NYC PPA Weekly Event/Action Update

by on October 13, 2015

Upcoming Events/Actions as of Jan 10, 2018

-Also see PPA FB ;  Also Take Action NYC  / Back to NYC Local Actions.
Recurring: Every Wed, 6:30 – NYC PPA – Solidarity Center // Every Monday, 7-10pm–People’s Monday – check FB page for location. ** Borough Defense Committees (dated).
– – Lot’s going on: see Facebook / – –

-Please continue to support & raise awareness about the #NoDakotaAccess struggle on social media. While the on-site actions & worldwide solidarity have made a crucial difference, the struggle continues (dated).

Upcoming Events & Actions (as of Jan 10, 2018)
-Wed Jan 10: Planning for #DaysOfRage actions.
MLK day Monday, January 15
  • Solidarity with Striking Spectrum Workers
    • 2-4 pm Columbus Circle
    • Organized by Workers Defense Committee, MACC & Labor Against Racist Terror
  • Protest to Free Ahed Tamimi
    • 5-6:30pm Union Square, in front of Best Buy
    • Organized by Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network
  • People’s Monday for Martin Luther King Jr.
    • 7pm, Location TBD
    • Organized by NYC Shut It Down
-Tuesday, January 16

-Wednesday, January 17

  • Pack the Court for Mumia Abu-Jamal.  See Mumia Update.
    • 8-11am Criminal Justice Center 1301 Filbert St, Philadelphia
    • Transportation from NYC leaves Solidarity Center at 5:30am.
-Thursday, January 18
  • Women Fight Back against Capitalism and Imperialism
    • 7pm at the Solidarity Center (147 w 24th St, 2nd Floor)
    • Organized by Workers World Party
  • Anti-War Action
    • 5:30pm, Location TBA
    • Organized by the International League of Peoples’ Struggle
-Friday, January 19
-Saturday January 20 / Women’s March Interventions / 11am – 3pm at Central Park West & 72nd /
Many groups will have a presence there / NYC PPA will be flyering for Day of Rage action at 4pm

-Saturday January 20


  – – – – Listings from 2017 – – – – – 

-Dec 16: Special Forum: Despite risks, Congolese women get organized / International  Working Women’s Day Coalition 
and International Women’s Alliance

**Sun; Dec 3: International Day for Persons with Disabilities. FB Event.

-Thursday, November 30 / Final Chance: Kill the Bedford Armory Deal! / City Hall Steps Noon-2pm

-Thursday, November 30 / Immigration Forum: Our Roots; Our Struggles/ Laundry Workers Center / St. Peter’s Church 619 Lexington Ave / 6-9pm

-Thursday, November 30 / March against rapist cops: Justice for Anna Chambers / Washington Square Park 6:30pm

-Thursday, November 30 /  Unplug your Cable in Solidarity with Spectrum Workers / Spectrum workers asking customers to unplug cable for 24 hours starting at 10pm

-Thursday Nov 30 / World AIDS Day Wikipedia Editathon 2017 / 12-2pm / At the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Center Community NYC /

-Saturday December 2 / WWP Public Meeting / Meeting will take up developments in Zimbabwe, a reportback from last month’s national Party Conference, Day of Mourning, and the upcoming Mumia demo in Philly / 1pm at the Solidarity Center with food afterwards

-NYC Action Medical Talk + Q&A, Medical Care in Post-Storm Puerto Rico / Saturday Dec 2 12-2pm / The Silent Barn  603 Bushwick Ave

-Friday December 8 / Building Together: Laundry Workers Center Community Gala 2017 / 6:30pm-10pm 370 7th Ave New York NY 5th fl /

MUMIA ACTIONS IN PHILA: Saturday, December 9 / Mumia Demo in Philadelphia / Bus leaves NYC at 7:30am

-Monday December 11 / The Palestinian Revolution Left: A Seminar on the 50th Anniversary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine / 7-9 pm / Samidoun /

-Dec 13, 2017 / Rally for Elevators + More Buses and Trains! / Peoples MTA

-Saturday, December 16 / Congolese Women get Organized: Forum with Marie Claude-Manga from the DRC / International Working Women’s Day Coalition and International Women’s Alliance / 1-3:30pm at the Solidarity Center

-Saturday, December 16 / Citizen Clark…A Life of Principle: Film Screening and Panel Discussion/ 5-7:30pm / The Auditorium 66 West 12th Street

-Sunday, December 17 / Holiday Bazaar / La Peña del Bronx / Noon-5pm at the Solidarity Center

-Thursday, Nov 23 / National Day of Mourning  / BUSES FROM NYC. Call 212-633-6646 to book a bus ticket.

-Nov 1-14: Pack the Court for Mohammed Bah / SUPPORTERS NEEDED EVERY DAY.

