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Jan 13, 2016: Martin Luther King Day Eventsl Time-Sensitive Petition re Holy Land Five; & More

BFP Email Us
Defend Women’s Rights!
Sat Jan 21:
Make your voice heard
in  Washington or  NYC:
(check out other

events in Washington)

OR
We’ll march as a group.
to let us know that you want to march with us
(We’ll meet at 10:30 am at Bklyn Boro Hall, Joralemon and Court, to take subway together)
Sat Jan 14, Noon–7 pm
Workshops, teach-ins, and skill-shares. Through this event, we aim to more effectively resist the recent intensification of xenophobia, hate crimes, endangered reproductive rights, white supremacy, and environmental destructions that Trump’s election has emboldened
@ Mayday Space,
176 St Nicholas Ave, Bushwick, Bkln
Train: L to DeKalb Ave, short walk
Collaboration by
Free University–NYC and
Mayday Space
Sliding scale $0–$20 

Sun 1/15, 4:30–6:30 pm:
Panel and discussion on best practices for respecting our youth
Panel includes teaching artists who have successfully engaged incarcerated youth,  to community leaders, local youth and public school teachers discussion on best practices for respecting our youth
@Bailey’s Cafe 324 Malcolm X Blvd, btw Decatur & Bainbridge, Bed-Stuy, Bklyn
$10 suggested donation;
youth free
Wed 1/18, 12:30 pm:
@Park entrance to City Hall
(Broadway at Murray St)
Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools. You don’t need to be a granny to participate!
E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.
Join us at one of these Martin Luther King Day Events: 

Sun 1/15, 6 pm:
@ Bay Ridge United Methodist Church, 7420 4th Ave (at 74th St), Bay Ridge
Train: R to 77th St
Mon 1/16, 1 pm:
Start 6807 Fifth Ave, (at 68th St.) Bay Ridge, outside Islamic Society of Bay Ridge Mosque
March Route: Down 5th avenue to Salam Arabic Lutheran Church at 414 80th St.
Mon 1/16, 1:30 pm:
Listen, enjoy and learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King’s life and contributions through the eyes, minds and hearts of children
@ Prospect Heights High School Campus,
838 Classon between President and Union (near Brooklyn Museum)
Time Sensitive:
Your signature needed by Mon 1/16:
The case of the  “Holy Land Foundation Five” has been called “one of the most monstrous injustices in modern times in America”  by former British MP George Galloway.
The petition will be delivered to President Obama before he leaves office, in hopes that he will commute the sentences of the five imprisoned Holy Land Foundation officials.
For more info about the case, e-mail charlotte@brooklynpeace.org

Friday Jan 13, 4-5 pm:
@ 5th Ave & 56th St, NYC (Trump Tower)
Call for Medicare For All (Single Payer:) the only solution which guarantees high quality affordable health care for all.
Sponsored by Health Care-Now!

Demand Immigrant Rights
Let’s continue to push for these demands with the New York Immigratioin Coalition 

**Defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides 50,000 New Yorkers work permits and other essential resources

**Protect immigrant communities from deportation
**Support refugee resettlement
**Prevent the creation of a Muslim registry

Strengthen our voice for peace!

Without funds we can’t do the work!
or mail check to:
BFP, PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York 11201
All donations are tax-deductible. 
Conversation starter! Palestinian olive oil!
$15 per 500 ml bottle
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace

No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed! Add yours now! 

Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month, 10 pm
Next program: Wed 2/8, 10 pm
A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia
Highlights Part Three
See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921
End abuses of human rights and civil liberties in “War on Terror” cases, often against Muslims.
Vigils and other events will continue in 2017 with new schedule, at or near the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), lower Manhattan near City Hall

Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.
Students Not Soldiers

Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools.   E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.You don’t need to be a granny to participate:
All are welcome! 

Books Not Bombs!

