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The Peace & Justice Center is currently holding a raffle to win a vintage “Bernie for Burlington” poster from Bernie Sanders’ 1983 mayoral campaign. The poster numbered 1/20 is signed and dated by the artist as well as then-candidate Sanders....
As many are aware by now, GOP front-runner Donald Trump will be visiting Burlington for an event at the Flynn Theater on Thursday evening. While the PJC does not endorse or oppose candidates we do support activists engaged in positive...
The Peace & Justice Center has the following internship opportunities for qualified applicants. Please note that our internships are 15 hours a week for the entirety of a semester and are unpaid. Available Internships: Cost of War Internship Peacework Internship Racial...
Surveillance technology in the United States is extremely advanced, and its newest up-and-coming tool comes in the form of drones. There is relatively little legislation surrounding the private, commercial, and governmental usage of drones, and in order to keep pace...
Surveillance technology in the United States is extremely advanced, and its newest up-and-coming tool comes in the form of drones. There is relatively little legislation surrounding the private, commercial, and governmental usage of drones, and in order to keep pace...
Our upcoming 3-part workshop Building Empathy and Addressing Racial Oppression looks to tackling an issue that runs deeper than many are able to comfortably address. Myriad issues around white fragility, privilege, and holding meaningful discussion that transcend feelings of guilt and shame...
The Peace & Justice Center will be hosting a Drone Quilt Block Making Party with a special screening of the film “Wounds of Waziristan” at the Huntington Public Library on Thursday, December 10th from 6:30 to 8:30. In addition to...
The Peace & Justice Center will be hosting a Drone Quilt Block Making Party with a special screening of the film “Wounds of Waziristan” at the Huntington Public Library on Thursday, December 10th from 6:30 to 8:30. In addition to...
  The war on drugs is a hoax, a failure and a tool for oppression. Come celebrate the amazing work being done locally to expose this injustice and to reform our prisons. Saturday, November 21st from 7pm-Midnight: Social Justice Award Ceremony...
In 1946 The School of the Americas (currently known as Western Hemisphere Institute for Security and Cooperation  began training Latin American soldiers in “counterinsurgency operations” out of Fort Benning Georgia. Upon returning to their home countries, many of these soldiers used...