Come to the SPC
Fall Open House

Tuesday Sept 
23, 6:30-8:30pm 

Syracuse Center for Peace and Social Justice
2013 E. Genesee St. 

Whether you're new to the Peace Council or an old hand, here is a chance to come in and get the latest info on what we've been collectively doing. It's a great introduction for newcomers and a chance to meet people and get energized, to plug into your piece in the struggle for peace and social justice. Learn about SPC's purpose, how we organize, and our projects and committees, including Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation, CNY Working for a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel, Ground the Drones, and the Peace Newsletter, as well as the various coalitions in which SPC takes active part. Free pizza and treats for all! Please RSVP if you can to help us know how much pizza to get! Also, let us know if you have accessibility needs, so we can plan for your inclusion. Call SPC at 472-5478 or e-mail Michael ( 


In Middle East, US Relies on Military Solutions (As Usual)


Help SPC compile resources about this developing situation!

The Peace Council's leadership and core activists are in the process of developing a statement in response to the President's announcement last night that the US is preparing for an ongoing war against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL). We are currently gathering and sharing resources, and we want your help! Below find links to a few of the articles that we've been reading this week, and we invite you to share articles with us as well. Please send a few links (and if possible, a sentence or two of synopsis for each) to We'll check them out and share what we get in Monday's e-newsletter.

View the links we've gathered and stay updated by visiting this page.


Highlighted Events

SPC In Action

Soldiers and Civilians Speak Out

Over 2,500 people marched through the streets of Syracuse, NY on September 29th to call for Immediate Withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. (Photo: R. Barnabas, T. Forsyth)