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The presentation above was made by Alix Mcatee who was the Cost of War: Focus on Drones intern at the Peace & Justice Center in the summer of 2015. She is a UVM student majoring in Sociology with minors in...
Friends have asked me how to respond when kids say things like, “I wish I was white so I could be a princess;” or, “I don’t like the brown kids in my class because they smell.” I don’t have a...
Nonviolence education is an essential building block for effective activism and conflict intervention. Many people know about nonviolent leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Cesar Chavez but how often do we take a deep...
Join members of the Peace & Justice Center staff at the Center (60 Lake Street) for tea, dessert and conversation about effective approaches to recruiting for peace. This training explores strategies for encouraging young people to engage in peace work...
Amelia Boynton-Robinson, a long time Civil Rights activist has passed away at age 104. Boynton-Robinson, initially coming to fame for her participation in the Selma-Montgomery marches during the Civil Rights movement, was awarded the Martin Luther King, Jr Freedom Medal...
Thursday, September 10, 7pm, Roxy Theater, details below The documentary REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle The Planet follows “Reuse Pro” Alex Eaves’ cross-country adventure to the 48 contiguous U.S. states. On his journey, he demonstrates the different ways people and...
Thursday, September 10, 7pm, Roxy Theater, details below The documentary REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle The Planet follows “Reuse Pro” Alex Eaves’ cross-country adventure to the 48 contiguous U.S. states. On his journey, he demonstrates the different ways people and...
I had the pleasure and fortune to attend the Pace e Bene Campaign Nonviolence training and conference in Santa Fe August 7th and 8th. The name of the conference was “Mobilizing the Nation for the Times We’re In: Ending War,...
The Peace & Justice Center is proud to support the Congo Luzingu (Congo Life) Festival on Saturday August 15th from 12-3 pm at Contois Auditorium in Burlington City Hall.  This festival is being hosted by the community of people from Congo-Brazzaville living...
Join the Peace & Justice Center on Thursday, August 6th at 6:30 p.m. for our annual Songs for Hope event. There will be community singing of peace and justice folk songs followed by candle boats set afloat in memory of...