The San Jose law is similar to safe-storage gun laws in San Francisco, Oakland, Sunnyvale and Berkeley. State law requires that guns be locked up or secured only in homes with young children.
The idea started with Violeta Roman’s story. It was before dawn in 2014, and Roman was already at work — the early shift at a café in San Francisco. Then her daughter called, sobbing.
"I asked her what was wrong," say Roman. "'The police are here,' she said. 'They are taking grandpa away.'"
Roman asked a coworker to rush her home, but it was too late. Her father, from Mexico, was already cuffed and being driven away by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. It was a quick operation — 15 minutes.
On November, 2017 thousands of our neighbors will gather in small groups through On The Table Silicon Valley. We will raise our concerns, share experiences and discuss solutions to our housing crisis. Coming together around housing issues has never been more important.
Este noviembre del 2017 miles de nuestros vecinos se reunirán en pequeños grupos por medio de On The Table Silicon Valley. Vamos a compartir nuestras preocupaciones y discutir soluciones sobre nuestra crisis de vivienda. Unirnos en asuntos de vivienda nunca había sido tan importante.
On November 15, 2017 thousands of our neighbors will gather in small groups at work, in cafes, in places of worship, libraries, and city halls through On The Table Silicon Valley. We will raise our concerns, share experiences and discuss solutions to our housing crisis. Coming together around housing issues has never been more important.
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Come learn how you can be a rapid responders so that we can respond to calls from community members concerned about immediate ICE actions throughout Santa Clara County.
Register Here: https://goo.gl/forms/5gstkDyNv66mZ3SA2
Venga a aprender cómo puede ser un respondedor rápido para que podamos responder a las llamadas de miembros de la comunidad preocupados por las acciones inmediatas de ICE en todo el condado de Santa Clara.
registrese aquí: https://goo.gl/forms/5gstkDyNv66mZ3SA2