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Thanks to the individuals, community organizations, businesses, and service providers whose support made the 2017 Pathmakers to Peace with Linda Sarsour, Leslie Cagan, and UPROSE as memorable and uplifting of an event possible. Please let them know that you appreciate their commitment to peace and social justice!

Check out the 2017 Pathmakers to Peace Journal!

2017 Pathmakers to Peace Supporters

Thank you to the 2017 Pathmakers to Peace Supporters!

With these people, organizations, and businesses, our voice for peace and justice is stronger.

Allan Eisenberg, PhD
Amorina Pizza624 Vanderbilt Ave.
Aperture Restaurant
Arab American Association of New York (AAANY)
Assemblymember Felix Ortiz
Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon
Assemblymember Joseph Lentol
Assemblymember Robert Carroll
Bassett Caterers
Bene-Fits Physical Therapy
Black Veterans for Social Justice
Bob Cook, Your PC Guru
Brazen Head
Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX)
Brooklyn Bridge Realty
Brooklyn Commons
Brooklyn Friends Meeting House Peace and Social Action Committee, 110 Schermerhorn St.
Brooklyn Friends of the People’s World & the Brooklyn Club of the Communist Party, USA
Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture (BSEC), Ethical Action Committee
Brooklyn Solar Works
Brothers Halal Meat Market
Buddy Williams
Cafe Chili
Cambridge Dental PC
Camp Kinderland
Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)
Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats (CBID)
Central Brooklyn MLK Commission
Charlene Barker,BFP Board Member
Congressmember Nydia Velazquez
Congressmember Yvette Clark
D’Amico Coffee
David Cunningham Architecture Planning
Deadhorse Records
Domestic Workers United
DRUM: South Asian Organizing Center (Desis Rising Up and Moving)
Dwip Bangla Grocery
Eventfull Catering
Fish Tales
Flatbush Food Coop
Foodtown (632 Vanderbilt)
Fort Greene Peace
Fortune House, 82 Henry St.
Go Greene Hardware
Granny Peace Brigade
Halstead Properties
Heights Chateau Fine Wine & Spirits, 123 Atlantic Ave.
HolyLand Auto Repair
Hungry Ghost: Coffee Bar and Cafe, 781 Fulton St.
Institute for Peace Studies
Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW)
Jane Kurinsky (in memorian)
Jewish Voice for Peace–NYC
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ)
Jews Say No!
Ken Diamondstone and Joe Kopitz
Key Food (369 Flatbush)(Fusulag Corp)
Key Food (991 Fulton Street)
Letitia James, Public Advocate NYC
Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives
Make the Road New York
Mel Grizer and Susie Hoffman
Mike Leonard, Carpentry
Mohammed Nurhussein, M.D. (BFP Board Member)
Mukti’s Kitchen
Muslim Community Network
National Lawyers Guilld–NYC Chapter
No Separate Justice
Park Slope United Methodist Church, Social Action Committee
Peace Action Bay Ridge
Peace Action Fund New York State (PANYS)
Peace Action Staten Island
Perelandra Natural Foods
Phillips-Fein Family
Physicians for a National Health Program NY Metro Chapter
Rahmann Contracting
Ralph’s Bodega
Robert Provenzano, DDS
Rothberg Law Firm
Save Mor Digital Printing
Select Mail & Red Hook Star Revue
South Slope Auto Center
Teresa’s Polish Restaurant
The Garden Food Market, 921 Manhattan Ave.
United Community Centers, Inc. (UCC)
United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ)
United University Professions (UUP)
Veris Wealth Partners
Veterans for Peace NYC Ch 34
Villa Pancho Restaurant
Vokashi: the eco-living compost service
War No More on BRIC
Wild Ginger
Yemen Cafe

A Night To Remember— Our Pathmakers To Peace Gala Dinner

November 30, 2017

It was a night to remember. So said….everyone who attended this year’s Pathmaker To Peace gala dinner. Sponsored by Brooklyn For Peace, it brought some 200 people together at Brooklyn Height’s historic Plymouth Church. The church was a center of anti-slavery abolitionist action under its great minister, Henry Ward Beecher.

And the Pathmakers award goes to…Leslie Cagan, a true Pathmaker To Peace.

Enjoying drinks and a great buffet, we assembled to honor those activists who had championed and blazed paths for the movement for peace and justice. This year’s honorees were—

Linda Sarsour, Palestinian-American human rights activist and co-chair of the historic Women’s March in 2017 that brought a million people to Washington to protest the election of Trump and his proposed agenda.

Leslie Cagan, for her lifetime of activism in the movements for peace (a founder of United For Peace And Justice) and environment (an organizer of the enormous People’s Climate March in NYC).

UPROSE, an organization of climate and social justice activists led by women of color. It’s organizing young people as future leaders of the progressive movement and is based in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park.

Many remarked, upon leaving the church, that this was a memorable evening indeed and that during these ominous times of Donald Trump, it provided a very needed uplift and boost to our spirits as it showed that our movement is alive and well and is fighting back .

The evening’s resounding message, echoed throughout and without: “We’re moving forward! And we’re not going back!”

To see all the photos from the evening’s festivities just CLICK HERE.

To see a video of the presentations, CLICK HERE.

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