Tag: Anti-Violence

POP demonstration for Trayvon Martin today Mon July 15 5:30pm Broad & Market in Newark.

POP demonstration for Trayvon Martin today Mon July 15 5:30pm Broad & Market in Newark.
July 15, 2013

POP demonstration for Trayvon Martin today Mon July 15 5:30pm Broad & Market in Newark. Spread the word.

POP Members take Action on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – Photos

POP Members take Action on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – Photos
November 29, 2012

Sunday, November 25, 2012 “Millions of women and girls around the world are assaulted, beaten, raped, mutilated or even murdered in what …Read the Rest

News Video and Pictures from the April 4th MLK Memorial Rally (Trayvon Martin)

News Video and Pictures from the April 4th MLK Memorial Rally (Trayvon Martin)
April 11, 2012

Video report from PIX 11 of POP MLK Memorial March and Rally. See photos here! These are a few pictures taken …Read the Rest

Demonstrators don hoodies, call for justice in support of Trayvon Martin in Newark and Plainfield

Demonstrators don hoodies, call for justice in support of Trayvon Martin in Newark and Plainfield
March 31, 2012

Undaunted by gray skies, hundreds of demonstrators today took part in two separate marches in New Jersey, adding their voices …Read the Rest

IN HONOR OF THE BIRTHDAY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. & ON THE 203RD CONSECUTIVE DAY OF PROTEST FOR JOBS, PEACE, EQUALITY, AND JUSTICE

IN HONOR OF THE BIRTHDAY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. & ON THE  203RD CONSECUTIVE DAY OF PROTEST FOR JOBS, PEACE, EQUALITY, AND JUSTICE
December 18, 2011

SAVE THE DATE IN HONOR OF THE BIRTHDAY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. & ON THE 203RD CONSECUTIVE DAY …Read the Rest

New Brunswick Mayor Cahill’s police forum met with cries for reform by Bob Makin (Courier News)

New Brunswick Mayor Cahill’s police forum met with cries for reform by Bob Makin (Courier News)
October 26, 2011

NEW BRUNSWICK — In reaction to the police forum Mayor James Cahill is conducting tonight, a community activist once again is calling for police reform.

Marchers protest fatal shooting by police New Brunswick Mayor Cahill is target of criticism by Bob Makin (Courier News)

Marchers protest fatal shooting by police New Brunswick Mayor Cahill is target of criticism by Bob Makin (Courier News)
October 22, 2011

About 200 protesters marched on Saturday in reaction to the Sept. 22 death of Barry Deloatch, the third victim of a fatal police shooting under Mayor James Cahill’s 22-year watch.

Aug 27: PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS WILL GO TO DC TO HONOR MLK, RALLY FOR JOBS!

Aug 27: PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS WILL GO TO DC TO HONOR MLK, RALLY FOR JOBS!
August 23, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LAWRENCE HAMM (973) 801-0001 On Saturday, August 27th, the Peoples Organization for Progress …Read the Rest

Visit with Earl Williams commemorating the 12th Anniversary of his son, Earl Faison’s murder by Orange, NJ Police Officers

Visit with Earl Williams commemorating the 12th Anniversary of his son, Earl Faison’s murder by Orange, NJ Police Officers
April 11, 2011

On Monday, April 11, 2011 POP visited Mr. Earl Williams to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the murder of his son Earl Faison by officers in the Orange, NJ Police Department, to bestow upon him the People’s Organization for Progress’ Lifetime Freedom Fighter Award, and to give him both a plant and a sweatshirt. In addition to POP members, his family was also present.

Rally in Newark marks assassination of Dr. King, Jr.

Rally in Newark marks assassination of Dr. King, Jr.
April 5, 2011

A rally was held in Newark to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The rally on Market and Broad streets was held by People’s Organization for Progress.

The group says that the work King did is threatened with what they call attacks on organized labor.