Demonstrations

Protest Endless War in Iraq
— 17th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq —

DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
TIME: 11:30 am
BEGIN: 26 Federal Plaza, Broadway between Duane & Worth Streets, lower Manhattan
ROUTE: March west along Chambers Street, stopping at military recruiters along the way
END: Borough of Manhattan Community College, Chambers Street

Join our citywide coalition of peace and social justice groups to:
* Oppose endless war and militarism,
* Expose the intersection of the Iraq War with many forms of oppression, and
* Build power and work together.

We will meet at 26 Federal Plaza, march past several military recruiting offices along Chambers Street, to the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), where students, many of them economically disadvantaged, are regularly targeted by recruiters to join the armed forces.

Sponsored by NYC War Resisters League, NYS Peace Action, Veterans for Peace/Chapter 34, Catholic Worker, Kairos, Peace Action NYS, Peace Action/Manhattan, Raging Grannies, Pax Christi Metro New York, Brooklyn For Peace, Granny Peace Brigade, World Can’t Wait [list in formation]

If interested, please select “going” on the Facebook event page for the action.

For more information, email nycWRL@nycwarresisters.org or call 718-768-7306


The Ribbon 2020 – Tangible Hope for No Nuclear War
(endorsed by NYC WRL)

On August 1st 2020, commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, The Ribbon International is planning to have a Ribbon event in New York City and in other cities around the world.

DATE: Saturday, August 1, 2020
TIME: 10 am
PLACE: Meet at NYC Public Library, 5th Ave. and 42nd Street.
Vigil followed by a walk to the UN
Ribbons will be available to carry or create your own. See more info at: https://theribboninternational.org