-Oct 23 – Nov 13: Pack the court for Delrawn Small .

-Wed, Nov 15: Protest @MTA Board Meeting. Peoples MTA & others.

-Saturday, Nov 11 6pm / Reportback from Brigade to Cuba / 124 W. 24th St

-Saturday and Sunday, November 18-19 /  Unite to Smash White Supremacy and Capitalism! WWP National Conference / Newark, NJ

-Tue, Nov 7 6am-9am /  Close Rikers election day action /

Tues, Nov 7: 100th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution /

-Monday, November 6 / Support the Rent Strikers / 9:15am / 141 Livingston St, Brooklyn

-Sunday, Nov 5 5pm-8 / Family Gathering Against the Raids / Bronx Social Center / 970 Prospect Ave, Bronx

-Sat Nov 4, 2017: South Bronx March to free Ana Belen Montes/ 1pm / Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx

NOTE: POSTPONED to Sept 30 & Oct 1–Sat Sept 2,2017 Bedsty / Sun Sept 3 Harlem: Abolitionist Forum / Abolish the Police! Abolish the Prisons! Liberate Your Hood

-Saturday, September 9 / Brooklyn March against Gentrification, Racism & Police Violence /11:00am GATHER at Barclay’s Center / 12:00 MARCH / 1:30 RALLY at Ebbets Field ( Crown Heights) / 3:30 RALLY at Herbert Von King Park (Bedford-Stuy) / 5:30 RALLY at Mytle & Wyckoff Aves (Bushwick)

-Tuesday Sept 12th 7pm; NYC Says: Do It Like Durham ; Columbus circle

-Tuesday September 19, 9am-5pm / United Nations / 20,000 boricuas en la ONU / at the UN

-Friday Sept 15 / Fundraiser Party for Trip to Cuba for 70th Che anniversary / at IAC; 147 W 24th St / Spoken Word Performances, Party with Music, IMani will be DJing

-Sunday, September 17th, 1pm / 48th Annual African American Day Parade / Adam Clayton Powell Blvd

-Tuesday, September 19th,7-9pm / Equality for Flatbush Community Meeting Mt. Zion Church of God 203 East 37th St., Brooklyn

-Wednesday, September 27 9am-12pm / The Subway Belongs to the People: Protest at the MTA Board Meeting / </2 Broadway

September 30-October 1st / Abolitionist ForumBed-Stuy & Harlem

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***Key Meeting: Wed Aug 30, 7pm /  / No Platform for Fascism / Also Defense Training / 147 W. 24th St, 2nd Floor

-Friday, August 25 8pm-10, Columbus Circle /  Remove Columbus Monument at Columbus Circle NYC

-Saturday, August 26 noon-7pm /Nicholas Heyward Jr. Park (Wyckoff between Hoyt and Bond, Brooklyn) / 23rd Annual Nicholas Heyward, Jr. Day of Remembrance

-Saturday, August 26 4pm-8pm / 147 W. 24th St, 2nd Floor / Global Film Festival: Celebrating International Women Warriors

-Sunday, August 27, 3-5pm / Union Square / Stand up Against the Fascists: Solidarity Action with Berkeley

-Monday, August  28 7pm / -People’s Monday NYC Shut It Down (TBD) Check FB for name and location

Friday, July 28, 2017, 7pm:  Rally to defend Joshua Lopez / 34th Precinct / 183rd and Broadway, Washington Heights

Friday July 21 / B&H picket and strategy meeting / 12-2 Picket at B&H store and 34th and 9th / 4pm Strategy meeting at 60 Wall Street

Friday July 21 / Justice for Kyam Livingston  / 5:30pm 18th and Church Ave, Brooklyn

-Saturday July 22 / Forum outside Summerhill / 2:30-4:30 637 Nostrand Ave / Some context about this racist restaurant

-Saturday July 22 / All out for Al Aqsa / Times Square / 1-4pm


-Saturday July 22 / Urgent action to stop US intervention in Venezuela / 3:30-6pm
GATHER AT TIMES SQUARE – Broadway & W. 44th St., Manhattan FROM THERE, MARCH TO THE NY Times Building 620 8th Ave btw. W. 40th St. & W. 41st St. / *FB event lists NYT building as start location, but plan is to begin at Bway and 44th


Monday July24 / People’s Monday for Symone Marshall / 7pm at 3rd Ave and 115th St, Harlem / NYC Shut It Down

-Tuesday July 25 /  Trans Liberation Tuesday NYC / 6-8pm Barclays Center


-Thursday June 22nd 6:30pm / Equality For Flatbush Fundraiser / Moishe House Park Slope, 637 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, New York 11217

-June 23: Trans Day of Action / Trans day of Action /  2pm-5 / Washington Square Park / PPA is attending with signs / Some PPA members will also participate in security. /

-Friday, June 23 4:30-7pm / 42nd and 7th, Times Square / International Day of Al-Quds Rally

-Sat, June 24, noon: March For Reparations / Springfield Ave and Market St, Newark, NJ/ People’s Organization for Progress

-Sun June 25: Pride March / PPA will be marching with the WWP contingent.

