NJ Peace Action

Ordinary people working together to eliminate nuclear weapons, reduce military spending, support global peacemaking and restore the well being of our planet.

58th Annual Fall Peace Gathering

Nov 14 2015 1:00 pm
Nov 14 2015 4:00 pm

58th Annual Fall Peace Gathering

Eventbrite - NJ Peace Action’s 58th Annual Fall Peace Gathering

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Where:    Bloomfield High School
               160 Broad Street
               Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Social Hour/Silent Auction: 1:00PM
Program: ……
…..…………………2:00PM
Event Ends: ………………………4:00PM
Silent Auction features theater tickets, jewelry, subscriptions and restaurant gift certificates. View some of the items/Bid now!
Refreshments will be served.
 

Why I Went To Prison For a Nuclear-Free World

 
Sister-Megan-Rice“Our ‘crime’ was to draw attention to the criminality of the 70-year-old nuclear industry itself and to the unconscionable fact that the U.S. spends more on nuclear weapons than on education, health, transportation, and disaster relief combined.”
– Keynote speaker Sister Megan Rice, an anti-nuclear activist and Roman Catholic Religious Sister of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus.

NJ Peace Action Executive Director Madelyn Hoffman To Travel to Japan

Madelyn Hoffman, will fly to Japan to represent Peace Action’s national organization and all of its affiliates at the 70th commemoration of the dropping of the A bomb on Hiroshima and three days later on Nagasaki. Send a postcard for peace to the people of Japan. Click here.

58th Annual Dinner

Apr 19 2015 12:15 pm
Apr 19 2015 4:00 pm

HONORED GUEST AND RECIPIENT OF THE DOROTHY ELDRIDGE PEACEMAKER AWARD:

Richard D. Wolff, PhD

"The Economics of War:
Endless Violence, Peace, and the Economy"

 
ALSO HONORING:

15 Now NJ
Recipient of the Sylvia and Oscar Ackelsberg Peace Award

Peace Action People of the Year
Evelyn and James Dette and Ethel Owens
 
Richard WolffRichard D. Wolff, PhD is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Wolff’s recent work concentrates on analyzing the causes of and solutions to the global economic crisis. Wolff makes ordinarily dull, complex economic issues accessible and interesting. His goal is to empower others to change their own financial situation and impact the larger economy. His focus on the economics of everyday life explores alternative ways to organize workplaces and set government policy.

 

New Jersey Peace Action’s 57th Annual Fall Peace Gathering

Nov 8 2014 1:00 pm
Nov 8 2014 4:00 pm
Saturday, November 8th, 2014
Where:   Columbia High School
              17 Parker Avenue
              Maplewood, NJ 07040
Social Hour, Silent Auction:
Program: …………………………………………
Event Ends: ……………………………………
1:00PM
2:00PM
4:00PM
Music provided by The Owens Brothers Band (chrisowensmail@gmail.com)
Silent Auction features theater tickets, jewelry, subscriptions and restaurant gift certificates.
Refreshments will be served.
 

Civil Rights at 50:  To Create Peace, Try Justice

Keynote speakers: Theodora Lacey, noted civil rights pioneer and leader, and her son, Clinton Lacey, a pioneer in the criminal justice system.

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