A Reflection on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” Speech

One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s lesser known yet equally impactful speeches, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” condemns the violence and atrocities committed by the U.S against the Vietnamese in their foolish bid to stop the spread of communism in Southeast Asia. He highlights the intricacies and parallels of the war waged in …

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Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America – An Evening with Amy Goodman

Join award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, at the Burlington stop of North American tour: Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America. The event will take place Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 pm at the UU Society, Burlington. Goodman will speak about increased threats to freedom of the press and the importance of independent media to hold …

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See National Bird with VT PBS this April

The Peace & Justice Center is delighted to share screenings being hosted in various places throughout Vermont next month. Each screening will be followed by a panel and/or Q&A. VT PBS, local communities and the PJC are coming together to do this. We are excited to help make connections to members of the Will Miller Chapter of …

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Fair Trade Banana Presentation- Come Learn More!

Please join us Saturday May 6th from 3-4pm at the Peace and Justice Center (60 Lake Street Suite 1C Burlington, VT 05401) to learn about the oppressive banana industry and fair trade. This talk is designed to educate, brainstorm solutions and create tangible action steps that fit each participant. This is the first time this presentation …

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