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Call for December 10th Human Rights Day/Syria Actions

As an active member of the Peace and Planet coalition, United for Peace and Justice is joining organizations around the world in calling for a day of action on December 10th, International Human Rights Day. Read the full call-to-action, here. Submit your local action to our calendar, here. The world is up in arms following […]

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URGENT House vote to Dismantle Refugee Program Thurs, Nov. 19

It is tragic, but no surprise that members of Congress are using the attacks in Paris as an excuse to close our borders to fleeing Syrians. Now is not the time to turn a cold shoulder to people in need. These refugees are victims of terror, not terrorists. They are fleeing the same violence that […]

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Our Campaign Cannot Exist Without You. Contribute $5 to Peace Today!

We live in a strange time, when the military budget is bloated, but the peace is left to beg. We hate to ask, but when we think of the importance and breadth of our work, we know we must. UFPJ needs your support right now, to continue our work beyond 2015. Please make a donation of […]

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Statement on Recent Attacks and Global Violence

United for Peace and Justice shares with people around the world a deep sorrow over the recent attacks in Paris, along with the civilian deaths on the downed Russian airplane and in Beirut. The massive news coverage of Paris brings home to everyone the humanity of these particular victims and the tragedy of innocent lives […]

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Endorsed by United for Peace and Justice


  UFPJ supports the following call-to-action as part of the Peace and Planet network. Please make a generous donation to UFPJ today so that we can continue our work for peace and strengthening our network at this difficult time. Post your local Dec. 1oth action on our calendar, here.   We are all the victims […]

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AUDIO: Listen to the National Peace Conference Call on Syria with Phyllis Bennis

Listen to the audio recording of our call from the evening of Monday, November 16, 2015 Join PDAmerica, PDAction, and United for Peace and Justice(UFPJ) for a fantastic call with special guest Phyllis Bennis. Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, where she focuses on Middle East and US war issues. She […]

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We Urgently Need Your Member Group Dues

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”  ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s nearing the end of the year and we are reaching out to United for Peace & Justice (UFPJ) member groups and asking each member group to make a meaningful, year-end donation to ensure that UFPJ will be […]

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Your Demand for Peace Was Heard by the UN

Last week the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, which deals with disarmament and international security, voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution, Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations, which sets up a working group open to all UN member states to “substantively address concrete effective legal measures, legal provisions and norms that […]

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Stand with Veterans for Peace on November 11

On October 30, the White House announced plans to deploy a small contingent of special operations forces in Syria, an apparent reversal of President Obama’s pledge not to put U.S. “boots on the ground” in Syria, and an omen of “mission creep.” This is a dangerous escalation of an already incendiary multi-sided conflict in which […]

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Livestream Congress Discussion on US – Russian Relations at 2pmEST

Watch the event live online [2pm – 3:30PM EST, Nov. 4, 2015]: The Crisis in US-Russia Relations, from Ukraine to Syria: Is Congress Overlooking its Causes and Potential Solutions? Hosted by Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Steve Cohen, Rep. Jim Himes, Rep. Rick Nolan, Rep. Alan Grayson, Rep. Hank Johnson, Rep. […]

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