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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.

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.