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Thank you to Pride Center for hosting this program. -Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager On March 12th, PJC board, staff, and some facilitators participated in Pride Center’s Trans 101 program. I was excited to participate in this program not...
Peacework Internship Description The Peacework Internship is an intensive semester long program that gives participants organized training through skills building and hands-on and in-the-field experience working on campaigns for peace building, anti-war advocacy, and social justice....
Programming/Fundraising Internship Description  The Programming/Fundraising Internship is an intensive semester long position that offers participants extensive skills in non-profit administration. This organized training happens through hands-on and in-the-field experience by working on campaigns for economic, racial, and social justice. This...
Racial Justice Internship Description The Racial Justice internship is an intensive semester long program that gives participants organized training through skills building and hands-on and in-the-field experience working on campaigns for racial justice, and movement building. Working with activists from...
By Commentary Editor’s note: This commentary is by retired Air Force Col. Rosanne Greco, who is a candidate for adjutant general of the Vermont National Guard. She spent 30 years on active duty in the Air Force, and is a former...
-Kathy Shapiro, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine An atmosphere of hate and discrimination against oppressed minorities flourishes under the current administration.  We’ve seen a 17% rise of hate crimes in 2017 according to the FBI, 59% of which were race-based,...
-Rachel Siegel PJC Executive Director “The goal is not to be a better white person. The goal is to build the movements we need to create the world we want to live in.” -Dylan Cooke, Catalyst Project trainer   I...
Vermonters who are being charged with disorderly conduct for protesting ICE family separations last summer, are being muzzled by the States Attorney. Why are they even being prosecuted? Nonviolent civil disobedience cases in Vermont have typically been dropped. Do we...
– By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine The international BDS movement was launched in 2005 by 170 Palestinian unions, political parties, refugee networks, women’s organizations, professional associations, popular resistance committees and other civil society groups.   Thirteen years later, the movement is...
– Charlie Kleinfeld, PJC Racial Justice Intern Minutes after the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself the legitimate president of Venezuela, the Trump administration announced their official backing of him. The events of the past week appear to be...