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Next Generation Activism: A Panel Discussion
Plus: Update on Shutting Down Indian Point Nuclear Plant
Peace Action of Staten Island Meeting
Thursday, June 11, 6:30 pm
Unitarian Fellowship Hall
312 Fillmore Street (at Clinton Ave), Staten Island
What does this all mean for the next generation of activism? How will organizations like Peace Action and other social justice organizations face the challenges ahead?
Come hear a panel of young activists discuss the challenges that face them on Thursday, June 11th at 6:30 pm at the next meeting of Peace Action of Staten Island, to be held at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 312 Fillmore Street, on Staten Island.
Dulce Chuva, Director of Programs and Advocacy, El Centro del Inmigrante
Naflan Doole, Staten Island Immigrants Council, Communities United for Respect & Trust, EyeOpeners Youth Against Violence
Ilya Geller, Peace Action of Staten Island, Sandy recovery volunteer, community activist
Rev. Karen Jackson, Minister for Social Justice at Project Hospitality
Ghanim Khalil, Iraq Veterans Against the War
Katie Robbins, Executive Director of the NY Metro Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Plan
Krystal Sanchez, Staten Islanders Against Racism and Police Brutality
Dave Tiribi, member, Young Democrats of Richmond County
Catherine Vidos, Food and Water Watch
Moderator: Michael Santangelo, Peace Action of Staten Island
In addition, Carl Lundgren, Chair of Update on Shutting Down Indian Point, will give an update on the movement to close the Indian Point Nuclear Power Facility. In the NYC Council, there is a resolution (0694-2015) calling on the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission not to relicense Indian Point 2 and Indian Point 3, so that those reactors will cease operations. It also calls on New York State to work with affected workers, local officials, and environmental groups to develop and implement a socially, economically, and environmentally just transition plan to address the needs of displaced employees and affected local communities.
This program is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Doors open at 6:15 pm. The program will start promptly at 6:45 pm.