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Blog – Page 12 – Peace & Justice Center

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Ever wonder why a banana from Central America costs a third of what an apple from Michigan costs? The new documentary Banana Land: Blood, Bullets and Poison attempts to answer that question by examining the supply chain between Central America...
  10am – 2pm Free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, fair trade chocolate samples, fair trade banana smoothies, fair trade vendors and a performance by Jeh Kulu Drum and Dance theater...
April 15th was Tax Day and also the Global Day of Action Against Military Spending so to celebrate we conducted a Penny Poll on Church Street. It was a beautiful day so we were only out from 11am-7pm.  A huge thank...
Join the “New Jim Crow” book discussion in Burlington on Sunday, April 12th from 3pm-5pm and Tuesday April 14th from 6pm-8pm at the Peace & Justice Center. This is a two-part facilitated discussion of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” by Michelle Alexander. Participants are...
Join us outside of Panera Bread on Church Street Wednesday April 15th to participate in the Day of Action Against Military Spending. April 15th is Tax Day, therefore we will be tabling all day starting at 11am to raise awareness...
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, 6pm-8pm Drone Quilt Block Party at the Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake St., Burlington, VT 05401. When the U.S attacks other countries with drones, they label innocent victims as “collateral damage,” dehumanizing the innocent. Moreover, only 20%...
On Mother’s Day weekend, the Burlington Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) presents Most Dangerous Women—celebrating a century of the international women’s peace movement. Under the direction of author Jan Maher, with music direction by...
Thursday, March 12th, 7pm ‘I Am A Girl’ Screening at The Roxy, 222 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401  There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political...
Saturday, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 3:30-5:00pm How to Talk to Kids About Racism at the Fletcher Free Library, College St, Burlington. We are excited to host this month long discussion group. All who are concerned about the impact of racism and/or white privilege on our...