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Fri. Jan. 22, 10:30am–2:00pm: Walk & Rally
Celebrate UN Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Website of International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons

Celebrate the entry into force of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
10:30AM: Meet (in person) on Union Square steps, 14th Street & Broadway. Walk to Isaiah Wall at 1st Avenue and E 43rd St. Wear masks, maintain safe spacing, encourage positive signs and banners.

12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm: Rally at the Isaiah Wall.
Organized by: Veterans for Peace Ch 34, War Resisters League/NYC, Catholic Worker, Peace Action NY State, Granny Peace Brigade, Code Pink, Pax Christi, Manhattan Project for a Nuclear Free World, and more.
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Educate yourself and learn more about what YOU can do.

Mon. Jan. 25: Save the Date!
International Day of Action to End War in Yemen

Vigil for Yemen

International Day of Action to End War in Yemen.  Stay tuned for local action to add your voice to THE WORLD SAYS NO TO WAR ON YEMEN!

See the Organizational Statement.

Vigil for Yemen: Every Saturday 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Ongoing with Social Distancing!

Link to Letter urging end to U.S. support for Saudi-led war on Yemen

Vigil for Yemen will continue on Saturday mornings, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Starting Sat. Jan 2, the vigil will move to Union Square. Many thanks to Felton Davis and the Catholic Worker Movement for maintaining this vigil to keep a public focus on U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in the ongoing war in Yemen, and its impact.

BFP is one of 80 organizations which signed a letter to President-elect Biden urging him to prioritize ending U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

Social distance is maintained at the vigil, and all participants wear masks. There’s room for a few more at Tompkins, but if more than ten people want to vigil for Yemen, please feel free to stop by Maryhouse, (55 E 3rd St, b/t 1st Ave & 11th St , East Village, Manhattan) to pick up signs and choose another location.

E-mail for future messages, updates on what’s happening in Yemen, and plans for response.

Did you miss it? See highlights from our recent forums on cable TV Brooklyn Public Access (BRIC) or on YouTube

BFP’s “War No More” program on 2nd Tues each month, and Thursday the same week, 8 am & 10 pm on BRIC (Brooklyn Public Network, Brooklyn Free Speech, Ch. 2) You can view it several ways:
See it on Cable: Verizon FiOS 43; Optimum 68; Spectrum 1996; RCN 83.
Please advise your friends and neighbors, especially senior citizens or others who have cable access but may not have convenient internet access. If you don’t have cable, you can live-stream on your computer but only at the time of the broadcast.
You can watch at your convenience on BFP’s YouTube channel.
Also check out the amazing video library of BFP and other events done by BFP member Ed Briody on his YouTube channnel

Every Thursday, 5:30-6:30 pm:
Vigil: “Women in Black”: Justice for Palestine

Every Thursday, 5:30–6:30 pm (weather permitting)

Join the Women in Black Vigil Union Square (on the little traffic island at 14th St & Broadway)
Express your outrage at the continuing siege as well as the U.S. policy toward Israel-Palestine that allows the blockade to continue.
Both women and men are welcome to participate. Learn more about the Women in Black Vigil.

E-mail for local contact information for New York Women in Black

Self-Defense Classes for Teens, Adults, Transpeople, LGBTQ, and Transyouth Age 12–19
Center for Anti-Violence Education

The Center for Anti-Violence Education offers  self-defense classes for teen, adults, transpeople and LGBTQ.women and transyouth aged 12-19.
Check it out!

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