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Diversity and Outreach Committee

Sun 1/17 & Mon 1/18:
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s Llife and Legacy!

Participate in one or more of these events:

SUN, JAN 17, 4:30 pm:
Interfaith Peace Walk
Start: Prospect Park entrance to Grand Army Plaza.
Walk along Prospect Park West to Bartel Pritchard Circle, down 15th St to 7th Ave, right on 7th Ave to Union St, right up Union St to Grand Army Plaza.
Sponsor: Brooklyn Interfaith Coalition
We will be singing songs of peace and holding candles. Please join us!

Monday Jan 18, 1 pm:
We Support Our Muslim Neighbors: Bay Ridge March
Start: 86th St and Ft Hamilton Parkway
End: Salam Arabic Lutheran Church,
414 80th St @4th Ave: Food, activities, speakers.

MON, JAN 18, 1:30 pm:
Central Brooklyn MLK Day Family Celebration
@ Prospect Heights High School Campus,
883 Classon Ave at Union St
Featuring Winners: 2016 Essay, Poetry & Art Contests

Mon Jan 18, 4 pm
ICE-Free NYC: Black & Brown Unity
The recent deportation of Central American Refugees fleeing oppressive regimes is one of the many forms of terror brought on immigrant communities in this country. Asian, Latino, and Black Immigrant communities in New York have been under constant siege by the collaboration of multiple state institutions that terrorize our communities.
Say NO to RAIDS by ICE (Immigrations and Customs Enforcement)!
4 pm: Gather @ St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
230 Classon Ave near corner of Willouoghby
5:30 pm: March

Mon Jan 18, 7:00 pm:
Candlelight Vigil for Peace:
Peace Action Bay Ridge Iinterfaith Peace Coalition
@ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
7420 Fourth Ave (at 75th St.), Bay Ridge

Mon Jan 18, 7 pm
Movement to Reclaim Black Lives
Remember Mario Woods, killed by San Francisco Police on December 2, 2015.
Gather @ Fulton St and Nostrand Ave
On December 2, 2015, Mario Woods was walking down the sidewalk when five police officers from the San Francisco Police Department approached him with their weapons drawn. Officers claimed that Mario matched a suspect description for a crime that had been committed earlier in the day.
Watch the video of the shooting
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No Separate Justice!
Individuals and Cases Highlighted at Previous Vigils


Vigils have been held on the 1st Monday night of every month since February 2014, outside the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in lower Manhattan. Each vigil highlights the specific case of an individual or case.

“No Separate Justice!”. The mission of the No Separate Justice campaign is to highlight the gross abuses of the “war on terror” which have taken place in prisons and courtrooms across the United States. The purpose of the monthly vigils is to keep these injustices before our eyes.

No Separate Justice! campaign is a coalition of community groups, academics, family members and human rights and civil liberties organizations including Amnesty International USA, the Center for Constitutional Rights, the Council On American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-New York, and Educators for Civil Liberties. Brooklyn For Peace supports and endorses this campaign. “No Separate Justice” exposes and works to end a pattern of human rights and civil liberties abuses in “War on Terror” cases in the U.S. criminal justice system. Many of these cases are against Muslims or people associated with Muslim groups.

Individuals and cases highlighted at previous vigils:

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We invite you to join the Diversity and Outreach committee and get involved.

The Diversity Outreach committee meets monthly by conference call on weekday evenings. Anyone interested in our work is welcome to participate via conference call.

Diversity and Outreach meeting schedule
Email us or call
718-624-5921 if you are interested in participating on the free conference call.