-June 28th: Next PPA court outreach and street meeting /

-Sunday, July 9 10am / Disability Pride / Union Square

-July 13, 6:30 in Flatbush.: Justice for Sandra Bland/ Exact location TBD. FB Event


–Wednesday June 14- Friday, June 17 /  Cuomoville: Campout for Housing Justice / 633 3rd Ave /Alliance for Tenant Power

-Thursday, June 15 9:30am / Victor Sheppard Court Support / 100 Centre St, Part A

-Thursday, June 15 noon-3pm /  Emergency Picket to Support Engagement with Cuba / Trump Tower

-Thursday, June 15 food at 6:30, discussion at 7 / Workers World Discussion: British Election, Juneteenth, Anti-fascist demo report back / 147 W 24th St, 2nd Floor

-Friday, June 16 at 6 PM/ 2nd Annual Day of Solidarity with the Independence of PR/ 777 UN Plaza, New York 2nd Floor/ FB Event

-Friday, June 16 6:30pm-11 / Pep’d for Pride: Potluck Educational Discussion and Prop production / 219 Park Row, Manhattan / BAYAN Queer Caucus Northeast

-Friday, June 16 5:30-6:30pm/ Protest in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners / Best Buy (52 E 14th St, #64, New York)

-June 16 & 18: -B&H Picket (Friday 12-2, Sunday 3-5) at 34th street and 9th ave

Thursday, June 1 6-9pm / Forum: Recent Mumia Victories and MOVE conference. Featuring Pam and Ramona Africa from MOVE / 147 W 24th St, 2nd Floor / Workers World Party and MOVE

-June 2-4/ Left Forum / John Jay College of Criminal Justice/ FB Event

-Saturday June 3, 10-11:50am / Left Forum Panel: Even Bernie Sanders Wants to Bomb Syria / John Jay College of Criminal Justice / Room 1.103 / Workers World Party

-Saturday, June 3 7pm / Film Screening: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised / International Action Center / 147 W 24th St, 2nd Floor

-Sunday, June 4; noon / Queens Pride March / 37th Avenue and 89th Street, Queens

-Monday, June 5, 7pm / People’s Monday for Keara Crowder / 116th St and Lexington (6 train) / NYC Shut It Down

-Tuesday, June 6, 5-6:30pm / US Hands Off Venezuela / Red Stairs in Times Square / 47th St, 7th Ave and Broadway / International Action Center

-Wed, June 7: Street Meeting/Vigil for victims of white supremacy /

-Thursday, June 8 7-10pm/ Oscar López Rivera Welcoming/ Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture/ 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451/ FB Event

-Saturday, June 10 10am-2pm / No Platform for Hate: Counter-protest to Right Wing ‘March Against Sharia’ / Foley Square

-Sunday, June 11; 11am-5pm / National Puerto Rican Day Parade / 44th St to 79th Along 5th Ave

-Tuesday June 13, 9am-2pm/ Pack the Court for #DelrawnSmall/ Brooklyn Supreme Court 320 Jay St/ Justice for Delrawn Small/ FB Event

-Wednesday June 14- Friday, June 17 / Cuomoville: Campout for Housing Justice / 633 3rd Ave / Alliance for Tenant Power

-Friday, May 26 at 7 PM – 10 PM/ Kasama DJ Battle of the Rev/ Anakbayan NY/ 135 W 23rd St/ FB Event

-Tuesday May, 30 7-9pm/ Planning Meeting for Brooklyn-wide March against Gentrification/ 147 W. 24th St, 2nd Floor/ FB Event

-Wednesday, May 31 2:30-5:30pm/ Rally to Demand De Blasio STEP DOWN for Displacing Communities!/ City Hall/ Youth Against Displacement/ FB Event

-May 17, 2017. Know your Rights with Federal/State Law Enforcement; 7pm Solidarity Center. 7pm. FB Event.

-Fri, May 19, 2017: Pack the court against Tod-Del Housing Corp!​ ​Please come out in support of PPA member Rebecca, who is facing eviction! Friday, May 19th, 9:30am/ 141 Livingston St, Part G room 509. Please wear a Brooklyn Is Not for Sale t-shirt, or wear black. Before It’s Gone. FB Event.

-Friday May 19, 2017- The Transgenerational Theatre Project Presents: Trans resistance @ SAGE @ 305 7Ave @ W. 27 St (Manhattan) from 6:30-7:30. Theatre Project for gender nonconforming people/ FREE!!!!!!!!!

