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Have you seen articles about wearing a safety pin? Have you been wearing one? Do you want to wear one? In the wake of the national election physical and verbal assaults towards Muslims, queer folks, and people of color have...
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 4:30 documentary film screening, Main Street Landing Film House This event is in honor of Veteran’s Day. Soldier’s Heart, founded in 2006, tends the invisible wounds resulting from war and military service. These wounds are now...
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 4:30 documentary film screening, Main Street Landing Film House This event is in honor of Veteran’s Day. Soldier’s Heart, founded in 2006, tends the invisible wounds resulting from war and military service. These wounds are now...
It was such a pleasure to see Medea Benjamin last week at the Peace & Justice Center. Those present learned about Afghanistan, ways in which we can affect change through education and activism relating to Afghanistan, and more. We are...
Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.–Saudi Connection October 26th, 4:30-6:30pm at the Peace & Justice Center. Book talk followed by Q&A and a call to action! About the Book: In seven succinct chapters followed by a meditation on prospects for change, Benjamin—cited by...
Sunday, October 23, from 3-4:30pm, Peace & Justice Center Annual Membership Meeting at the PJC. This event includes overviews of our current work, voting on new board members, and time for you all to offer input into the work we...
Join us this Thursday (September 22) at 7pm at Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St. in Burlington for a screening of Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders, a documentary about the fight to reunite families separated by deportation. Imagine...
Join us this Thursday (September 22) at 7pm at Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St. in Burlington for a screening of Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders, a documentary about the fight to reunite families separated by deportation. Imagine...
Friday, November 18th, 5-6pm at the Peace & Justice Center.  Curious about where recyclables go after you put them on your curb to be picked up? Author John Powell and Illustrator Rob Blum share the adventures of the Pitkin Kids as...
Friday, November 18th, 5-6pm at the Peace & Justice Center.  Curious about where recyclables go after you put them on your curb to be picked up? Author John Powell and Illustrator Rob Blum share the adventures of the Pitkin Kids as...
Come join us at The Big Picture Theater and Cafe in Waitsfield on August 3rd from 6:30-8:30pm for a screening of the documentary Oriented followed by a meaningful discussion.  The film follows the lives of three Palestinian friends who explore their national, sexual...
Come join the Peace & Justice Center at Pride Center Vermont on Saturday July 16 from noon to 5pm for our FREE Nonviolent Activism 101 workshop in Burlington! Through this we’ll be looking into systemic forms of oppression and how nonviolence...
Join us on July 12th at Burlington City Hall to hear public participatory readings of Frederick Douglass' speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth". ...
Meet the author! Ruah Swennerfelt will be reading a few excerpts from her new book Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith followed by an open discussion. THURSDAY AUGUST 18th 6:00-7:30pm at the Peace & Justice...
Mark Cook, American journalist and former correspondent for Democracy Now! will be talking about the reality of life in parts of Latin America – most specifically Venezuela and the need for media watchdogs – Wednesday, June 29 at noon at the...
The poet sits at the edge of a precipice, the water licks away the words as she writes . She shouts but there is no echo. She has lost the catalogue of extinctions. – Alexis Lathem, The Book of the Sixth...
In the video below as well as in her book Why Civil Resistance Works (co-authored with Maria J. Stephan), Erica Chenoweth examines both violent and non-violent resistance movements around the world from 1900 to 2013 and compares their rates of success...
As the legislative session draws to a close, we wanted to give you a quick update on the H.382, the Paid Sick Days Bill that would allow all hard working Vermonters to earn up to 56 hours of paid sick...
The Peace & Justice Center and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom will celebrate Mother’s Day by honoring the two founding mothers of the PJC: Wendy Coe and Robin Lloyd. Sunday, May 9, 3-5pm On the lawn (inside,...
Peace & Justice Center proud to host a special screening of the documentary about the life of Howard Zinn, “You Can’t be Neutral on a Moving Train” by Vermont Filmmaker Deb Ellis. Friday April 23rd, 7pm Contois Auditorium, City Hall,...
The deadline to apply for the 2010 Youth Activist Institute has been extended to Friday April 30th! This is a great opportunity for high school youth to build their skills as activists and learn how to create social change both...
On Saturday March 20th from 1-4pm at Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall a broad coalition of organization will host forum titled “War Without End in the Obama Era: Understanding & Challenging U.S. Empire and the War Economy”. The forum...
With 106,000 hard-working Vermonters lacking paid sick days, it is crucial to the health of our community that H.382 on Paid Sick Days gets passed. We all get sick and we all care for our loved ones who are sick....
The Peace & Justice Center has released the newest installment of the long running Vermont Job Gap Study.  The first new phase since 2006, the report is the first part of a three part Phase 10 series “Toward a New...
Catie Curtis at Higher Ground Sat. Feb. 20th, 7pm To benefit the Peace & Justice Center and in honor of Guen Gifford. $20 adv, $23 day of show. Doors open at 6:30pm. “From the first time I heard her, I...