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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Upcoming Events

  1. Candidates Forum on the Environment

    May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Affinity Groups: Can They Advance Racial Equity?

    May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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. WESPAC Annual Awards 2022!

    June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Latest

WCPR Recording with Mt. Vernon Police Commissioner

Here is the recording of the December 2021 WCPR meeting. We speak with Mount Vernon Police Commissioner Glenn Scott on his department, police reform and the Department of Justice investigation into the Mount Vernon Police Department. This segment is followed by a...

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Your help needed to support NY Public Banking Act

Dear all, Your help is needed to advance a transformational strategy for racial and economic justice and a just recovery. A groundbreaking bill before the NYS Legislature, the NY Public Banking Act, creates a pathway for cities and counties to get our public money out...

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Westchester Cooperative Network

For those who missed the presentation last night, Delia gave an excellent introduction to the Westchester Cooperative Network.  You can watch here: https://youtu.be/mJ9V1Nlxqho Thank you, Delia!

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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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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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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
https://bedfordplayhouse.org/the-interview/

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

We were honored to help co-lead this letter of 30+ NY Organizations urging @RepGregoryMeeks to support Rep. Jayapal and DeFazio's Yemen War Powers Resolution! Read the full letter here: https://bit.ly/YWPRLetter

@NoelCasey16 @WESPAC_NY @WeAreRockU @Nycd16Indivis @SURJ_914 @BlkWestchesterM @WestchesterUtd @NewburghNaacp Joining this fight is one way to honor our beloved RAPP founders who have died. Continue their work! #parolejusticeny

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