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

Dear Friends,
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 here to 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.

Sen Gillibrand Town Hall now; Fun in Sun on Grand Island Sunday; more

Every day – the whirlwind! We invite you to the events below (pacing yourself) – so many exciting and important things going on in building a movement! We also invite you to purchase your tickets, buy an ad, donate (for students tickets, for the basket raffle and/or silent auction) for our momentous celebration of our 50th year, at our Annual Dinner with the ground-breaking, award-winning reporter, author, and host and Executive Producer of Democracy Now!,

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

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. On our website wnypeace.org, you can
– buy a ticket, or 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.

Meanwhile, don’t miss June & Roger’s Labor Sunday Potluck for (progressive) Fun in The Sun (whatever the weather) on Grand Island wnypeace.org/june-rogers-potluck/.

Also today Sen Kirsten Gillibrand will be at Buff State’s Rockwell Hall for a Town Hall meeting at 5pm today (doors open 4:15pm). More info at wnypeace.org/sen-gillibrand-town-hall/.

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.

Responsibilities

(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.