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Calls to ICE Tip Line (Williston ICE office) 1-866-DHS-2ICE   “Hello, I’m calling to report the kidnapping of immigrant children and the detention of immigrant families. The primary suspects’ names......
Join various events around VT in recognition of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The atomic bombs that were dropped in Hiroshima (on August 6th) and Nagasaki (August 9th) in......
By Richard Czaplinski “I’m for peace, but not your kind of peace.” So said a man as he came up close to me while I led the Vermont Veterans For......
I’ve never been a marcher. I don’t like to feel used by anyone. But this time, I marched and wore black as requested. I marched because I am grieving for......
For six months in 2011 I lived in East Jerusalem, in the neighborhood of Wadi Joz, just adjacent to the Old City, and to Silwan where this boy’s story took......
I am writing in support of a remarkable organization that deserves our attention and support. Planting Hope (PH) was started in 2001 by by Beth Merrill of Montpelier and is......
Mindfulness and similar contemplative practices have become increasingly common in activist circles in recent years. In fact, we do workshops on this topic here at the Peace & Justice Center!......
It is important for non-immigrants, especially white non-immigrants, to show up as aspiring allies and put ourselves on the line. Since the first European colonizers set foot on this continent,......
This coming Monday, July 2nd, at City Hall in Burlington we will be having our 4th annual reading of Frederick Douglass’, “What to the Slave is the 4th of July”.......
Hi, my name is Greta(she/her), and I will be a senior at Rutland High School. I am a new intern at the Peace and Justice Center, and my focus over......