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Though less than 6% of Vermonters are people of color, 100% of recent U.S. Poet Laureates are, including three African American women: Rita Dove, Natasha Trethewey and Tracy K. Smith.......
Hi, I’m Kathryn (she/her)! I am a recent graduate of the University of Vermont with a bachelors degree in English, with a focus in Cultural Studies and a minor in......
Hello, my name is Meryl Braconnier (she/her), and I am a new Programming Intern at the Peace & Justice Center. I am a rising junior at the University of Vermont,......
Hi! My name is Jason Dana, I use he/him/his pronouns, I am a Senior Social Work Major at the University of Vermont and I’m really excited to be a Peacework......
Hello! My name is Elizabeth McConnell and I am an incoming senior at Burlington High School. A fun fact about me is that I am a huge dog lover and......
by Robin Lloyd, PJC founder and member Why do I want to take part in the Poor People’s Campaign, especially its focus this week on militarism and gun violence? I’m......
Guest post by By Mark Hage from Vermonters for Justice in Palestine May 15, 2018   There are more than 7 million Palestinian refugees worldwide, and greater than half remain de......
There are many things about Vermont that can’t be denied: it has beautiful green mountains, the best maple syrup (don’t try to fight me on this), and an overwhelmingly white......
By Vicky Castillo, a student at Saint Michael’s College who co-leads the Civil Rights Alliance (CRA) through the Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE) on campus It’s in the air. It surrounds......
The Peace & Justice Center, and affiliated groups are proud to announce the second Vermont Peace Conference: Building a World Beyond War, on Saturday May 12 from 9:30 – 4:30......