Upcoming PJC Events

The following events are hosted, organized, co-sponsored, or in collaboration with/by the Peace & Justice Center and are open to the public – we hope you can join us!

We charge a fee for many of our publicly hosted programs. No individual is turned away from any of our our programs due to a lack of funds. People under 25 are not expected to contribute financially. We ask those who are able to pay full price or more for our programs to do. This helps keep our programs financially accessible to all, regardless of income. Not sure if you should pay less, more, or nothing? View our Sliding Scale document to find an amount that feels appropriate to you.

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Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness

September 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT


Lt. Governor’s Monthly Movie Series Screens “Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness” in Jeffords Hall Auditorium.

Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness, is a documentary about a tent city under a bridge in Indianapolis and the criminalization of homelessness in the United States. The movie follows Maurice as he tries to help his community and keep the city from shutting it down. It also explores the impact, positive and negative, of groups attempting to address the issue.

The movie will be followed by a panel discussion with those who work with the homeless in Rutland County. The audience is invited to explore the impact and reality of homelessness in our community and how we can address it.

Doors open for networking at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7:00. This movie is free and open to the public.


September 24, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT


VT Lt. Gov. Zuckerman
Peace & Justice Center
National Association of Social Workers Vermont
Rights & Democracy VT


Castleton University
Castleton, VT 05401 United States + Google Map

If you have questions about our programming, please contact Kina Thorpe, Educational Program Manager, at [email protected] or call (802) 863-2345 x9. If you would like to volunteer at any of the Peace & Justice Center’s events, please email v[email protected].