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Approved by Peace & Justice Center Board of Directors 6/24/2019 Over the years, the Peace & Justice Center (PJC) has raised concerns over the militaristic, anti-democratic tendencies of many countries as well as criticized U.S. foreign policy, military aid, and...
-Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director There has been a clear uptick in overt White Nationalism in Vermont. Off the top of my head I know of Patriot Front fliers posted in St Albans, Richmond, and Winooski, a large Patriot Front...
Hi! My name is Celine Girard and I’m looking forward to being the next Fair Trade and Volunteer coordination intern. I am an incoming junior at the University of Vermont. My major is business administration, with a double minor in...
My name is Kali M. Adams (she/her), and I’m the Racial Justice intern for Summer 2019. Growing up in Vermont, I was homeschooled for most of elementary and middle school, then attended CVU for high school. This fall, I will...
Hi, my name is Anna Shea (she/her), and I’m excited to be the new Peacework intern with the PJC for the summer! I’m a rising junior at the University of Vermont, majoring in environmental studies and minoring in geography. I’m...
  – Guest post by Netdahe Stoddard, PJC facilitator     I was full of positive energy and wearing a big smile as I lined up to race the 2019 Dandelion Run half marathon in Derby on May 18th. The...
-Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager It is appalling that children seeking refuge in the United States are still being put in cages. It’s also appalling that we’ve seemed to have forgotten about this all the meanwhile, the Trump administration...
– By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   Texas Court Victory for Free Speech in the U.S. & the Palestinian BDS Movement A Federal Court in Texas handed down an important ruling Thursday, April 26, preliminarily blocking enforcement...
  -Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director Remind yourself: “It is not my job to be a good white person and fix the world. It is my job to be part of the movement to get us the fuck out of...