-Saturday, May 20/ WWP Forum: Trans Lives Matter, Black Lives Matter, USA Out of Everywhere!/ 12:30 Food!/1pm Forum/ 2:30 Working Meeting/ 147 W 24th St, 2nd Floor/ This meeting organized entirely by new comrades and candidates/ FB Event

-Saturday, May 20 11:30am-5:30pm/ Grassroots Organizing Forum/ Laundry Workers Center and North Star Fund Tishman Auditorium 63 5th Ave. FB Event.

-May 20, 2017. 1 PM-6 Pm. Anyone interested in de-escalation training is more than welcome to come to the 9th Annual Community Freestyle:Tools for the Revolution . 378 Throop Ave (Brooklyn)

-Monday, May 22, 7pm/ People’s Monday/ TBD/ NYC Shut It Down/ Check Twitter and FB for updates


May Day Where?

Union Square: May 1, 2017

Gather 12pm; March at 5pm/ 212-633-6646 FB Event
<<Download flier in Arabic, Spanish, English, Traditional & Simplified Chinese

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-Thursday, April 27 3pm/ Stop the Raids!/ City Hall/

-Saturday, April 29 noon-7pm/ Mayday Festival of Resistance/  Maria Hernandez Park (Knickerbocker Ave ane Starr St, Brooklyn)

-Sunday April 30th, 11am – 4pm/  Queens Se Defiende! // Defend Queens! / Park of the Americas
41-98 104th St, Corona Queens/  Plz join ICE Free Queens for this May Day family gathering. We are looking to mobilize folks toward the May 1st general strike by offering a day full of political education, programming, and community-oriented activities.

-Mon, May 1/ Noon: Rally at Union Square/ 4pm: March/ May Day Shut It Down and Strike/

-Thursday, May 11th @10PM/ Wallbreaker fundraiser for ICE Free NYC/  Macri Park, Lorimer L/Metropolitan G/ Drag performers, raffles, etc.

**Wed, April 19, 6pm, Resist Black Genocide / NYC: PPA & Shut It Down Action: Times Square (by the stairs) 


-Jan 29:The Bronx Is Not for Sale/ 1pm / Mothers on the Move, 928 Intervale Ave, Bronx

-Sat, Mar 11, 12pm: –Sat march 11, 2017: International Working Women’s Day / Herald Square / FB Event.

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-Sun Jan 29, 2017: Queen Defense Committee: 6-8pm. See FB Event for info.

-Sat Jan 15, 2017: PPA Self-Defense Training: 3pm Solidarity Center

–Reclaim MLK Day: Mon Jan 16, 2017:  FB Event: Joint action with our sister organization NYC Shut It Down; 7pm at 125th Street & Lexington Ave. in Harlem. This action will be part of a nationwide effort to reclaim MLK Day by the Movement for Black Lives.

-Fri Jan 20:  Make it Ungovernable! Protest the Presidential Inauguration / Workers World Party, many groups / 7am / Washington, D.C

-Fri Jan 20: Black, Brown & Indigenous Mobilize Against White Nationalism #J20 / Why Accountability /  11am / Harriet Tubman Memorial 235 St. Nicholas Ave

–Plan Now for J20 protests:

-GOING TO DC: There will be a bus going down that you can pay for on sliding scale $20-40 (plus fundraisers – New Years fundraiser). Before J20, there will be a meeting for those planning to go by J20 to talk in more detail about transportation, specific plans for the day, and creative ways to bring signage, etc. See also

**If you are thinking you’d like to go to DC, please sign up for bus tickets ASAP – there are a limited number of seats!!!

-NYC ACTIONS: For folks who don’t want or unable to go to DC, Why Accountability has called Black, Brown & Indigenous Mobilize Against White Nationalism #J20 to protest during the day on J20. NO SCHOOL, NO WORK, NO SHOPPING.

-Sat Jan 21: Justice for Kyam Livingston /  12:30 pm / East 18st and Church Ave. Brooklyn

Jan. 21 Women’s Rally & March in NYC  –11 a.m.   at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (2nd Ave/47th St) and then march to Trump  Plaza to end around  4 p.m

-Saturday, January 7 / Work   session/marshal orientation for NYC J20 action / 12-2 marshal orientation, 2-4 sign makingSolidarity Center 147 W. 24th St, 2nd Floor

-Sunday, January 8, 6-8pm / PPA Queens Defense Committee Meeting / Location TBD

-Monday January 9, 7pm / People’s Monday for Alfred Olango / NYC Shut it Down / 116th and Frederick Douglass Blvd (B/C trains 116th St stop)

-Tuesday, January 8, 2017, 7-9pm / Solidarity Dinner and Open Mic (QTPOC centered) at the Dreamhouse / 10-22 Wyckoff Ave / $1-20 donation


-Prior dates deleted-

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