SPC's 78th Birthday Dinner
Cold Case Justice: Uncovering Truths of Civil Rights Era Murders
Saturday, Novmber 1
Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church (2112 S. Geddes St., Syracuse)
Dinner served at 6 pm. Speakers at 7 pm.
Join us for a delicious homecooked meal and support the Peace Council at the same time! Each year the peace community gathers to honor SPC's birthday and long legacy of peace and social justice organizing. It's also one of the fundraisers we count on to keep our work going! Make your reservation today by calling 315-472-5478 or by emailing Amelia.
Syracuse University College of Law professors Janis McDonald and Paula Johnson co-founded the Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI) to seek justice for racially motivated murders during the Civil Rights era. Founded in response to an unresolved 1964 murder in Louisiana, CCJI’s research led to action by the FBI and US Attorney General for a full case review. CCJI not only focuses vigilant attention on these long unresolved, racially motivated killings of the past, but also on issues of racial justice today, including deaths resulting from policy brutality against people of color.
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SPC In Action
On October 25, 2012, drone resisters blocked all three gates at the Hancock Drone Airbase and attempted to deliver an indictment for warcrimes for personnel at the base. 17 protesters were arrested. Photo: Ellen Grady.
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