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Join the ‘Peace Hub’ of the People’s Climate March

On April 29, the People’s Climate March will shake Washington. Sister marches will span cities across the US, and around the globe. Peace and justice activists everywhere will raise our voices together to say: “Stop the Wars, Save the Planet!” UFPJ has been organizing with the Peace Hub of the People’s Climate March– a coalition […]

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Host or Attend a Rapid Response Action to Protest US Military Action in Syria

Peace and Justice activists are taking to the streets to protest the illegal and dangerous US military action in Syria. UFPJ is calling for local actions across the country to stop US military involvement in Syria! Read our statement from earlier today. Act now, to host an action in your community to resist the Trump […]

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A Call to Conscience. MLK’s Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence. Relevance to U.S. Wars and Militarism Today

50 years ago, on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church, in NYC, Martin Luther King delivered his powerful and most controversial speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”.   No longer willing to keep silent about the immorality of the Vietnam War, knowing the intense criticism he would receive for speaking out, he nevertheless was […]

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LISTEN: National Briefing Call on Confronting Islamophobia

Listen to UFPJ’s Confronting Islamophobia Working Group, allies, and activists from around the country, for an informative briefing and dialogue on current and imminent attacks against targeted communities. Our experienced panelists lead a discussion on what we can do as a movement to fight the Islamophobia and racism that plague our communities and US policy […]

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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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