Supreme Court paused one execution. Now U.S. should abolish the death penalty.

Evidence strongly suggests that the death penalty is still being applied in an arbitrary and capricious manner. Who does and does not get the death penalty depends not only on the crime, but also the economic status and race of the defendant and where the crime was committed. The death penalty should be abolished.

Save Myanmar Rally

Help protest against the violence and brutal suppression by the military against the peaceful pro-democracy protests. We will be holding the Protest in front of Chevron Headquarters in Houston to urge Chevron to stop dealing with Junta, to bankrolling Junta, and to cut ties with Junta.

HPJC featured Martina Grifaldo for Women’s History Month

HPJC presented this event for Women’s History Month with our own Martina Grifaldo. She spoke about her difficult move to the United States along with her tribulations. But it really is a positive story. Martina has used her hardships to help many throughout Harris County and various communities in the state. Mrs. Grifaldo founded and …

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HPJC calls for justice in the murder of Pfc. Vanessa Guillen

The Houston Peace and Justice Center (HPJC) is shocked by the murder of Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, a soldier from Houston who was stationed at Ft. Hood in Texas.  We send our heartfelt sympathy to Vanessa’s family who are suffering from this devastating loss.  We call for a Congressional investigation of this murder as well as the murder …

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On the Murder of George Floyd

  Houston Peace and Justice Center is committed to promoting peace, social justice, and nonviolent grassroots activism.  In that promotion, from time to time there comes a compelling reason to speak strongly about justice issues involving the widespread institutional systemic racism and the violence surrounding it.             With the murder of George Floyd and the ensuing responses it …

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