Jan 6,2016: Say NO to the Trump Agenda; Sat 1/7 , 11:30 am; Mon 1/9 , 7 pm; Sat 1/21; & More

BFP Email Us
Defend Women’s Rights!
Sat Jan 21:
Make your voice heard
in  Washington or  NYC:
(check out other

events in Washington)

OR
We’ll march as a group.
to let us know that you want to march with us
(We’ll meet at 10:30 am at Bklyn Boro Hall, Joralemon and Court, to take subway together)
Sat Jan 14, Noon–7 pm
Workshops, teach-ins, and skill-shares. Through this event, we aim to more effectively resist the recent intensification of xenophobia, hate crimes, endangered reproductive rights, white supremacy, and environmental destructions that Trump’s election has emboldened
@ Mayday Space,
176 St Nicholas Ave, Bushwick, Bkln
Train: L to DeKalb Ave, short walk
Collaboration by
Free University–NYC and
Mayday Space
Sliding scale $0–$20 
Sun 1/15, 4:30–6:30 pm:
Panel and discussion on best practices for respecting our youth
Panel includes teaching artists who have successfully engaged incarcerated youth,  to community leaders, local youth and public school teachers discussion on best practices for respecting our youth
@Bailey’s Cafe 324 Malcolm X Blvd, Bed-Stuy, Bkln
$10 suggested donation;
youth free
NO to Cuts in Health Care:
Saturday, Jan 7, 11:30 am:
760 Broadway (at Flushing), Brooklyn
Say NO to the Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, and to cuts in Medicare (moving to a “voucher” system)
WHO:Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries;Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney;
Rep. Yvette Clarke;Rep. Jerrold Nadler;
Dr. Isaac Dapkins, NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers; SEIU 1199; Alliance for Retired Americans; Patient Advocates; & Others
Train: J to Broadway brings you to the front door of Woodhull; G to Flushing: 7-10 min walk
NO to Climate Change Deniers:
Mon Jan 9, 7-8 pm:
Rally at home of our senator Chuck Schumer:
9 Prospect Park West
Tell him:
Chuck, Step It Up!
Demand that Schumer truly lead in his pivotal role as Senate Minority Leader, to ensure that members of his party do everything possible to ensure that Trump’s appointments are not confirmed.
Sponsor: 350Brooklyn
Endorsed by: Brooklyn For Peace
Friday Jan 13, 4-5 pm:
@ 5th Ave & 56th St, NYC (Trump Tower)
Call for Medicare For All (Single Payer:) the only solution which guarantees high quality affordable health care for all.
Sponsored by Health Care-Now!

Demand Immigrant Rights:

Let’s continue to push for these demands with the New York Immigratioin Coalition 

**Defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides 50,000 New Yorkers work permits and other essential resources

**Protect immigrant communities from deportation
**Support refugee resettlement
**Prevent the creation of a Muslim registry
A Donald Trump Presidency:
How Can We Resist?
Check out report and photos from our Community Meeting on Thurs Dec 15.
Strengthen our voice for peace!
Without funds we can’t do the work!
or mail check to:
BFP, PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York 11201
All donations are tax-deductible. 
Conversation starter! Palestinian olive oil!
$15 per 500 ml bottle
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed! Add yours now!
Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month,
10 pm:
Next program:
Wed Jan 11, 10 pm
A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia (Joseph Gerson)
Highlights Part Two
See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921
End abuses of human rights and civil liberties in “War on Terror” cases, often against Muslims.
Vigils and other events will continue in 2017 with new schedule, at or near the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), lower Manhattan near City Hall
Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.
Students Not Soldiers

Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools.   E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.You don’t need to be a granny to participate:
All are welcome!  

Books Not Bombs!

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Copyright © 2016 Brooklyn For Peace
Our mailing address is: PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Support Brooklyn For Peace! Donations TODAY tax-deductible in 2016
Dec 31, 2016

