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Through a series of interviews, university speeches, and lifelong activist work, the book Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis gives valuable insight into the power, influence, and interconnectivity of collective freedom movements from all around the world. Davis...
Dear Friends and Family, Yesterday was my second day attending the United Nations New York convention for a treaty banning nuclear weapons. I hope the news of the US shooting down Syrian jets and the Russians buzzing US military aircraft,...
Click here for the current bi-weekly enews. Includes Arlo Guthrie, a divestment success, and a complicated relationship with Ben & Jerry’s. Let us know if you’d like to be added to the list to receive this and/or if you have...
The Peace & Justice Center partnered with Ben & Jerry’s at World Fair Trade Day last Saturday at Burlington’s farmer’s market. We were excited to share free ice cream but our partnership is complicated. Ben & Jerry’s, like the Peace...
Please join us Thursday, June 8 from 11am-12 noon at the Peace and Justice Center (60 Lake Street Suite 1C Burlington, VT 05401) to learn about the the supply chain of the cocoa industry and fair trade. Like most agricultural goods in the...
By Quinn DiFalco, PJC Fair Trade Intern There really is no better way to learn about and discuss fair trade than from the inside of an Equal Exchange banana suit. Last year at Burlington’s World Fair Trade Day Celebration, I...
Thank you to the YWCA and everyone who was a part of last week’s reading of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Speech “Beyond Vietnam: a Time to Break Silence“. If you missed it we really recommend watching the reading, we...
Sign up TODAY for “Introduction to your Bill of Rights in a Time of Resistance” on Tuesdays, May 9 and 16, 5:30-7:30pm. We are really excited about this two-part workshop being lead by Robert Appel. Robert is a go-to for constitutional...
As our world has become increasingly interconnected and globalized, Free Trade Agreements, or FTAs, have been created to provide jobs and increase trade between countries. While these intentions appear to work on paper, many free trade agreements have negatively impacted...
Join us this Thursday, May 4, at Arts Riot in Burlington for this Community Reading. More details below. One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s lesser known yet equally impactful speeches, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” condemns the violence...