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CFPA and allies Thank Senator Cory Booker for his support of the Iran Deal 9/25/15


On Friday, September 25, the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA), NJ Peace Action, Moveon, and NIAC, participated and co-sponsored an event thanking Senator Cory Booker in his Newark-NJ office, for his support on the Iran Accord. CFPA was met by Senator Booker's staffer,  Zoe Baldwin (pictured holding flowers in center below), and interviewed by Ang Santos, from WBGO News Radio.

bookerthankyou2Rev. Bob Moore, CFPA Executive Director, presenting Thank You poster to Sen. Cory Booker's staff.  

ThankYouSenBookerPosterPoster presented to Sen. Booker's staff by CFPA and allies, in his Newark office.

Read and listen to the coverage: Peace Groups Thank Sen. Booker In Support of Iran Deal by Ang Santos of WBGO News Online Here!


CFPA's "Faith, Climate, and Fracking: A Moral Call to Action" 9/12/15 Newtown, PA


The Coalition for Peace Action PA, and the BuxMont Coalition for Peace Action co-sponsored and led workshops for an event on "Faith, Climate, and Fracking: A Moral Call to Action" at the Newtown Friends Meeting in Newtown, PA on Saturday, September 12. This event came a week before Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia, and a couple months after his Encyclical urging action on Climate Change, was published. (Photos below courtesy of CFPA's BuxMont Director, Cathy Leary.)
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"Faith, Climate, and Fracking: A Moral Call to Action" was attended by over 75 individuals.

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CFPA meets with Senator Cory Booker to discuss his decision to Support the Iran Deal 9/8/15


The Coalition for Peace Action leaders and friends, attended a meeting with Senator Cory Booker on Tuesday, September 8, a week after the Senator's announcement to support the Iran Nuclear Agreement. The meeting took place at the Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston, NJ.

IreneWithCoryBookerfrom9-8-15MeetinginLivingston-NJFINALCoalition for Peace Action (CFPA) Chair, Irene Goldman speaks with Senator Cory Booker. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Laurenti)

Read article from the Star Ledger: Booker's visit to Livingston temple brings needed civility to the Iran debate By Tom Moran September 08, 2015 



Understanding the Iran deal Dr. Zia Mian presented in Philadelphia on 9/3/15


The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-sponsored an event on "Understanding the Iran deal" which featured speaker Dr. Zia Mian nuclear physicist from Princeton University, exploring the Iran Deal at this presentation at Germantown Friends Meeting in Philadelphia on September 3, 2015.

Watch video of Dr. Zia Mian’s presentation on the Iran deal HERE 


Emergency Demonstration to Urge Sen. Booker to Support Iran Agreement 8/29


An Emergency Demonstration to Urge Sen. Booker to Support the Iran Agreement was held on August 29 outside of Booker's NJ office in Newark. The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-sponsored the rally along with the Bloomfield-based NJ Peace Action, NJ Pax Christi, the Newark-based People's Organization for Progress, and the NJ Chapter of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). There were 65 individuals in attendance at the demonstration. See pictures below courtesy of CFPA volunteer photographer, John Lien.
 Website1Rev. Bob Moore, CFPA Executive Director, speaks to the crowd of 65 at the Emergency Demonstration to Support the Iran Deal in front of Sen. Cory Booker's office in Newark, NJ.


To see full gallery of photos, courtesy of CFPA volunteer photographer John Lien, Click Here
Video footage from the demonstration: Video 1
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Emergency Vigil to "Give Peace a Chance!" Princeton August 15


Over 60 individuals participated in the Coalition for Peace Action's Emergency Vigil to "Give Peace a Chance" held on Saturday, August 15, for a Global Day of Peace for Iran, during the crucial  60 day period Congress has to vote on the agreement. People gathered in more than 70 cities across the world to "Give Peace a Chance" and prevent another war in a Worldwide Call to Action to Support Diplomacy by Sealing the Deal with Iran! The photos that were taken are to be included in a global film compiled of the photos from all 70 cities worldwide!
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To see a Video of the Iran Deal Peace Rally by CFPA's John Lien, Click Here.


2015 Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration August 5, Princeton Public Library


The Rev. Bob Moore, CFPA Executive Director speaks at August 5, 2015 Commemoration of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki bombings.

Glenn Swann plays the Shakuhachi (Japanese flute) in commemoration of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings.

Dr. Frank von Hippel, Princeton University nuclear arms expert and CFPA Sponsor, gives power point update on the Iran Nuclear Agreement at CFPA's Annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration.

NJ musician/comedian, Dave Lippman, performs satire during CFPA's 2015 Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration Program at the Princeton Public Library on August 5, 70 years after the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.

To view a complete gallery of photos from the 2015 Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration, (Pictures courtesy of John Lien), Click Here.


CFPA July 23 Lobby Day on Iran Nuclear Agreement


CFPA Delegation for Iran Lobby Day on July 23 meets with Senator Bob Casey (D-PA).KeystoneCoffeeWithSenCasey7-23-15

Thirteen people, including scientific experts, clergy, and an Iranian American participated in CFPA’s Iran Lobby Day to Washington, DC on July 23, soon after the 60 day Congressional Review began of the final Agreement on the Iran nuclear issue. Visits were made to all four US Senate offices representing NJ and PA, as well as to the offices of Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman, Donald Norcross, and Frank Pallone.

Information packets were given at each appointment, and constructive and respectful conversations were had with elected officials and their senior staffers—including a follow-up conference call with staff to Sen. Bob Menendez. It was a productive day. For further information, contact Rev. Bob Moore at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CaseyChristaanMorsinkEdBob7-23-15PA Delegation led by Ed Aguilar, CFPA Pennsylvania Executive Director, personally meet with Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). Pictured from left to right: Senator Bob Casey (D-PA); Dr. Christiaan Morssink, CEO, United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia; Ed Aguilar, J.D., CFPA Pennsylvania Executive Director; The Rev. Bob Moore, Executive Director, CFPA Regional Headquarters - Princeton, NJ.


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