September 21: People’s Climate March
Quakers from New York State will join other faith communities in New York City to demonstrate our concern for our planet in advance of the September 23 United Nations Climate Summit. The march begins at 11:30 a.m. at Columbus Circle.
Click for more information on the march, on the involvement of Quakers from New York Yearly Meeting, the Friends Committee on National Legislation. the American Friends Service Committee, or the Quaker U.N. Office.
September 28: Remembering the Victims of Drones
Friends will gather from 1 to 2:15 p.m. at the Cornwall Friends Meeting House to remember civilians killed by U.S. drone attacks. All are welcome to join. The memorial will begin with a short lecture and Q&A about the impact of drone strikes, followed by a reading of testimony from survivors, music and meditation.
Before the memorial, all are welcome to join in silent worship at 10:30 a.m. and a potluck at noon. The memorial is sponsored jointly by Cornwall Quakers and Drone Alert Hudson Valley. For more information, call 845 699 3051 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click for a briefing paper from the American Friends Service Committee or for information on the response of the Friends Committee on National Legislation.