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Save the Date: Pathmakers to Peace with Amy Goodman
Thursday, November 12 at Plymouth Church!

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Honoring Amy Goodman!

Thursday, November 12 , 6–9:30 pm
Plymouth Church, 57 Orange St., Brooklyn
between Henry and Hicks in Brooklyn Heights. [MAP]

Doors open at 6 pm for appetizers and drinks; program will begin at 7 pm.  Dinner and wine will be included.

Tickets go on sale August 15, 2015!

Please visit brooklynpeace.org or call 718-624-5921 for tickets.

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Brooklyn To Congress:
“Support Peace & Diplomacy!
We Don’t Want Another War!”

Aug 1, 2015

Continuing their campaign to build support among their Brooklyn neighbors, BFP volunteers were out in front of the Central Library today. Flyers were handed out and postcards to Congress demanding support for the agreement on Iran’s  nuclear programs were collected. So far, Brooklyn For Peace has collected over 1,700 postcards from Brooklyn residents reflecting the widespread support for diplomacy and against a third Middle East war.

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The flyer handed out at Brooklyn’s Central Library today.

At times, there were so many people wanting to sign postcards that they had to wait on line. It was a sweltering day so that was a good measure of people’s commitment. Impressive! Congress … are you listening?

Our campaign will continue in the weeks ahead. Want to join us? Write to pej@brooklynpeace.org and we’ll send you details of our next mobilization.

Brooklynites lining up to send postcards to Congress.
Brooklynites lining up to send postcards to Congress in front of the library at Grand Army Plaza today.

Iran Deal: Keep It or Kill It?
See Our Latest Flyer On Iran…

Jul 31, 2015

Brooklyn For Peace has been out on the street corners of our Brooklyn neighborhoods, educating on the issue and supporting diplomacy with Iran vs. another Middle East war. Sentiment has been overwhelmingly in favor of the agreement with Iran and we’ve collected close to 1,700 postcards to Congress – Senators and Reps urging them to stand up for peace and diplomacy.

You can join the campaign — just email us: pej@brooklynpeace.com

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BFP Has Been Waging Peace
By Urging Diplomacy, Not War, With Iran.

Jul 5, 2015

Over the last few months Brooklyn For Peace volunteers, led by the group’s Peace And Economic Justice Committee (PEJ) have been out in the streets urging success for the diplomatic agreement that the Obama administration, along with its five partners, have been negotiating with Iran over that country’s nuclear programs. The peace movement has for years been advocating the use of discussion to settle disputes rather than resorting to military force and war which had been the policy of  Bush and Cheney and their Neo-Con allies.

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A BFP table at the Fifth Avenue Fair in Park Slope this May. Over 1,500 postcards were collected at this table and others over the last few months.

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Iran: War or Peace?

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The United States and five other countries are about to conclude an agreement with Iran that will settle differences over that nation’s nuclear programs. The agreement will go a long way toward normalizing relations with Iran and establish a regimen on inspection that will block Iran’s pathway to a nuclear weapon, and eliminate a possible major security threat without resorting to war. (It should be noted that even U.S. intelligence agencies have never made the claim that Iran does have or intends to develop a nuclear weapons program.) During the next few weeks, Members of Congress will decide where they stand on the final Iran deal. It’s important for Congress to hear strong, pro-diplomacy statements from the people they represent.

Use this link provided by Win Without War to email your legislators and ask them to support diplomacy – not war – with Iran.

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BFP Visits Schumer’s Office
On His Iran Policy
And Demands: ‘Speak Out For Diplomacy!’

May 12, 2015

Under the auspices of Brooklyn For Peace (BFP), a delegation of six peace advocates met with aides to the U.S. Senator from New York, Charles Schumer. Meeting at his midtown Manhattan office, the delegation was a diverse slice of the Senator’s constituents. The purpose of the visit was to let the Senator know of the strongly-held disappointment at his cooperation with some of the Senate’s most virulent pro-war members who have been unstinting in their efforts to derail the negotiations and agreement with Iran, hammered out by the President and John Kerry and five other nations  over disputes with Iran’s nuclear program.

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The BFP delegation to Senator Schumer. Left to right: Matthew Weinstein, Ervand Abrahamian, Lucy Koteen, Bruce Altschuler, Veronica Nunn and Bernard Tuchman

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