Archive | Legislative Working Group Posts RSS feed for this section
A boy and his sisters watch graffiti artists spray on a wall, commemorating the victims who were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, May 18, 2015. Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels resumed early on Monday in the southern port city of Aden after a five-day truce expired amid talks on the war-torn country's future that were boycotted by the rebels. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Call 1-855-68-NO-WAR. Stop Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia. End the War in Yemen.

This is an urgent alert that requires action from all of us. US arms sales to Saudi Arabia are fueling the deadly war and famine that are destroying Yemen and indiscriminately killing thousands of people. We each need to call Congress today to tell our legislators to block the sale of US bombs to Saudi Arabia. Congress […]

Continue Reading
call syria

Stop US Military Action In Syria. Call the White House & Congress

Once again, the United States is sliding towards a wider war in the Middle East. Only two days after the first allegations of the use of chemical weapons against a village in Syria, the United States has attacked an air base in Syria with more than fifty sea launched cruise missiles. With both Russian and […]

Continue Reading
CONFRONTINGISLAMOPHOBIAWORKING GROUP (7)

LISTEN: National Briefing Call on Confronting Islamophobia

Listen to UFPJ’s Confronting Islamophobia Working Group, allies, and activists from around the country, for an informative briefing and dialogue on current and imminent attacks against targeted communities. Our experienced panelists lead a discussion on what we can do as a movement to fight the Islamophobia and racism that plague our communities and US policy […]

Continue Reading
People inspect damage at a house after it was destroyed by an air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa, February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Senate to Vote on Blocking Weapons to Saudia Arabia this Wednesday! Call (202) 224-3121, NOW!!

The Saudi Coalition, backed by the U.S, has committed a multitude of war crimes in Yemen killing thousands of innocent civilians. The Senate and House are taking action by putting forth legislation to stop the current $1.15 billion US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia. There must be consequences for the atrocities committed by Saudi Arabia. […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

AUDIO: 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 […]

Continue Reading
Screen Shot 2015-08-18 at 9.14.00 AM

Dowload Audio from Our National Conference Call on the Iran Deal, with Phillys Bennis, Tyler Cullis, & Lara Friedman

Urgent UFPJ Conference Call on Iran Agreement: featuring Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, Tyler Cullis, National Iranian American Council, & Lara Friedman, Americans for Peace Now. Recorded Live on Wednesday, August 12, 9PM EST Listen here! Click here to download the MP3 audio of the call. Finally, there is a diplomatic achievement we can support. […]

Continue Reading
us military war on isis congress vote

War on ISIS? Oppose US Military Intervention in Syria

  Join a Nat’l Conference Call on Syria w/ Phyllis Bennis – Mon., 11/16 End War & Occupations Conference Call Call Date: Monday, November 16th, 2015 Call Time: 6:00 PM PT, 7:00 PM MT, 8:00 PM CT, 9:00 PM ET Conference Call Number: (605) 562-3140 Access Code: 952870# Backup Dial-in Numbers: (951) 262-7373 or (805) […]

Continue Reading
Jackie Cabasso of UFPJ speaks at Press Conference with Code Pink and Congress Woman Barbara Lee's office

UFPJ Opposes New Request for Authorization for Use of Military Force

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 […]

Continue Reading
skip the netanyahu speech to congress

Protect US Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran, Netanyahu Stay Home!

The last thing the world needs is another Middle East confrontation. Yet there are politicians in both political parties, who seem determined to create one. Although the international negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have made significant progress, Senators Kirk and Menendez are reviving legislation that would threaten Iran with new sanctions. President Obama made […]

Continue Reading