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Hi, my name is Anna Shea (she/her), and I’m excited to be the new Peacework intern with the PJC for the summer! I’m a rising junior at the University of Vermont, majoring in environmental studies and minoring in geography. I’m...
  – Guest post by Netdahe Stoddard, PJC facilitator     I was full of positive energy and wearing a big smile as I lined up to race the 2019 Dandelion Run half marathon in Derby on May 18th. The...
-Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager It is appalling that children seeking refuge in the United States are still being put in cages. It’s also appalling that we’ve seemed to have forgotten about this all the meanwhile, the Trump administration...
– By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   Texas Court Victory for Free Speech in the U.S. & the Palestinian BDS Movement A Federal Court in Texas handed down an important ruling Thursday, April 26, preliminarily blocking enforcement...
  -Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director Remind yourself: “It is not my job to be a good white person and fix the world. It is my job to be part of the movement to get us the fuck out of...
-Guest post by Carol Price I see that the Baptist church in Bristol has a sign up advertising an upcoming visit by Franklin Graham to Vermont. For those who don’t know, Franklin is the son of the evangelist Billy Graham...
By Kristen Vrancken, Organizer, Women’s March Vermont and PJC member Many Vermonters are proud of what they see as the state’s uniquely progressive politics. To be sure, it has earned some of those bona fides: Vermont was the first state...
-Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   Still Marching & Dying for Freedom: One-Year Anniversary of The Great March of Return in Gaza March 30 marked the one-year anniversary of the Great March of Return campaign in Gaza.  Tens...
The following is an excerpt from George Lakey’s book “How We Win”. George Lakey will be facilitating his How We Win workshop on Saturday, May 11 from 2-5:30pm in Burlington. Learn more about the program and register online here. Copies...
Taylor Morgan, Volunteer Coordination Intern I first got involved with the Peace & Justice Center in November 2018, when I applied to their internship on Handshake [the UVM job board]. I had little to no knowledge of the center prior...