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.

NJPA 61st Annual Dinner: "Nuclear War or Nuclear Ban?"

Apr 29 2018 1:00 pm
Apr 29 2018 4:30 pm

Ray Acheson and Alice Slater (ICAN, recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize)

“Nuclear War or Nuclear Ban?
People of the World Know What They Want”


Music by Sharleen and the Cactus Flowers

Hasbrouck Heights Hilton
650 Terrace Avenue
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey 07604

(Transportation will be available upon request from our Bloomfield office. Please give us at least one week's notice.)


  • Cash Bar                         12:15 PM
  • Dinner & Program             1:00 PM


Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Essex County Branch
Recipient of the Sylvia and Oscar Ackelsberg Peace Award

Peace Action People of the Year
Helga Moor and Maureen Prince

NJ Peace Action’s 60th Birthday Bash!

Nov 18 2017 12:00 pm
Nov 18 2017 4:00 pm

NJPA’s 59th Annual Fall Peace Gathering Featuring Retired Colonel Ann Wright: "Global Flashpoints: The Courage to Resist"

Nov 19 2016 1:00 pm

Where:       Bloomfield High School
                  160 Broad Street
                  Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Social Hour and
Silent Auction: ………….…………1:00PM
Program: …………..…………………2:00PM
Event Ends: …………………………4:00PM

Silent Auction features theater tickets, jewelry, subscriptions and restaurant gift certificates.
Refreshments will be served.

Regrettably, Doctors Without Borders had to cancel their participation. BUT, the good news is that the internationally known and respected Retired Colonel Ann Wright has agreed to be our speaker. Her topic will be
“Global Flashpoints: The Courage to Resist.”

We’re sure that you will want to hear Colonel Wright’s informative and inspiring presentation and to be part of this wonderful occasion.

Ann Wright

Ann Wright is a 29-year US Army/Army Reserves veteran, a retired United States Army colonel and retired U.S. State Department official, known for her outspoken opposition to the Iraq War. She received the State Department Award for Heroism in 1997, after helping to evacuate several thousand people during the civil war in Sierra Leone. She is most noted for having been one of three State Department officials to publicly resign in direct protest of the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. She served in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia and Mongolia. She is the co-author of the book "Dissent: Voices of Conscience."

59th Annual Dinner

Apr 24 2016 12:00 pm
Apr 24 2016 4:00 pm

59th Annual Dinner - Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Hasbrouck Heights Hilton
650 Terrace Avenue Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey 07604

12:00 – 4:00 PM  (12:00 – 12:45 PM Socializing; 1:00 PM Lunch)


Kevin Martin, Executive Director, Peace Action and Shigeko Sasamori, Hiroshima Maiden

“Organizing for Peace and a Nuclear-Free Future”

Also Honoring:

Peace and Planet

Recipients of the Sylvia and Oscar Ackelsberg Peace Award

Litsa Binder

Peace Action Person of the Year

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