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Our peace and social justice works extend and covers many important issues. We support other like-minded organizations by sponsoring and joining forces. The world stage is an ever-changing kaleidoscopic which presents a challenge to addressing every upcoming event that requires attention.  To better serve our community we look to finding ways to do that. We are currently focusing on these peace and social justice areas.

Upcoming Events

15
Apr 2024
12:00 - am
Charlotte Phillips

MON: 4/15, 2PM – Flood Wall Street for Gaza

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14
Apr 2024
12:00 - am
BFP Team

SUN: 4/14, 4 PM – Israelis for Peace/NYC: Vigil at Union Square

14th Street and Broadway
New York, NY 10003 United States
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13
Apr 2024
12:00 - am
BFP Team

SAT: 4/13, 2 PM – Bay Ridge Vigil for Ceasefire in Gaza

86th Street and 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11209
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Get Involved! Our committees, working groups and campaign focus group meet regularly to plan and carry out work for peace, international law, climate change, social and economic justice. Help us continue to build and solidify foundations of peace with social and economic justice that will stand the tests of time.

Watch Impact of the War on Gaza, on Health Care and Human Rights, with Dr. Alice Rothchild

Dr. Alice Rothchild addresses these crucial questions: What was the state of health care in Gaza before the October assault? What is the impact on civilians of the massive bombing and dislocation of Gaza? What is International Human Rights law, and has it been violated? Have war crimes been committed? Has the war reached the level of genocide? and most importantly: What can we do?

Media

They say a picture is worth a thousand words….. Visit our media/video page and discover our rich history of activism for over 35 years through the eyes of those who documented their experiences. And check out our latest virtual forums and town halls.

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Current News

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Imagine if what’s happening to Gaza happened in Brooklyn: In Brooklyn, there would be over 38,000 dead (including over 15,000 children) and over nearly 86,000 wounded. 70% of housing units would be unlivable. (As of April 10, day 187 of the invasion.)

The population of Gaza is approximately 2.3 million people. 47% are under 18 years old. Brooklyn’s population is about 2.6…

Catholic Church and Nuclear Weapons

In the years since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, there has been much less concern about nuclear…

BFP’s Dr. Charlotte Phillips Letter to Editor Published in Daily News

Hate speech (Letter to Editor, Daily News Wed. 2/14/2024) Brooklyn: I believe that the lead letter in Monday’s Voice of…

Action Alert! Call Now – Reinstate UNRWA Funding

Despite a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza, the Biden Administration has cut off funding for UNRWA, the primary organization carrying out…

Legislative Update!

The Biden Administration’s request for $105.85 billion, (Supplemental Measure) which includes $61 billion of military aid for Ukraine, $14 billion…

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