Category Archives: Taking Action

News & Events from the Peace & Justice Center

The PJC works within Vermont but we can impact Yemen, Iran, Palestine, and more. Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue Abolish Ice Legal Fees Keep Families Together Fundraiser Voices from Palestine From the blog: Medea Benjamin PJC Internships The Greatest Silence: Rape in Congo Community Calendar Action Highlight: Yemen & Saudi […]

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It’s time to take on the beverage industry

Plastic bottles are a major source of plastic pollution but they don’t need to!  Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo & Nestlé: stop blocking container deposits! TAKE ACTION! We pulled off something extraordinary last month. Together with our #breakfreefromplastic movement allies, we mobilized 10,000 people to pick up 187,000 pieces of plastic pollution and then record and report the brands […]

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Peace & Justice Center news & upcoming events

Our Annual Meeting is next Sunday. See details below. Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue Upcoming PJC Events Voices from Palestine Flynn Vouchers Abolish Ice Banner Drop From the Blog: Sexism, Intersectionality, and Action Community Calendar Action Highlight: Avoid Unethical Chocolate PJC Educational Programs & Events People of Color in VT […]

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I Bike I Vote: Early Voting

Graphic courtesy of the National Conference of State Legislators.  Hello Citizen Cyclists, Last week I wrote about the benefit of having a voting plan. Determining where, when, and how you are going to vote ahead of time leads to voting success! Many of you wrote last week to remind me to suggest early, absentee, and […]

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Congressional Education Day – Nov. 12-13

Empowering diverse voices to set the climate agenda for the next Congress! On November 12-13, Citizens Climate Lobby and Citizens Climate Education will further educate ourselves and then our 535 Members of Congress on the need to pass bipartisan climate legislation in general, and 100% revenue-neutral, border-corrected carbon fee and dividend in particular. Just one […]

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National Climate Seminar: Young Climate Voters and Carbon Pricing – 10/17

Join Bard CEP on October 17th for a conversation with Page Atcheson Matilsky, Executive Director at Our Climate. The topic: Political engagement among young voters and mobilizing in support of carbon pricing and climate change, with a focus on the Carbon Pricing initiative on the ballot in Washington State. Page Atcheson, Executive Director, has been […]

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Fair Trade News from the Northeast

Northeast Regional Bulletin April 2018 Hey There Advocate!         Thanks for all your hard work through the beginning of this year. Now that we have wrapped up our amazing and SOLD OUT National Conference, let’s focus on the upcoming month, and most importantly, World Fair Trade Day!   Thank you all for your continued work,  […]

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Workshop: What Kind of Changemaker Are You? Sunday, 6 P.M.

Please join 350Vermont and Central VT Climate Action for the workshop below (and please pass along to friends and students who might be interested)–timely in relation to the Rally for the Planet. We welcome youth as well as adults! Lily Jacobson lily@350vt.org 831.236.6247 http://350vermont.org/   What Kind of Changemaker Are You? Sunday, March 25, 6 […]

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March for Our Lives bus to DC + other events from the Peace & Justice Center

Click here for latest Peace & Justice Newsletter In This Issue Upcoming Events PJC Job Opening Flynn Center Vouchers March for Our Lives Buses to DC From the Blog: Toxic Whiteness A Divided America Community Calendar Action Highlight: Racial Equity Bill PJC Educational Programs & Events Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group Thursday, March 8, noon-1pm, PJC. This space is […]

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Building a Better Activist: Call for Proposals due 2/12

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS   Building a Better Activist: Social Change Education for the Activist in You   The planning committee for the Building a Better Activist: Social Change Education for the Activist in You conference invites you to submit a proposal (workshop, skills-building session, performance, or presentation) for our 2018 conference.   Proposal Deadline: […]

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