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2018

JAN|FEB|MAR 2018

HIGHLIGHTS
Youth Activism Rising! March for Our Future anuary 20. PJC High School Intern Milena Stier. New PJC Board Members Anna Boesch and Song Nguyen. Volunteer Highlight Stefan Nickum. The Story of the Kamibashi String Dolls. Milton Inclusion & Diversity Initiative.  Robin’s Nest: #yes I can End Nuclear Weapons. Book Reflection of Jeremy Schahill’s The Assassination Complex.

APR|MAY|JUN 2018

HIGHLIGHTS
Vermont Peace Conference 2018: Building a World Beyond War welcomes Beata Tsosie-Pena; Save Our Skies from the F35; Treaty Compliance Workshop; US Gun Violence and Military Violence: A Missing Link; The Students Speak; Social Justice Symposium; Volunteer Highlight: Stephanie Solt; VT Poor People’s Campaign; Racial Justice Rising: Black Lives Matter of Greater Burlington; Listen Up, White People!; Toxic Whiteness Discussion Groups; Core Nonviolence Training.

2017

JAN|FEB|MAR 2017

HIGHLIGHTS
Standing Rock is my Home; An Activist Hub in a Turbulent Time; PJC Buses to Women’s March on Washington; Standing Rock: Learning from the Ancestry; Beyond the Safety Pin; PJC’s 2017 Ed Everts Peace & Social Justice Activist Award Party; International Women’s Day; Bananeras Book Review; Robin’s Nest: Voices in Resistance.

APR|MAY|JUN 2017

HIGHLIGHTS
PJC Opportunities and new board members, Black History: The Continued Struggle, Film: National Bird, Get on the Bus, Robin’s Nest: Building COnsensus for Peace, Book Review: War is a Lie, Out with Private Prisons, Books: Seven Journeys Through Time.

JUL|AUG|SEP 2017

HIGHLIGHTS
The Path That Led Me Here; Together We Are A Force!; Developing My Voice; How Do You Foster Peace? A Listening Project; Your Bill of Rights in a Time of Resistance; New Faces at the PJC; Robin’s Nest: Questions for the General; Poverty in an Unequal Economy; Kingdom of the Unjust; Books Briefly: Navigating Change in Uncertain Times; UPAVIM; Amy Goodman in Burlington.

OCT|NOV|DEC 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

What Nonviolence Means to Me; PJC facilitator reflections; Meet Marina Kisyova de Geus; Robin’s Nest: Ban Nukes, Don’t Threaten Them; Raise the Wage; Peace & Justice Store; Life in the Clouds; Book Reflections: Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis and Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson; The Ghost of Balfour.

2016

JAN|FEB|MAR 2016

HIGHLIGHTS
Peace Education Programs; Vintage Bernie Poster Raffle; PJC Resolution on Drones; Sample Town Meeting Resolution on Drones; Building My Understanding of Nonviolence and Racial Justice; Bread & Puppet’s Latest Touring Show; One Billion Rising Conference; Puerto Cabezas/Burlington Sister City’s Latest Project; World Powers Tangle in Syrian Quagmire; His/Her No More Gender Neutral Language.

APR|MAY|JUN 2016

HIGHLIGHTS
Peace Education Programs; PJC and ECHO: XOXO; Doug Dunbebin; PJC Summer Internships; Bert Thompson; Cracking the Fair Trade Label; 2016 Legislative Review (Paid Sick Leave; Marijuana Legalization; Electronic Communications Privacy Act); Black Lives Matter Vermont House Resolution; Book Suggestions for Young People (Return to Sender; A Long Walk to Water; Number the Stars; X the Novel) Robin’s Nest: Women and the War on Drugs; Calendar

JUL|AUG|SEP 2016

HIGHLIGHTS
Third Graders Study Nonviolent Conflict Resolution; Local Inspiration: Selene Colburn; Seeing Whiteness; Fair Trade Conference; Preparing for a Just Transition; Volunteers for Peace;Housing Discrimination Investigators Wanted; Fracked Gas Pipeline/Geprags Park; What Color is Justice?

OCT|NOV|DEC 2016

HIGHLIGHTS
With your support we do a lot; Clean Elections Project; Goodbye Paij; Clemmons Family Farm; Muslim Girls Making Change; Twinklings: Peace at Birth; New Vendor: Association
Culturelle Kaouritel of Niger; Why we need Universal Background Checks

2015

JAN|FEB|MAR 2015

HIGHLIGHTS
Beyond Elections/I Vote VT; Bellwether School Fights for Fair Trade; Hands to the Fire: Rebellion Spreads from Ferguson and Ayotzinapa tot he Zapatistas; Fourth Amendment-Surveillance Drones; TPP Update; WWI and the Christmas Truce; A Message of Hope from Stop the F-35; The Story Behind Matr Boomie.

APR|MAY|JUN 2015

HIGHLIGHTS
Domestic Drone Regulation; Let Cops Be Cops; Support and Defend the Constitution; Speaking Truth to Power at the UN; Mindfullness; VT Criminal Justice Reform; Mujeres de Maiz; Most Dangerous Women.

JUL|AUG|SEP 2015

HIGHLIGHTS
Talk to, Support, and Defend the Constitution; Speaking Truth to Power at the UN; Mindfullness; VT Criminal Justice Reform; Mujeres de Maiz; Most Dangerous Women.

OCT|NOV|DEC 2015

HIGHLIGHTS
New PJC Board Members; Revisiting Columbus Day in VT; Fair Trade Month; Educational Programs Catalog; The Palestinian Violin Sings Out.

