CNY Working for a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel Meeting

Thu, Jul 11, 2013 11:30am
Thu, Aug 1, 2013 11:30am
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 11:30am
2013 E Genesee St. Syracuse NY 13210

CNY Working for a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel is a community educational and organizing project. We provide grassroots education and generate political pressure needed to re-orient US policy toward a just peace. Coordinated by the Syracuse Peace Council, it includes people active in the local Methodist Task Force for Middle East Peace, the Islamic Society of Central New York, Al Huda Muslim American Society Mosque and Syracuse Jews for Peace.

Monthly meeting.

Bikes4Peace Repair Clinic

Wed, Jun 26, 2013 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Northeast Community Center

Bikes4Peace is a community bicycle recycling and repair program that engages youth in cooperative bicycle repair. We promote positive relationships between peers and adults through learning about bicycle maitenance. We aim to empower youth to realize and develop their problem-solving skills through constructive group activity - bike repair!

Outreach Training

Wed, Jun 19, 2013 7:30pm - 9:00pm
2013 E Genesee St. Syracuse NY 13210

Interactive workshop to brush up on outreach skills as we approach the summer tabling season.

SPC in the Juneteenth Parade and Pride Parade!

Sat, Jun 15, 2013 (All day)
Various Locations

Contact Amelia to join a contingent! 315 472 5478

Peace Outreach

Tue, Jun 18, 2013 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am
Various Locations

Schedule of Locations:

June 18th: Hancock Air Base Entrance

June 25th: Erie Blvd & Bridge Street

Every Saturday: Park Street - across from the Regional Market main entrance


What is a "Jailhouse Environmentalist?"

From the Content

by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Most of us have heard of jailhouse lawyers – guys and gals who battle in court for themselves or others.

But I’d wager few of us have ever heard of a ‘jailhouse environmentalist.’ Truth is I didn’t think such a thing existed. Well, it’s real, and his name is Bryant Arroyo, a bilingual Puerto Rican who has spent a third of his life in prison, at SCI-Mahanoy in Southeastern Pennsylvania.


The Two Row: A Mutually Rewarding Relationship

From the Content

by Freida Jacques

The purpose of the Two Row Renewal Campaign is to help the Citizens of NYS realize that we the people of the Haudenosaunee and specifically the Onondaga Nation can have a mutually rewarding relationship. This relation based on respect for each of our cultures, our governments, our spiritual ways. This concept reflected by the two purple lines of wampum against the white wampum beads.  The white being the river of Life, which we both depend.


Veterans' Writings About War

From the Content

by various authors


Same Sex Marriage: A Right, Not A Way to Achieve Change

From the Content

by Scot Nakagawa

Pending Supreme Court decisions concerning the constitutionality of California Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act have pushed discussion of same-sex marriage into the mainstream, with many civil rights advocates convinced that regardless of the court’s decision, eventual victory is a done deal. I don’t disagree. I’ve also argued in support of same sex marriage rights. However, I have some serious worries about the broad implications of this victory.


Resisting Drones, Global War and Empire

April 26-28 in Syracuse

From the Content

by Carol Baum

On April 26-28 about 250 people converged on Syracuse for a weekend of education, networking and action to resist drones, global war and empire. Friday was a gathering; Saturday a day of workshops, networking and playing together; and by Sunday’s rally/ march/ civil resistance at Hancock Air Base, the numbers had risen to 275.