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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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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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Statement: “We Must Affirm the Rights & Humanity of All Individuals”

As a 9/11 family member, whose sister died in the North Tower of the World Trade Center, my first response to yesterday’s tragedy at the Pulse Club in Orlando can only be profound grief and compassion.  Fifteen years ago, I lived through the shock, horror, and uncertainty that you and your families are experiencing. As […]

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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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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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Statement on Recent Attacks and Global Violence

United for Peace and Justice shares with people around the world a deep sorrow over the recent attacks in Paris, along with the civilian deaths on the downed Russian airplane and in Beirut. The massive news coverage of Paris brings home to everyone the humanity of these particular victims and the tragedy of innocent lives […]

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CALL FOR DEC. 10 HUMAN RIGHTS DAY/SYRIA ACTIONS

  UFPJ supports the following call-to-action as part of the Peace and Planet network. Please make a generous donation to UFPJ today so that we can continue our work for peace and strengthening our network at this difficult time. Post your local Dec. 1oth action on our calendar, here.   We are all the victims […]

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WSLF to Dept. of Energy: Manhattan Project Nat’l Historical Park Must Include Nuclear Casualties

Below, is the comment of the Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF) on the Memorandum of Agreement Between the United States Department of the Interior and the United States Department of Energy for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. WSLF is a member group of United for Peace and Justice and it’s Executive Director, Jackie Cabasso also […]

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Obama’s Strategy for Iraq: Escalation

With the Islamic State on the rise, and the ever pressing threat of U.S. attacks or invasion in the Middle East, the peace movement is demanding that President Obama come clean on his strategy for Iraq. While the President has recently claimed that he has “no complete Iraq strategy,” the administration is already deploying around 500 troops, and building […]

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UFPJ Takes the to Streets!

UFPJ has been out in force, marching in the streets of New York and endorsing actions across the country!  Our members turned out in numbers to demand that the nuclear-armed nations get serious about disarmament. The march was the culmination of the Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World, an inspiring […]

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