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Hello! I’m Michaela (she/her), the Fair Trade intern here for the summer! I’m a rising sophomore at The George Washington University, majoring in International Environmental Studies and Relations, with a minor in Sustainability. I am stoked to expand not only...
Hi! My name is Celine Girard and I’m looking forward to being the next Fair Trade and Volunteer coordination intern. I am an incoming junior at the University of Vermont. My major is business administration, with a double minor in...
My name is Kali M. Adams (she/her), and I’m the Racial Justice intern for Summer 2019. Growing up in Vermont, I was homeschooled for most of elementary and middle school, then attended CVU for high school. This fall, I will...
Hi, my name is Anna Shea (she/her), and I’m excited to be the new Peacework intern with the PJC for the summer! I’m a rising junior at the University of Vermont, majoring in environmental studies and minoring in geography. I’m...
  – Guest post by Netdahe Stoddard, PJC facilitator     I was full of positive energy and wearing a big smile as I lined up to race the 2019 Dandelion Run half marathon in Derby on May 18th. The...
-Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager It is appalling that children seeking refuge in the United States are still being put in cages. It’s also appalling that we’ve seemed to have forgotten about this all the meanwhile, the Trump administration...
– By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   Texas Court Victory for Free Speech in the U.S. & the Palestinian BDS Movement A Federal Court in Texas handed down an important ruling Thursday, April 26, preliminarily blocking enforcement...
  -Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director Remind yourself: “It is not my job to be a good white person and fix the world. It is my job to be part of the movement to get us the fuck out of...
-Guest post by Carol Price I see that the Baptist church in Bristol has a sign up advertising an upcoming visit by Franklin Graham to Vermont. For those who don’t know, Franklin is the son of the evangelist Billy Graham...
By Kristen Vrancken, Organizer, Women’s March Vermont and PJC member Many Vermonters are proud of what they see as the state’s uniquely progressive politics. To be sure, it has earned some of those bona fides: Vermont was the first state...