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Third new Staten Island Ferry, the Dorothy Day, arrives to NYC on Friday, September 16 after a 14-day journey from Florida

“It has been an honor for our company to build the three Ollis Class Staten Island Ferries for the citizens of New York City, marking a bold new chapter in the Staten Island Ferry’s 200-year-old legacy of public transportation,” said…

Sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Yesterday, during the early sessions of the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), a number of U.S.-based civil society organizations gathered for a sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to…

Peace activists rally at UN for nuclear disarmament

As delegates gathered for the 2nd day of the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the UN in New York Peace activists rallied for nuclear disarmament across the Street by the “Isaiah Wall.” By Brendan Fay We rallied and sang anthems…

How to Divest. In the Town of Wall Street, Applaud the NYC Comptroller Brad Lander, the NYC Council and Amalgamated Bank.

In recent years we have full out launched into another nuclear arms race, without discussion of facts nor citizen input. By far, we have put forth the largest outlay in history for our Pentagon budget. Instead of using the wisdom…

Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

WHY DO WE MARCH? We Assemble and March on June 18, 2022 because any nation that ignores nearly half of its citizens is in a moral, economic and political crisis. There were 140 million people who were poor or one…

40K + support Candidate Ana Maria Archila for Lt. Governor

On April 3rd, Ana Maria Archila celebrated more than 40K signatures that her volunteers collected in her bid to be a Lt. Governor. The party was in Terraza 7, a bar in Jackson Heights, a well-known Colombian neighborhood in Queens,…

Kings Bay Plowshares 7 and supporters Walk for Peace and Nuclear Abolition

On this, the 54th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and in commemorating the life and witness of one of our nation’s greatest apostles of peace and nonviolence. From Riverside Church- the site where Dr. King first…

NYC CopWatchers

Last month, Mayor Adams used one of his press conferences to grossly mischaracterize and criminalize New Yorkers who observe and document NYPD abuse (a practice known as CopWatch). He did this while announcing his rebranding of the NYPD’s notoriously brutal…

NYC: Join the Treaty! Rally and March

This year, NYC area organizations are marking the first anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) after January 22, 2021. We are delivering a firm message to the U.S. Mission to…

New York City Council votes for Nuclear Weapons Divestment, Reaffirms NYC as Nuclear Weapon Free Zone and calls on US to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

New York City-based members of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) are celebrating the bipartisan adoption of a package of nuclear disarmament legislation by the New York City Council, Thursday, December 9, 2021. “As a…

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