Posts filed under: General PJC

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...
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...
The Peace & Justice Center is delighted to share screenings being hosted in various places throughout Vermont next month. Each screening will be followed by a panel and/or Q&A. VT PBS, local communities and the PJC are coming together to do...
Saturday, April 8 from 9:00am-3:30pm at Burlington High School. [Please note: The official deadline to register was Wednesday, March 29.  You are encouraged to still sign up but because it is past the deadline, we may be less able to...
Nonviolence has been proven to be incredibly effective in addressing oppression even though our culture may not embrace or encourage this truth. Nonviolent activists utilize the power we have as people working collaboratively for a common good to employ a...
  Hey people in Southern Vermont! Come join the Peace & Justice Center at the Manchester Community Library on Saturday, September 24th from 10am to 3pm for our FREE Nonviolent Activism workshop! Through this we’ll be looking into systemic forms...
Come join the Peace & Justice Center at Pride Center Vermont on Saturday July 16 from noon to 5pm for our FREE Nonviolent Activism 101 workshop in Burlington! Through this we’ll be looking into systemic forms of oppression and how nonviolence...
Join us on July 12th at Burlington City Hall to hear public participatory readings of Frederick Douglass' speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth". ...
Mark Cook, American journalist and former correspondent for Democracy Now! will be talking about the reality of life in parts of Latin America – most specifically Venezuela and the need for media watchdogs – Wednesday, June 29 at noon at the...
  Hey Central Vermont Folks! Come join the Peace & Justice Center at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library on Saturday May 28th from Noon to 5pm for our FREE Nonviolent Activism 101 Workshop in Montpelier! We’ll be exploring systems of oppression and...
The poet sits at the edge of a precipice, the water licks away the words as she writes . She shouts but there is no echo. She has lost the catalogue of extinctions. – Alexis Lathem, The Book of the Sixth...
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...
As the legislative session draws to a close, we wanted to give you a quick update on the H.382, the Paid Sick Days Bill that would allow all hard working Vermonters to earn up to 56 hours of paid sick...
The Peace & Justice Center and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom will celebrate Mother’s Day by honoring the two founding mothers of the PJC: Wendy Coe and Robin Lloyd. Sunday, May 9, 3-5pm On the lawn (inside,...
Peace & Justice Center proud to host a special screening of the documentary about the life of Howard Zinn, “You Can’t be Neutral on a Moving Train” by Vermont Filmmaker Deb Ellis. Friday April 23rd, 7pm Contois Auditorium, City Hall,...
The deadline to apply for the 2010 Youth Activist Institute has been extended to Friday April 30th! This is a great opportunity for high school youth to build their skills as activists and learn how to create social change both...
On Saturday March 20th from 1-4pm at Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall a broad coalition of organization will host forum titled “War Without End in the Obama Era: Understanding & Challenging U.S. Empire and the War Economy”. The forum...
With 106,000 hard-working Vermonters lacking paid sick days, it is crucial to the health of our community that H.382 on Paid Sick Days gets passed. We all get sick and we all care for our loved ones who are sick....
The Peace & Justice Center has released the newest installment of the long running Vermont Job Gap Study.  The first new phase since 2006, the report is the first part of a three part Phase 10 series “Toward a New...
Catie Curtis at Higher Ground Sat. Feb. 20th, 7pm To benefit the Peace & Justice Center and in honor of Guen Gifford. $20 adv, $23 day of show. Doors open at 6:30pm. “From the first time I heard her, I...