This Saturday— March With Peace & Justice Groups At The People’s Climate March!
Apr 24, 2017
Are you heading to Washington this Saturday (April 29th) for the People’s Climate March?
You can be part of the PEACE HUB—the contingent of peace and justice groups that will rally and march together. They will link the issues of war and climate which they believe are intertwined in a vicious circle that feeds war and attacks on the environment, creating more refugees and destabilizing vast regions of the planet.
The PEACE HUB, part of the People’s Climate March coalition, will rally at 11:00 am at Madison Drive and 3rd Street NW (near the Capitol Reflecting Pool, Map Link: bit.ly/peacehub)
Brooklyn For Peace is sending a bus to the march, along with almost a hundred other buses leaving the NYC area. But if you’re travelling by car or other means, we urge you to join us as part of the PEACE HUB. We’ll be delivering a strong message to Trump on his 100th day in office: STOP THE WARS! SAVE THE PLANET!
See you in Washington.
REMINDER! Jane Kurinsky’s Memorial This Sunday, April 23rd Join Us!
Apr 21, 2017
As you might know, one of Brooklyn For Peace’s most dedicated and longest-standing members, Jane Kurinsky, passed away on November 21st.
Friends and colleagues will gather to remember Jane and her dedication, commitment and friendship on Sunday, April 23rd from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm at The Brooklyn Commons.
All who remember, worked with, were friends of or admired Jane are invited to attend. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Please bring your memories or mementos of Jane. This memorial is open to all, those who knew Jane and those who admire what she stood for.
Our April 29th BFP Bus is SOLD OUT! But Seats Are Still Available On Other Bklyn & NYC Buses. Reserve Your Seat Now!
Apr 19, 2017
The April 29th Climate March in Washington DC is shaping up to be a tremendous protest that will surround the White House with a large and resounding NO! to the Trump Agenda which attacks the environment with horrific cuts to the EPA (the agency that protects our water and air) and vital social program at the same time that it launches new wars and threatens world peace.
The Trump Budget gives the obese Pentagon another $54 billion (on top of an annual U.S. military budget of $640 billion!). It will rob those funds from the most vulnerable Americans by ending the school lunch program, Meals on Wheels and by making drastic cuts to public education, health, mass transit and so on. All these and more are on the chopping block unless We The People keep the pressure on. So don’t stay home on April 29th—join tens of thousands in Washington to deliver a strong message to Trump on the 100th day of his administration.
We hope to see you in Washington on Saturday, April 29th. Our BFP bus has sold out! But there are still seats available on other Grand Army Plaza buses and elsewhere throughout NYC. Just go to www.bit.ly/429BuyTicket and reserve your seat now!
On Trump’s 100th Day In Office— JOIN THOUSANDS in Washington For PEACE & PLANET!
Apr 14, 2017
The March For Climate, Jobs, Justice & Peace in Washington DC on Saturday, April 29th is shaping up as a large and important event. On that day, the 100th day of the Trump extremist administation, tens of thousands will march and surround the White House (a legally permitted and peaceful demonstration) with the demands that he—
End his attacks on the environment which imperils life on our planet.
Stop his planning and launching of new wars that can lead the world to nuclear destruction.
Desist in his attacks and fomenting violence against immigrants, refugees and communities of color.
Roll back his plans to curtail women’s rights.
Cancel his destructive budget that feeds an obese Pentagon and military establishment while cutting vital social programs
Brooklyn For Peace is a proud part of the People’s Climate March, the coalition that is organizing the April 29th demonstration. We have charted a bus that leaves from Grand Army Plaza. We urge our members, friends and supporters to GET ON THE BUS WITH US!
Bus information is on this FLYER. You can buy a bus ticket HERE.
Or call 718.624.5921 for answers to any questions.
Vigil and Fast for Yemen at the U.N. Wed 4/12–Sun 4/19, 10 am– 2 pm:
Come out (any amount of time, any of the above days) to support peace activists who are fasting for the week, standing in solidarity with its civilian population, and calling for:
1. Stop to all drone attacks and military “special operations” within Yemen
2. End to all U.S. weapon sales and military aid to Saudi Arabia
3. Compensation to those who have suffered losses caused by U.S. attacks.
Partners in the vigil and fast include: New York Catholic Worker community, Code Pink, Upstate Coalition to End the Wars and Ground the Drones, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Granny Peace Brigade,Veterans for Peace NYC Ch 34, & others
Upping Our Activity To Build The Climate March On April 29th In Washington.
Apr 8, 2017
Brooklyn For Peace was out on Brooklyn street corners this Saturday helping to build the big Climate March in Washington on Saturday, April 29th. We’re sending a bus (along with many other groups and communities) and you can buy tickets—check out the flyers we distributed by the hundreds (it also has bus ticket buying info on it. Go to bit.ly/429flyer.
To order bus tickets, go to bit.ly/429BuyTicket, hit the green “tickets” button at top and scroll down to the Brooklyn For Peace bus listing.