First Friends honored at NJ Peace Action Annual Dinner April 2 – Get your tickets today!

Tickets now on sale for New Jersey Peace Action‘s 60th Annual Dinner featuring journalist, activist and author, Chris Hedges. Make your reservations now!! 
Sunday April 2nd, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton, 650 Terrace Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey


12:00 – 4:00 PM
(12:00 – 12:45 PM Socializing; 1:00 PM Lunch)



Chris Hedges

“Resisting American Fascism”



Also Honoring:


First Friends of NJ and NY 
Recipients of the Sylvia and Oscar Ackelsberg PeaceAward
E. Betty Levin
Peace Action Person of the Year 
Our Founders — 60 years later! 

Chris Hedges

is an award-winning journalist and activist, as well as a columnist for the progressive news and commentary website Truthdig. For nearly two decades (including 15 years with the New York Times), he worked as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans. He is also the author of a number of best-selling books, including War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2002) – a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction; Death of the Liberal Class (2010); and Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt (2015). He has reported from more than fifty countries, and has worked for The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, and the Dallas Morning News. In 2002, Hedges was part of a group of eight reporters at The New York Timesawarded the Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism. He also received the Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism in 2002.
First Friends of NJ and NY works on behalf of detained immigrants and asylum seekers. Volunteers visit and write to detainees, distribute writing materials so detainees can stay in contact with their families, raise awareness about immigrant detention, advocate for improved living conditions for all detainees as well as for immigration reform, and assist with resettlement for those either granted asylum or out on bond.

If you have any questions or want more information call 
New Jersey Peace Action at (973)259-1126 or email us
NJ Peace Action
673 Bloomfield Avenue, 2nd Floor
Bloomfield, New Jersey  07003
(973)259-1126 (phone)
(973)259-1139 (fax)

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