Posts filed under: Peace

Thank you to the YWCA and everyone who was a part of last week’s reading of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Speech “Beyond Vietnam: a Time to Break Silence“. If you missed it we really recommend watching the reading, we...
Join us this Thursday, May 4, at Arts Riot in Burlington for this Community Reading. More details below. One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s lesser known yet equally impactful speeches, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” condemns the violence...
Sunday May 7th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm hosted at the Barn House on the Clemmons Family Farm on 2122 Greenbush Road in Charlotte. Explore the planning and implementation of the Children’s March of 1963 in Birmingham, AL. In between watching...
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...
Thursday, December 15, 5-7:30pm at the Peace & Justice Center. This Book Release and Signing includes Q&A with the author and light refreshments. One Bead at a Time is the oral memoir of Beverly Little Thunder, a two-spirit Lakota Elder from Standing Rock, who...
What a week of tragedy. To us at the Peace & Justice Center, it is important to remember that violence does not happen in a bubble. The cycle of violence in the systems of privilege and oppression must be understood....
War is a Racket Performance and Discussion at the Fletcher Free Library, May 25 at 6pm A lively and engaging reenactment of the prescient words of Major General Smedley Butler, War is a Racket is a one person show based on General...
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...
Dr. John Reuwer partnered with the Peace & Justice Center to create the Peace is Possible Series, it is designed to offer tools of nonviolence for people to use in their everyday life to make us all safer in a...
What’s the point of enlisting nowadays? Everyone has a reason for joining the army whether it be following one’s family’s footsteps, lacking guidance, having a sense of purpose to protect their nation and those they love, etc. As I see...
What’s the point of enlisting nowadays? Everyone has a reason for joining the army whether it be following one’s family’s footsteps, lacking guidance, having a sense of purpose to protect their nation and those they love, etc. As I see...
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,...
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...
“The Peace & Justice Center opposed the War in Afghanistan in 2001 and continues to oppose the war today,” PJC Executive Director Nancy Lynch told the Times Argus last week. “The President’s escalation of this war is fundamentally wrong and...