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-Richard Czaplinski, Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans for Peace (WMGMVP) , Chapter 57, President  At our monthly meeting on August 15, members of  WMGMVP discussed the very real potential for actions by the......
As a follower of the PJC, you are aware of our work. If you are a member, thank you! If you are not yet, please help us reach our goal......
The Peace & Justice Center staff stand in solidarity with the protest encampment outside the Burlington Police Department. We share the demands of the protesters: Terminate officers Cory Campbell, Jason Bellavance, and Joseph Corrow. These officers have demonstrated......
Last weekend, a woman walked around Burlington in blackface and yelling racial slurs as a tactic for drawing attention to the injustices that are happening in Palestine. The Peace &......
-Moirha Smith, UVM student and former PJC Intern  Since July was minority mental health month and disablility Pride month, I decided to write about these intersections and how these identities are intersected......
-Ashley Smith, Community Voices for Immigrant Rights Trump is desperate. The pandemic, recession, and uprising for Black lives have undermined his popularity and wrecked his credibility. His polls are plummeting......
Conversations from the Open Road is a program that brings together high school students and journalists to travel, listen to stories, engage in tough conversations, and transform their experiences into......
I can remember my first time trying to understand my own power to change the world around me. I had just returned from a summer program of backpacking in Western......
At six am, I woke up and saw the scary and sad posts on Facebook. I found out that on April 25, 2015, at 11:56 p.m. (NST, Nepali time) a......
In 1910, members of the immigrant Jewish Community of Burlington, Vermont paid $200 to a little-known Lithuanian painter for the purpose of painting the Chai Adam Synagogue. Little did they......
Sunday, October 27th at 5pm: “Where Soldiers Come From” a film screening at Merrill’s Roxy Theater in Burlington. Part of our Cost of War Speaker and Film Series this film......
When people think about war, they relate their thoughts to newspapers and statistics. These provide numbers that demonstrate the tangible outcome of a conflict: deaths of soldiers and civilians, wounded......
Constant gun shots, bullets pelting from the sky, blood, and death; these are the four main things that veterans were in touch with when they were out on duty. When......
Throughout time there have been many soldiers who have turned into authors who have given us the experience of war through writing. Many of them are civilians in the midst......
The price of war is… Does anyone have a factual, ethical, and moral way to finish that sentence? Wars only take things from people, their societies, their governments, and most......
Join Richard Kemp for a casual event where he will talk about his life. Kemp will also be signing his book “Journey North: The Life of Richard Kemp” written last......
On this day, people on all continents will join together in joint actions to focus public, political, and media attention on the costs of military spending and the need for......
On February 15th, the Peace and Justice Center will have the privilege of hosting author Kathleen Barry who will present her riveting lecture ‘Overcoming Masculine Violence in War and at......
On Wednesday night, Omar al-Mashhadi led a conversation in the Fletcher Room of the Fletcher Free library about his experiences and culture in Iraq and the work he is doing with......
On Wednesday night, Omar al-Mashhadi led a conversation in the Fletcher Room of the Fletcher Free library about his experiences and culture in Iraq and the work he is doing with......
The Road to Iraq— part of our ongoing Cost of War speaker and film series. An intimate conversation on Iraq led by Omar al-Mashhadi. Wednesday, January 23rd at 7pm....
The Peace & Justice Center is pleased to announce that we will continue our Cost of War Speaker and Film series throughout 2013.  The Harris and Frances Block Foundation has......
The Peace and Justice Center as a statewide organization is excited to be expanding our Cost of War campaign to Huntington, VT on Sunday, November 11th with a film screening......
On Thursday, October 11th, the President of Veterans for Peace Leah Bolger will speak at St. Michael’s College! Leah joined the Navy in March 1980, and retired in the summer......
On September 22 at 11am at Main Street Landing, the Peace & Justice Center and the Burlington Book Festival will host environmentalist Bill McKibben as part of the Cost of......
Members of the Middlebury College Amnesty International Chapter will be participating in a support demonstration for Syrian civilians. The chapter invited all those interested to attend: “Come join us in......