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.

GRASSROOTS ACTIVIST SKILLS BUILDING DAY

Jun 9 2012 9:30 am
Jun 9 2012 3:45 pm

JOIN NEW JERSEY PEACE ACTION ON SATURDAY, JUNE 9TH FOR OUR GRASSROOTS ACTIVIST SKILLS BUILDING DAY!!!!!

LET’S MAKE PEACE THE ISSUE THIS ELECTION YEAR!

Time:  9:30 registration & coffee – 2:45 coffee break, then reconvene at 3:00 for special presentation on Iraqi refugees; closing at 3:45

Location: St. Peter Claver Church, 56 Elmwood Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Keynote:  Kevin Martin, Peace Action, 10:00 – 10:20: What is the Peace Agenda for 2012?

NJ Peace Action's 55th Annual Dinner

Apr 29 2012 12:00 pm
Apr 29 2012 4:00 pm

James YeeFormer U.S. Army Chaplain Captain James "Yusuf" Yee: "9/11 & Guantanamo Bay:  The Struggle for Justice Ten Years Later"

NJ Peace Action is proud to support efforts of such organizations as Witness Against Torture, Amnesty International and other human rights organizations in their actions to close the prison at Guantanamo.  As such, we are excited to announce Captain James "Yusuf" Yee as the speaker for our 55th Annual Dinner on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the Regency House in Pompton Plains.  James Yee, formerly the Army Chaplain at Guantanamo Bay Prison, will address us on the protection of civil liberties and his experiences in the military and as a Muslim chaplain.
 

SHOULD YOU ENLIST?

WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MILITARY RECRUITING, MILITARY LIFE, AND VETERAN AFFAIRS BEFORE ENLISTING.

A Report Prepared by The Constitutional Litigation Clinic
Rutgers School of Law-Newark

Peace Vigil - 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo Prison

Jan 7 2012 10:30 am
Jan 7 2012 10:30 am

Peace Vigil to protest the 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo Prison

Join members of New Jersey Peace Action at the corner of Church St. and Fullerton in Montclair to protest the 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo Prison.

10:30am to 12 noon

 

NJ Peace Action's 54th Annual Soup Luncheon

Nov 12 2011 11:45 am
Nov 12 2011 4:00 pm

NJPA's 54th Annual Soup Luncheon

This year's Soup Luncheon will feature Phyllis Bennis and Judith LeBlanc.

Saturday, November 12th - 11:45am to 4:00pm

Bloomfield High School

  Phyllis Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC, where she directs the New Internationalism Project.  She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam.  She works on U.S. foreign policy issues, particularly regarding Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and Palestine, as well as United Nations issues, especially regarding democratization of the UN and challenge of U.S. domination of the UN.,  She serves as an informal adviser to several top UN officials on Palestine and UN empowerment issues.

Judith LeBlanc, Field Director of Peace Action, coordinates eforts on campaigns to cut military spending, nuclear abolition and to oppose the war in Afghanistan.  She works closely with Peace Action's affiliates on grassroots organizing efforts.  She helps coordinate the efforts of the New Priorities Network, a national network supporting grassroots organizing to "move the money from wars and weapons to fund human needs."  She is a member of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma and lives in Harlem, NY.

Music provided by Spook Handy!

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