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Join members of the Peace & Justice Center staff at the Center (60 Lake Street) for tea, dessert and conversation about effective approaches to recruiting for peace. This training explores strategies for encouraging young people to engage in peace work...
Amelia Boynton-Robinson, a long time Civil Rights activist has passed away at age 104. Boynton-Robinson, initially coming to fame for her participation in the Selma-Montgomery marches during the Civil Rights movement, was awarded the Martin Luther King, Jr Freedom Medal...
Thursday, September 10, 7pm, Roxy Theater, details below The documentary REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle The Planet follows “Reuse Pro” Alex Eaves’ cross-country adventure to the 48 contiguous U.S. states. On his journey, he demonstrates the different ways people and...
Thursday, September 10, 7pm, Roxy Theater, details below The documentary REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle The Planet follows “Reuse Pro” Alex Eaves’ cross-country adventure to the 48 contiguous U.S. states. On his journey, he demonstrates the different ways people and...
I had the pleasure and fortune to attend the Pace e Bene Campaign Nonviolence training and conference in Santa Fe August 7th and 8th. The name of the conference was “Mobilizing the Nation for the Times We’re In: Ending War,...
The Peace & Justice Center is proud to support the Congo Luzingu (Congo Life) Festival on Saturday August 15th from 12-3 pm at Contois Auditorium in Burlington City Hall.  This festival is being hosted by the community of people from Congo-Brazzaville living...
Join the Peace & Justice Center on Thursday, August 6th at 6:30 p.m. for our annual Songs for Hope event. There will be community singing of peace and justice folk songs followed by candle boats set afloat in memory of...
We believe that there are safer ways to pursue adventure, gain discipline, and develop job skills than joining the armed forces. All young people – no matter their socioeconomic class, race, or gender – should have access to alternatives that...
Looking to further your competence and understanding in conflict intervention and the theory of nonviolence? Join us at the Peace & Justice Center on Saturday, August 1st from 2-5pm. The workshop will teach techniques to apply nonviolence in interpersonal conflicts, including...
This Saturday (July 11th) from 2-5pm at the Peace & Justice Center (60 Lake Street) young people will be getting together for a workshop that explores nonviolent action as a tool for change. Young people are an integral part of...