NOTE: Donations made on-line or postmarked by midnight 12/31 are tax-deductible in 2016.
Our mailing address is: BFP, PMB 106, Brooklyn, New York 11201
If you’ve already contributed in 2016, please consider an additional end-of-the-year tax-deductible contribution.
Dear Friend,
At our recent Pathmakers to Peace Gala, each of our honorees (Moustafa Bayoumi, Frances Fox Piven, Opal Tometi, and the Granny Peace Brigade)  highlighted the multiple emergencies we now face in every arena of public affairs. It’s difficult to think of a time when the future of national policy was more ominous and the dangers so multi-faceted. Fortunately, the tide of resistance is already rising, as people are coming together to resist the bigotry, avarice, dishonesty and aggression released during this electoral cycle-–attitudes which threaten our society and the world in both familiar and new ways.
During the recent presidential campaign one set of issues was largely neglected: the linked phenomena of U.S. militarism and interventionism, both underpinned by a “defense” budget that  exceeds $600 billion a year. As we look to the future, it seems clear that the incoming Administration is even more likely than its predecessors to embrace military power and to assert American dominance as its approach to international affairs. This menacing international posture is integrally tied to major domestic concerns. When it takes over in January, the Congressional leadership, with support from the White House, is poised to break the remaining caps on military spending, while it cuts taxes for the wealthy, slashes the “social safety net”, and increases the extraction of fossil fuels which will exacerbate the climate crisis.
The voice of Brooklyn for Peace is needed now more urgently than ever. With your membership, your participation in our activities, and your financial support, we are determined to resist!  Since 1984 Brooklyn For Peace has served as a respected community resource for people seeking to understand contemporary crises. We work to promote non-military alternatives to global problems and social justice here at home. We plan to continue our educational and mobilizing activities, while working against violence and intolerance in our communities, and strengthening our connections to other grassroots organizations here in Brooklyn.
Please join us in our efforts to build a strong resistance movement, for peace with justice.
Charlotte Phillips, M.D., Chairperson
Carolyn Eisenberg, Vice Chairperson
Veronica Nunn, Vice Chairperson
You can donate on-line  using PayPal or a credit card, call us at 718-624-5921 or mail your check to BFP, PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Basic annual membership is $30. Larger donations are very much appreciated!
If you’ve already donated in 2016, please consider an additional end-of-year donation.
Visit our website for a partial list of activities which your donations made possible in 2016.
Brooklyn For Peace (formerly Brooklyn Parents for Peace) is incorporated as a not-for-profit 501 c 3 corporation. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our most recent financial report may be obtained from us or from the New York State Attorney General’s Office Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, and NY 10271.
Brooklyn For Peace (formerly Brooklyn Parents for Peace) is a 32-year old peace and justice organization with hundreds of members in neighborhoods throughout the borough. By education, advocacy, and outreach organizing, we seek to prevent war, and the social and economic injustices which lead to war. Money used for war creates austerity at home by drastically restricting funds needed for jobs, affordable housing, decent public schools, and repair to our crumbling infrastructure, among other urgent needs of the American people.
Basic annual membership is $30.
You can donate on-line at our secure website brooklynpeace.org using PayPal or a credit card.
If you prefer, you can mail a check to BFP. PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, New Yorrk 11201
You can also call us to use your credit card on the phone, at 718-624-5921.
If you’ve already contributed in 2016, please consider an additional end-of-the-year tax-deductible contribution.
All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Brooklyn For Peace (dba BrooklynParents For Peace, ein 11-2963180) is incorporated as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Our most recent financial report may be obtained from us or from the New York State Attorney General’s Office Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.
For more information, visit brooklynpeace.org, e-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org or call 718-624-5921

Strengthen BFP Voice for Peace: Donate Now!
Defend Women’s Rights 1/21; & More

Defend Women’s Rights!
Sat Jan 21:
Make your voice heard
in  Washington or  NYC:
(check out other

events in Washington)

OR
We’ll  march as a group.
to let us know that you want to march with us
Sun Jan 1, 1:15 pm:
Documentary Film Screening:
@ Bay Ridge United Methodist Church, 7420 4th Ave., Bay Ridge.  Train: R to 77th St
Sponsor: Bay Ridge Peace Action
Free Admission
Sat Jan 7, 7-9:30 pm
BFP Holiday Party!
Wrap up the holiday season as we gather strength for the year ahead!
Mon Jan 9, 7-8 pm:
Rally at home of our senator Chuck Schumer:
9 Prospect Park West
Tell him:
Chuck, Step It Up!
Demand that Schumer truly lead in his pivotal role as Senate Minority Leader, to ensure that members of his party do everything possible to ensure that Trump’s appointments are not confirmed.
Sponsor: 350Brooklyn
Endorsed by: Brooklyn For Peace
Sat Jan 14, 12 noon–7 pm
Workshops, teach-ins, and skill-shares. Through this event, we aim to more effectively resist the recent intensification of xenophobia, hate crimes, endangered reproductive rights, white supremacy, and environmental destructions that Trump’s election has emboldened
@ Mayday Space,
176 St Nicholas Ave, Bushwick, Bkln
Train: L to DeKalb Ave, short walk
Collaboration by
Free University–NYC and
Mayday Space
Sliding scale $0–$20 

