Peace shone bright and beautiful in Brooklyn on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the Seventh Annual Brooklyn Peace Fair, hosted by Brooklyn For Peace. Hundreds flocked to the Brooklyn College Center at that campus in Flatbush to partake in forums, listen to music, discuss the issues and talk about building a stronger and more popular movement to end the wars and fight for new priorities: money for jobs, schools, health care, affordable housing NOT for endless wars! Continue reading →
Ceasefire in Libya, Humanitarian Intervention at Home
April 18, 2011
Brooklyn For Peace strongly opposed military intervention in Libya before the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1973 on March 17, 2011. Notwithstanding that we deplore the Qaddafi regime and its armed attacks on what was originally a peaceful opposition, we defend the opposition’s right to protest the current government and seek an alternative. Continue reading →
Condemn Repression in Bahrain
We strongly condemn the Bahrain government, which has used brutal military force to suppress legitimate, peaceful protest. The Shi’a majority and many Sunnis are demanding democratic, seculf reforms and equal treatment in politics and the econony. Continue reading →
Living Wage Bill Campaign
The Living Wage bill, which concerns retail sector jobs and is directed at corporations receiving NYC subsidies, is gaining ground in the City Council! Council Speaker Quinn held a hearing about the bill on Thursday May 12, 2011. Brooklyn For Peace has endorsed this campaign.
Questions? Want to get involved? Visit www.livingwagenyc.com
Olive Branch Palestinian Olive Oil: new shipment arrived!
Egypt makes clear the US needs a new Middle East policy!
Speak Up Now!
The inspiring rising of vast segments of the Egyptian population has achieved the signal success of ousting Mubarak and family. Continue reading →
Our five working committees meet regularly to plan and carry out work for peace, social justice and international law. You can also help us build bridges of peace by participating in our ad hoc task forces activities.