Tuesday, March 18 at the Hunter Grassroots Community Fair: The Granny Peace Brigade came to the fair to ask Hunter students for help. We would like the New York City Council to pass a resolution banning weaponized and surveillance drones in NYC. How will that happen? If many, many voters call their City Council representatives … Continue reading 2014 Grassroots Community Fair at Hunter College
Seven Granny Peace Brigade members accepted the invitation of Hunter College’s Democracy Fair organizers and prepared an educational exhibit about drones, which are unmanned airborne vehicles. Drones can be peaceful, or they can be deadly. They can also invade privacy and contribute to severe stress when they hover over homes. In Pakistan, Yemen and Afghanistan, … Continue reading Granny Peace Brigade brings Drone info to Hunter College
(Our Granny Peace Brigade member Nydia Leaf is attending the 2011 World Hiroshima and Nagasaki Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs, August 3 - 9 in Japan.) KONICHIWA – Greetings from the Granny Peace Brigade in New York City! It is a great honor for the Granny Peace Brigade to participate in this World Conference … Continue reading Nydia’s Greeting at the 2011 World Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs
The Granny Peace Brigade takes the message to the March 6 Social Change at Fair Hunter College. Did you know: • Since 2002, over 66,000 women in the military have been victims of sexual abuse or rape. • Incidents of rape and sexual assault in the military increased 73% between 2004 and 2006. • In … Continue reading STOP SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE MILITARY
August 30: Educational and career outreach, health information, and support groups for teens and families along with food, music, face painting and fun -- City Council Rep, Melissa Mark Viverito sure knows how to throw a party. Nydia, Judy, one Joan and both Barbaras are joined by our new friend, Kevin, from Brooklyn for Peace. … Continue reading BACK TO THE FUTURE: Five Grannies and a fella pitch ‘Opt Out Option’ at East Harlem Teen Fair.
On Saturday, March 26, we share a table with Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) at the bustling Brooklyn Peace Fair. Fran, Phyllis, Bob, Joan P, Bev and Caroline are up in the balcony at the GPB table along with the WILPFers, Jen and Bibienne. Barbara H is below with CodePink. Peace groups … Continue reading Granny Peace Brigade at Brooklyn Peace Fair