VICTORY:
Over 300.000 signatures collected by our friends at  DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving) and others. While the Trump Administration can still write regulations, they will need to start from scratch. This  gives our communities an opportunity to organize, resist, and possibly even block such efforts. Thanks to everybody who signed!!
Strengthen our voice for peace!
Without funds we can’t do the work!
or mail check to:
BFP, PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York 11201
All donations made or postmarked by
Dec 31, 2016, will be tax-deductible in 2016.
You will receive a letter in January, 2017, for tax purposes. BFP is a 501-c-3 organization.
Support the Brooklyn Commons:
Brooklyn Commons, a venue which has provided meeting space and nurtured BFP as well as other progressive groups, is being threatened with a boycott. Learn more.
If you have questions, or if you agree and want to sign our statement, e-mail charlotte@brooklynpeace.org
A Donald Trump Presidency:

How Can We Resist?
Check out report and photos from our Community Meeting on Thurs Dec 15.
March for Immigrant Rights:
Let’s continue to push for these demands with the New York Immigration Coalition: 

**Defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides 50,000 New Yorkers work permits and other essential resources

**Protect immigrant communities from deportation
**Support refugee resettlement
**Prevent the creation of a Muslim registry:
Conversation starter! Palestinian olive oil!
$15 per 500 ml bottle
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed! Add yours now!
Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month,
10 pm:
Next program:
Wed Jan 11, 10 pm
A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia (Joseph Gerson)
Highlights Part Two
See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921

Strengthen Our Voice For Peace: Donate Now! Save Brooklyn Commons; & More
Dec 22, 2016

BFP Email Us
Perfect for holiday gifts:
$15 per 500 ml bottle
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
Defend Women’s Rights!
Sat Jan 21: Get on the bus!
Join our friends at CBID (Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats)
Leave Brooklyn 4:30 am, return that night.
Tickets: ($55.00 round trip; $35.00 for seniors, low income.
VICTORY:
Over 300.000 signatures collected by our friends at  DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving) and others. While the Trump Administration can still write regulations, they will need to start from scratch. This  gives our communities an opportunity to organize, resist, and possibly even block such efforts. Thanks to everybody who signed!!
Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.

Students Not Soldiers

Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools.   E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.You don’t need to be a granny to participate:
All are welcome!
Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month,
10 pm:
Next program:
Wed Jan 11, 10 pm
A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia (Joseph Gerson)
Highlights Part Two
See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:
Strengthen our voice for peace!
Without funds we can’t do the work!
or mail check to:
BFP, PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York 11201
All donations made or postmarked by
Dec 31, 2016, will be tax-deductible in 2016.
You will receive a letter in January, 2017, for tax purposes. BFP is a 501-c-3 organization.
Support the Brooklyn Commons:
Brooklyn Commons, a venue which has provided meeting space and nurtured BFP as well as other progressive groups, is being threatened with a boycott. Learn more.
If you have questions, or if you agree and want to sign our statement, e-mail charlotte@brooklynpeace.org
A Donald Trump Presidency:

How Can We Resist?
Check out report and photos from our Community Meeting on Thurs Dec 15.
March for Immigrant Rights:
Let’s continue to push for these demands with the New York Immigration Coalition: 

**Defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides 50,000 New Yorkers work permits and other essential resources

**Protect immigrant communities from deportation
**Support refugee resettlement
**Prevent the creation of a Muslim registry:
No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed! Add yours now!

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921
End abuses of human rights and civil liberties in “War on Terror” cases, often against Muslims.
Vigils and other events will continue in 2017 with new schedule, at or near the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), lower Manhattan near City Hall

Books Not Bombs!

