Just a few days ago the Trump Administration and the Army moved to approve the easement for Energy Transfer Partners to drill under Lake Oahe on the Missouri River and build the Dakota Access Pipeline through Native land at Standing Rock, despite threats to the environment and the likely contamination of drinking water for millions […]
United for Peace and Justice has joined with the U.S. Peace Council, Veterans for Peace and several other national peace organizations to initiate a public campaign in support of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s (D-Hawaii) STOP ARMING TERRORISTS ACT (H.R. 608), which she originally introduced to the Congress on December 8, 2016. Please sign the petition urging […]
American’s are outraged at the illegality and the incompetence that the Trump Administration has presented to the public since his first day in the White House. Many of us have been out in the streets more than a few times in the last week to let Donald Trump know that he does not speak for […]
We’re just back from an inspiring weekend and we have no intention of slowing down. United for Peace & Justice had a very productive and motivating four days in Washington DC, January 19-22. Here’s just some of what happened: UFPJ Co-Chair, Jackie Cabasso, spoke at the Antiwar/Antinuke rally on Thursday in Franklin Square Park. […]
After the Inauguration: Rest Your Feet, Feed Your Head, Stoke Your Fire! A free conference at American University’s Kay Spiritual Life Center SUNDAY – JANUARY 22: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Please join United for Peace and Justice, our allies, and alumi. Featured speakers include Phyllis Bennis, Michael McPhearson, Judith LeBlanc, John Feffer, Alli McCracken, Matt […]
Dear UFPJ Activist, You appreciate that America’s strength lies in our diversity and that is why UFPJ organized our new Confronting Islamophobia Working Group. The group brings together Muslim-American activists, labor organizers, anti-violence trainers, and community organizers who are developing tools and programs to organize against violence and hate crimes directed against Muslims and Muslim […]
Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]
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