Other Peace and Justice Events: 


Tuesday, February 14, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Corner Wolf Road and Central Avenue, Colonie NY ( outside of Colonie Center), Grannies For Peace Valentine's Day Vigil:  "Grannies Say Love Not Hate".  All are welcome to join us for this vigil with the post-inauguration theme of "Grannies Say Love Not Hate." We will be holding banners saying Grannies Welcome Refugees-Spread Love Not Hate; Grannies for Peace; and End Racism Now. Our posters will say Embrace Refugees; Spread Love Not Hate; Stop Islamophobia;  Defend the Muslim Community, and End Endless War. We welcome refugees, call for an end to racism, support Muslims, and call for an end to endless war. JOIN US as we work for a better world. Dress warmly and wear something red if you can.

Wednesday,February 22, 7:00 pm, Nott Memorial, Union College Campus, Schenectady, NY. 2017 ESPE Winter Speaker Series talk relating to safe drinking water.
Robert A. Bilott is a partner in Taft’s Environmental, Litigation, and Product Liability and Personal Injury practice groups in Cincinnati, OH.vRob has handled not only environmental issues of regulatory compliance, permitting, and corporate/real estate transactions, but all aspects of litigation arising from such issues. He has been directly involved in investigations of contaminated water in and around Hoosick Falls. Information:  518-388-6736 kleind@union.edu

Saturday, February 25, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom, Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY."Advocacy and Activism Under the Trump Administration.", Description: "This full-day symposium will consist of several panels designed to address the legal world under a Trump administration." Please see the link below for panel titles. The day is free and open to the public, and is organized by a non-profit, The Center for Community Insight. Donations are appreciated. You can register, (and get a little more info) here. 

Sunday, February 26, 2:00-4:00 PM, St. Sophia Church, 440 Whitehall Road, Albany.  League of Women Voters of Albany County February Meeting, "A Community Conversation on Immigration in the Capital District". 
With a panel of guest speakers from the Capital Region Refugee Roundtable, the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, the Refugee and Immigrant Support Services at Emmaus Church, the Center for Women in Government and Civic Society, and the New Sanctuary for Immigrants. Panelists will share some stories and discuss the services they offer as well as ways that people can be involved and supportive.  All League meetings are free and open to the public. Contact:  Aimee Allaud, 85aimee@nycap.rr.com., 482-2617

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