.
Copyright © 2016 Brooklyn For Peace
Our mailing address is: PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Sun 12/18/2016, 1 pm: March for Immigrant Rights! Resist the Trump Agenda! & More

BFP Email Us
Perfect for holiday gifts:

$15 per 500 ml bottle
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
Prevent Trump’s Muslim Registry!
Sign this petition initiated by our friends at DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving).
Use Facebook message and your personal e-mail lists to encourage others to sign.
Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.

Students Not Soldiers

Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools.   E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.You don’t need to be a granny to participate:
All are welcome!
Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month,
10 pm:
Next program:
Wed Jan 11, 10 pm
A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia (Joseph Gerson)
Highlights Part Two
See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:
Sun Dec 18, 1 pm:
Join New York Immigration Coalition,
March starts at 48th St btw 1st and 2nd Avenue
Gather at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th St btw 1st and 2nd Avenue) to Trump Tower
with the following demands:
  • Defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides 50,000 New Yorkers work permits and other essential resources
  • Protect immigrant communities from deportation
  • Prevent the creation of a Muslim registry
  • Support refugee resettlement
E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org or call 718-624-5921 to let us know if you’re planning to participate and want to gather with other BFP folks, or for last-minute updates depending on weather conditions.
BFP is proud to be a co-sponsor of this event.
Strengthen our voice for peace!
Without funds we can’t do the work!
or mail check to:
BFP, PMB 106, 41 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York 11201
All donations made or postmarked by
Dec 31, 2016, will be tax-deductible in 2016.
You will receive a letter in January, 2017, for tax purposes. BFP is a 501-c-3 organization.
A Donald Trump Presidency:
How Can We Resist?
Check out report and photos from our Community Meeting on Thurs Dec 15.
No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed! Add yours now!

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921
End abuses of human rights and civil liberties in “War on Terror” cases, often against Muslims.
1st Mon each month, 6-7 pm:
Vigil at Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), lower Manhattan near City Hall
Next vigil: Mon Jan 2 (to be confirmed)

Books Not Bombs!

Thurs 12/15, 7 pm Community Meeting! Trump Presidency: How Can We Resist? & More

BFP Email Us
Tues 12/13, 7:30 pm
Featured Speaker: Nancy Romer, local activist, who will describe her recent experiences at the Standing Rock encampment.
Location:
Park Slope United Methodist Church,
410 6th Ave (at 8th St) Park Slope
Wed 12/14, 10 pm:
A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia (Joseph Gerson):
Highlights Part One.
Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month, 10 pm
See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:
Stock up for the holidays!
$15 per 500 ml
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Perfect for gifts to family and friends.
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.

Students Not Soldiers

Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools.   E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.You don’t need to be a granny to participate: All are welcome!
Thurs Dec 15, 7 pm:
What new challenges do we face?
How can we build a strong movement to defend the members of our communities?
How can we advance our goals of peace and social justice?
Location: The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave (between Hoyt and Bond), downtown Brooklyn
Sponsor: Brooklyn For Peace
See it and share it on Facebook
All welcome! Please join us!
Questions? E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org
or call 718-624-5921
Sun Dec 18, 1 pm:
Join New York Immigration Coalition,
Make the Road NY, and city-wide allies.
March starts at 48th St btw 1st and 2nd Avenue
(Dag Hammarskjold Plaza) to Trump Tower
with the following demands:
  • Defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides 50,000 New Yorkers work permits and other essential resources
  • Protect immigrant communities from deportation
  • Prevent the creation of a Muslim registry
  • Support refugee resettlement

E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to let us know if you’re planning to participate and want to gather with other BFP folks.

No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed! Add yours now!

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921
End abuses of human rights and civil liberties in “War on Terror” cases, often against Muslims.
1st Mon each month, 6-7 pm:
Vigil at Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), lower Manhattan near City Hall
Next vigil: Mon Jan 2 (to be confirmed)

Books Not Bombs!

.

