What is justice? What is peace? And how are they related? Students consider these questions and the meaning of the chant “no justice, no peace,” used by people protesting the police killing of Michael Brown - and by many past protesters.
Nonviolent Activism 101
The Nonviolent Activism 101 workshop presented by the Peace & Justice Center focuses on recognizing and dismantling the various systems of oppression in our society in order to navigate the path towards peace and social justice. This program teaches participants about the various types of violence, the effects of oppressive systems, coupled with the nonviolent strategies needed to combat said groups. Some techniques explored during the…
What is Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation to a Franciscan
In June 2014, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invited Friar Father Gearoid Francisco O Conaire OFM to present on the topic: ‘What is Justice, Peace and the Integrity fo Creation (JPI…
Central African Republic: Justice Vital to Peace
The peace accord between the government of the Central African Republic and armed groups that was signed on February 6, 2019 should not deter or displace efforts to deliver justice for the gravest crimes committed during the conflict, Human Rights Watch said today.
The First 100 Days: Globalism Or Americanism
With President Barack Obama’s last 100 days ticking down and the finish line in sight, both Trump and Clinton have described what each of their first 100 day...
My View: Explore how we can aspire for peace and justice
Rockford University is proud to be a member of the Peace Coalition of Rock River Valley and Connect2Peace (connect2peace.org). The University’s
Peace with Justice Committee awards $10,000 to Center for New Americans
Mali’s Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission: Opening the Way Towards Sustainable Peace?
Mali's Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission has a mandate to examine violence dating back to 1960, but it faces serious challenges. Can it serve as a foundation of a peaceful future in Mali? We discuss with transitional justice expert Kora Andrieu, who is currently working with the TJRC as an independent consultant.
» Peace and Justice Pair Top Fasig Midlantic Mixed Sale
A pair of Pennsylvania-bred weanling colts from the first crop of Peace and Justice (War Front) topped Tuesday's Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed & Horses of Racing Age Sale, selling for $87,000 (hip 141) and $80,000 …
What is happening in Yemen and what can we do?
In 2015, a Saudi Arabia-led coalition (including the USA) launched an airstrike against Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East. This war has led to the largest humanitarian crisis on the globe today. Half of Yemen’s 28 million people are on the brink of starvation and the country is suffering from the worst cholera...
What Are We Fighting For?: Reflection on Medea Benjamin Talk
On Wednesday, September 26th, peace activist Medea Benjamin joined us at the Peace & Justice Center to give a talk about the subject of her new book, Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The book itself is an approachable, general-audience guide to U.S.-Iran relations. It deconstructs inflammatory American rhetoric and myth-making, but also...
What Groups in Vermont are Doing Business With ICE?
-Anna Shea, Peacework Intern This past week, Wayfair workers in Massachusetts walked out on the job to protest the company furnishing ICE detention facilities with $200,000 worth of furniture. This action has made people question what other companies and groups and funding and doing business with ICE. As we call on the government to close...
Colts by Peace and Justice, Munnings On Top at Midlantic December Mixed
Colts by Peace and Justice, Munnings On Top at Midlantic December Mixed Tuesday, December 4, 2018 First crop weanling sire PEACE AND JUSTICE (War Front) held the top two spots in Timonium, Maryland on Tuesday at the Midlantic December Mixed & Horses of Racing Age sale The sale topper came in the form of a colt from the first crop of PEACE AND JUSTICE. LEB purchased Hip 141 for $87,000 from the consignment of Northview Stallion Station, agent. The dark bay or brown…
Building A World Beyond War: What Will It Take?
Sponsored by Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition Funded by a Mercy Peace Initiative Grant and awaiting replies from others Saturday, April 22, 2017 Winooski School District, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05404 Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition This new coalition is sponsoring an April 22, 2017 conference entitled, Building A World Beyond War: What Will It Take? The newly-formed coalition…
What does the judge or justice of the peace do in a bail court?
The judge or justice of the peace will listen to the evidence and arguments presented by both the Crown and the accused (through his or her lawyer or duty counsel), and then make a decision on whether the accused should be let out on bail or not. In bail court, as in other courts, the judge or the justice of the peace is often called “the court.” In some cases, the Crown will recommend to the judge or justice of the peace that…
When Peace and Justice Don't Line Up: Restorative Lessons from Colombia
The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) had hopes of ending a brutal 52-year war in their proposed peace deal. But...
10 Commencement Speakers Who Told Students to ‘Rise Up for Peace and Justice’
From Anita Hill to Chadwick Boseman, these speakers reminded students that they have the ability to improve the world they are entering.
Chris Hedges: The Global Culture of Violence: What Is The Path to Peace and Justice?
bsec.org Chris Hedges speaking at the Brooklyn Society For Ethical Culture Charley Horwitz Platform. "The Global Culture of Violence: What Is The Path...
What Does Justice Look Like? Moving Towards a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel
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Communities Working Together: Justice, Unity & Peace Town Hall Sept. 10
With the continued violence against unarmed black men and women, and recent attacks on police officers across the nation, Fairfax County is inviting residents, public officials and law enforcement to engage in important and difficult conversations in order to listen and learn from one another. To address concerns within our community, Fairfax County’s Communities of Trust Committee (COTC) will host a Town Hall Meeting with the…