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Election Worries? PEACE PLEDGE to Keep War Out of the White House!

Dear Peace Ally, I want to let you know about the exciting new “Peace Pledge” campaign that United for Peace and Justice is launching.  The pledge is a commitment to take action for peace and justice up to and beyond the 2016 U.S. elections and it’s ready for you to sign right now. As the mother […]

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TIME SENSITIVE: Organizational Sign-On to Stop Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia

Add Your Group’s Endorsement to Peace Movement Letter to Congress ***THURSDAY DEADLINE!!!*** So far, two dozen national and local peace organizations have already signed on to a letter to Congress urging them to reject the planned $1.15 billion foreign military sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. To add your organization to this letter, use […]

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Support “Disarm! International Peace Bureau Congress 2016”

 The IPB world congress is less than a month away. Will a member of your UFPJ organization be joining us Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in Berlin, Germany?   Visit their site to register and to find out more about the schedule:   Support their efforts for advertisement and outreach by supporting the thunderclap via facebook, twitter, and/or […]

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Registration for the “No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism” Conference in Washington, D.C., September 23-25 is almost closed, as space is filling up.

Registration for the “No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism” Conference in Washington, D.C., September 23-25 is almost closed, as space is filling up. Click here to see the event agenda and to register for No War 2016: Here’s a message from the event organizers: “Friday and Saturday events will be livestreamed at and […]

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URGENT ACTION: Send a Letter to Congress to Halt Saudi Weapons Deal

The Peace Movement has a rare opportunity to get Congress to halt weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, which is a human rights violator and is committing deadly war crimes in Yemen with the support of the U.S. The Obama Administration has recently blocked the sale of cluster bombs to the Saudi Kingdom, but the State Dept. has permitted the […]

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The Imperative of Nuclear Disarmament & New Priorities in an Increasingly Dangerous World

The following call was recorded on July 20, 2016. Our presenters were: Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director, Western States Legal Foundation; North American Coordinator, Mayors for Peace; Abolition 2000 “founding mother”, and National Co-convener, United for Peace and Justice. Dr. Joseph Gerson, Director of Programs for the American Friends Service Committee’s Northeast Region and Director of […]

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Get Involved in Peace and Justice ACTIONS in Philadelphia!

Activists from around the country are meeting at the RNC and DNC conventions to continue the struggle against endless war, to demand a more livable future, and to defend our planet. We have reached out to UFPJ Member Groups to compile a list of events that are being organized  around the conventions, by the peace and […]

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August is “Nuclear-Free Future Month”

On August 6 and 9, the 71st anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we encourage you to highlight the growing dangers of wars among nuclear-armed states and the imperative of nuclear disarmament as you commemorate those horrific events. This year we are joining UNFOLD ZERO and partners around the world in […]

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Craigslist Charitable Fund Awards $25,000 to UFPJ! Help Us Raise Matching Funds!

We have wonderful news! United for Peace and Justice has received a $25,000 grant from the craigslist Charitable Fund – one of the few sources of significant funding for truly progressive, anti-war, social justice work. Now we want to challenge all of you to make a donation as a way of thanking the Fund! Let’s […]

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US Militarism’s Expanse and the Need for a Movement to Cut Military Spending and Invest in Human Needs

Despite the fact that we inhabit a war culture and machine with a vast reach and capacity never seen before, we must stand strong in opposition to endless war. It falls upon us as peace activists to inspire American people – and people around the world – to call for an end to war, to […]

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