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Stop Kaporos Actions in NYC! Please join us!
Press Conference & Rally, Protest & Silent Vigil for the Chickens

Dear Friends,

We are pleased to announce our October 2016 schedule for street actions to end the cruel and needless use of chickens in Kaporos rituals. Please join us on the Steps of City Hall for our Press Conference & Rally, and in Brooklyn for our two silent Vigils & Protests.

Press Briefing & Rally times:
Wednesday, October 5th 1 pm to 2 pm Steps of City Hall

Directions to the Press Briefing:
Civic Center area of Lower Manhattan
Nos. 4, 5, or 6 trains to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Park



Protest dates / times:
Sunday, October 9th: 6pm to 8pm
Monday, October 10th: 6pm to 8pm

Protest site is in Crown Heights, Brooklyn:
792 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213
(Corner of Kingston Ave)

Directions to Protests:
This location is easily accessible by MTA/NY Transit Subway -
Train to Kingston Ave Stop in Brooklyn.

Here is a link to the Map:
Map: Kingston Avenue and Eastern Parkway

We know it is difficult to attend a demo where animals are suffering and dying in front of us, but as hard as it is for us, it is infinitely harder for the chickens, and we must be there for them and show them and everyone that we care for them and are fighting for them.


“Please be there for me.” chicken in a cage


The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos is a project of United Poultry Concerns. Formed in New York City in June 2010, the Alliance is an association of groups and individuals who seek to replace the use of chickens in Kaporos ceremonies with money or other non-animal symbols of atonement. The Alliance does not oppose Kaporos per se, only the cruel and unnecessary use of chickens in the ceremony.

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