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Current Activities

Wed Oct 16, 6:30 pm
Community Forum: Why the 2020 Census Matters

Join Brooklyn For Peace and United Community Centers for a Community Meeting in East New York. More info

Thurs 11/7, 6 – 9:30 pm
PathMakers to Peace

Join us at the 2019 PathMakers to Peace Gala as we celebrate and honor the work of dedicated organizers and peace activists who have played a leadership role in forging new pathways to the elimination of war and the social and economic injustices which lead to war.

Tickets may be purchased online or by calling us at 718-624-5921.

Please consider providing additional support by placing an ad in the program or by sponsoring the PathMakers to Peace Gala.

We are honored to present the 2019 PathMaker to Peace award to Zephyr Teachout, Ray Acheson, and Jim Anderson.

The reception features hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert, cocktails, and drinks.

Location: Plymouth Church, 57 Orange Street, Brooklyn Heights (enter through Beecher Garden)

When: Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 6:00 – 9:30 pm

Please email with any questions. Thank you for your support!

End U.S. Support for Turkey’s Invasion of Syria

We watch in dismay and anger as Turkey invades northeastern
Syria in an attack on the Kurds and the Rojava communities there. This invasion would not be happening without U.S. support.
Following are some articles to help understand what’s happening.
BFP does not officially endorse these articles but the information may not be found elsewhere, and the perspectives are worth considering.
If you’re not familiar with Rojava, see the
Call to Defend Rojava: An Open Letter published April 23, 2018.
Signatories include Noam Chomsky and others.
Other resources:
Winners and Losers From Trump Throwing Syrian Kurds Under the Bus (Juan Cole Oct 8, 2019)
Abandoning the Kurds Is Not an Antiwar Move
by William Pitt October 9, 2019
Statement by the Friends Committee on National Legislation
October 10, 2019
Why Are Leftists Cheering the Potential Demise of Rojava’s Socialist Experiment?
by Pete Dolack January 4, 2019

Wed Oct 16 7 – 8:30 pm
Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On

It’s time for a transition to renewable electricity sources and the adoption of heat pumps and other modern, clean and efficient technologies for heating and cooling. Read more

Thurs Oct 17, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Emergency Meeting to Defend Rojava

Please join the Emergency Committee for Rojava for another emergency meeting to plan further actions in support of Rojava in NYC. More info

Fri Oct 18, 12 noon – 2 pm
Book Launch: Waging Peace in Vietnam

The Waging Peace in Vietnam exhibit and its companion book Waging Peace in Vietnam show how the GI movement unfolded, with first-hand accounts, oral histories, underground newspapers, posters, flyers, and photographs. More info

Oct 13th 11 am – Oct 14th 2 pm
Indigenous People’s Day, NYC

The Indigenous Peoples Celebration of New York City invites you to it’s fifth annual FREE gathering on Randall’s Island, which will take place over two days on October 13th and 14th and will feature many indigenous performers and speakers! 

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Sat Oct 19, 10:30 am – 8:30 pm
Holding the Future Hostage: A Conference on Hybrid Wars

This conference at The People’s Forum explores the waging of hybrid wars in dialogue with the historians, journalists, cultural producers, and antiwar activists who are actively documenting and confronting them. Read more

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