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The Peace & Justice Center is proud to co-sponsor this amazing event by renowned pianist Michael Arnowitt. Arnowitt will be performing specially selected works from a variety of Syrian musical traditions, prose, and poetry in addition to special performances by...
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, examines institutional racism in the United States and how it relates to and has evolved from previous oppressive laws, such as slavery and Jim Crow policies. The New York Review of Books describes...
Click here to fill out out a form for a Black Lives Matter sign to be delivered to your lawn for you. These signs will all be delivered once enough people have signed up and based on our delivery volunteer’s...
Come join the Peace & Justice Center to celebrate Fair Trade around with world at Burlington’s first outdoor Farmer’s Market of 2016! Come support and celebrate Fair Trade with free ice cream, kids activities and games, bike-powered smoothies, Fair Trade...
The poet sits at the edge of a precipice, the water licks away the words as she writes . She shouts but there is no echo. She has lost the catalogue of extinctions. – Alexis Lathem, The Book of the Sixth...
More than 250 people participated in this year’s Penny Poll. Thanks to the Will Miller Chapter of Green Mountain Veterans for Peace for tabling with us and to all who join in this activity! It was a beautiful day to...
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The PJC agreed to co-sponsor a presentation by Ken O’Keefe based on our knowledge of him as a staunch anti-war and human rights activist. We did not expect him to speak as he did. His assault on Jewish...
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The PJC agreed to co-sponsor a presentation by Ken O’Keefe based on our knowledge of him as a staunch anti-war and human rights activist. We did not expect him to speak as he did. His assault on Jewish...
Come join us on Church Street this Friday, April 15 for our Tax Day Penny Poll and tell us how you think your taxes should be spent! What would you prioritize? Health care? Agriculture? Education? The Penny Poll is your...
Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel began an urgent dialogue with Ben & Jerry’s in 2011 over its franchise in Israel, which shares its name and social mission, and manufactures ice cream inside Israel. But that ice cream, we discovered,...