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    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
    Today we march, tomorrow we vote Green Party.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

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Not In Our Town @ CAC 12/11/11 Free

Film, Panel Discussion, Reception Co-presented by Cinema Arts Centre & Long Island School of the Americas Watch (LI SOA Watch) Sunday, December 11 at 1pm At the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave , Huntington, NY 11743. 631-423-7611 NOT IN OUR TOWN: LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF7t0udDL_U&feature=player_embedded]

Fax Suffolk Officials: Call for an Investigation Into Alleged Censorship of Hate Crime Report

A high-ranking official from Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy’s administration inappropriately obtained and edited a report on county hate crime, according to a complaint submitted to the Suffolk County Ethics Commission by Legis. DuWayne Gregory last week. While Levy denies any wrongdoing, the seriousness of these claims merits an investigation. You can make that happen. […]

Memorial Day reflections…

Thoughts about Memorial Day, peace, and cemeteries to honor the dead.

Reflections on Marcelo Lucero and Jeffrey Conroy

A poem reflecting on the lives of the two men whose lives have been tied together by crime: Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant, and Jeffrey Conroy, one of the young men recently sentenced in Marcelo Lucero’s murder. This is a poem by Maxwell Wheat, 2007-2009 Nassau County Poet Laureate.

Fri. April 9th: Play about Marcelo Lucero, at Adelphi University

based on a press release from Adelphi University “What Killed Marcelo Lucero?” A play about immigration and hate convenes activists at Adelphi University on Friday, April 9, 2010 at 6:30pm. Garden City, NY / Adelphi University’s Center for Social Innovation and Levermore Global Scholars Program are co-sponsoring the interactive theater piece, “What Killed Marcelo Lucero?”, […]

Sunday, Jan 17th: Peace Party on Long Island

Please join the South Country Peace Group for the annual party & fundraiser. Sunday, January 17, 2010 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 51 Browns Lane, Bellport The open general annual meeting will start at 3:00 PM. The peace party will follow (approximately 4:15-4:30 PM) All are welcome to come to our general meeting.  And we […]

Southern Poverty Law Center: Anti-Immigrant Climate Fueling Violence Against Latinos in Suffolk County

*Check with Long Island Wins (longislandwins.com) for more coverage on the report. MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Latino immigrants in Suffolk County, N.Y., are routinely the target of violent attacks, harassment and abuse driven by a virulent anti-immigrant climate that has been fostered by community leaders and law enforcement practices, according to a report released today by […]

Large percentage of Long Islanders have experienced hate crime

New polls show statistics for people in Long Island who worry about hate crime, and also a large percentage of people in Long Island (both Suffolk County and Nassau County) who say they have been a victim of hate crime. The article points out that racism is a continuing problem.

Watching the process: Chance to hear oral arguments about immigration issue controversy from Suffolk County Legislature

KW: One of the leftover proposals from the spell of anti-immigrant legislation that was bubbling in the Suffolk County Legislature is the bill IR1105, which will receive a day in court this Friday. See information below. Video from the time the bill was being proposed is at the bottom of this post. And, also, for […]

Marcelo Lucero’s family will come to witness trial…

KW: This is very good news. The immigrant support community thinks it is important that Marcelo Lucero’s mother is able to attend the trials, and speak on behalf of her lost child… (excerpt from) Newsday Family of slain Ecuadorean man to attend trials by Bart Jones The family of Marcelo Lucero said Wednesday they have […]

News & Events From Long Island WINS 12/9/08

Dear Supporters, There are many of you who are new to Long Island Wins and we wanted to take a moment to introduce ourselves. We are a public information and education campaign driven by the belief that immigration creates incredible opportunities for economic, cultural and social growth. As immigrants to this country renew the American […]

Lesson in issue work: Hate Crime Circus

KW: With the murder of Marcelo Lucero, a man from Ecuador, in Patchogue, there are many activists and groups– including non-profits, religious groups and elected officials on every side of the political spectrum–who want to use this tragedy as a teachable moment. It is very difficult sometimes to sort out people’s intent. And, we must […]

Positive movement in Suffolk to address hate crime

See Newsday article at bottom… It appears that some politicians in Suffolk County are starting to get the message that they have to change their positions, be on guard against hate crime, and also become part of the solution. I am guessing that the reasons include: personal epiphanies after the death of Marcelo Lucero, the […]

Rally and public speaking at Suffolk County Legislature: Marcelo Lucero and Immigration Issues

KW: Today, Tuesay, December 2nd, I attended a morning vigil and rally to honor the life of Marcelo Lucero and to discuss ways that the government could have done and could do things better in regards to tolerance in Suffolk County. After the rally, many immigration activists spoke in the public portion, with various tributes […]