Peace Action NYS calendar


  •  September 11th  Anniversary Events

o     Sunday, September 10, Nationwide: Teach-ins and trainings at churches and Monday, September 11: Nationwide: In-District Lobbying.  Sponsor: Friends Committee for National Legislation.

http://www.fcnl. org/action/ alert.htm

o   Sunday, September 10, Brooklyn Bridge, NYC: Grandparent’ s Day. Granny Peace Brigade Marches across the Bridge, wearing black and carrying black balloons. Join them!  Sponsor: Friends Committee for National Legislation. http://www.grannype acebrigade. org

click for web site o        Monday, September 11: NYC and world-wide: 100 Years of Non-Violence. Many local and theater screenings of the movie Gandhi and the documentary Satyagraha: 100 Years of Nonviolence featuring Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi.  Sponsors: New Yorkers for a Dept. of Peace; M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence; September 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows; The Peace Alliance ; Brooklyn Non-Violent Communication; We, The World.

  • September 16th at 1:15pm, Dewitt, NY: “Peace in the Middle East : Prospects and Possibilities” with Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies.  May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society, 3900 E. Genesee St. , Dewitt , NY 13214.
  • click to register  September 17th, 10:00 AM, East Sidewalk of Fifth Avenue, 8th to 98th Streets, New York City: NUMBER THE DEAD. Each of nearly 2700 citizens will hold a posterboard with the name, age, and hometown of a fallen US soldier written on it. In addition, someone on each block will hold a posterboard represent 1,000 deceased Iraqi civilians. The event will be filmed. You must register in advance to participate: http://www.numberth

  • September 21- 28, Nationwide: Week of Nonviolent Resistance by signers of the Declaration of Peace.  http://declarationo

  • Click for  screenings Week of October 8-14, Worldwide release of the film IRAQ FOR SALE: The War Profiteers by Robert Greenwald. Screenings and conference calls.  Find a screening or host your own: http://iraqforsale. org/screenings. php

  • Columbus Day” October 9th, Wall Street, NYC:  Merchants of Death Rally. Join Peace Action groups and others from New England , New Jersey , and New York .  Rally, sing, march, and drum up and down  Wall St .  Speakers to include Tiokasin Ghosthorse from First Voices @ WBAI Radio War Resisters League, Madelyn Hoffman of NJ Peace Action and others.