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.

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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…


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.


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!

Author & Artist Series: Jodi Girouard, Talking with the Neighbors

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

Join the Peace & Justice Center on Thursday, December 15th, for a discussion and Q&A with Vermont author Jodi Girouard about her book, Living with the Neighbors. Jodi Girouard has been writing since she learned to hold a pencil. She spends time writing poetry for others to uplift spirits and bring more compassion to the world. She has written three books, and this latest one, Living with the Neighbors, came out late last year. It is her memoir of living with a severe mental illness and reaching out for help through faith, nature, and communities. Jodi serves on the Howard…


Hoodie Candlelight Vigil for Trayvon Martin & Tyre Nichols

Burlington City Hall Park 149 Church Street, Burlington, Vermont

Join us in a moment of mourning and remembrance of Trayvon Martin & Tyre Nichols this Monday, February 6th, at 6:30 PM. At Burlington’s City Hall Park. We will be wearing hoodies in remembrance.

March & Rally for Climate & Energy Justice! 350VT

Montpelier City Hall 39 Main St, Montpelier, Vermont

Bringing Joy and Determination to the Climate Justice Movement To call for Climate Solutions that: --> Are accessible and affordable to low and middle-income Vermonters--> Keep $ in Vermont and provide good paying jobs--> Strengthen community resilience--> Protect human health, agricultural lands, and biodiversity--> Truly reduce carbon emissions Bring your signs! The March will be led by the always fun and vibrant Brass Balagan.  Sign postcards and make photo petitions to deliver to legislators on Tuesday, February 14th.  Learn more about the postcards and our Just Transition organizing. Sign up to carpool! After Rally Warm-Up Spot: If you'd like to warm up (and chill out) with some…

Examining Whiteness PUBLIC Workshop- Reflect on whiteness, privilege, and white supremacy as connected to issues of racism and justice in the food system

Dudley H. Davis Center 590 Main St, Burlington, Vermont

The Peace & Justice Center will be at NOFAhosting two 30 min facilitated white affinity spaces, titled Examining Whiteness- Reflect on whiteness, privilege, and white supremacy as connected to issues of racism and justice in the food system, at the NOFA VT Winter Conference, Saturday, Feb 18th, from 1-1:30 & 1:30-2. We will also be tabling from 8-9 am, 12-2, & 5-6:30 pm. Come visit us!!

Open House: PJC & 350VT New Space

The Peace & Justice Center and 350VT would like to welcome you to our new office and community space. Join us for food, drinks, games, and community building! Get the grand tour and interact with staff, volunteers, and community organizers. Hope to see you there!

The Black Experience 2023 (BX23)

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 153 Main St, Burlington, Vermont

The Black Experience 2023 (BX23) is a free holistic celebration of Vermont’s Black lived experience (cultural, communal, educational), and a welcomed addition to Burlington’s observation of Black History Month. *This event is hosted by The Black Experience and nuwave. Not The PJC.