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– By Marc Estrin, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine “Israel has launched air attacks on Gaza hours after rockets were allegedly fired near Tel Aviv, raising fears of a major escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”  No matter what the provocation...
In response to the Mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, we encourage you to send your words of support to the Islamic Community Center of Vermont and the Islamic Society of Vermont. Drop by the PJC, fill out a postcard,...
-By Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine A prominent Palestinian human rights activist and politician, Khalida Jarrar, 56, was released from an Israeli prison on Feb. 28. She had been incarcerated for 20 months without a single charge brought against...
Thank you to Pride Center for hosting this program. -Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager On March 12th, PJC board, staff, and some facilitators participated in Pride Center’s Trans 101 program. I was excited to participate in this program not...
Peacework Internship Description The Peacework Internship is an intensive semester long program that gives participants organized training through skills building and hands-on and in-the-field experience working on campaigns for peace building, anti-war advocacy, and social justice....
Programming/Fundraising Internship Description  The Programming/Fundraising Internship is an intensive semester long position that offers participants extensive skills in non-profit administration. This organized training happens through hands-on and in-the-field experience by working on campaigns for economic, racial, and social justice. This...
Racial Justice Internship Description The Racial Justice internship is an intensive semester long program that gives participants organized training through skills building and hands-on and in-the-field experience working on campaigns for racial justice, and movement building. Working with activists from...
By Commentary Editor’s note: This commentary is by retired Air Force Col. Rosanne Greco, who is a candidate for adjutant general of the Vermont National Guard. She spent 30 years on active duty in the Air Force, and is a former...
-Kathy Shapiro, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine An atmosphere of hate and discrimination against oppressed minorities flourishes under the current administration.  We’ve seen a 17% rise of hate crimes in 2017 according to the FBI, 59% of which were race-based,...
-Rachel Siegel PJC Executive Director “The goal is not to be a better white person. The goal is to build the movements we need to create the world we want to live in.” -Dylan Cooke, Catalyst Project trainer   I...