The winning TV ad will be broadcast as a paid ad in New York City and Albany, and used on ArtistsAgainstFracking.com and on Social Media sites. The creators of the winning videos will get to have lunch with Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon in New York City. More details here.
Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon placed a full-page ad in the December 10th edition of The New York Times, calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to “Imagine There’s No Fracking… and give clean energy a chance.” The ad illustrates and describes how cement in wells at such great depths leaks, poisoning drinking water with gases and [...]
Give Peace A Chance love, yoko
Dec 8th & 12th: Tune in to the WhyHunger Hungerthon 2012 Radio Show on SiriusXM CBS-NY Clear Channel etc
Hungerthon 2012 is WhyHunger’s annual campaign and radio broadcast to fight hunger, which will now be happening on Saturday December 8th & Wednesday December 12th, 2012. Join WhyHunger and our community partners are on the front lines of hunger and poverty in times of crisis and for the more than 50 million Americans and nearly [...]
Message from Yoko Ono Hats off to Barbara and Pat for creating CFI. They went through the most excruciating personal pain to decide on making this advisory board for the people. It is amazing that they did. Thank you. I thank you on behalf of all of the people who need your guidance to heal [...]
Yoko Ono continues the John Lennon Imagine Awards to help students at Liverpool John Moore’s University
Yoko Ono has donated £100,000 to help vulnerable students at Liverpool John Moore's University John Lennon's widow has given the money to provide support for youngsters who have been in local authority care, or are estranged from their parents. The money will be used to continue The John Lennon Imagine Awards, set up in 2009 [...]
New TV Ad from @MAIGcoalition: I survived Aurora. ➝ Demand a plan to end gun violence from @BarackObama & @MittRomney RT!
Dear Friend, I thought it was firecrackers at first -- kids playing a prank on the opening night of Batman. Then I saw a smoke canister fly in front of the screen. A second later, the theater erupted in screams, and I felt a shotgun blast slam into my face and neck and arm. I [...]
This Saturday, 22nd September, musicians and music lovers are gathering on stages, street corners and schools for a global day of action to bring music into the lives of children and to promote positive social change everywhere. Please join us!
PUSSY RIOT is a feminist punk performance collective based in Moscow. Founded in 2011, they perform public artistic responses to Russian politics. In Feb 2012, three members of the group were arrested and charged with felony hooliganism after performing in the sanctuary of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. E-book available from Sept 25th for Kindle, iPad, iPhone, $2.99. Profits will support the Pussy Riot legal defense team.
Yoko Ono: 'I envisioned the whole world smiling together' MSNBC Nightly News, 22 July 2012 The idea that a smile had the power to heal occurred to Yoko Ono in the days after her husband, Beatles singer John Lennon, was murdered. NBC's Lester Holt and Ono smile together in this report about Ono's new project [...]
Letter from Yoko Ono to Governor Andrew M Cuomo, 56th Governor of New York State, 4th July 2012. Dear Governor Cuomo, This is July 4th, an important day for all of us to think of our beautiful country and be proud of it. Strange, I did not think that I would end up writing this [...]
Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon & Jimmy Fallon perform ‘Don’t Frack My Mother’ on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon & Jimmy Fallon perform 'Don't Frack My Mother' on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Find out more about Artists Against Fracking at http://ArtistsAgainstFracking.com.
Take Action with Amnesty: http://ClickBoom.org Did you know that weapons have weaker global trade regulations than bananas? We need a strong Arms Trade Treaty -- and we need to collect 1 million signatures for our petition before UN talks begin on July 2. Sign the petition to Barack Obama and help us get 1,000,000 signatures. [...]
Today, June 23 is International Widow’s Day. Support & donate here: http://www.theloombafoundation.org/donate
International Widows Day is the UN’s annual global day of action to address the poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries. It takes place on 23 June. International Widows Day was initiated by the Loomba Foundation in 2005 and officially recognised by the United Nations General Assembly, on [...]
An Open Letter to Presidents Obama and Karzai As champions of women’s rights who are dedicated to protecting women’s human rights, we are deeply concerned that the significant gains made by women and girls in Afghanistan may be threatened as U.S. and allied troops leave the country. We urge you to adopt a [...]
MY MOMMY IS BEAUTIFUL is a tribute to all Mothers of the World from each of your children; a celebration of the love that nurtures us all.Upload your mother's photo to one of these groups: Facebook, Flickr Write her name, a note about her, to her and to yourself. If it gets to be a love letter, a poem or a very long message or as long as a novel (!) that's fine.
Make sure to squeeze her with big hugs and kisses in your mind and send it with a sprinkle of i ii iii
Tag an Instagram with #mmib, write your tribute & see the gallery here.
Occupy Wall Street now has an A-list soundtrack: the compilation Occupy This Album, which was announced today and will be released sometime this spring. The record will feature music from Debbie Harry, Jackson Browne, Yoko Ono, Third Eye Blind, Crosby and Nash and many more. Several of the contributors, including Joan Baez and Crosby and Nash, performed at the New York OWS site while it was still active.
On April 22, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize the Earth™. People of all nationalities and backgrounds will voice their appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. Together we will stand united for a sustainable future and call upon individuals, organizations, and governments to do their part. Find out more about EARTH DAY at http://www.earthday.org/2012 Happy Earth Day! love, yoko
Dear Friends, Tonight is the night we turn our lights off for an hour at 8:30 pm for Earth Hour. From the Empire State Building in New York, to the Eiffel Tower in France, to Wat Arun Buddhist temple in Thailand, cities, businesses, governments and millions of people are standing together in a collective display of commitment to protect our planet. Will you be among them?