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    Peace Center Annual Dinner
    Golden Anniversary – 50 Years!
    Friday, November 3, 2017
    Buffalo Convention Center

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50th Annual Dinner with: AMY GOODMAN!, Democracy Now!, Nov 3

Dear Friends, 50th year 716-332-3904; 716-931-3520 8/17/17

As you know, the WNY Peace Center is celebrating its 50th year, and our Annual Dinner will be even more special than usual. We’re exciting to announce – and confirm the leaks 😉 – that our keynote speaker will be the trail-blazing beacon of Democracy Now!,

************ AMY GOODMAN!!!! **************

Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

Amy has won many awards. The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award. She has co-authored 6 NYTimes best-sellers. The Independent of London called Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! “an inspiration,” and we do too!!

The 50th Annual Dinner will be held on Friday, Nov. 3, this year (a bit earlier than usual due to Ms. Goodman’s schedule). Doors will open at 5pm, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

So click on the carousel pix above on the Annual Dinner to
– buy a ticket, or even a table;
– renew your membership to get a discount on your ticket;
– contribute toward the student/ltd income tickets; and/or
– book a vendor table.
Please also email wnypcvolunteers@wnypeace.org for info about putting ads, messages, and mementos in the program book.

WNYCAIC Job Description and Posting

The Buffalo/WNY chapter of the NY Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement (http://nycaic.org) is seeking a part-time staff person for Sep 2017 – May 2018. We are eager to support them in working on this important issue.

Funding is assured, for this period, for one position of approximately 12 hours per week.


(1) On an ongoing, regular basis, work to arrange public education on the issue of solitary confinement, including occasions where members of the chapter could speak to religious, labor, or other community groups.

Tomorrow 8/16, 5pm: come to Not Here, Not Ever response to Charlottesville

Dear Friends, 50th year 716-332-3904; 716-931-3520 8/15/17

Please join us tomorrow, Weds, Aug 16, 5-6pm, at Not Here, Not Ever: Coming together in response to violence in Charlottesville. Sponsored by Co Exec Mark Poloncarz and Common Council President Pridgen, WNY Peace Center, and more at Durham Memorial AME Zion Church, 174 E Eagle St., Buffalo. Stand together to denounce violence, racism and bigotry and to commemorate the lives lost in Charlottesville, VA.

The hate and violence exhibited by racist white supremacist groups over the weekend – and the “excusiology” of Donald Trump – also make the Sept 16, 4th Annual Peace-Justice-Nonviolence Festival & Walk more important than ever! Add your other group(s) to the 150 partners by contacting Tom Casey