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If you’ve ever come into our office you may have been greeted by a volunteer and if you’ve ever gone into the store you’ve most definitely interacted with a volunteer. Volunteers are a huge part of the Peace & Justice...
Poverty impacts our communities in both big and small ways. And many of us have experienced poverty at one time or another in our lives. Equity Solutions brings people together for a deeper understanding of the root causes of poverty...
Thursday, September 14 from 12-1pm, Understanding Fair Trade Labels is a presentation that breaks down the differences between Fair Trade Certifications, Fair Trade Membership Organizations, and Direct Trade to help us better understand the Fair Trade Movement. People are encouraged...
As our world has become increasingly interconnected and globalized, Free Trade Agreements, or FTAs, have been created to provide jobs and increase trade between countries. While these intentions appear to work on paper, many free trade agreements have negatively impacted...
How much do you know about free trade agreements like NAFTA, TPP, and WTO? Come to the Peace & Justice Center on Saturday, June 24 from 3-4 pm for our Understanding Free Trade Agreements Presentation and Discussion! This program discusses how free trade’s good...
We are hiring two positions: Program Assistant and Seasonal Store Clerk. The Program Assistant supports the the Program Managers on events and campaigns. This includes Racial Justice, Fair Trade, Peace, and miscellaneous programming. 15-25 hours a week. The Store Clerk...
Free Trade Agreements like NAFTA and TPP have a number of social, economic, and environmental consequences around the world. The Fair Trade movement poses an alternative to Free Trade and attempts to, at minimum, counterbalance these negative externalities. Come to...
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center, organizer of the annual Burlington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance announced that Carol Moseley Braun – first African American woman to be elected to the United States Senate– will deliver the 2017 Dr. Martin...
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...
Join the Peace and Justice Center and the Fair Trade Burlington Network on Saturday, May 11th from 11:00am – 1:00pm in City Hall Park in Burlington for a World Fair Trade Day Celebration!  Festivities Include: Free samples from BEN &...
Saturday, May 14th is World Fair Trade Day, and Burlington is throwing a celebration!  The Peace & Justice Center’s Gabriela Brenneman will be at the Farmer’s Market in City Hall Park sharing the work we do to support Fair Trade...
The Peace & Justice Store is the perfect place to find your holiday gifts for everyone on your list. And you’ll get the warm fuzzy feeling that comes from supporting Vermont businesses. On sale through December 20 are Fair Trade...