“Walk In Their Shoes” in Foley Square

On July 31 members of CodePink NYC, the Granny Peace Brigade and the American Friends Service Committee held a tripartite demonstration in Foley Square, NYC. The AFSC brought material on the cost of war. The Granny Peace Brigade brought the Phone-A-Thon kit with flyers about H. Con. Res. 362* - the resolution gearing up for … Continue reading “Walk In Their Shoes” in Foley Square

Brooklyn: Say No To Junior ROTC

Oh, how were we challenged Thursday, June 5 in Brooklyn! The park surrounding Brooklyn Borough Hall and the Court Building was saturated with folks attending Brooklyn Day, a pro-Atlantic Yards rally, sponsored by the Forest City Ratner Corporation, a NYC real estate developer with a taste for using eminent domain for their own gain. A … Continue reading Brooklyn: Say No To Junior ROTC

RAGING GRANNIES HEAT UP UNION SQUARE

Want to jump-start your next peace action? Invite your local Raging Grannies and draw a crowd! Here the NYC chapter joins the Granny Peace Brigade and Code Pink for a "STOP THE WAR, IMPEACH BUSH" Phone-A-Thon. If you don't see the video click here. WE ARE A GAGGLE OF GRANNIESWords: Esther Farnsworth & the Vermont … Continue reading RAGING GRANNIES HEAT UP UNION SQUARE

Freedom Ride – Not Just Another Bus Ride

Who is this woman and why was this mug shot taken? Joan spent her first two years of college at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. It was 1957 and it happened to be the first year that the state of North Carolina integrated its public universities, in response to … Continue reading Freedom Ride – Not Just Another Bus Ride

Maintaining Privacy for High School Students Requires Action

Five stalwart members and friends of the Granny Peace Brigade and CodePink gathered at Washington Irving High School on Thursday April 3, 2009, the evening of Citywide High School Parents' Open School night, to help parents who want to keep their children from being recruited into the military. Pat, Leigh, Joe, Eva-Lee and Edith told … Continue reading Maintaining Privacy for High School Students Requires Action

TELL YOUR SENATOR TO FILIBUSTER ANY BILL THAT FUNDS THE OCCUPATION OF IRAQ

That's what we've been asking people to say at our Phone-A-Thons recently. It's not easy. We stand on a busy sidewalk and ask passersby to call Congress on the spot using our cell phones. (You can find a Phone-A-Thon recipe here.) The amazing thing is that some people actually do stop and make the call. … Continue reading TELL YOUR SENATOR TO FILIBUSTER ANY BILL THAT FUNDS THE OCCUPATION OF IRAQ