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  When I was growing up, a trusted adult in my life misguidedly told me that Kwanzaa was a made up holiday; insinuating other traditions were more worthy of celebration.......
Between the World and Me is a 2015 non-fiction novel written by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This book is written as a letter to the author’s teenage son regarding feelings, symbolism, and......
Resmaa Menakem’s My Grandmother’s Hands is an excellent book dedicated to guiding readers down the path of healing intergenerational trauma brought on by white supremacy, which manifests itself as white-body......
In Ibram X. Kendi’s foundational book How to Be an Antiracist, he dissects the cancer to society that is racism by addressing the history that created racist policies, the deeply......
For over 40 years the Peace & Justice Center has sought to unite communities through activism and education. As time progressed the organization progressed, taking its initial focus of nuclear......
-by Rachel Siegel, Outgoing Executive Director I have been reflecting and dreaming as I prepare for my last two weeks in this role at PJC. When I was hired in......
-by Rachel Siegel, Executive Director [Edit: Since writing this post, a petition for the Mayor to resign has been created.]   Mayor Miro Weinberger admitted a mistake, but he did......
Join Community Voices for Immigrant Rights for a car protest on Sunday, March 14th at 1pm. Gather at the TD Bank parking lot off of 2A in Williston, Vermont. We......
We are excited to welcome three interns to our team this spring. Please help us welcome Martha MacGregor, Holly Morway, and Thomas Caswell! Here they are to introduce themselves: Hi!......
The Peace & Justice Center calls for the decarceration & demilitarization of society leading to the eventual abolition of systems of punishment. This statement is put forth by the Board......