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 Khadijo Abdulkadir speaking to crowd
Khadijo Abdulkadir addresses the Syracuse rally in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.
Photo: Sam Rose

Statewide Lobby Day & Rally for the New York Health Act: Tues. April 4, 2017

Tue, Apr 4, 2017 (All day)
Tuesday April 4
Bus leaving Syracuse at 7:30
Can't make it? Call your NYS Senator and ask they sponsor the New York Health Act (S4840)

Don't Bank on the Bomb

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue, Syracuse NY 13203

Cooperative Federal and Hansens's Advisory Services will share strategies to "Win Beyond Washington" through socially responsible banking and investing.

RSVP to the Facebook event here.

How to Get Involved: 

Don't Bank on the Bomb event flyer

For next steps and to participate, see

POSTPONED - HP Boycott Campaign Info Session, featuring Codepink’s Ariel Gold

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm
University United Methodist Church, 1085 E Genesee St, Syracuse NY 13210

A public event to learn more about Hewlett Packard’s involvement in providing technology of the Israeli Apartheid. Sponsored by the Syracuse Peace Council’s Justice for Palestine Committee, and the Methodist Task Force on Peace and Justice Israel/Palestine.

RSVP on Facebook here.

Katko Can't Ignore Us Rally

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm
440 S. Warren St, Syracuse, NY 13202

Katko won't schedule a face to face town hall with his consituents so we will go to him during his recess. #KatkosLastTerm Organizied with New Feminists for Justice.

RSVP on Facebook here.


Sanctuary Training Workshop

Mon, Feb 20, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bishop Harrison Diocesan Center, 1342 Lancaster Avenue, Syracuse NY 13210

The Worker’s Center of CNY and the CNY Solidarity Coalition will be hosting a training and workshops on:

Sanctuary Cities – come learn about good models of cities with strong sanctuary resolutions and policies

Rapid Response Teams – come learn the information and practice the skills needed to do rapid response work

Know Your Rights – this is a training for directly affected immigrants and refugees; learn what to do if you’re stopped by the police or if ICE knocks on your door

Talking to Your Representatives, an Irregular Roaming Workshop

Thu, Feb 16, 2017 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Cafe at 407, 407 Tulip St, Liverpool, NY 13088

Want to learn the nuts and bolts of talking effectively to your elected representatives? Organizers from the CNY Solidarity Coalition will be going to various parts of the community in the coming months to help you do just that! Topics will include how to talk to staff, how to get officials’ attention, and how to be firm and be heard.


Solidarity Call to Action: RALLY FOR STANDING ROCK

Sat, Feb 11, 2017 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Perseverance Park, Syracuse, NY

On February 7th, the Army Corps of Engineers gave notice of intent to grant the final easement for the DAPL to cross the Missouri River. In response to a Call to Action, we call upon each and every person to Rise and Stand in Solidarity with The Standing Rock Sioux Nation and Water Protectors. It is our duty to protect our Mother Earth and all of our life’s sustenance that she provides. Join us on Saturday, February 11th in Perseverance Park to protest the Dakota Access Pipe Line; if you cannot make it, please help spread the word.

How to Get Involved: 
Rise with Standing Rock protest flyer



CNY Solidarity Coalition

Sun, Feb 12, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bishop Harrison Center, 1342 Lancaster Ave, Syracuse


CNY Solidarity Coalition invites you to its next General Meeting on Sunday, Feb 12 at 3:00pm. We'll spend the first half of the meeting as a large group discussing some coalition matters. The second half of the meeting will comprise of committees and work groups addressing a wide range of issues that include but are not restricted to: Nonviolent Civil Disobedience/Direct Action, Sanctuary Work, Outreach and Community Defense, Tracking and contacting Elected Representatives