2014

JAN|FEB|MAR 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
Focus on Drones; The Story of the Reference for Radicals; Fair Trade Chocolate Helps Monkeys; The Trans-Pacific Partnership; FOI and the F 35; Honduras Elections

APR|MAY|JUN 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
Fair Trade; WWI 100th Anniversary; Letter to UVM Board; International Law; Peace ROTC; Drone poem; Nonviolence Training

JUL|AUG|SEP 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: an Assault on Workers; Fight for the Light! A response to the film Shadows of Liberty; Opening the White Curtains; The Haunted in Waziristan; Reflections on Vermont’s First Loving Day and Growing up Multiracial; Left Forum 2014; Greenpeace Non-Violent Direct Action Camp; Positive Changes at Perkins Hall

OCT|NOV|DEC 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
Undoing Racism in VT Schools; New Faces at PJC; PJC Response to Shooting of Michael Brown; Composting Toilets in Haiti; Environmental Justice & PJC; Mental Stress of Drone Pilots; The Silence of Rape is Breaking; Happiness Walk; Julia Alvarez; Activist Award for Migrant Justice

2013

JAN|FEB|MAR 2013

HIGHLIGHTS
Cost of War Series 2013; Livable Wage Forum; Nonviolent Communication Workshops; Making Whiteness Visible; Predictions; Amor a la Vida cooperative; Fair Trade Split

APR|MAY|JUN 2013

HIGHLIGHTS
Upcoming Cost of War Events; Fair Trade Campaigns and the Global Movement; Drone Strikes; Commission on the Status on Women; The Invisible Women; Social Forum 2013: Tunisia; Educate a Girl and She Will Change the World

JUL|AUG|SEP 2013

HIGHLIGHTS
Building Connections; Cost of War Speaker and Film Series; Ed Aloysius Everts; The Art of Social Justice;  Burlington’s Livable Wage Ordinance; A Race to the Bottom;  African History as Told by Africans;

OCT|NOV|DEC 2013

HIGHLIGHTS
PJC Hires Executive Director: Rachel Siegel; Cost of War 2014: focus on Drones; Fair Trade labels; Agitate!; Freedom & Unity: the Vermont Movie; Hiroshima & Nagasaki; Youth Building a Peaceful World

2012

JAN|FEB|MAR 2012

HIGHLIGHTS
Cost of War Film & Speaker Series; Corporations are not People; 4 page insert of Occupy Solidarity News; Creating Opportunities; Shut Down Vermont Yankee.

APR|MAY|JUN 2012

HIGHLIGHTS
Rumors of War: IRAN;  In Solidarity with Women; Occupy Burlington 4 page insert; Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/ Israel; Dante’s speech at the Trayvon Martin Rally.

JUL|AUG|SEP 2012

HIGHLIGHTS
Cost of War Speakers: Bill McKibben and Leah Bolger; The Pipeline & the People; Vessells of Change; Marmete Hayes; Voter ID Laws; Super PAC’s

OCT|NOV|DEC 2012

HIGHLIGHTS
New PJC Staff; Fair Trade Artisan from Guatemala visits Burlington area; Talking About Race; VIAA; Save Our Skies VT

2011

JAN|FEB|MAR 2011

HIGHLIGHTS
Message from the Board; Lockheed Martin; Peace Economy; Corporate Personhood

APR - JUL 2011

HIGHLIGHTS
Board Update: Support Fair Trade; An American Autumn; Experiment in Democracy

AUG - DEC 2011

HIGHLIGHTS
Campaign to End Forced Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry; Occupy Wall Street Statement; Pax Christi Burlington’s 30th Anniversary

2009

  • November/December 2009
    Tax facts, Advancing women as peacemakers, Racial Justice report update.
  • October 2009
    Paid sick days, Remembering John Tucker, Fair Trade Month.
  • September 2009
    PJC New direction, A new Vermont economy, A world citizen inspired by the stars.
  • August 2009
    Activist award recipients, Vermont Economic Progress Council, The Legacy of Champlain.
  • June/July 2009
    Meet the PJC’s new Executive Director, Kids4Peace, Economic Justice update.
  • May 2009
    Champlain’s 400th, Elder basic needs, Exporting the occupation.
  • April 2009
    Helen Caldicott visits Vermont, Where your income tax goes.
  • March 2009
    Bailout people not banks, New livable wage figures, Green Mountain Film Festival.
  • February 2009
    Paid sick day study, Agro-industrial complex, Inauguration thoughts.
  • January 2009
    Springsteen’s inspiration, Financial crisis, PJC 30th Anniversary.

2010

  • November/December 2010 Defense Money in VT; New PJC Board Members; Women of Afghanistan; Overview of the 10 phases of the Vermont Job Gap Study; photos from the Annual Meeting
  • October 2010New PJC staff, Are Drones Legal?, African Military Connection, Dear Hillary, 10.10.10 Event, F-35
  • September 2010
    Goodbye messages from Wendy Coe and Jennifer Reay, Board Message, Congo, ONE Nation march on DC
  • August 2010
    Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemorations, Detroit Social Forum
  • June/July 2010
    Water, Uncommon Alliance, Michael Ruppert, Legislative Update, Van to US Social Forum
  • May 2010
    Honoring the PJC Mothers: Wendy Coe & Robin Lloyd, SOAW in  El Salvador, Beyond GDP, Use GPI for VT, F 35 Jets
  • April 2010
    Youth Activist Institute; Oscar Romero, Farm to Plate, Gross National Happiness, Ron Krupp.
  • March 2010
    Paid Sick Days, Haiti, Patrick Brown, Iraq Anniversary, Questioning Afghanistan.
  • February 2010
    Urgent Appeal to Membership, Honoring Staff, New Job Gap Study.
  • January 2010
    Martin Luther King, Afghanistan, Vermont Action for Peace.