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Join the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (April 5-18)

People across the globe are organizing local actions to decry current priorities that spend $1.75 trillion/year on arms when our planet is in crisis. On April 5, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute will release its annual report on world military expenditures. April 15 is U.S. Tax Day. This year, April 5 – 18, have […]

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2016 Summit on Saudi Arabia

Attend the 2016 Summit on Saudi Arabia

We encourage you to make your way to Washington DC on March 5-6 for the first-ever 2-day Summit on Saudi Arabia and US-Saudi ties, hosted by CODEPINK, United for Peace & Justice, The Nation Magazine, Institute for Policy Studies, Peace Action, and many others. The new wave of hostilities unleashed by the the January 2 […]

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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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UFPJ Sponsors Summit on Saudi Arabia

The United States and Saudi Arabia have long shared an virtually unquestioned alliance and various business ties around oil, militarism, and finance. Despite Saudi Arabia’s extreme human rights abuses and threats to national and global security, the United States still supports the Kingdom with massive weapons sales and through close diplomatic relations. The coziness of […]

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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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#ReclaimMLK: Take action this weekend!

The Ferguson Action Team, part of the Movement for Black Lives, is calling on communities around the country to take action this weekend to reclaim the true legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement he was part of.United for Peace and Justice stands in solidarity with this movement to honor […]

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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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To a New Era of Activism in 2016

As 2015 draws to a close, UFPJ is anticipating a new season of activism in 2016. We thank you for your commitment to peace and justice and for the work you do. For 12 years, UFPJ has been deeply engaged in building alliances among peace and justice activists and providing our members with resources and opportunities for […]

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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 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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