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-Guest post by Carol Price I see that the Baptist church in Bristol has a sign up advertising an upcoming visit by Franklin Graham to Vermont. For those who don’t know, Franklin is the son of the evangelist Billy Graham...
By Kristen Vrancken, Organizer, Women’s March Vermont and PJC member Many Vermonters are proud of what they see as the state’s uniquely progressive politics. To be sure, it has earned some of those bona fides: Vermont was the first state...
-Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   Still Marching & Dying for Freedom: One-Year Anniversary of The Great March of Return in Gaza March 30 marked the one-year anniversary of the Great March of Return campaign in Gaza.  Tens...
The following is an excerpt from George Lakey’s book “How We Win”. George Lakey will be facilitating his How We Win workshop on Saturday, May 11 from 2-5:30pm in Burlington. Learn more about the program and register online here. Copies...
Taylor Morgan, Volunteer Coordination Intern I first got involved with the Peace & Justice Center in November 2018, when I applied to their internship on Handshake [the UVM job board]. I had little to no knowledge of the center prior...
-By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine Jonathan Cook, an award-winning journalist and political writer who makes his home in Israel, recently wrote an illuminating and chilling piece about Israel’s recent election campaign.  Here are some of his observations...
Join us for a screening of “Banana Land: Blood, Bullets, & Poison” on Wednesday, April 17, 7-9pm at the UVM Davis Center from 422. -Ariane Goldsmith, Fair Trade Intern After studying environmental justice for a few years, I have come...
– By Marc Estrin, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine “Israel has launched air attacks on Gaza hours after rockets were allegedly fired near Tel Aviv, raising fears of a major escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”  No matter what the provocation...
In response to the Mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, we encourage you to send your words of support to the Islamic Community Center of Vermont and the Islamic Society of Vermont. Drop by the PJC, fill out a postcard,...
-By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine A prominent Palestinian human rights activist and politician, Khalida Jarrar, 56, was released from an Israeli prison on Feb. 28. She had been incarcerated for 20 months without a single charge brought against...