GVCP 45th Anniversary

Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace is a nonviolent activist group, maintaining close contacts with national groups such as Peace Action NYS, and Nicaragua Network, and MoveOn. Our members includes concerned individuals from Livingston, Genesee, Monroe, Ontario, and Wyoming counties. We extend membership to any person anywhere who believes in our goals and our methods. If you’d like to join Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace, please contact us here.

News & Events

[PEACE] Antiwar Statement

Dear GVCP member, Here’s an important document from our friends Judy Bello and Doug Noble.  There’s no organization’s name on the document, but I assume it’s represents the views of Rochester Peace Action & Education.  As I see it, it’s not a statement of purpose, but rather a statement of goals to repair shameful and… Continue Reading

[GVCP] Healing the Great Divides – Jan 20, 2018

Dear GVCP Member, Important notice from Sue Staropoli of Pachamama Alliance. Arnie Matlin for GVCP —— Forwarded Message From: Sue Staropoli <suestar1@rochester.rr.com> Reply-To: Sue Staropoli <suestar1@rochester.rr.com> Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:40:15 -0500 To: Rochester Progressive List <announce@lists.riseup.net> Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Healing the Great Divides – Jan 20, 2018 Healing the Great Divides Saturday, January  20th… Continue Reading

[GVCP] “The Boys who Said No”

[GVCP] “The Boys who Said No”

Dear GVCP Member, I rarely forward emails asking for funds. However, GVCP was born as part of the resistance to the war in Vietnam, and the full-length video will portray that very resistance. My suggestion is to watch the seven-minute preview clip (link below), because it’s very interesting and informative.  Then, if you’re moved to… Continue Reading

[GVCP] Buy peaceful toys!

[GVCP] Buy peaceful toys!

Members of Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace, members of the student organization Peace Action Geneseo, and activists from the Rochester Raging Grannies joined together to urge parents to Buy Peaceful Toys. As Santa points out, you should play peacefully in this Season of Peace. This annual symbolic protest took place on Saturday, December 2nd in… Continue Reading