[GVCP] Tax Day Rally Wednesday, April 19th!

Dear GVCP Member, Please be part of GVCP’s Tax Day Rally.  We need as many people as possible to send our message to Rep. Collins and Pres. Trump.  The message: Decrease Trump’s bloated military budget! The rally will be held on Wednesday, April 19th, 4:00 PM, outside of Rep. Collins’ office, 128 Main Street Geneseo.… Continue Reading

[GVCP]  Save these important dates!

[GVCP] Save these important dates!

Dear GVCP member, Many things are happening, which is great! Tuesday, April 4th 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM 128 Main St., Geneseo.  This is the 10th rally outside Rep. Chris Collins’ office.  That’s the place to be on Tuesday mornings.  There’s a rumor that Collins himself will show up!  Bring your cameras to record this… Continue Reading

The Nation “How to Revive the Peace Movement” Issue

The Nation “How to Revive the Peace Movement” Issue

Dear GVCP Member, I rarely suggest that members read magazine articles, because we’re all juggling too many oranges in the air already. When Kate Alexander of PANYS sent this letter, I put it aside.  However, since then, two other experienced peace activists told me, “You really need to read this article in The Nation.”  So,… Continue Reading

[GVCP] Petition to limit local police involvement with deportations

Dear GVCP member: This serious matter occurred in Geneseo on Thursday, March 23rd.  Geneseo Police stopped someone for a traffic violation and, in a knee-jerk reaction, called ICE (Immigration and Justice Enforcement).  You can find more information at the Livingston County News website. Peace, Arnie Matlin for GVCP http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/petition-for-secure-and Hi Arnie, This is a petition… Continue Reading

[GVCP] NPP pie chart

[GVCP] NPP pie chart

Dear GVCP Member, At today’s GVCP meeting (3/26) I mentioned a pie chart about discretionary spending put out by the National Priorities Project.  We have permission to use it from NPP.  I’ve attached it, because think it shows the reality of where our tax money is going in a detailed, but clear, manner. Susan Bailey… Continue Reading

[GVCP] The Truth About Islam – April 1st

The Truth About Islam Saturday, April 1, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm  (refreshments provided) AAUW Perkins Mansion, 494 East Ave Pease share Facebook event at:  https://www.facebook.com/events/445802015752153/ Join a discussion on Islam with Dr. Khalid and Sabeeha Rehman, author of Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman’s Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim. They will discuss… Continue Reading

[GVCP] Meeting reminder–Sunday, 3/26, 1:00 PM in Livonia

Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace Founded 1972  “Human Race Not Arms Race” PO Box 363  Geneseo, NY 14454 <www.gvcp.org>  585-624-3673 March 11, 2017 Dear GVCP Member: The next regular GVCP Meeting is Sunday, March 26th, at 5077 South Livonia Road, Livonia.  *NOTE NEW LOCATION* 1:00 PM (Snacks), 1:30 PM (Meeting).  New members are welcome! Stand… Continue Reading

[GVCP] Dennis Ross at SUNY Geneseo Union Thursday 3/23, 4:00 PM

Dear GVCP Member, This letter from the president of Geneseo Peace Action asks GVCP members to listen to Mr. Ross and then bring up BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) and, in general, provide a counter-argument in support of Palestinian rights. In the formal announcement, Mr. Ross sounds like a true dove.  However, many people—including Uma Natarajan—believe… Continue Reading