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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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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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