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November 19, 2015 Contacts James Haslam, Rights & Democracy, james@radvt.org, (802) 272-0882 Rev. Debbie Ingram, Vermont Interfaith Action, (802) 310-4625 What: Vermont community leaders and members from local organizations will speak out in support of Vermont embracing Syrian refugees against...
  The Peace & Justice Center is proud to present this event with the support of the VT Humanities Council’s Reading & Discussion Program. It will be led by Dr. Emily Bernard on Thursday, November 5th from 5:30-7pm at the...
The Peace & Justice Center is excited to be heading to the Big Picture Gathering on November 1st, 10am-4pm at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. This event is designed as an opportunity for people actively involved in social justice issues to...
Please join us for our Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday October 24th from 1-2:30pm at 60 Lake St. Suite 1C. This event includes overviews of our current work, voting on new board members, and time for you all to offer input into...
Please join us for our Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday October 24th from 1-2:30pm at 60 Lake St. Suite 1C. This event includes overviews of our current work, voting on new board members, and time for you all to offer input into...
Change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored—cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture was emerging and it sought to drastically transform the...
Tuesday, October 20th at 7pm, Screening of The Mask You Live In followed by panel discussion at Merrill’s Roxy Cinema at 222 College Street, Burlington. This film follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves...
The presentation above was made by Alix Mcatee who was the Cost of War: Focus on Drones intern at the Peace & Justice Center in the summer of 2015. She is a UVM student majoring in Sociology with minors in...
Friends have asked me how to respond when kids say things like, “I wish I was white so I could be a princess;” or, “I don’t like the brown kids in my class because they smell.” I don’t have a...
Nonviolence education is an essential building block for effective activism and conflict intervention. Many people know about nonviolent leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Cesar Chavez but how often do we take a deep...