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We have been a leading force for progressive social change in Westchester County, New York, since 1974.  We have been educating, agitating and organizing for a more just and peaceful world, an end to militarism and racism and a more fair economy that works for all.

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WESPAC Board Chair on His Jewish Identity

Good morning, all!   I hope everyone is warm and healthy.   Howard Horwitz, Chair of the Board of WESPAC Foundation was recently interviewed by media about his Jewish identity and how that relates to his peace and justice work and his relationship with and tenure at...

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Job opportunity at Threefold Community Farm

Threefold Community Farm seeks a full-time Vegetable Grower and Co-Manager of Farm Operations with extensive knowledge of regenerative farming practices, excellent communication skills, servant leadership capacities, proficiency with tractor and/or draft power, and...

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Interest for Upcoming Narcan Training

Via Kenneth Chamberlain Junior: I'm reaching out on behalf of Shatirra Lee, a Health Educator with the Urban League of Westchester. She and I were having a conversation about the pressing issue of opioid overdoses and community safety, Shatirra expressed a valuable...

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Solidarity Singers at WESPAC!

Happy New Years!   Starting in the second half of January, WESPAC will be hosting the Solidarity Singers.    Singing... builds community elevates the energy of direct action is profound self care  ties us to social justice movements historically and internationally is...

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The Children of Gaza

12-year-old Dunia lost her leg in an Israeli airstrike that killed her whole family. We filmed this video with Dunia during the seven-day truce, and yesterday an Israeli tank-fired shell killed her while she was recovering in Naser Hospital in Khan Younis....

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Ceasefire Now!

WESPACers are attending a rally Thursday in NYC with Adalah Justice Project (AJP), United Auto Workers (UAW) Region 9A, NYC Democratic Socialists of America (NYC-DSA), Jewish Voice for Peace-NY (JVP-NY), Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), Bangladeshi Americans for...

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This a call for support and outreach. Parents and children in the East Ramapo (ER) School district need our support. The crisis in their schools – a hostile school board, more than 10 years of austerity budgets, racial discrimination, and buildings declared unsafe and with lead in the water – is on the agenda. We hope you can show your support for ER parents and children at their parent-led forum on Saturday February 24, 11:00 am-1:00 pm at the Spring Valley Salvation Army Community Center. At you can see from the attached flyers for the event, this is about grassroots organizing by the parents and community themselves. We are showing up to show support.If you think you can make it, please RSVP to this email so we can get an idea of turnout. If you are interested in helping with set up, clean up or contributing food, please contact Nancy ([email protected]). ... See MoreSee Less
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Multiple NYT sources tell me that the paper is now cutting ties with Anat Schwarz after her social media history — “turn Gaza into a slaughterhouse” — was exposed. Her explosive article shaped public understanding of 10/7 yet the team at The Daily has still been unable to produce…

Yesterday, anti-Netanyahu & anti-war protests rocked Tel Aviv in a way they haven’t since before October 7th. Hostage families & many others came out to stand up to the government.

And the government responded violently.

Incredible video by Eli Katzoff capturing the protests:

I wish he hadn’t done it because we need him, but burning yourself alive to stop a genocide is more rational, human and understandable than the world carrying on during genocides like everything is normal.

At the age of 23, after graduating from Columbia University and working briefly for PBS, I went through 7 rounds of interviews and finally landed a job at the NYT as a news producer.

On my 3rd day on the job, on the graveyard shift which was from 5pm-2am I had to fill out some…

BREAKING: more than 4,000 artists are calling for genocidal Israel to be excluded from the Venice Biennale, one of the world's biggest and most prestigious arts exhibitions.

https://anga.live/

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