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PETITION: Stop Sending Weapons to Saudi Arabia

Despite Saudi Arabia’s history of aggression, brutality, and human rights abuses, the United States continues to provide the country with weapons and the tools to commit its violence. Please sign a petition to make that stop. UFPJ has banded with partner organizations to: Call on the governments of the world to stop providing Saudi Arabia with weaponry. Boycott […]

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UFPJ’s 2015 Annual Report

2015 was action filled, with a variety of movements taking to the streets in response to issues including the deaths of African-American men at the hands of the police, militarization of the police, climate change, nuclear weapons, war, and rising Islamophobia. UFPJ’s calls to action reflected our long-standing belief that we must link the wars […]

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Organizing for Peace in 2016 and Beyond

United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) is looking to the future and we can see that maintaining our network of peace and justice groups will be crucial in the coming year. As you may know, we recently co-hosted a call with Progressive Democrats of America that featured Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies, […]

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CALL FOR DEC. 10 HUMAN RIGHTS DAY/SYRIA ACTIONS

  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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UPFJ MEMBER GROUP NOTICE

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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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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Rally in NYC Sat. 10/24 to STOP Police Terror & Murder!

UFPJ is messaging all member groups and activists in the NYC area to promote the following demonstration, which we have endorsed. Please see about the #RiseUpOctober Rally to Stop Police Terror and Murder, below, and participate if you are able. National March to STOP Police Terror Which Side are You On? https://www.facebook.com/events/767581106685589/ http://riseupoctober.nationbuilder.com/ Saturday, October 24 11:00 am […]

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President Obama’s Prolonging Afghanistan Occupation

As long as there are U.S. military forces in Afghanistan there will be no peace or security for Afghanistan or the U.S. United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) calls on the United States government to withdraw all forces from Afghanistan and to bring to an endto the 15-year old debacle. U.S. military intervention is a […]

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Which Candidate Did You Hear Supporting Peace?

If you heard the candidates during last night’s Democratic Party debates, you know it is time for peace and justice activists to lead! Who spoke out forcefully for diplomacy and peace? Who condemned the ways our bloated military budget has undercut spending on critical human needs like jobs, education and addressing climate change? Who condemned the […]

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Success on Iran Agreement is Owed to Member Groups Around the Country

This Summer through September, United for Peace and Justice joined a coalition of parters and organizations promoting peace to defend the international agreement with Iran on nuclear weapons. With members of Congress opposing the agreement, some touting war with Iran as an alternative, we chose to support diplomacy.   Our campaign was a success, but […]

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