Busy Monday! New Report on Policing in Buffalo, plus more

WNY Peace Center: Weekly Update November 21, 2016:

Happy Thanksgiving to ALL!
Let’s give thanks for the work we have done together, for the strength and courage we have gotten from each other and for life itself, and the beauty of it in each of us.

Major new report on policing in Buffalo
Community forum presented by Partnership for the Public Good (PPG), Open Buffalo, and the Justice and Opportunity Table. The forum will include a discussion of the report as well as ways to learn more and get engaged in efforts to improve community-police relations. It is free and open to the public. Monday, November 21st, at 5:30pm. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209.

34th Annual Multi-faith Thanksgiving Celebration
“Building Bridges and Opening Hearts”
Monday November 21, 7pm. North Presbyterian Church, 300 North Forrest Road, Williamsville, NY. For information call 716-882-4793 ext 201

NAFTA, GMO corn, and Land Resistance in Rural Mexico
Speaker Luz Rivera Martínez is organizer with Consejo Nacional Urbano Y Campesino (CNUC) with 20 years of experience working on human rights, women’s movements, and
peasant and labor movements in Tlaxcala. She will speak on building autonomous community, organizing outside the electoral system, and protecting millennia-old varieties of corn.
Monday November 28, 7-9 pm. Canisius College – Science Hall. Convenient parking lot on Main St. near Delavan
Cosponsored by Peace Action-Canisius, Burning Books, WNY Peace Center, LASC, Global Justice Ecology Project.

Lakota Spiritual Leader, Arvol Looking Horse, 19th generation Keeper of the Sacred white Buffalo Calf Woman Pipe
Experience NO Dakota Access Pipeline Movement and the Creator’s Natural Law
Monday, November 28, 1-3pm. 1272 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo. Parking and entrance are in the rear of the NRC Building. Free will donations accepted and needed.

Prisoners Are People Too – Last meeting of the year!
Special guest: Arthur A. Duncan II, Esq. is the author of Felon-Attorney. Monday, November 28, 7-9pm. Pratt-Willert Community Center, 422 Pratt Street, Buffalo.
This is the last meeting for the year. We are ending on a high note. Need more info: Karima Amin, karimatells@yahoo.com, 716-834-8438

Buffalo Stands with Standing Rock, Nekanesakt
Tuesday November 22, 6:30-8pm. Burning Books, 420 Connecticut St.
(Fundraiser coming up Dec 10, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 371 Delaware Ave.)

Women In Black – weekly vigil for nonviolence. Every Saturday, noon to 1pm, Bidwell and Elmwood. Signs provided. (You don’t need to be a woman or wear black.)

For questions, comments, inquiries, suggestions, and concerns regarding the Peace Center, contact our Executive Director at:
Victoria (Vicki) Ross
Phone: (716) 931-3520
Email: victoryross9@gmail.com

Our Weekly Office Hours (for drop-in visits, calls, etc.) are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 1-3 p.m., or by appointment.
1272 Delaware Avenue (use back entrance and ring buzzer to get inside), Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: (716) 332-3904