CNY Solidarity Coalition

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LET’S PRIMARY: A Resource and Call to Action

Primary season 2019 is a potential game changer for Central New York, as our movement produces an ever-increasing number of progressive local candidates. In Washington and across the country, we’re seeing candidates from communities most impacted by inequality and racism step up and run for office, and win. Likewise in…

Action Alert: Stand Against Police Brutality in Syracuse City Schools

On February 9, 2017, Syracuse police officer and school resource officer (SRO) Vallon Smith used excessive force against a 14-year-old Nottingham High School student with special needs, according to the Mayor’s Citizen Review Board (CRB). A surveillance video from the school shows Officer Smith punching the child in the face, placing…

Didi Delgado in Syracuse!

Didi Delgado is coming to the ‘Cuse! Friday November 3 at 7pm, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 109 Waring Rd Download event poster Over the past year, we have worked to unpack and understand how the institution of whiteness has created a culture where Donald Trump can be elected president, while…

Tell Trump NO!

The United States is a democratic republic in which the people have a voice in making the laws that govern them, and their leaders are subject to that law just as the people themselves are. This is what distinguishes our system of government from a monarchy or dictatorship. When the…

Community Outreach & Defense Alerts: 7/14

Like summer itself, the Coalition sends us off to market (for protests against drones and ICE), the park (for parades of liberation and solidarity soccer), and the area’s waterways (for environmental restoration). We can’t get enough of summer–can you? Join us this weekend for a soccer fundraiser for the Workers’…

Community Outreach & Defense Alerts: 6/14

Strawberries are coming in, and summer is keeping us busy! We hope to see you at one of the upcoming events where Central New Yorkers come together to celebrate, learn from past struggles against injustice, and forge ahead to make a just future. In the belief that the deepening inequality…

Don’t Let the DEC Exclude Onondaga Creek!

Thursday, June 22nd: Important DEC Public Hearing on Restoration Projects The NY Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), together with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services, have scheduled an Open House June 22 to discuss proposed restoration projects for damage caused by Honeywell to the Onondaga Lake watershed. There’s an open…

Katko Telephone Town Hall 6-13-17

Many folks have shared their very frustrating experiences with Rep. John Katko’s “Telephone Town Hall” event last night. One of our supporters recorded the call so others could listen in.
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