For up to the minute announcements of what United for Peace and Justice will be Doug and where we’ll be meeting at various events in Washington DC for the Inauguration and posts about sister events happening around the country and around the world, please RSVP for the event on Facebook. Inauguration Events in DC Jan […]
After the Inauguration: Rest Your Feet, Feed Your Head, Stoke Your Fire! A free conference at American University’s Kay Spiritual Life Center SUNDAY – JANUARY 22: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Please join United for Peace and Justice, our allies, and alumi. Featured speakers include Phyllis Bennis, Michael McPhearson, Judith LeBlanc, John Feffer, Alli McCracken, Matt […]
Dear UFPJ Activist, You appreciate that America’s strength lies in our diversity and that is why UFPJ organized our new Confronting Islamophobia Working Group. The group brings together Muslim-American activists, labor organizers, anti-violence trainers, and community organizers who are developing tools and programs to organize against violence and hate crimes directed against Muslims and Muslim […]
Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]
As 2016 ends, UFPJ looks back on a year of educating, organizing and protest that included our presence at Standing Rock, participation in the Iraq Tribunal, challenging weapons sales to the Saudi government, protesting both presidential candidates, raising the alarm about the growing danger of wars among nuclear-armed states, and promoting the Global Days of […]
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One of the most important struggles of our time is unfolding before our eyes and we refuse to sit on the sidelines. Listen to find out how you can support those on the front lines at Standing Rock with more than just a click. Sign our petition here and listen below. On the evening of Thursday, […]
The #IraqTribunal will be livestreaming beginning at 9:30AM. UFPJ is proud to be a part of this important project led by CodePink. Many UFPJ leaders and allies will be featured in the Tribunal.
Militarized police (from Indiana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wyoming) have taken a side and are organizing with DAPL and the National Guard to suppress Indigenous Peoples and their supporters, initiating unwarranted violent force against nonviolent water and land protectors in a chilling reenactment of a deeply buried history. Please sign the following […]
UFPJ is asking our activists and member groups to submit testimony on the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War. After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it’s time for truth and accountability. The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will unify the global anti-war/peace movements with other justice movements by uplifting testimonies of […]