Participate in one or more of these events:
SUN, JAN 17, 4:30 pm:
Interfaith Peace Walk
Start: Prospect Park entrance to Grand Army Plaza.
Walk along Prospect Park West to Bartel Pritchard Circle, down 15th St to 7th Ave, right on 7th Ave to Union St, right up Union St to Grand Army Plaza.
Sponsor: Brooklyn Interfaith Coalition
We will be singing songs of peace and holding candles. Please join us!
Monday Jan 18, 1 pm:
We Support Our Muslim Neighbors: Bay Ridge March
Start: 86th St and Ft Hamilton Parkway
End: Salam Arabic Lutheran Church,
414 80th St @4th Ave: Food, activities, speakers.
MON, JAN 18, 1:30 pm:
Central Brooklyn MLK Day Family Celebration
@ Prospect Heights High School Campus,
883 Classon Ave at Union St
Featuring Winners: 2016 Essay, Poetry & Art Contests
Mon Jan 18, 4 pm
ICE-Free NYC: Black & Brown Unity
The recent deportation of Central American Refugees fleeing oppressive regimes is one of the many forms of terror brought on immigrant communities in this country. Asian, Latino, and Black Immigrant communities in New York have been under constant siege by the collaboration of multiple state institutions that terrorize our communities.
Say NO to RAIDS by ICE (Immigrations and Customs Enforcement)!
4 pm: Gather @ St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
230 Classon Ave near corner of Willouoghby
5:30 pm: March
Mon Jan 18, 7:00 pm:
Candlelight Vigil for Peace:
Peace Action Bay Ridge Iinterfaith Peace Coalition
@ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
7420 Fourth Ave (at 75th St.), Bay Ridge
Mon Jan 18, 7 pm
Movement to Reclaim Black Lives
Remember Mario Woods, killed by San Francisco Police on December 2, 2015.
Gather @ Fulton St and Nostrand Ave
On December 2, 2015, Mario Woods was walking down the sidewalk when five police officers from the San Francisco Police Department approached him with their weapons drawn. Officers claimed that Mario matched a suspect description for a crime that had been committed earlier in the day.
Watch the video of the shooting
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