9 Maj 2018

Ratujmy pomnik katynski w Jersey City

Zapraszamy Polonię do masowego uczestnictwa w demonstracji zorganizowanej przez Komitet Pomnika Katyńskiego na rzecz pozostawienia Pomnika Katyńskiego w obecnej lokalizacji w Jersey City, New Jersey. Spotykamy się w sobotę, 12 maja o godz. 13:00 pod JC City Hall (280 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3610) skąd nastąpi przemarsz pod Pomnik na Exchange Place. Zapraszamy! Niech przyjdzie nas jak najwięcej.

Kontakt: 609-580-0232 

Krzysztof Nowak

Przy okazji apel do polonijnych wyborców. Dzwońcie i piszcie do dwóch senatorów i miejscowego kongresmena. Wzór apelu poniżej:



Congressman Albio Sires
Jersey City Office
201 309 0301
Ms. Daarina Chess
Constituent Service Director

Senator Bob Menendez
Newark District Office
973 645 3030
Ms. Deb Curto
Director of Constituent Services

Senator Cory Booker
Newark District Office
973 639 8700
Mr. Henrique Ferreira
Constituent Services Director


• State your name and where you are from (in New Jersey)
• I am appalled by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’s decision to remove the Polish Katyn Memorial.
• To date, the Mayor has not consulted and refuses to meet with the Polish American Community.
• This is unacceptable behavior from a publicly elected official.

Dear Senator / Congressman:

I am a Polish-American voter in New Jersey who is deeply concerned about the fate of the Katyn Memorial in Jersey City, New Jersey. Without warning or community outreach, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has announced that he is removing this important monument. The Mayor has not shared any details about the monument’s fate and refuses to meet with the Polish-American community. This is an unacceptable way to deal with taxpayers and voters so I am asking that you please intervene. This memorial, unveiled in 1991, was the initiative of many Polish and American World War II veterans and it was funded by the Polish-American community to commemorate the 20,000 officers and prisoners of war murdered by the Soviet Secret Police in 1940. It is a monument to truth and it also bears witness to the tragic events of September 11, 2001. It has stood at Exchange Place for over 25 years, and we ask that the monument not be moved.

I am troubled by the lack of communication by Mayor Fulop on this matter and I ask you, as a Member of Congress, to please intervene and facilitate a constructive dialogue with Jersey City community members to reach a resolution which does not require the permanent removal of the Katyn Memorial.