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-Ashley Smith, Community Voices for Immigrant Rights Trump is desperate. The pandemic, recession, and uprising for Black lives have undermined his popularity and wrecked his credibility. His polls are plummeting......
-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 what words are “in” and......
Israeli Occupation of Palestine Begins 54th Year – No End in Sight   -By BDS Committee, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   The ice-cream brand will stop advertising on Facebook,......
–Kristen Connors, former PJC staff member Recently, I participated in the Peace & Justice Center’s Toxic Whiteness discussion group for the first time in the two years since I moved......
-By Kina Thorpe, Dayna Stimson, and Ashley Smith, Community Voices for Immigrant Rights Video: United in the Fight for Liberation. Message from people inside Mesa Verde Detention Center in solidarity......
-Elise Guyette; author, historian, and PJC member We propose to change the name of “Negro Brook” in Townshend to Susanna Toby Brook. Susanna (1750– 1855) lived in Townshend, sometimes Acton, beginning......
-Hannah Stump, former PJC Intern Content Warning: Sexual assault, abuse. Though slavery’s existence precedes written records, it is not a thing of the past. It is a dehumanizing practice still......
-Submitted by Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine, Written by Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) (Excerpted)   We can’t breathe until we’re free! Palestinians stand in solidarity with Black......
We were grateful to host the webinar on Racial Justice Work in Vermont. Being able to highlight such a range of work related to Racial Justice was inspiring. It is......
  In response to the latest senseless loss of life by police murder to go viral, the heinous killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, as well as the murders of......