Immigrants Solidarity March – National Day of Action
Saturday, May 6, Rally, 1pm
Show and share the Buffalove of our welcoming community for all our brothers and sisters!! Health care is included – it’s part of caring!
Please dress warmly, and waterproof yourself and your signs! (and/or bring umbrellas ;-)! The Love and Solidarity in our hearts will counter the weather and the threats in the political environment. Details below. Please share and come!
Gather at Massachusetts Ave Playground (by Winter St) and walk, with speakers, music (incl Ismail & Co), and inspiration! Rally at 1pm, with walk at 1:30 up Lawrence to Hampshire to Grant St – where we’ll stop at West Side Bazaar – on to Lafayette (with a brief talk at Lafayette High School), past Colonial Circle’s General Bidwell, down Richmond to finish at Pilgrim-St. Luke’s UCC, a declared sanctuary church. There’ll be a welcome at the church with tabling, SNACK-LUCK, etc. as well. The #Buffalo25 will be representing. Pilgrim-St Luke’s UCC also is a shelter for any or all throughout the event, especially to get out of the weather. Bienvenidos/Karibu/Bienvenu!
Understanding I.C.E and Border Patrol in WNY – Local efforts to protect immigrants
7-9 pm Monday May 22, 2017. Network for Religious Communities, 1272 Delaware Ave. parking behind building. Sponsored by LASC and WNY Peace Center
We need to hold Customs and Border Protection practices accountable, and to control any harmful and aggressive operations in our border-zone communities. Guest speakers include
John Lory Ghertner MD (Migrant Support Services Wayne County, and Greater Rochester Coalition for Immigration Justice) and Peter Mares (Rural and Migrant Ministry).
Dear Friends wnypeace.org 716-332-3904 716-931-3520
Today’s May Day Unite & Resist is cancelled due to hurricane watch!
Many thanks to the many who made the People’s Solidarity Climate Rally so positive and strong (see wnypeace.org post and fb event page). Thanks too to Activists of Buffalo’s Johanna C. Dominguez who took this and so many great pictures of people coming out to Defend the Sacred, protecting People and the Planet.
We will continue with the National Days of Action this Saturday with the Immigrants Solidarity March/Rally on May 6, 1pm. If we are weathered out with the rain, cold, or other climate events, we’ll hold the entire event at Pilgrim-St Luke’s (Richmond & Utica). Watch our wnypeace.org and fb event page to keep posted
Many Thanks, Peace, Solidarity, and yes Love. Cresley, Kate, Peggy, Vicki, and All
Dear Friends 716-332-3904 716-931-3520
We’re so excited to continue with the National Days of Action this
Saturday (Climate) and next (Immigrants). Don’t miss the stellar
climatologist Dr. Mann tomorrow!! More events follow that detailed
Note two changes in the week’s event planning: this Saturday’s march is
from Niagara Square to the MARINA, and the previously scheduled May 3 No
Press No Freedom event is cancelled.
Many Thanks, Peace, Solidarity, and Love. Cresley, Kate, Peggy, Vicki, & All
Please join us tomorrow, 4/29, at the **People’s Solidarity Climate March
(Niag Sq to Marina)** in National Day of Action. **Dr. Michael Mann,
Renown Seminal Climatologist, will speak.** We’ll gather 1pm with tabling,
at Niag Sq. The Rally (w/Indigenous opening, Dr. Mann, and other speaers
and music) starts 1:30pm.
2pm-ish: March will go (southeast) down Niagara to go south on Franklin,
to Erie St, Marine Drive and along the Lake to the Marina Peace Garden for
brief gathering; then back the way we came, to Niagara Sq (est 3pm) for
more rallying, music, and speakers including an Indigenous closing.
Dr. Mann is was a key researcher in putting for the “hockey stick” graph