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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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LISTEN: Peace Movement Briefing on the US-Saudi Alliance

with Medea Benjamin and Rusti Eisenberg Listen to the call from Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (During the New Hampshire Primary results)   Hosted By: Progressive Democrats of America and United For Peace and Justice Moderated by: Rusti Eisenberg, co-convener of UFPJ’s Legislative Working Group, Brooklyn For Peace, and Professor of Contemporary Foreign Affairs at Hofstra […]

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Call for December 10th Human Rights Day/Syria Actions

As an active member of the Peace and Planet coalition, United for Peace and Justice is joining organizations around the world in calling for a day of action on December 10th, International Human Rights Day. Read the full call-to-action, here. Find an event near you, here. Submit your local action to our calendar, here. The […]

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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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Send a Letter to Congress: Stop the War Crimes in Afghanistan

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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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Iran Agreement: No Time for Silence!

A remarkable grassroots mobilization over the past two months has blunted partisan efforts to block the nuclear agreement with Iran. (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA) With 42 Democratic Senators now supporting the deal, it appears that the Obama Administration will have sufficient votes to move forward with the plan. Together with our national allies, […]

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UFPJ Update: Supporting the Iran Deal & Working Beyond the Bomb

As you know, our network has been very active lately. Here’s a brief rundown of some of the major things we’re working on, with ways that you can help support and take action. Please have a look! Supporting the Iran Deal As you know, we are working hard to support the Iran deal. Here are some actionable […]

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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. […]

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