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PJC 2021 Pause Reflections

-Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director Like everything else that’s happened during the pandemic, the PJC’s Annual Staff Pause was different than it was in past…

Statement From a Few Local Organizers

– Leif Taranta, Emma Schoenberg (PJC Board Member), and Julie Macuga We are organizers, strategists, direct action campaigners, who love community, resistance, collaboration, and living…

The need to keep fighting and loving

by Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director Following the hard work by activists and community members in Georgia, which resulted in the historic election of a…

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Thank You! PJC End of the Year Reflections

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] -Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager This year was full of challenges. The pandemic and the protests against racism and police brutality forced many…

Reflections from PJC BIPOC Retreat

The BIPOC members of the PJC staff, board, and racial justice advisory committee spent August 28-31 at beautiful Knoll Farm in Fayston, Vermont. Knoll Farm…

Cardboard sign with "WE DEMAND BELLAVANCE, CAMPBELL, & CORROW BE FIRED IMMEDIATELY" written in silver block letters outlined in black.

Statement of Solidarity with Battery Park Encampment

The Peace & Justice Center staff stand in solidarity with the protest encampment outside the Burlington Police Department. We share the demands of the protesters: Terminate officers Cory Campbell, Jason Bellavance, and…

Say What You Mean

-Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager The beautiful thing about language is that it is constantly evolving. Sometimes it is hard to keep track of…