Wed 12/7/2016: Refugee Crisis Forum; Th 12/15: Community Meeting; & More

Wed 12/7, 7 pm:
Location: Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church,
85 S. Oxford St
(between Lafayette and Fulton), Fort Greene
Speakers:
Sarab Al-Jijaki, Syrian-American Activist,
President, Network of Arab-American Professionals;
Flora Mej, Kosovo Refugee, Amnesty International USA;
Audu Kadin,
Nigerian Asylum Seeker, Community Organizer,
African Communities Together
Loubna Mrie,
Syrian Asylum Seeker, Activist, Photojournalist
Performances:
Polybe + Seats presents an excerpt from Sarah Badiyah Sakaan’s Anna Asli Suriyah (I Come from Syria), directed by Jessica Brater
Faton Macula and Taulant Mehmeti: Kosovo, Albanian Jazz guitarists

Free admission.   Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by: Fort Greene Peace with Brooklyn For Peace, Lafayette Ave Presbyterian Church Social Justice Committee
Q&A will follow the panel. There will be opportunity to meet and speak with organizers working with refugee organizations and panelists, both before and after the forum.
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For more information: E-mail fortgreenepeace@gmail.com
Save the Date!
Thurs Dec 15, 7 pm:
What new challenges do we face?
How can we build a strong movement to defend the members of our communities?
How can we advance our goals of peace and social justice?
Location: The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave (between Hoyt and Bond), downtown Brooklyn
Sponsor: Brooklyn For Peace
See it and share it on Facebook
All welcome! Please join us!
Questions? E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org
or call 718-624-5921
Prevent Trump’s Muslim Registry!
Sign this petition initiated by our friends at DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving).
Use Facebook message and your personal e-mail lists to encourage others to sign.
Fri Dec 2, 5:30 pm:
Press Conference & Rally:
@Diversity Plaza, 74th St & 37th Rd,, Jackson Heights, Queens
See and share it on Facebook
Train: F/E/M/R/7 to Roosevelt Ave/Jackson Heights
Mon Dec 5, 6-7 pm:
End abuses of human rights and civil liberties in “War on Terror” cases, often against Muslims.
Vigil at Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), 150 Park Row.
lower Manhattan near City Hall
Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.
Stock up for the holidays!
$15 per 500 ml
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Perfect for gifts to family and friends.
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
Students Not Soldiers

Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools.   E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.You don’t need to be a granny to participate: All are welcome!
Strengthen our voice for peace!
Without funds we can’t do the work!
BFP, PMB 106,
41 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York 11201
Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month,
10 pm:
Next program:
Wed Dec 14, 10 pm

A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia (Joseph Gerson)

See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921
No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed! Add yours now!
Books Not Bombs!

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Thurs 12/15/2016, 7 pm: Open Community Meeting!
A Donald Trump Presidency: How Can We Resist?

Thurs Dec 15, 2016 7 pm:
What new challenges do we face?
How can we build a strong movement to defend the members of our communities?
How can we advance our goals of peace and social justice?
Location: The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave (between Hoyt and Bond), downtown Brooklyn
Sponsor: Brooklyn For Peace
See it and share it on Facebook
All welcome! Please join us!
Questions? E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org
Not Bannon! Postcard Campaign!
Join in and send a postcard directly to Trump! Here are the basic instructions to participate:
** IMPORTANT – Don’t mail your card until SAT NOV. 26th **
1. Get a postcard from your state – any picture that represents your state.
2. In the message section, write this simple message: NOT BANNON!
3. Sign your name if you wish
4. Address it as follows:
Donald Trump
c/o The Trump Organization
725 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10022
5. Affix a stamp – you can use a 35 cent postcard stamp, or a normal letter stamp.
6. (If possible)Take a picture of your postcard that you can share on social media on Nov. 26-28th
7. Drop it in the mail between Saturday, Nov 26th and Monday, Nov. 28th to create a concentrated avalanche of postcards.
8. ()ptional: If you use Twitter: On Nov. 26-28th, Tweet and share your photo using the hashtags #postcardavalanche #stopbannon  
9. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org for info on opportunities for more local actions as they come up
Wed 12/7/2016, 7 pm (Doors open 6:30 pm)
Location: Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church,
85 S. Oxford St
(between Lafayette and Fulton), Fort Greene
Speakers:
Sarab Al-Jijaki,
Syrian-American Activist,
President, Network of Arab-American Professionals;
Flora Mejzinolli, Kosovo Refugee, Amnesty International USA;
Audu Kadin,
Nigerian Asylum Seeker,
Community Organizer,
African Communities Together
Loubna Mrie,
Syrian Asylum Seeker, Activist, Photojournalist
Performances:
Polybe + Seats presents an excerpt from Sarah Badiyah Sakaan’s Anna Asli Suriyah (I Come from Syria), directed by Jessica Brater
Faton Macula, Kosovar Albanian Jazz guitarist

