Grandmother arrested while trying to save the children of Yemen

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 People Present: Members of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and their friends. Members of the New York Police Department. Bystanders Location: The United States Mission to the United Nations, First Avenue, NYC. Introduction: This is the fifth day of a fast and series of demonstrations beginning in York City on December 29, … Continue reading Grandmother arrested while trying to save the children of Yemen

Parent-Teacher High School Conference Night–NYC November 2018

On Parent-Teacher Conference night parents have the opportunity to meet with their child's teacher to discuss her his progress in the class. It is also an opportunity for volunteers to distribute educational informational flyers to parents. The informational flyers address Options for Life After HS as well as Questions to Ask Military Recruiters. In spite … Continue reading Parent-Teacher High School Conference Night–NYC November 2018

YEMEN CAN’T WAIT

Members of the Granny Peace Brigade participated in the weekly vigil for peace in Yemen, in Union Square on Saturday, November 24th. The weekly vigil was initiated by the Catholic Worker one and a half years ago. Several members of other peace organizations take part in this endeavor. In spite of the fact that the … Continue reading YEMEN CAN’T WAIT

Parent Teacher Conference Night Action – March 8, 2018

March 8 was Parent-Teacher Conference night at NYC high schools when parents meet with their children’s teachers. Volunteers from the Granny Peace Brigade and anti-military friends were outside high schools to greet parents and hand them two flyers. This action is part of the Granny Peace Brigade’s demilitarization of youth in public high schools campaign. … Continue reading Parent Teacher Conference Night Action – March 8, 2018

Demo to Stop the Human Crisis in Yemen – Jan 26, 2018

End US complicity in Saudi War. Take action: Call Sen. Schumer Washington (202) 224-6542, NYC (212) 486-4430, Syracuse (315) 423-5471 It's often hard to get through to Washington offices, but Syracuse staffers will take messages and send them to Washington offices. Sen. Gillibrand Washinton (202) 224-4451 NYC (212) 688-6262 Syracuse (315) 448-0470 Ask them to … Continue reading Demo to Stop the Human Crisis in Yemen – Jan 26, 2018

15 Peace Activists Arrested calling out: LET YEMEN LIVE!

Blocking the entrance to the US Mission to the UN, 15 peace activists from the Catholic Worker Movement, Granny Peace Brigade, Raging Grannies, among others, called for ending the blockade of Yemen, together with ending the intensive bombing of homes, water and sanitation infrastructure being assisted by the USA, and resulting in a million cases … Continue reading 15 Peace Activists Arrested calling out: LET YEMEN LIVE!

STUDENTS NOT SOLDIERS – Grannies Hit the Streets

Last month, the Granny Peace Brigade walked up 5th Avenue with Vets for Peace in the Veterans Day commemorations. As usual, we were virtually at the end, followed by high schoolers, both boys and girls, proudly marching in proper soldier form, from various J-ROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training) groups In the city. Teens marching as … Continue reading STUDENTS NOT SOLDIERS – Grannies Hit the Streets

Veterans for Peace – The Peace Contingent in the Vets Day Parade

On Saturday, Nov 11 members of the Granny Peace Brigade were honored to join Veterans For Peace in the parade up Fifth Avenue in NYC... "...to increase public awareness of the Costs of War, restrain our government from intervening in the internal affairs of other nations, End the arms race, Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, seek justice … Continue reading Veterans for Peace – The Peace Contingent in the Vets Day Parade

Students not Soldiers – Parent Teacher Conference Night Action 11-09-2017

Volunteer activists and parents attending Parent Teacher Conference night met briefly in front of 12 NYC public high schools. Parents were at the school for a scheduled conference with their child's teacher, and volunteers were distributing 2 flyers providing anti-military educational information. Parents accepted the flyers with much appreciation. Questions to Ask - Points to … Continue reading Students not Soldiers – Parent Teacher Conference Night Action 11-09-2017