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.