Other Peace and Justice Events: 


Thursday, November 9, 5:30-7:30 pm, Townsend Park  (Intersection of Central and Washington Avenues), Albany, NY.  From Mexico to Palestine - Tear Down the Walls.Walls are monuments of expulsion, exclusion, oppression, discrimination and exploitation. As people affected by these walls and as movements that pose justice, freedom and equality as our tools to resolve the problems of this planet, we join the call for the 9th of November as a Global Day of Action for a World without Walls. More Info Here  Sponsored by the Queer Palestinian Empowerment Network, Hampton Institute, Palestinian Rights Committee Albany, Women Against War. Contact: Eyad Alkurabi ( 518) 944-3355 eyadalkurabi@gmail.com Twitter @Qpaliempowerus

Friday, November 10, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave, Troy NY.  Chris Hedges will speak. Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges is returning to the Sanctuary to speak about corporatism, government, and our ethical responsibilities in an age of empire. With experience varying from teaching at Princeton University to 15 years as a foreign correspondent for over 50 countries, Hedges' work offers a unique and poignant perspective. Facebook Link

Saturday, November 11, 11:00 am, proceeding down Central Ave. from Partridge St., down Washington Ave. to Hawk St.  We will gather at the corner of Central Ave. & Partridge St. (look for the VFP flag) at about 10:30AM. Veterans Day Parade. "The Tom Paine Chapter (#10) Veterans For Peace will be marching in the Veterans Day Parade in Albany, NY.  (Actually, we will be “purposefully walking” because we ain’t marching anymore.)  We are inviting all peace-minded members of the community to join us to call for the end of war & to honor all victims of war, past & current, military & civilian. The parade will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017, starting at 11:00AM, proceeding down Central Ave. from Partridge St., down Washington Ave. to Hawk St.  We will gather at the corner of Central Ave. & Partridge St. (look for the VFP flag) at about 10:30AM.  Please bring signs & banners with messages of peace. If you have any questions, please contact me by email or call 518-482-0262. Peace, Dan Wilcox" Link to a Veterans For Peace article on reviving the spirit of Armistice Day 

Sunday, November 12, 1:00 pm, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 10 N. Main Ave. (corner of Madison and North Main Street), Albany. The Grace White Peace & Justice award will be presented to Doug Bullock in November and Iyad Burnat will be the featured speaker.
All are invited to enjoy a delicious Palestinian meal with Upper Hudson Peace Action’s Palestinian Rights Committee, as they present the Grace White Peace and Justice Award to legislator Doug Bullock for his steadfast efforts in support of the First Amendment rights so often under assault. Iyad Burnat, co-founder of the Popular Committee in Bil’in and key organizer of the weekly peaceful protests against Israeli government encroachment on village land, will be the featured speaker.  Tickets $15 by 11/5 or $20 at the door. Information:  prcalbany@gmail.com. Ticket info and further details are at  Facebook  link


Monday, November 13, 6:00 pm, Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Ave, Delmar. Support Public Access TV. Come to the Bethlehem Library board Trustee meeting,  and show your support for BCN-TV, your public access station. Come to the Bethlehem Library board Trustee meeting,Our public libraries have always played a key role is providing all of us, regardless of our financial status, with access to information. Public access tv is possibly the only mass media that is not subject to commercial pressures. A decision to close the library is a decision to close an important avenue to freedom of speech. The Bethlehem Library trustees will be voting on this soon.  Sponsored by Support Bethlehem Public Access TV. Facebook link for more information.

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