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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...
Hi, My name is Charles Harper (He/Him), I am a new Programming Intern at the Peace & Justice Center. I’m A Senior Communication Major at Champlain College. I am driven by my passion for learning, and look forward to working...
Hi, y’all! My name is Ariane (she/they) and I am a Racial Justice Intern with a Fair Trade focus. It is my third year at the University of Vermont studying environmental justice. While interning at the Peace & Justice Center...
My name is Aidan Mulderrig, and I am a junior at Saint Michael’s College. While studying at Saint Michael’s College, my academics have been my first priority. I intend to graduate with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in both...
– By Richard Czaplinski, President Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans For Peace, Chapter 5   In all the controversy and discussion about the F35s coming to Burlington (jobs, noise, dangers to surrounding homes, schools and businesses, reliability, need, cost, to name...
We are greatly concerned about the uptick of antisemitic and other forms of hate crimes and violence in our country. We seek to ally with individuals, organizations, and congregations against these acts and towards a more just society. Peace &...
– By Wendy Coe, PJC Founder & Gene Bergman, former Board Chair Organizations as dynamic as the Peace & Justice Center activate many people, year after year. Quite often, people involved now know nothing of what happened before their time....
A few weeks ago, employees at HOPE Works, the rape crisis center in Burlington, expressed their frustration their leadership, specifically their Executive Director Cathleen Barkley. Following the organizing, an individual was fired — seemingly in retaliation. Since then, they have written an...