WESPAC

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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  1. Solidarity Economy in Westchester

    December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Annual Fair Trade Festival

Greetings, all, A note to let you all know that the planning committee for the Annual Margaret Eberle Fair Trade Festival has decided not to host an indoor December festival but rather an outdoor festival on May Day, May 1st, in 2022.  Details will be forthcoming in...

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Summary of WESPAC Annual Meeting of Members!

Greetings, all!   Thank you so much to all who participated in last night's WESPAC Annual Meeting of Members.  Much important information was shared.  You can watch the full reports here   Based on the information shared, here is a quick summary.  All the groups are...

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Westchester DA launching new program

Thank you very much for this initiative, DA Rocah!  https://www.lohud.com/story/news/2021/09/28/westchester-miriam-rocach-fresh-start-program-may-spare-some-offenders-jail/5899836001/   The program announced by the Westchester District Attorney will allow certain...

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2022 Elias Foundation Activist Fellowship Program

Announcing the ACTIVIST FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2022 - Deadline for Letters of Intent October 30, 2021 We are excited to again share with you this opportunity for Fellowships for activists in underserved communities. The Elias Foundation is now accepting nominations and...

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Attica is All of Us

Attica is All of UsTo commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Attica uprising, AFJ (Alliance of Families for Justice) and the National Lawyer Guild NYC will be cohosting two evenings of panel discussions about the uprising and its aftermath. Both will be live...

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From Howard Horowitz:Dear Stronger Together Solidarity Network,On the last night of Chanukah, Sunday, December 5, please join us for "Immigrant Rights Through a Jewish Lens," an educational conversation about immigration, focusing on Jewish values and solidarity with immigrants and refugees. Topics of discussion will include Afghan refugees and the Afghan Adjustment Act, Haitian and other refugees at the border, the pathway to citizenship, Fund for Excluded Workers, the Remain in Mexico and Title 42 policies, global racial and gender equality, and more. Hear from local leaders about the most pressing immigration issues of this moment, including those specific to New York State. Register here for this event on Sunday, December 5 at 7:30pm ET, sponsored by the Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration with HIAS, Workers Circle, Tru’ah, the Synagogue Coalition on the Refugee and Immigration Crisis and NYIC, the New York Immigration CoalitionThere is so much we can do to welcome, protect, and support immigrants in our country in our state and in our local communities. See flier below for more information. Please join us!zoom.us/.../tJYsf-ygrDoqEt2cFkWIOuGs9aya2nxCR16p... ... See MoreSee Less
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Greetings, all,A note to let you all know that the planning committee for the Annual Margaret Eberle Fair Trade Festival has decided not to host an indoor December festival but rather an outdoor festival on May Day, May 1st, in 2022. Details will be forthcoming in January. We will host three online educational presentations in February, March and April leading up to the in person outdoor May festival.In the meantime, please make a special effort to support Fair Trade artisans and cooperative members at this holiday time. It is better for the planet, better for families and communities and makes the gift that much more special as it helps to move us all towards the world we want and need to live in.There are many possibilities of where you can find these gifts. I placed an order with www.serrv.org/ where you can find truly exquisite items from all around the world. The items took 4 days to arrive! You can also support the vendors who usually attend our December festival here ... See MoreSee Less
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Burning waste is NOT a solution to the #climatecrisis or the #plasticpollution crisis. But this cement industry-promoted false solution will fill our air with more toxic pollution while distracting from investing in true solutions to our plastics, recycling & climate problems.

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Briefing & Panel Discussion with WESPAC Board Chair Howard Horowitz: C&SN’s Report on Lawfare https://charityandsecurity.org/csn-events/briefing-panel-discussion-csns-report-on-lawfare/

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