New York's "finest": We have concerns Tuesday, 14 April 2015 the Grannies had two actions. The first, outside City Hall. NO use of Weaponized Drones or Surveillance Drones in NYC. It was a meeting of the Public Safety Committee, which has before it two New York City code amendments that could result in the use … Continue reading One Day-Two Demos: Control Drones in NYC & Shut It Down
Hello Sisters and Friends, We have one last chance to persuade 15 City Council members* to cancel their funded-by-the-zionists junket to Israel, or at least to make them feel damn guilty about going. These 15 City Council members* need to think again about the message they give to New Yorkers, particularly our Palestinian neighbors. This … Continue reading City Council members are leaving on an all expenses paid junket to Israel on February 15
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Members Mark Treyger, Brad Lander, Antonio Reynoso, David Greenfield, Rafael Espinal, Darlene Mealy, Mark Levine, Helen Rosenthal, Corey Johnson, Ritchie Torres, Andrew Cohen, Donovan Richards, Eric Ulrich, and James Van Bramer: Dear City Council Members on the all expenses paid trip to Israel, I write to express my shock … Continue reading Dear City Council Members, Don’t Accept an Expenses Paid Trip to Apartheid Israel
The Public Hearing on the Climate March was chaired by Donovan J. Richards, with several other members of the Environment Subcommittee joining. The objective was the Resolution 356 to support the Climate March in NYC, 21 Sept 2014 and its objectives, mainly to influence a positive outcome of the upcoming Climate Meetings at the UN … Continue reading NY City Council Hearing on the Climate March
We were back at our usual spot in front of the Recruiting Station on Lennox Ave/125th St. sharing information on the latest drone news that can affect NYC residents: the recent statements by Police Commissioner Bill Bratton who said "I'm supportive of the concept of drones, not only for the police but for public safety … Continue reading Anti-Drone Action in Harlem elicits a surprisingly strong police presence!
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world…"* or maybe even New York City. There we were with Ms. Gizmo at the "Power of Aging" Annual Health Festival. (Click on the photo for a larger image.) The day was brilliant, Thomas Jefferson Park was sparkling, and so was Joan's … Continue reading Keep New York City Drone-Free — We Are Rolling
CALLING ALL NEW YORKERS You’ve heard of U.S. military drones spying on and killing people overseas. That could happen here in our hometown, so let’s stop it before it starts. There is precedent. On March 18, 2013, in Seattle, Washington, Mayor Mike McGinn ordered the city police department to scrap plans it had to roll … Continue reading Keep New York Free of Weaponized and Surveillance Drones — Resolution to City Council