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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Upcoming Events

  1. Affinity Groups: Can They Advance Racial Equity?

    May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  2. Renewable Heat Now Press Event

    May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  3. Slavery in Westchester County

    May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Anti-Asian Hate

    May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Rally for Healthcare on Friday!

    May 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Complimentary tickets from the Jacob Burns

Dear Nada,   Greetings from the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) in Pleasantville!   I’m reaching out today because we have an exciting event coming up in our series Global Watch: Crisis & Social Action that may be of interest to you and your colleagues, and we...

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Rikers Island from those who have lived there

Excellent panel discussion this evening on Rikers Island with Jose Saldana, Vincent Schiraldi, Alelur Duran and Steven Dominguez. It’s been a disaster since it opened in 1932. Plans for closure began with Ed Koch. Will Eric Adams move forward or wiggle out? Where will...

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Plastics Recycling is a Lie

From Beyond Plastics:   Can you please help share the short claymation video we released today to set the record straight on plastics recycling. Our video is in direct response to a particularly egregious example of greenwashing that Coca-Cola released last week, an...

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Statement from Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Inc.

From the VVAW National OfficeMarch 25, 2022In our 55 years as an organization, Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) has witnessed way too many wars. We know firsthand the consequences and devastation of imperial wars.We are saddened and angered at the unnecessary...

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We need help protecting water!

No one should be allowed to gamble with clean, safe water – but that’s exactly what financial speculators are trying to do by trading water futures. Allowing financial speculators to profit off of and drive up prices on a resource that we all need is dangerous!Will...

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צפו בטקס יום הזיכרון הישראלי-פלסטיני 2022 Watch The Israeli-Palestinian Joint Memorial Ceremony 2022h شاهد مراسم يوم الذكرى الفلسطيني الإسرائيلي 2022[תגובות לא ראויות ימחקו] מיד בסיום הטקס אנחנו מזמינים אתכם להצטרף אל אחד מ-8 מפגשי הזום השונים. הפרטים כאן:www.theparentscircle.org/live_ceremony_2022-heb/مع نهاية المراسم ندعوكم للإنضمام الى 8 لقاءات زووم مختلفة. التفاصيل هنا:www.theparentscircle.org/ar/live_ceremony_2022-arb/At the end of the ceremony, you are all invited to join one of our 8 Zoom meetings.Details here: afcfp.org/post-memorial-zoom/ אנא המשיכו לתמוך בנו: bit.ly/3jbsFBgPlease, keep supporting us: bit.ly/3KA6lgH الرجاء استمروا بدعمكم لنا: bit.ly/3KA6lgH ... See MoreSee Less
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We all breathe what the Wheelabrator incinerator burns, especially the frontline Environmental Justice community of Peekskill, which is disproportionately impacted. Join us in the countywide discussion to address urgent questions and solutions to achieve environmental justice for Peekskill and cleaner air for everyone: Where does your garbage go? What are the environmental, health and climate impacts of burning trash? What does zero waste mean? What is Environmental Justice? What are the solution steps? EVENT DETAILS When: Tuesday, May 3, 6:30pm (Closed Captioning)What: Westchester County is gathering together on Zoom to screen the short environmental justice film The Sacrifice Zone, and discuss ways to move us away from trash incineration and towards sustainable, zero waste alternatives. Join countywide experts in a discussion about achieving environmental justice for Peekskill, and cleaner air for everyone.Where: On Zoom, register at zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lf-6rrDwtG9cWSSqL3t6ydTwlukRX1e7M ... See MoreSee Less
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State lawmakers are in their final two weeks of the legislative session! Join Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, Campaign for NY Health and partners at our state lawmakers’ offices in the Bronx and in Yonkers to demand a vote this session on the New York Health Act:

Important Congressional bill introduced by Congressmember Rashida Tlaib: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-resolution/1123/text

Send a message to NY lawmakers urging them to pass the Birds and Bees Protection Act, critical legislation that would safeguard pollinators, waterways, people, & the future of our food supply by banning unnecessary and harmful neonic uses. via @NRDC_AF https://on.nrdc.org/3CAeTj7

New Israeli Border Policies Track, Trace, and Restrict Palestinian Visitors to the West Bank @JewishCurrents https://jewishcurrents.org/new-israeli-border-policies-track-trace-and-restrict-palestinian-visitors-to-the-west-bank Ughh

BREAKING: 170+ orgs, including @MSF, @Oxfam, @amnesty, @PCGTW urge the Biden admin to reject the @wto’s bogus COVID text and push for the #TRIPSwaiver the world needs for access to vaccines, tests & treatments. http://ow.ly/5F8y50J3Vry

Westchester friends--don't miss this film and panel tonight (Monday) for #ParoleJusticeNY @WESPAC_NY @SURJ_914

New Yorkers protect your vote! Join me TODAY. Tweet NY Assembly Speaker @CarlHeastie & Chair of Committee on Election Law @TheRealLatriceW to pass A1115C. We must maintain the option to use hand-marked paper ballots, while protecting voters w/#disabilities. Call 718-654-6539 & RT

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