Events

Below is our Community Calendar with events hosted by the Peace & Justice Center along with other community groups, individuals, and our Allied Groups.

The Peace & Justice Center is not directly involved in all of these event. If you have questions about a non-PJC event, please reach out to the organization listed.

Use the link below to submit an event for inclusion in the calendar.

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The People’s Farmstand

Pomeroy Park 31 Booth Street, Burlington, Vermont

The People's Farmstand is back! Free veggies at Pomeroy Park every Friday for the rest of the growing season from 5:00-6:30. Follow @thepeoplesfarmstand on insta for updates 

Free
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The People’s Farmstand

Pomeroy Park 31 Booth Street, Burlington, Vermont

The People's Farmstand is back! Free veggies at Pomeroy Park every Friday for the rest of the growing season from 5:00-6:30. Follow @thepeoplesfarmstand on insta for updates 

Free

A Revolutionary Press Printmaking Demo

Peace & Justice Center 60 Lake Street 1C, Burlington, Vermont

Join the PJC for a printmaking demo on August 20th! It will be in front of our store, at 60 Lake Street in Burlington, VT! A Revolutionary Press is a 501c3 non-profit with a mission to print radical and revolutionary ideals and to donate all income to other non-profits doing the real work for peace and social justice. It is run by John Vincent. See his incredible work in action on August 20th, and make sure to stop by the PJC store to pick up one of his prints!

Free

Author & Artist Series: An Na

Join us on September 8th from 6-7pm at beautiful Waterfront Park in Burlington for a reading and Q+A with author An Na. Na will be reading from her young adult novel The Fold. The Fold follows a Korean teen who’s balancing school and family responsibilities while dealing with the pressure of imposed beauty standards. Na has created a surprisingly funny and thought-provoking look at notions of beauty, who sets the standards and how they affect us all. An Na was born in South Korea and grew up in San Diego, California. As a young person, she never imagined that she…

First Annual Social Justice Symposium

Main Street Landing 60 Lake Street, Burlington, Vermont

The Peace & Justice Center is planning its first annual Social Justice Symposium! The week-long event (September 30th - October 7th) will call on organizers and activistsf rom across the state to come together and envision collective liberation across various social justice issues.  Registration Links https://linktr.ee/pjcvermont The Price of Safety Our first event will be a film screening of The Price of Safety and a Q&A session with the filmmakers and local leaders. It is directed by Chris Spencer and Produced by Chris Spencer and Erin Wolcott. The film explores national conversations of over-policing and racial bias as they unfold in…

Free

The Price of Safety Film Screening and Panel

Join us for The Price of Safety documentary and Q&A session with the filmmakers and local leaders. The film explores national conversations of over-policing and racial bias as they unfold in the quaint community of Vergennes, VT. Sept 30th, 6:30 pm (doors open at 6). The third floor of the Lake & College building at 60 Lake Street, Burlington, VT, 05401. Pay what you can.

Seeing and Disrupting Racism: Public Workshop

Join our 2-hour 101-level workshop Seeing and Disrupting Racism. The workshop defines racism and gives participants insight into the many ways racism manifests from an individual to a systemic level. Hosted in Democracy Creative. Located in the Soda Plant at 266 Pine St, Burlington. Pay what you can.

Ed Everts Award Ceremony

Schmanska Park, 63 Grove St, Burlington VT

Come join us for food, drinks, and a celebration of our community. We will be awarding and honoring some of our most dedicated community members and friends.

Author & Artist Series: Misoo

Peace & Justice Author Series: THE GIANT ASIAN GIRLS with MisooThursday, October 13th from 6-7pm at the O.N.E Arts Community School, 294 N Winooski St, #111 Burlington, VT 05401 Join Peace & Justice Center and artist Misoo for a discussion of her series of paintings entitled The Giant Asian Girls. The Giant Asian Girls are an acrylic painting and collage series that contemplates the unique intersection of gender-based violence and racial stereotypes for Asian women living in the United States. In one aspect, the work is a counterbalance to the western “fetishization” of Asian women, and in another, it is…

Free

Burlington Benefit to Stop the Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi

Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall 149 Church St, Burlington, Vermont

In August and September of this year, more than 160,000 people in the majority Black city of Jackson, MS, experienced a complete breakdown of their local water supply following a climate-driven flooding event. Today, many people’s tap water is still unsafe to drink, and state officials continue to ignore residents' basic needs.  Cooperation Jackson, a world-renowned community renewal and mutual aid organization is still distributing bottled water to residents and also planning for the future. They are gathering resources to build a series of community water catchment systems to better meet the community’s long-term needs.  Please come to Burlington City…

Author & Artist Series: Kia’Rae Hanron

ONE Community Arts School 294 N Winooski St, #111, Burlington, Vermont

Join the Peace & Justice Center for a conversation with educator, activist, and artist Kia'Rae Hanron. Kia'Rae is a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on themes such as identity, race, gender, mental health, nature, personal and interpersonal relationships, education, and activism. This event will be held on Zoom. Hanron shares her experiences with art and creative expression as a means of surviving and thriving and analyzes the themes of mental health, identity, and relationships to self and others that are woven throughout her visual art, prose, and poetry.

Free

Peace & Justice Center Annual Report

The Peace & Justice Center Annual Report is out now! Read it on our website here. We are excited to share our accomplishments from this past year with our community!