Free admission.   Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by: Fort Greene Peace with Brooklyn For Peace, Lafayette Ave Presbyterian Church Social Justice Committee
Q&A will follow the panel. There will be opportunity to meet and speak with organizers working with refugee organizations and panelists, both before and after the forum.
For more information: E-mail fortgreenepeace@gmail.com
Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.
Stock up for the holidays!
$15 per 500 ml
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Perfect for gifts to family and friends.
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
Students Not Soldiers

Join Granny Peace Brigade in ongoing actions to protest the allocation of $1.5 million for JROTC programs in NYC public high schools.   E-mail
grannypeace@gmail.com for info on upcoming action opportunities.You don’t need to be a granny to participate: All are welcome!
Catch highlights from our Forums!
2nd Wed each month,
10 pm:
Next program:
Wed Dec 14, 10 pm

A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO, and Putin’s Russia (Joseph Gerson)

See programs you’ve missed! Tune in to:
No More Hiroshimas!
initiated by the Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers, supported by a broad spectrum of Japanese disarmament and peace organizations.
Millions of signatures are needed!
Add yours now!

Be a BFP Member!

Join us as we move ahead in our 32nd year working for peace and justice in Brooklyn and beyond!
Visit us on Facebook
for info on these and other upcoming events
Questions? Thoughts?
E-mail
or call 718-624-5921
Refugees Welcome Here!
Join BFP to help put up posters in our neighborhoods! We’ve found that local merchants are very willing to participate. E-mail bfp@brooklynpeace.org to get posters or to go out with our team.
End abuses of human rights and civil liberties in “War on Terror” cases, often against Muslims.
1st Mon each month, 6-7 pm:
Vigil at Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), lower Manhattan near City Hall
Next vigil: Mon Dec 5
Support the Palestinian economy:
$15 per 500 ml
Fairly traded, organic, extra virgin, from West Bank farmers’ cooperatives.
Email
to arrange pick-up in Boerum Hill or Park Slope;
Your purchase supports the Palestinian economy, as well as the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace
Books Not Bombs!

 

Thurs Nov 17, 2016: Pathmakers to Peace: Tickets Still Available!

Thursday Nov 17
A Few Tickets Still Available! 
Join Brooklyn For Peace at our
Date and Time: Thursday, November 17 at 6 pm–9:30 pm
Location: Historic Plymouth Church in Brooklyn Heights (75 Hicks Street; enter around the corner 57 Orange Street)
PathMakers to Peace honors individuals and organizations who have played a leadership role in forging new pathways in the movement for peace and justice.
We’re very pleased this year to be honoring:
  • Moustafa Bayoumi, for his work addressing the impact of “War on Terror” on the Muslim-American community and on civil liberties. He is an English professor at Brooklyn College.
  • Frances Fox Piven, for her work as a social theorist and welfare rights activist, particularly addressing issues of income inequality and political participation. She is a political science professor at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Opal Tometi, for her inspiration as a co-founder of Black Lives Matter. She is currently Executive Director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration.
  • Granny Peace Brigade for their role model of sustaining hope with activism in demonstrations opposing war, the violence of poverty and racism, and standing for human rights and justice globally and locally
   
Call 718-624-5921 for info on discounted tickets.
All proceeds benefit the ongoing peace and justice work of Brooklyn For Peace.
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Previous honorees include Dr. Ahmed Jaber, Rabbi Ellen Lippmann, Lynn Nottage, Nancy Romer, FUREE (Families United for Racial and Economic Equality), Medea Benjamin, Michael Ratner, Noam Chomsky, and Amy Goodman.
Date and Time: Thursday, November 17 at 6 pm
Location: Historic Plymouth Church in Brooklyn Heights (75 Hicks Street; enter around the corner at 57 Orange Street)
Tickets on sale now at brooklynpeace.org
Call 718-624-5921 for info on discounted tickets
Brooklyn For Peace