Groups that have participated in our efforts to save San Jose Medical Center

Faith-based organizations including church affiliated

  • Community Homeless Alliance Ministry (CHAM)
  • Council of Churches of Santa Clara County
  • First Christian Church of San Jose
  • First Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • First Presbyterian Church of San Jose
  • First Unitarian Church of San Jose
  • First United Methodist Church of San Jose
  • Grace Baptist Church Outreach Board
  • Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • Metropolitan Community Church
  • Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ
  • Saint Joseph Cathedral Social Justice Committee
  • Saint James AME Church
  • San Jose First Vietnamese Alliance Church
  • San Jose Monthly Meeting of Religious Society of Friends
  • The Interfaith Council

Labor union organizations Labor union affiliated

  • American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
  • Building Trades Council of Santa Clara & San Benito Counties
  • California Nurses Association (CNA)
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women (see Women-based/interest org.)
  • Communication Workers of American (CWA) Local 9423
  • Federation of Retired Union Members (FORUM)
  • Int'l Assn of Machinest & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 93
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 332
  • Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) (see Ethnicity...)
  • Retired Public Employees Local 31
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
    SEIU Local 535
    SEIU Local 715
    SEIU Local 1877 (Justice for Janitors)
  • Newspaper Guild/CWA Local 39098
  • Roofers Union Local 95
  • Santa Clara County Black Firefighters Association
  • South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council
  • Teamsters Retiree Club of of Santa Clara County
  • United Food & Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 428
  • UFCW Retirees Local 428



Specific interest organizations

  • Health Care for All - California (HCA-CA)
  • InnVision
  • Low-Income Self-Help Center
  • Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN)
  • USA/Cuba InfoMed
  • Environmental organizations Pesticide Alternatives Santa Clara County (PASCC)

Women-based or women interests organizations

  • American Association University Women of San Jose (AAUW)
  • Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA) (see Ethnicity identified org.)
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) (see Labor union/affiliated org.)
  • Older Women's League (OWL) (see Seniors org.)
  • San Jose South Bay National Organization for Women (NOW)
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) (see Peace-based/civil org.)

Neighborhood associations

  • Campus Community Association
  • East Valley/680 Neighborhood Assn.
  • Hensley Historic District Neighborhood Association
  • Horace Mann Neighborhood Association
  • Independence High Neighborhood Association
  • Julian/St. James Neighborhood Association
  • Little Portugal/Ann Darling Neighborhood Association
  • McKinley/Bonita Neighborhood Association
  • Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Association
  • Northside Neighborhood Association
  • Plata Arroy Neighborhood Association
  • Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association
  • Rose Garden Neighborhood Preservation Association
  • San Jose Downtown Residents Association
  • Sierra Neighborhood Association
  • South University Neighborhood Association
  • 13th St. Neighborhood Advisory Council
  • University Neighborhoods Coalition

Political parties

  • Mexican American Political Association (MAPA) (see Ethnicity identified org.)
  • Peace and Freedom Party Santa Clara County
  • San José Labor Party Local Organizing Committee
  • Santa Clara County Democratic Party

Ethnicity identified organizations

  • Asian Law Alliance
  • Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA) (see Women-based/interest org.)
  • El Comite
  • Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLA) (see labor union...)
  • La Raza Roundtable
  • Mexican American Political Assn. (MAPA) (see Political parties)
  • Nihonmachi Outreach Committee
  • San José/Silicon Valley Nat'l Assn for the Advancement of Colored People
    (NAACP) (see Peace-based/civil righrs org.)
  • Yu-Ai Kai/Japanese American Community Service Center

Communitywide organizations

  • Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN)
  • Center for Community Cultural Activism
  • Coalition of Concerned Citizens and Organizations
  • our developing world
  • People Acting in Community Together (PACT)

Senior organizations

  • Congress of California Seniors
  • Older Women's League (OWL) (see Women-based/interest org.)
  • Santa Clara County Council on Aging Advisory Board

Peace-based or civil rights organizations

  • Food Not Bombs
  • Human Right Defense Committee
  • San Jose Peace Center
  • Californians for Justice, San Jose
  • San Jose Human Rights Commission
  • San Jose/Silicon Valley Nat'l Org. for the Advancement of Colored People
    (NAACP) (see Ethnicity identified org.)
  • Santa Clara County Human Relations Commission
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
    (see Women-based/interest org.)



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