Speak-Out, Impeachment March, Camp Peaceprints and more!

WU 6-21-2017

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-Register your children for Camp Peaceprints, July 17-28 wnypeace.org (click through picture of Camp on picture carousel for more info and registration).

-June is Gun Violence Awareness Month!

-Speak-Out Re Ethical Peace Officers: This series resumes with Prof. Heron Simmonds, Chair of WNYPC Racial Justice Taskforce. Tuesday, June 27, 5:30-7:30pm, West Side Community Center, 161 Vermont St. Mayoral Candidates and police are especially invited. All are welcome. Come to dialog on this important issue!

-For more info and more events – including those being added daily! – go to

See more below, including campaigns and regularly scheduled events. We’re all in this together! Many thanks for all your work, wishes, and support!

Peace, Thanks, Solidarity, and yes, Love.

Tonawanda Tomorrow Celebration
June 21, 6:30-8pm

Resist Militarism! Taskforce Meeting
Thursday, June 22, 1pm, WNYPC (1272 Delaware).
Planning re Infringement Festival, National Bird showing, more. (Trip to NFARS vigil follows)

Peace-Justice-Nonviolence Festival Planning Meeting
Thursday, June 22, 3pm, WNYPC (1272 Delaware).
Plan for the Festival & Walk (i.e., Sept 16).

Indigenous Peoples Day/Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Planning Meeting
Thursday, June 22, 5:30pm, WNYPC (1272 Delaware).
Plan for the Special Event (i.e., Aug 9 at the Buffalo History Museum).

Contemplative Water Walk
Water is Life!
Friday, June 23, 9-11am.

Music in the Woods with Nan Hoffman
Sunday, June 25, 4pm. Riverside-Salem, 3449 West River Road, Grand Island.

41 still at Guantanamo: Torture is a Moral Issue!!
Monday, June 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:10 pm. At least 41 people needed! For 5 Minutes.

Speak-Out re Ethical Peace Officers
Tuesday, June 27, 5:30-7:30pm, West Side Community Center, 161 Vermont St.

World Refugee Day in WNY
Saturday, July 1, 8am-8pm.

Impeachment March
Sunday, July 2, 1:30-3pm, **Lafayette Sq** (near Central Public Library).





Immigrant & Refugee Justice Taskforce
Please call your NYS Assembly Members and ask them to support NYS ASSEMBLY Bill #4050. The subject Greenlight program restores access to drivers’ licenses to all community members, to avoid abusive immigration enforcement.  For more info, please go to

Vive la Casa, shelter for people awaiting documents and/or sanctuary, desperately needs toiletries, razors, toothbrushes, sanitary napkins/maxipads, storage shelves, baskets for storage and of course, CASH.
(Checks to Jericho Road/VIVE) 50 Wyoming St., Buffalo, NY 14211, 892-4354.

Also please support the Sanctuary Church, Pilgrim St. Luke’s UCC, (Utica and Richmond, Buffalo, NY 14222), with CASH to support the construction of showers.
For more info, call Rev. Justo Gonzales, (989-9207 OR 885-9443).

For more info, please go to lascwny.org/immigration.


We still urge those of you reside in Sen. Chris Jacobs NYS Senatorial District to communicate with him on the Farm Workers Fair Labor Law. It supports farm workers, and includes them in fair labor bills in New York State. Sen. Jacobs WNY phone number is: 716-854-8705 or Jacobs@nysenate.gov.


Resist Militiarism! Taskforce

Let’s support Roots Action’s call for a ban of weaponized drones. Our government is setting up killer drone bases all over the country and all over the world. The 107th Attack Squadron at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station is slated to begin assassinations from there by the end of the year, possibly the end of the summer. It is past time to grow the opposition to these horrors. Ban Weaponized Drones:


REGULARLY SCHEDULED EVENTS in the One Movement, One Struggle

Riverside-Salem UCC/DC Progressive program and potluck.
Sundays, 4-7pm. Programs vary, and include a go-round, discussion, sharing, and potluck.
Environmental Cottage, 3449 West River Road, Grand Island.

Talking Peace with the WNY Peace Center Radio Show on 91.3FM, WBNY
Mondays, 1-3pm.
Go to wbny.buffalostate.edu or http://tunein.com/radio/WBNY-913-s27549/.

Buffalo Supports Standing Rock Water Protectors/Nekanesakt
Every other Tuesday, 6-8pm – next is Tues June 20. Meeting with discussion, action planning, and striving for the Good Mind, at Burning Books, 420 Connecticut . Also supported by Indigenous Women’s Initiatives, NACS, Sierra Club, WNYPC.

Interfaith Peace Network
1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, 8-9:30am, Network of Religious Communities Building, 1272 Delaware Ave. Discussion, sharing, and planning.

Resist Militarism! Taskforce
2nd Thursday of month, 1-2:30pm, WNYPC, 1272 Delaware Ave (entrance & parking round back), regular taskforce planning meeting re vigils, National Bird showing(s), Infringement events, etc.
2nd and 4th Thursdays of month, 3:30-4:30pm. Vigil at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, Lockport Road Entrance. Call Russell 716-570-5200 for carpooling.

Fridays 2-3pm: Protest Liquid Nuclear Waste Shipments, Front Park.

Fridays, 6pm: Stop The Violence Coalition, United Way Building, Delaware and Summer Sts.

Saturdays, Noon-1pm: Women In Black. Nonviolence vigil, Bidwell and Elmwood.


More listings on website (wnypeace.org) and in previous email posts.
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Many thanks, peace, solidarity, and yes – Love. We shall overcome!!