Blog Posts by Contributor: Simone Richmond
Educate, Agitate, Organize: SPC IN ACTION
No to Endless War
On Feb. 11, President Obama sent Congress a proposed joint resolution to Authorize the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which would authorize and extend military action against ISIS for the next three years. The Syracuse Peace Council calls on Congress to reject this new AUMF, rescind the 2001 AUMF, and stop an “endless” war on the people of the Middle East.
October Days of Justice
National Coming Out Day: October 11
Founded in 1988; October 11 is the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights (1987). Celebrate and support those who choose on this day to come out. Don’t forget to be there for friends & loved ones for whom this year isn’t the right time to come out.
Columbus Day: October 13