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Vermonters who are being charged with disorderly conduct for protesting ICE family separations last summer, are being muzzled by the States Attorney. Why are they even being prosecuted? Nonviolent civil disobedience cases in Vermont have typically been dropped. Do we...
– By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine The international BDS movement was launched in 2005 by 170 Palestinian unions, political parties, refugee networks, women’s organizations, professional associations, popular resistance committees and other civil society groups.   Thirteen years later, the movement is...
– Charlie Kleinfeld, PJC Racial Justice Intern Minutes after the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself the legitimate president of Venezuela, the Trump administration announced their official backing of him. The events of the past week appear to be...
-Shelley Vermilya, PJC Member Two small Black children in tattered clothing holding hands, ask quietly, “Have you seen our mother?” This scene of the ghostly siblings is in a hologram display at The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration....
GAZA UNDER SIEGE Shattered Lives ∞ Shattered Limbs By Mark Hage Vermonters for Justice in Palestine SHOOTING TO KILL In 2018, Israeli soldiers killed 290 Palestinians living under military occupation, including 55 minors. 254 were killed in the Gaza Strip....
Hello! My name is Taylor Morgan (she/her) and I’m a Volunteer Coordinator Intern for the Spring 2019 semester! I was born and raised in Highgate, VT, and I’m currently a sophomore at the University of Vermont. I’m currently majoring in...
Hey! My name is Charlie Kleinfeld (he/him) and I’m the new Racial Justice intern at the Peace and Justice Center! I’m an exchange student from London, England studying Political Science at the University of Vermont for the year. I’m interested...
Hi, my name is Caitlin Blanchette (she/her) and I am a new Programming Intern at the Peace and Justice Center. I am a junior at Champlain College, where I study law with a minor in social justice. I enjoy playing...
-Deb Ellis, Co-Producer of “Howard Zinn: You Can’t be Neutral on a Moving Train” As Vermont filmmakers, we are thrilled to share Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train with a home state audience! Zinn’s message is as rich...
-Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine 2018 for millions of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza marked another year of brutal military occupation and siege, denial of civil and human rights, daily attacks by Isreali...