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I am Sophia from Middlebury, Vermont and a junior at Ithaca College. I am a racial justice and peacework summer intern here at the Peace & Justice Center. Before my internship started, I was asked to attend a Building Empathy and Addressing Racial...
I am Sophia from Middlebury, Vermont and a junior at Ithaca College. I am a racial justice and peacework summer intern here at the Peace & Justice Center. Before my internship started, I was asked to attend a Building Empathy and Addressing Racial...
Come join us at the Burlington Waterfront for our annual Songs for Hope event, sing peace and justice folk songs (click here for the song sheet) and light candle boats in remembrance of those killed during the US dropping of the...
Come join us at The Big Picture Theater and Cafe in Waitsfield on August 3rd from 6:30-8:30pm for a screening of the documentary Oriented followed by a meaningful discussion.  The film follows the lives of three Palestinian friends who explore their national, sexual...
What a week of tragedy. To us at the Peace & Justice Center, it is important to remember that violence does not happen in a bubble. The cycle of violence in the systems of privilege and oppression must be understood....
Come join the Peace & Justice Center at Pride Center Vermont on Saturday July 16 from noon to 5pm for our FREE Nonviolent Activism 101 workshop in Burlington! Through this we’ll be looking into systemic forms of oppression and how nonviolence...
The sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives protesting Congress’ inaction on gun violence was something I never in a million years thought I would do. But since 20 children were slaughtered in Newtown, there have been...
Join us on July 12th at Burlington City Hall to hear public participatory readings of Frederick Douglass' speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth". ...
Meet the author! Ruah Swennerfelt will be reading a few excerpts from her new book Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith followed by an open discussion. THURSDAY AUGUST 18th 6:00-7:30pm at the Peace & Justice...
Mark Cook, American journalist and former correspondent for Democracy Now! will be talking about the reality of life in parts of Latin America – most specifically Venezuela and the need for media watchdogs – Wednesday, June 29 at noon at the...