Annual Report

Same place, new space

Thank you to everyone who came out to our 2023 Annual Meeting and Open House on Sunday (whether in person or on Zoom)! We hope you enjoyed learning about our exciting plans for the new year and seeing our beautiful new space at the NRC Carriage House.

Please keep an eye on our Community Calendar/FB events and sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date on all of our 2023 activities!

ANNUAL MTG SAT! + Talking Peace & KB Plowshares 7

April 30th, 2020

This is a special edition of the Weekly Update to remind you about the WNYPC 2020 Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday! We invite you all to gather virtually to review the past year, look forward to this upcoming critically important year, elect new board members, and more!

– All are welcome, though only members can vote. If you’re unsure whether your membership is current, call 716-332-3904 or email You can re-up your membership AND have the funds matched by donating to our GoFundMe Charity Match campaign.

– To join us on Zoom, use Meeting ID 921 863 476 with password 077319. If you’re calling in, first dial 1-646-558-8656.

Meet our amazing selection of 2020 WNYPC Board Candidates! (You can find additional details – including their vision statements – on our website here.)

– Oladipupo Daniel AJIROBA, Action Corps/Network rep and community worker, originally from Nigeria

– Valentino Dixon, artist, community activist, philosopher, and recipient of the WNY Peace Center’s 2019 Emerging Leaders’ Award, exonerated after 27 years of unjust incarceration

– Rosanna Granada, Chemical Engineer, researcher, activist, and artist

– Cariol Horne, former police officer and peace activist

– Kelly Ann Kowalski, Network of Religious Communities’ Food for All Director and food activist

– Franchelle Parker, Executive Director, Open Buffalo; and community leader

Also be sure to tune in to next week’s Talking Peace on WBNY featuring board candidate Franchelle Parker. And take special note of the May 9th event featuring great heroes, the Kings Bay Plowshares 7, before their May 28-29 sentencing. Together, they will speak with a panel of other amazing activists featuring WNYPC Annual Dinner Keynote Speakers Medea Benjamin (2019) and Dr. Cornel West (2020!).

Please see details and much more below, including special events this week, regularly scheduled events, campaigns, fundraisers, and more at, on our Facebook page, Twitter (@wnypeace), and Instagram (@wnypeace)! *** And lastly, a reminder to pace yourselves – do only what you can without engaging in digital overload. No one call do it all. Let us know what kind of help you might need from the WNYPC; please feel free to reach out!

Peace, thanks, solidarity and yes – love.

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2015 – 2016 Highlights and 2016 – 2017 Preview

This post includes:



-Resist Milliarism! Taskforce updates

-Racial Justice Taskforce updates

-Prisoners’ Rights Taskforce updates

-Peaceful Conflict Resolution/Peace Education Project updates

-Latin American Solidarity Committee

-Environmental Justice

-Economic Justice

and more!