Medea Benjamin Gets WSC Peacemaker Award

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Date(s) - 10/28/2013
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Greehouse at Scholastic
557 Broadway
New York

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Medea Benjamin Gets WSC Peacemaker Award

On Monday, October 28, 2013, Peace Action Fund of New York State (formerly SANE/Freeze) will be holding its 2013 William Sloane Coffin Award Event honoring co-founder of Code Pink, Medea Benjamin.

Tickets start at $15 – click here to buy now!

The Greenhouse at Scholastic
557 Broadway New York, NY
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Special Cocktail Hour with Medea
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Award Ceremony

Medea is known for speaking up at Senate hearings and using creative tactics like flash mobs, banner drops and colorful dress to get press for the peace movement.  When Medea interrupted President Obama’s speech at the National Defense University to testify against drone killings and indefinite detention at Guantanamo prison, the president said, “The voice of that woman is worth paying attention to.”  We agree.  Medea Benjamin is a tireless advocate and a role model for everyone we know working for a nuclear weapons-free world, moving the money from the Pentagon to fund human needs, and promoting diplomacy – not war – to resolve conflict.

How to buy tickets
We hope you can attend our Award Event on October 28th.  Below are the invitation details.  The ticket prices have been set at different levels so that everyone in the 99% can come and celebrate Medea’s work, including students – you can click here to buy your tickets online, call 646-723-1749 with a credit card, or you can mail a check made out to the Peace Action Fund of New York State to: Church St. Station, P.O. Box 3357 New York, NY 10008-3357 (please call us and let us know if you will be mailing a check so we make sure to put you on our guest list!).


The Peace Action Fund of New York State Cordially Invites You To the

Monday, October 28, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Greenhouse at Scholastic
557 Broadway
between Prince and Spring Streets

MEET MEDEA Cocktail Hour (6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) plus
AWARD EVENT (7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.) Tickets $125

AWARD EVENT (7:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.) includes reception, award ceremony,
and presentation by Medea
Ticket Prices
Truth-to-Power Activists $55
Social Justice Agents $35
Students $15

For more information, please call 646-723-1749 or email

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