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PACT- People Acting in Community Together

san jose, CA | https://www.pactsj.org/
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Joined in November 2002

About Us

People Acting in Community Together (PACT) is faith-based, grassroots organizion that empowers ordinary people to win extraordinary victories for the community-not by speaking for them but by teaching people how to speak up and take action in the public arena for themselves. Founded nearly 35 years ago, we are a well-respected community builder providing leadership training and experience to people of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Our proven model of community organizing, awakens people to their greatest resource -- each other -- to enable them to move from a sense of isolation, frustration and even helplessness to an understanding that they have the right to dignity and opportunities for their families and the power to make positive changes. As a result, our campaigns are led by ordinary people who have learned to successfully use the levers of power to bring resources and political attention to solutions to the most pressing problems and create a community where truly #WeALLBelong.

 Over the years, PACT leaders co-founded the historic Santa Clara County Children’s Health Initiative; created high-quality new schools; expanded affordable housing, transportation, and community services; improved public safety and police-community relations, and more!   In the past two years, we have launched PACT’s Solidarity Network of 70+ congregations offering sanctuary/support to immigrants and the collaborative Rapid Response Network with a 24-7 hotline to connect immigrants under immediate threat from ICE with legal observers and services, as well as family support.

People Acting in Community Together (PACT) is faith-based, grassroots organizion that empowers ordinary people to win extraordinary victories for the community-not by speaking for them but by teaching people how to speak up and take…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Immigrants or Refugees
  • Policy

Location

  • Shasta and the Alameda
    san jose, CA 95126

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