CNY Solidarity Coalition

United in defense of our community and our neighbors

Community Outreach Event Calendar August 7 – 14

PLEASE take a moment to take action on the 2020 citizenship question.  Follow the link below to respond.

2020 Census Citizenship Question — Comment deadline TODAY (August 7th)
Time is running out to submit a comment in opposition to the citizenship question on the 2020 Census. The deadline is August 7. The Leadership Conference, NALEO, Asian Americans Advancing Justice and other partners have developed a microsite to submit comments at

Fundraisers and items needed: 

Click here to Support Immigrant Families Facing Deportation

THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB @ Shonnard St. is in need of the following:
-A deep freezer (any size)
-hygiene items
-non-perishable foods suitable for teens (microwaveable)
-new/used clothing suitable for teens
-A game system/controllers (new or used)
If you can help please drop off items Monday-Friday between 7:30am-3:30pm with exception of 8/9



Syracuse Peace Council’s Street Heat

Tuesday August 7th 4:15 – 5 PM Hancock Airbase, opposite main gate 6000 E. Molloy Rd

Saturday August 4th 9 AM – 9:45 AM by Regional Market Main Entrance Syracuse

Tuesday August 14th 4:15 – 5 PM south end Northern Lights Mattydale (opposite Rt 81 off ramp)

The Syracuse area hosts Hancock Air National Guard base where the Guard’s 174th Attack Wing conducts drone assassination and target identification missions using MQ-9 Reaper drone in Afghanistan and probably elsewhere. Syracuse Peace Council’s Street Heat holds a twice monthly presence outside Hancock Airbase to call for an end to the illegal and immoral killing of human beings by weaponized drones, which are piloted remotely from the base.
Join us! Signs provided or bring your own progressive signs. Contact for questions (315) 478-4571


Bi-weekly Meeting/Reunión Quincenal

Tuesday August 7th 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM 2013 E Genesee St, Syracuse

Bi-weekly meeting. Anyone interested in joining is welcome. We will be meeting in the common area on the second floor. Wheelchair accessible. Please do not wear any fragrances. Spanish translation can be provided.

Reunión quincenal. Cualquier persona interesada en unirse es bienvenida. Nos reuniremos en el área común en el segundo piso. Silla de ruedas accesible. Por favor, no use ninguna fragancia. Traducción en español puede ser proporcionada.

Judge Kavanaugh and the Future of the Supreme Court: A Teach-In

Wednesday August 8th 6:30 PM – 8 PM 1419 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse

 What does Pres. Trump’s nomination of Judge Kavanaugh mean for the future of the Supreme Court and the Constitution? Four local scholars will help us understand: Nina Moore, Colgate University; Jonathan Parent, Le Moyne College; David Driesen, SU College of Law; and Tom Keck, SU’s Maxwell School. The event will take place at Le Moyne College’s Panasci Family Chapel.

Reception for Renewables

Thursday August 9th 5 PM – 7 PM Benjamin’s on Franklin

 On Thursday, August 9th, in the beautiful courtyard and bar at Benjamin’s in Downtown Syracuse, join us for a Reception for Renewables. We’ll be premiering the next episode of the Road to Renewables online video series featuring the launch and progress of the first community solar farm in NY with Renovus Solar!

We will also be showcasing local organizations, campaigns, and renewable energy companies.
The reception will feature:

  • Premier of the next episode of the Road to Renewables online video series featuring the launch of the first community solar farm in New York by Renovus Solar
  • Tables with information from local climate/environmental groups and renewable energy companies
  • Meet and Greet with clean energy advocates and installers
  • Hors d’oeuvres and renewable energy themed cocktails
  • Music by Colleen Kattau and Dos XX!
  • More details to be announced soon!

Spread the word and see you there!
If you would like a table at this event or join as a co-sponsor, contact us at

Latino Festival Syracuse

Saturday August 11th 12 – 8 PM Clinton Square Syracuse

Acuérdate!!! El Festival LatinoAmericano ya está cerca!! Sábado, 11 de Agosto. De 12 del mediodía hasta las 8pm.

Community Candle Light Vigil

Sunday August 12th 7 PM – 9 PM Downtown Clinton Square

Keynote Speaker – Deputy Mayor Sharon Owens

Special Guests – Mayor Ben Walsh and Senator Dave Valskey
Performance by Mozzetta , Zach Jones and more!


Alternatives to Violence Workshop August 10th-12th

Brown Memorial United Methodist Church, Davis St., Syracuse (Handicapped Accessible)

Learn to: 

  • Identify and manage strong feelings
  • Deal more effectively with risk and danger
  • Build trust and empathy with self and others
  • Communicate well in difficult situations
  • Understand why conflict happens and practice responding nonviolently

Sliding scale $20-$40–scholarships available; free child care

Co-sponsored by the Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse and the Alternative to Violence Project. For more information contact: Coran Klaver 315-396-7070


SPAARC (Syracuse Police Accountability And Reform Coalition) Twice Monthly Meeting

Monday August 13th 5:15 PM @ 499 South Warren St, Suite 430 Syracuse

A collection of groups and individuals working together to increase the accountability and transparency of the Syracuse Police Department and to imagine and work for reforms to the current system of policing in the city. SPAARC meets every 2nd and 4th Mondays.

Contact or for questions.


If you would like to add your event or fundraiser to the weekly community outreach  event calendar,  please email the information in 100 words or less to by Monday mornings.

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