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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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2015 Ends But UFPJ’s Work For Peace Continues!

We hope you value all the action alerts, resources, issue-focused calls, conferences, and information about the demonstrations and activities of our member groups that UFPJ makes available to you. Please make a generous end-of-year donation, or become a monthly sustainer so that UFPJ can do even more in 2016. We deeply appreciate your commitment to peace […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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