Tag Archives: peace
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Confronting Islamophobia and Defending Human Rights Under ANY President

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 […]

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Standing Up to Nuclear Threats is Our Job

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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LIVESTREAM NOW: #IRAQTRIBUNAL

The #IraqTribunal will be livestreaming beginning at 9:30AM. UFPJ is proud to be a part of this important project led by CodePink. Many UFPJ leaders and allies will be featured in the Tribunal.

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Keep UFPJ Peace Protectors on the Front Line in Standing Rock

Right now, we are hoping to raise $8,000 to provide much needed support and supplies to on-the-ground peace and water protectors. We’ve already raised about $5,000 so far. Your donation will help to bring more peace and justice protectors from across the country to the front lines with resources and to be of use on the front lines at Standing Rock. […]

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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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