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Police state

Bronx School Justice Community Forum!

Date: 
Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 10:30am - 2:00pm
Location: 
New Settlement Community Center;1501 Jerome Avenue (bet. Goble Pl & W 172nd St); Bronx NY 10452

Are you concerned about school discipline policies and practices? Passionate about finding restorative solutions? Interested to hear about what parents and students are doing to bring about change? Come to the Bronx School Justice Report Back – a fascinating look at how parents, students, and community allies frustrated by the high rates of school arrests, suspensions and summonses in the Bronx successfully petitioned the NYC Department of Education and NYPD School Safety Division to begin making drastic reductions in school policing in the Bronx.

National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality

Date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 2:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
Joyce Kilmer Park, 161 Street & Grand Concourse, BXNY
Contact: 

866-235-7814

Prisons, Police & Repression
“The Call for the 18th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation is to bring forward the united, powerful, visual coalition of families victimized by police terrorism and to reach into all parts of our community. May our unity bring the change that our children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren so rightfully deserve – freedom, justice, equality, humanity, respect, and a right to take BART [Bay Area Rapid Transit] and a right to walk to 7-11 for Skittles and ice tea without being executed.”

Psychologists for Social Responsibility Regional Conference

Date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 9:00am - Monday, October 14, 2013 - 3:00pm
Location: 
15 Rutherford Place, New York, NY

Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR) will be holding a 2013 NYC Regional Conference in Manhattan, at 15 Rutherford Place, from October 12 to October 14. PsySR is an international network of professional, social, and community activists committed to working for change through ethical applications of psychology. The organization works collectively toward peace, justice, human rights, and ecological sustainability. The Peace Committee and Death Penalty Abolition Committee of the 15th Street Meeting for the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) are co-sponsoring the conference.

BOYCOTT THE PALM

Date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
837 Second Ave. (at East 45th St.)

JOIN US IN TAKING A STAND AGAINST HOMELESSNESS!

On Saturday, October 19 from 5-9 pm, we will stand in solidarity with folks in Denver protesting the criminalization of homeless people.

Here's what's going on:

The Denver managers of The Palm, a high-end steakhouse chain headquartered in NYC, have been vocally supporting the Urban Camping Ban, a local ordinance that criminalizes homeless people. Among other things, this Ban promotes police harassment of people trying to shield themselves from the elements. Even covering themselves with a blanket while they sleep is illegal.

Brooklyn For Peace Anti-Militarism Committee meeting

Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
677 President Street in Park Slope
Contact: 

Tom & Connie 718 768 6171

The Anti-Militarism Committee of Brooklyn For Peace will meet Wed. Oct 9, at 677 President St in Park Slope. We will be planning for upcoming counter recruiting information and more activity to educate the public about the many problems of Obama's drone warfare.

Militarization, Domestic Spying, and the Boycott of Israel: A Panel Discussion

Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Judson Memorial Church - 239 Thompson Street, Assembly Hall
Contact: 

nyact@riseup.net - New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership (NYACT)

This panel examines the complex interrelationship between the Israel Institute of Technology ("Technion"), U.S. and Israeli weapons development, the advancement of Israeli apartheid, and the facilitation of police and government surveillance of Arabs and Muslims in New York City and beyond. Speakers include representatives from RootsAction; Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM); Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel; and NYACT.

Freedom Ain't Free cd Release Party & Live Performance event

Date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
National Black Theatre - 2031 5th Avenue @ West 125th in Harlem

The Sekou Odinga Defense Committee

presents

a Family & Friends cd compilation of song, spoken word, hip-hop & poetry
in honor of Sekou Odinga and the Black Freedom struggle

Sekou Odinga has been an unjustly held u.s. PPOW
since his capture on October 23rd, 1981. For the past 32 years,
both Sekou and his family have paid a high price for
his being a FREEDOM FIGHTER

Defend CUNY Students' Right to Protest Petraeus

Date: 
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 2:30pm
Location: 
CUNY's Macaulay bldg., 35 W. 67th St. (bet. CPW & Columbus)

What: Protest called by the Ad Hoc Committee Against the Militarization of CUNY
When: Monday, September 23, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th St. (between Central park West and Columbus Ave.)

Last Tuesday, the NYPD brutally attacked CUNY students protesting the university's appointment of former CIA chief and Iraq/Afghanistan war commander David Patraeus to teach at the Macaulay Honors College.

Protest War Criminal Petraeus/Billionaires' Fundraiser

Date: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 5:30pm
Location: 
Macaulay Honors College, 35 W. 67th St. (bet. Central Park West & Columbus Ave.)

PROTEST WAR CRIMINAL PETRAEUS AND BILLIONAIRES’ FUNDRAISER!

David "Death Squad" Petraeus + Wall Street Moguls Holding Gala Tuesday, Sept. 17

Mayor Stop & Frisk, Union-Buster Bloomberg Invited Too

When: Tuesday, September 17, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Macaulay Honors College, 35 West. 67th St.
(between Central Park West and Columbus Ave.)

A Taste of Freedom 2: A Food-Filled Finale to a Successful Freedom Socialist Newspaper Fund Drive

Date: 
Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Freedom Hall, Harlem
Contact: 

Elias Holtz - 212-222-0633 (office)

Friday, September 28, 2013, 7:00pm

Come eat and celebrate a successful $100,000 fund drive for an activist-written, revolutionary feminist press. Featuring a Fall Family Style Dinner, Pop-Political Trivia, Door Prizes, and more!

Held at Freedom Hall 113 West 128th St., Harlem (Between Malcolm X/Lenox & 7th Ave. Subways 2 & 3 to 125th St.). Dinner donation is $12 pre-sale, $15 at the door. Work exchanges available for low income. No one turned away. Children are welcome.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/190507624464979/

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