Other Peace and Justice Events: 

Saturday, July 22 - Saturday, August 5, Ramapough-Lunaape to Grafton, Water Walk for Life,
Our Walk connects communities along the Hudson Rive Valley, land held sacred by many.  We start i Ramapough, which means "Sweet Water" in the Algonquin language, and end at the Frafton Peace Pagoda.  We will be walking in proyer for a peaceful, sustainable future on mother earth.Join this walk for a few hours, or a few days with prayers for water at risk from the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline. Information:  Grafton Peace Pagoda 518-658-9301 (7:30 am and 4 pm) until July 20th, George at 646-784-7616 or email gchojr@mac.com.  During the walk, call Jules at 201-566-8403. 

Wednesday, August 9, 12:00 -1:00 pm, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY. "Food is a Human Right and War Destroys It" Vigil. 
This is the annual WAW Iran Project vigil at the I Love New York Food Festival.  This year the theme is based on the proposed budget that prioritizes war and military occupations   instead of programs to deal with poverty at home and abroad. We have signs and banners and would love to invite you to join us in vigiling for an end to Endless  War and a return to humanitarian aid, diplomacy and an end to weapons sales. We will be standing at the State Capitol side of the Plaza and leafleting there as well. Please join us and bring a sign or use one of ours. Sponsored by Women Against War. Information: mesola@earthlink.net

Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19. 19th Annual Kateri Peace Conference. Kateri Shrine, Rt 5, Fonda, NY.  Prophets, Rabble Rousers and Agitators: A Call to Creative Activism. 
From John Amidon: "We have a terrific conference this year with Barbara Smith, Rev. Chris Antal, Jonathan Wallace, Rev. Emily McNeill, Mark Emanation, Bill Jacobs and of course the  amazing Dave Lippman.   Please plan on joining us and  standing for  peace and dare I say love, justice and truth. Please help us too by inviting  and bringing a friend and sharing this message. Paz, John"

For a comprehensive listing of events, go to the Capital Region Progressive Calendar