Archives for June 2014

#BringBackOurGirls/#BringBackOurBoys June 22, 2014 Rally

Riverdale, NY: On June 22, 2104, PJI was proud to stand in solidarity with the Jewish Community in Riverdale, New York in connection with our joint effort to #BringBackOurChildren! The rally, which was held at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, raised awareness in connection with the recent abductions of the three Israeli boys in the West Bank on […]

New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition

June 2014: PJI partners with the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition in its push for the Assembly of the State of New York to adopt into law the Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act (A.2240/S.2135). On March 16, 2015, the New York State Assembly finally passed the ‪TVPJA‬ which more fully protects survivors and holds […]

#BringBackOurGirls June 16, 2014 Rally

On June 16, 2014, PJI, in partnership with the #BringBackOurGirls NYC Coalition, held a rally at the United Nations and at the Nigerian Embassy to demand the return of approximately 300 school girls who were abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, by an insurgent Islamic group on April 14, 2014.  Participants petitioned the United Nations […]