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County VOTE on Jail Oversight

Tue, Jan 6, 2015 1:00pm
Court House Rm. 407, 401 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY 13203

PLEASE COME TO THE ONONDAGA LEGISLATURE THIS TUESDAY Jan 6 AT 1 PM

The Legislature will be VOTING on a bill TO CREATE A NEW JAIL OVERSIGHT ENTITY.
This is something that is STRONGLY SUPPORTED BY the NYCLU and the UNITED AS ONE COALITION.
and members of UaO have been working with key legislators to move this forward for almost 2 years.

There will be an OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT in the FIRST SECTION OF THE LEGISLATURE SESSION.
PLEASE CONSIDER SPEAKING in this public comment period IN SUPPORT OF A YES VOTE ON THIS BILL!

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SPC Garage Sale

Reduce! Get rid of unwanted stuff. Reuse! Your trash is my treasure. Recycle! Down with planned obsolescence. And support the Peace Council at the same time!
This year’s garage sale is September 13-14: Saturday 9 am–5 pm, Sunday 9 am–12 pm, 401 Scottholm Blvd., Syracuse. Drop off your “gently used” items Wednesday-Friday, September 10-12 between 9 am and 10 pm. Wanted: household and sporting goods, books, DVDs, games, toys, furniture, linens, tools, plants, art, jewelry, lamps, holiday items, appliances and more.

Support Jail Oversight in Onondaga County

Mon, Sep 8, 2014 12:00pm
401 Montgomery St., Rm. 407, Syracuse

Solarize Syracuse Last Chance Workshop at Natur-Tyme

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Natur-Tyme, 3160 Erie Blvd. East, Syracuse

Solarize Syracuse is a grassroots community solar initiative for the City of Syracuse and the Towns of DeWitt, Manlius and Onondaga.

How to Get Involved: 

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Land Rights Action Goes International

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No More All of the Above Energy Plans!

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by Jessica Azulay

On January 7, 2014, the New York State Energy Planning Board released the 2014 draft New York State Energy Plan. The state releases an Energy Plan every four years to map out New York’s energy future. Unfortunately, the 2014 Draft State Energy Plan does not represent the sea-change in energy policy that New York needs to confront the global climate crisis, mounting pollution, public health concerns, or energy affordability.

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Cornel West to Speak in Syracuse

We are thrilled to announce that activist/thinker Dr. Cornel West will be speaking in Syracuse on Sunday, April 27 at 2 pm (doors open at 1:30) at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 515 Oakwood Ave., Syracuse as part of  the National Spring Days of Actions Against Drones. Admission is free. His talk will focus on “Connecting the Dots: Racism, Poverty and Drones” and is organized by the Peace Council and Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars.

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A Better Government is Possible: Women Leading the Way in Left Electoral Success

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by Ursula Rozum

As the planet burns, inequality accelerates and political elites slash public budgets, it should be no surprise that new political forces are emerging to challenge the status quo and provide solutions to today’s largest crises. Activists often disagree on whether participating in elections is a worthy use of our limited resources and energy.  Regardless of your attitude towards elections, the recent, high profile electoral success of women who clearly identify with the political left can give us  hope that a different kind of politics is possible.

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“This Has Got to Stop.”
 –Judge Gideon, Town of Dewitt

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