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Whatcom Peace and Justice Center

Who We Are

Educational Events 
The Whatcom Peace & Justice Center provides ongoing monthly educational programming, leadership on legislative advocacy, and opportunities to resist injustice through public protest, writing, media reform, & organizing.   

Alternatives to Military Service 
Since 2003, Whatcom Peace & Justice Center has been offering high school youth vital information on the realities of military promises and war; nonviolent career and educational alternatives; and Conscientious Objection. Veterans and other volunteers table once per quarter in each of Whatcom County’s nine public high schools. 

The Whatcom Civil Rights Project              
A volunteer-led call in referral service for legal help in the case of a civil rights violation.  We connect people who have experienced a civil-rights based violation with legal professionals.  For more information, or help with a civil rights case, call (360) 746-2745 

The Whatcom Human Rights Task Force 
The WHRTF was founded in in 1999.  Since joining with the WPJC in 2012, the Task Force continues to host the Annual MLK Human Rights Conference, International Human Rights Day Celebration and serves as a emergency response committee in local instances of human and civil rights violations.  

What We Do

The Whatcom Peace & Justice Center works to create a voice for peace and social justice in Whatcom County through partnerships with local community and religious organizations, direct action, public witness, and education on alternatives to violence and war. We call on our government and society to disavow policies of violence and seek a culture of peace. We call on our government and society to disavow policies of violence and seek a culture of peace.