Sandhya Jha


Sandhya Rani Jha is founder and director of the Oakland Peace Center, a collective of 40 organizations working to create equity, access, and dignity as the means of creating peace in Oakland and the Bay Area. The author of several books and a widely-requested public speaker and anti-oppression trainer, Sandhya's more than 20 years of community organizing experience position her to help cultivate sustainable social movement work at the local and regional level. An ordained pastor with a masters in public policy, Sandhya is comfortable in the pulpit, on the picket line, or hanging out with old and new friends over a good cup of tea and an intriguing story.