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Stop War with North Korea: Take Action on Veterans/Armistice Day Nov. 11

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was the day that the Armistice between WWI Allies and Germany went into effect in 1918. World War I or the War to End All Wars was fought from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 mobilizing 70 million military personnel.  Sixteen million died […]

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Action On Armistice Day

By Thea Paneth,UFPJ Coordinating Committee Member & Boston Area OrganizerThe eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was the day that the Armistice between WWI Allies and Germany went into effect in 1918.  World War I or the War To End All Wars was fought from July 28, 1914 to November 11, […]

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It’s No Time for Peace Organizing to Slow Down!

It may be summertime, but that doesn’t mean that UFPJ’s taking a holiday. Between the racist killings and harassment on our streets, endless U.S. wars abroad, and military games being conducted by nuclear armed states, we are campaigning tirelessly and creatively to end these crises. Voting, alone, will not pull us out of the fire. […]

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Mobilizing for an Action-Packed April to Defend Our Rights & End War!

2016 has already proven to be a very active year for the peace movement, as groups around the country take action on urgent issues like the Syrian Crisis, US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, and the catastrophic War on Yemen. Please scroll down to learn about 3 significant mass mobilizations that United for Peace and […]

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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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Stand with Veterans for Peace on November 11

On October 30, the White House announced plans to deploy a small contingent of special operations forces in Syria, an apparent reversal of President Obama’s pledge not to put U.S. “boots on the ground” in Syria, and an omen of “mission creep.” This is a dangerous escalation of an already incendiary multi-sided conflict in which […]

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Sign up to Volunteer for Peace & Planet

The following request for volunteers comes from Stephen Polk, one of our coordinators for the Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just, and Sustainable World. If you’re available to volunteer 4/24-4/26, please sign up here. If you are able to marshal the march and rally on the 26th, please contact Stephen directly to RSVP by 4/20 at spolk@afsc.org or 303-638-4031. […]

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Member Group Actions on Anniversary of US Invasion of Iraq

In our Spring call-to-action, UFPJ announced a series of coordinated peace and justices events leading up to a mass mobilization. One of the dates we have encouraged member groups to organize around is March 19. Please check out these antiwar events recognizing the anniversary of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq, that are being hosted […]

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Download UFPJ’s Call to Action! “Time for Global Super Power for Peace and Justice to Rise Again!”

Click here to download the printable PDF version of this statement, for distribution.  

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UFPJ Sponsors People’s Climate March!

Here’s some very exciting news!  UFPJ will have a strong presence in New York City over the People’s Climate March weekend, September 20-22. The whole spectrum of the Progressive Movement – environmental, labor, peace, interfaith, anti-nuclear, racial and economic justice and more – will be back on the streets of New York on Sunday, September 21, […]

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