Event: Solidarity Rally
When: Thursday December 17, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM Sharp (Set Up 2:30 PM)
Where: Niagara Square (In front of City Hall), Buffalo,NY
Please bring the following with you:
American Flags of any and all sizes (You may like to wear gloves for holding the flag);
Placards with messages of solidarity, support and peace. Here are few suggestions:
Standing In Solidarity With Muslim Americans; I Am Muslim; I Shall Not Hate; We Refuse to Be Intimidated; United We Stand; Proud to be American; Muslims Against Terrorism; We Condemn ISIS; Together We Fight Terrorism; No Religious Test For Patriotism……….ETC…..
Spread the word;And, let’s stay very cool, civil and honorable. We do not need to curse anyone, we do not need to hurl insults on anyone, we do not need to castigate anyone. We stay with our message of solidarity and patriotism of Muslims and ALL Americans.
There has been outpouring of support from across the region for the rally and additional organizations are signing up for the rally almost on an hourly basis. MPAC-WNY is grateful to all the organizations and individuals for working non-stop to add co-sponsors to the event. Here is a partial listing:
ACCESS, Arab American Federation, Baâ€™hai Community, Buffalo Islamic Community Center, Catholic Diocese of WNY, Citizen Action of New York, Coalition for Economic Justice, Congregation Havurah, Congregation Shir Shalom, Council of Imams, HEAL International, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, International Action Center, Interfaith Peace Network, Islamic Cultural Association of WNY, Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier, Jaffarya Center of Niagara Frontier, Jewish Family Service of Buffalo and Erie County, Lackawanna Islamic Mosque, Lafayette Presbyterian Church, National Federation of Just Communities, Network of Religious Communities, NY Conference of the UCC, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, North Presbyterian Church, Open Buffalo, Partnership for the Public Good, Peace Action New York State, Peace Education Fund, PUSH Buffalo, RAHAMA, Riverside-SalemUCC/DC, SSJ Sr. Karen Klimczak Center for Nonviolence, Stop the Violence Coalition, Temple Beth Zoin, 21st. Century Park, Unity of Buffalo, Veterans for Peace Chapter # 128, VOICE Buffalo, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Westside International Soccer, WNY Coalition for Peace and Nonviolence Advocates, WNY Peace Center…………and many more are in the pipeline………List definitely not complete…………
Dr Khalid Kazi -MPAC-WNY-(716) 213-7227