United for Peace and Justice has endorsed the following event. Please share this information to encourage others to participate and attend the demonstration, if possible. The announcement from Jewish Voice for Peace can be found below. In peace and solidarity, UFPJ Begin forwarded message: Join JVP DC and allies as we tell Congress and […]
On February 17, 2015, Code Pink organized a press conference at the Oakland, California Federal Building, calling for opposition to a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force and the end to endless war in the Middle East and beyond. Speakers included WSLF executive director Jackie Cabasso, who also spoke on behalf of United […]
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As UFPJ honors the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, U.S. Navy Ships approach Syria with the threat of an imminent attack. We can’t help but think back to the words of Dr. Martin Luther King about the travesty of war. Dr. King stated that “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about […]
Shawn G. Hart is an artist and scholar from Washington, D.C. She is company owner of BBS-Baker By Shawn. After earning the Master of Fine Arts degree from Howard University and completing her thesis titled“Josephine Baker Creating An American Icon Through A Framework of Social Identity Theory”, the company was born. Its mission is to […]
Recent events have shown how vitally important it is for peace and justice activists and organizations to be informed and connected. Escalating violence in Syria, the hunger strike at Guantanamo, attacks on our privacy and civil liberties – UFPJ has been able to bring you information about these unfolding events and about the work of […]
Tell President Obama: The time is right and the world is ready to negotiate the elimination of nuclear weapons!
Click here to sign the petition. First, the good news: In May, a new United Nations working group began meeting in Geneva “to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons.” The first ever UN High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament will take place […]
To commemorate the death of her son Casey, and to demand real change in Washington DC and the nation, Cindy Sheehan has initiated a cross country bicycle peace ride from Vacaville, CA to Washington DC. Her son Casey is buried in the Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery in Vacaville. Casey was killed on April 4, 2004 while serving […]
Many of us are scared about the heightened tension in the conflict on the Korean peninsula. A way to deal with that fear is to act. We invite you to join us in calling on the heads of states party to the Six-Nation-Initiative – the USA, North Korea, South Korea, China, Russia and Japan – […]
In the past few years there’s been a lot of nice sounding rhetoric about eliminating nuclear weapons uttered by President Obama and various senior statesmen. Unfortunately, the rhetoric doesn’t match the reality. At the time of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 President’s Budget Request submitted to Congress in February 2011, the Administration anticipated spending approximately […]