An Emergency Demonstration to Urge Sen. Booker to Support the Iran Agreement was held on August 29 outside of Booker's NJ office in Newark. The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-sponsored the rally along with the Bloomfield-based NJ Peace Action, NJ Pax Christi, the Newark-based People's Organization for Progress, and the NJ Chapter of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). There were 65 individuals in attendance at the demonstration. See pictures below courtesy of CFPA volunteer photographer, John Lien.
Rev. Bob Moore, CFPA Executive Director, speaks to the crowd of 65 at the Emergency Demonstration to Support the Iran Deal in front of Sen. Cory Booker's office in Newark, NJ.
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Video footage from the demonstration: Video 1
CFPA Delegation for Iran Lobby Day on July 23 meets with Senator Bob Casey (D-PA).
Thirteen people, including scientific experts, clergy, and an Iranian American participated in CFPA’s Iran Lobby Day to Washington, DC on July 23, soon after the 60 day Congressional Review began of the final Agreement on the Iran nuclear issue. Visits were made to all four US Senate offices representing NJ and PA, as well as to the offices of Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman, Donald Norcross, and Frank Pallone.
PA Delegation led by Ed Aguilar, CFPA Pennsylvania Executive Director, personally meet with Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). Pictured from left to right: Senator Bob Casey (D-PA); Dr. Christiaan Morssink, CEO, United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia; Ed Aguilar, J.D., CFPA Pennsylvania Executive Director; The Rev. Bob Moore, Executive Director, CFPA Regional Headquarters - Princeton, NJ.
The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) along with other Peace Action affiliates, National Peace Action, and allies, facilitated an all-day People's Movement Assembly (PMA) at the US Social Forum held at Temple University in Philadelphia on Friday June 26, 2015. There were six workshops throughout the day on the following topics: A Foreign Policy for All; Shattering Silos - Peace, Social, & Economic Justice; Stop Militarized & Reconnaissance Drones; Stop Fossil Fuels, Nukes - Movement Building for Clean Energy & Nuclear Abolition; No Nuclear Buildup, No Mass Incarceration, No Militarization of the Police - Build up our Communities; Seal the Deal with Iran, Promote Global Diplomacy, Stops Arms Race in Middle East - Talk on North and South Korea.
Speakers pictured from left to right: Karen Feridun, Berks Gas Truth; Ed Aguilar, Coalition for Peace Action - Pennsylvania; Kevin Martin, National Peace Action; Medea Benjamin, Code Pink; Jondhi Harrell, The Center for Returning Citizens; Tammy Murphy, Project for Nuclear Awareness; Alesha Vega, Coalition for Peace Action - Regional headquarters, Princeton, NJ.
Co-Sponsors for the Coalition for Peace Action's PMA at the US Social Forum: 350 Philly; AFSC; Brandywine Peace Community; Center for Returning Citizens; Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA); Code Pink; GasTruth.org; MASS Peace Action; National Peace Action; Pennsylvanians Against Fracking; Phila-Area Anti-Drone Network; Project for Nuclear Awareness; UN Association -Greater Philadelphia.
Organized by Mt. Pisgah AME Church of Princeton NJ, in collaboration with the Coalition for Peace Action and the Princeton Clergy Association, an overflow crowd of 400 gathered on Wednesday, June 24 in Princeton, to stand and march in solidarity to reflect and commemorate the nine victims gunned down at the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. (Photos courtesy of John Lien)
Complete Gallery of Photos from June 24