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As we begin gearing up for our workshop Building Empathy and Addressing Racial Oppression we’d like to share this eye-opening TED talk by the one and only Michelle Alexander.     There’s still time to RSVP for our March 15 workshop coming...
In one week (Friday, March 18th) from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Burke Mountain Room in Lyndon State, we are hosting this workshop to explore violence, types of power, and practice diffusing heated interpersonal conflicts nonviolently. Participants will be encouraged...
Saturday, March 12, from 1-3pm, Burlington International Women’s Day Celebration at King Street Center, 87 King St, Burlington We invite you to join us and the rest of the world in celebrating and honoring the women and girls of the...
Saturday, March 12, from 1-3pm, Burlington International Women’s Day Celebration at King Street Center, 87 King St, Burlington We invite you to join us and the rest of the world in celebrating and honoring the women and girls of the...
ECHO is perhaps best known in the community for our live animals and hands-on science exhibits. However, ECHO’s mission also includes the exploration of historical and cultural topics within the Lake Champlain Basin. This cross-disciplinary approach can be found in...
ECHO is perhaps best known in the community for our live animals and hands-on science exhibits. However, ECHO’s mission also includes the exploration of historical and cultural topics within the Lake Champlain Basin. This cross-disciplinary approach can be found in...
In the video below as well as in her book Why Civil Resistance Works (co-authored with Maria J. Stephan), Erica Chenoweth examines both violent and non-violent resistance movements around the world from 1900 to 2013 and compares their rates of success...
We are excited to offer a Surveillance Drones Presentation on Thursday, March 3rd from 7:00-8:00pm,  at Kellogg Hubbard Library, 135 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602. This presentation offers a basic overview of the history of surveillance in the U.S., how it is currently...
Last fall, a subgroup of the Vermont Justice Coalition, which is convened by VCJR (Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform) developed several bills for introduction to the VT Legislature this past January.These are savvy people, directors of the ACLU-Vt., Human Rights Commission, Prisoners’...
This Saturday the Peace & Justice Center is partnering with the Burlington Film Society and Vermont International Film Festival to present a special screening and panel discussion of the feature documentary Welcome to Leith by filmmakers Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher...