Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair

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The annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair is a community gathering of nonprofit groups and other exhibitors coming together to promote a harmonious, healthy, peaceful, and sustainable community. The 19th annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair will showcase the hard work and creative spirit of individuals, social justice groups, peace organizations, faith communities, performers, artists, businesses, and environmental activists who are making the world a better place.

05/29/2024
"Telling the truth is an act of love, an act of resistance, an act of courage. Its end is liberation, freedom, and if po...
03/06/2024

"Telling the truth is an act of love, an act of resistance, an act of courage. Its end is liberation, freedom, and if possible, reconciliation. But there can be no reconciliation without truth."
--Jacqui Lewis

"All we are saying is, give peace a chance."
02/06/2024

"All we are saying is, give peace a chance."

01/17/2024

"If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food and one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and eat your fill,” and yet you do not supply their bodily needs, what is the good of that?"
- James 2:15-16
Let's help! There are many groups here in Vancouver and also across the world we can help.

"The truth is powerful and will prevail."- Sojourner Truth
12/05/2023

"The truth is powerful and will prevail."
- Sojourner Truth

"Do what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a better place."  -Rosalynn CarterLet'...
11/30/2023

"Do what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a better place." -Rosalynn Carter
Let's do it!

11/23/2023

"We do not limit our thanksgiving to just one day. The ethic of gratitude leads us to mourn harm we have caused, be thankful for what we have, and celebrate future possibilities. " --Sojourners magazine

"Passivity is easy, but it is not righteous." --Jemar TisbyWhen we see needs in the world, we want to do something about...
11/09/2023

"Passivity is easy, but it is not righteous." --Jemar Tisby
When we see needs in the world, we want to do something about them. This also helps our own well-being.

"We cannot rely upon the silenced to tell us they are suffering."- Hanan Ashrawi
10/17/2023

"We cannot rely upon the silenced to tell us they are suffering."
- Hanan Ashrawi

"The first step toward community is recognizing our common humanity. Instead of seeing strangers in the dark, we recogni...
10/10/2023

"The first step toward community is recognizing our common humanity. Instead of seeing strangers in the dark, we recognize fellow climbers in the light." - Steven Charleston, Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder’s Meditations on Hope and Courage (2021)

Reenactors are a fun and meaningful part of the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair!
09/17/2023

Reenactors are a fun and meaningful part of the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair!

09/11/2023
What a great day yesterday!  The 20th annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair was so much fun.  :)      Marj Casswell an...
09/11/2023

What a great day yesterday! The 20th annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair was so much fun. :) Marj Casswell and Debbie Nelson

As you have probably heard, the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair will have about 20 reenactors of peace and justice hero...
09/06/2023

As you have probably heard, the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair will have about 20 reenactors of peace and justice heroes this Saturday 9 AM - 3 PM at Vancouver's Esther Short Park. But also we will honor a few local heroes at about 12:40.
They are:
Anni and John Furniss have used their social media to candidly reflect on blindness, mental health, and art. They've been profiled or appeared in many local and national media, including The CBS Morning Show, ABC News Live, Oregon ArtBeat, and People Magazine. Find out more at https://www.furnissstudios.com/. Also, John makes presentations to many groups of young people about mental health, honestly sharing his story.


Rebecca Morris, environmental science and history teacher, La Center HS; alternative educator. As a result of years of work by her and her students, they received a national Green Ribbon School Award in June, 2022. La Center HS also earned Platinum certification by Washington Green Schools.

Abby Griffith, recent WSU-V grad, winner of the 2022 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition, Ethiopian immigrant, transportation organizer at O.P.A.L. Environmental Justice in Portland.

Vancouver Peace & Justice Fair Celebrates its 20 Year on Sept. 9, 2023WHEN:  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Admissi...
09/05/2023

Vancouver Peace & Justice Fair Celebrates its 20 Year on Sept. 9, 2023

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Admission is free.

WHERE: Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver WA, corner of 6th and Columbia Streets.
The fair features nonprofit agencies, churches, and charities; diverse community performers; fun activities for children and the whole family. Get to know big-hearted local community groups that are working on important causes from hunger and homelessness to LBGTQ rights and inclusion to climate change, animal welfare and so much more. If you've ever been interested in doing any sort of good in Clark County, this is the event for you. Did you ever want some facetime with peace heroes like Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Harriet Tubman? Our popular Peace and Justice Hero Reenactors will be strolling the park, looking for conversation.

The main stage will have performing groups including the Traveling Day Society, Satori Choral, Talisman Strings and other musicians and singers. Armin Tolentino, the Clark County Poet Laureate, will be the MC for the day.
Get a Passport to Peace at the Headquarters table and get it stamped by five exhibitors to win a prize. There will be prizes for adults and children.

Website: www.vancouverpeaceandjusticefair.org

FaceBook: Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair
Email: [email protected]

There are so many ways people work for peace and justice here in Clark County....90 groups have signed up for the fair. ...
09/03/2023

There are so many ways people work for peace and justice here in Clark County....90 groups have signed up for the fair. Our fair's motto is "we all want peace and justice." So true!

09/03/2023

SignUp.com makes it easy to coordinate school events & classroom activities, fundraisers, snack schedules, potlucks & more!

There is music and dance from the stage at Esther Short Park from 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, September 9th!   See our web...
09/03/2023

There is music and dance from the stage at Esther Short Park from 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, September 9th! See our website for the lineup. :)

There will be so much fun for families to do at the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair in a week! Face painting is just on...
09/01/2023

There will be so much fun for families to do at the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair in a week! Face painting is just one of the fun activities!

Getting ready for the Peace and Justice Fair on Saturday, September 9th!
09/01/2023

Getting ready for the Peace and Justice Fair on Saturday, September 9th!

The Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair is going to be a lot of fun, as well as meaningful!   We will have a Passport to Pe...
08/30/2023

The Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair is going to be a lot of fun, as well as meaningful! We will have a Passport to Peace flyer of the day. Come on down on Saturday, September 9th, between 9 AM and 3 PM and visit groups to get a stamp on your Passport to Peace flyer. For every 10 stamps, you get a prize at the headquarters table! Fun for people of all ages!

I love new ideas!  This year the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair is adding a "Peace Path," where you can walk along a p...
08/27/2023

I love new ideas! This year the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair is adding a "Peace Path," where you can walk along a path on the bricked area of Esther Short Park and learn about events for peace and justice. I can hardly wait to see this!

The Vancouver Peace and Justice fair is an opportunity to have your spirits lifted by seeing and participating in groups...
08/24/2023

The Vancouver Peace and Justice fair is an opportunity to have your spirits lifted by seeing and participating in groups that are working for positive change in our community. Come on down to Esther Short Park, Saturday, September 9th! 9:00-3:00

Address

Esther Short Park, 8th And Columbia
Vancouver, WA
98660

Opening Hours

9am - 4pm

Telephone

+13606964840

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The 17th annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair will be mostly on-line this year, but will still showcase the hard work and creative spirit of individuals, social justice groups, peace organizations, faith communities, performers, artists, businesses, and environmental activists who are making the world a better place.


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