Talking Peace News

Weekly Update – February 24, 2016

WNY Peace Center Weekly Update – February 24, 2016 Contact: 716-332-3904

1. Events (WNYPC general, followed by Taskforces, then allies – chronological w/in category)
2. WNY Peace Center Membership Drive
3. ** Special Public Outcry Section: TPP (Federal) and Anti-BDS (New York State)
+ General Info

1. Events
Racial Justice Taskforce Meeting
Saturday, February 27, 3pm. Sewing Souls Studios, 356 S. Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Topics: Community policing, including speakout on Cariol Horne case.

Peaceful Conflict Resolution / Peace Education Project
For Teens:
PeaceJam is an international organization with 13 Nobel Laureates on its board that uses fun activities to provide youth with inspiration,

Special Public Outcry: TPP (Federal) and Anti-BDS (New York State)

One of the world’s biggest multinational trade deals, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, has been signed by 12 member nations in New Zealand and will now undergo a two-year ratification period in which at least six countries must approve the final text for the deal to be implemented. The Trans-Pacific Partnership encompasses 12 Pacific Rim nations, including the United States, and 40 percent of the world’s economy.