SPC Projects and Campaigns
Start the new year right! Get active.
All you need is a little time and a desire to improve the world.


End US Occupation of Iraq
          Local Cost of the War Committee—coordinates SPC’s work to end the US occupation of Iraq, including presentations, actions, events. Also working on an emergency response plan to any US attack on Iran.
         Military Alternatives Education Project—coalition to educate youth, parents, educators on military service/recruitment and their rights.
         Weekly Peace Outreach, every Thursday, noon-12:45. Rotates among busy intersections during lunch hour. Bring your own sign or carry one of ours. Upcoming locations: see page 4.
•          Youth Against War—student-led action to end the US occupation of Iraq. Meets every other Tuesday.


Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON)
•          Promote understanding of and respect for the Onondaga people and culture through education.
•          Support the Onondaga Nation’s Land Rights Action seeking environmental cleanup and redress for the illegal taking of their land.


Alternative Media and Education Projects
          Peace Newsletter—SPC’s monthly print newsletter.
         You can visit SPC online at: www.peacecouncil.net or join one of our E-lists, Peace-List or SPCAnnouncements.
         SPC Cable Access programs—The People’s 60 Minutes, Sunday, 8 PM. Democracy Now! (clips from that week’s episodes), Saturday, 9 AM.
          SPC Monthly Program—free educational series.
          SPC Information Tables at local and regional events.
         SPC study group on US global agenda—meets twice monthly.


Youth and Nonviolence
          Bikes 4 Peace—series of free bike clinics that engage youth in cooperative learning and problem-solving.


Coalition Efforts
          Greater Syracuse Progressive Coalition—currently working to ensure voting integrity in Onondaga County.
          Bill of Rights Defense Campaign—working to reclaim our freedoms.
          Caribbean and Latin America Coalition (CLAC)—solidarity work with Latin America.


Upcoming Events
For more information: www.peacecouncil.net or 315-472-5478
          SPC Move!, January or February 2008. After over 30 years on Burnet Ave., SPC is moving to the newly-formed Syracuse Center for Peace and Social Justice at 2013 E. Genesee St. Come help out.
         New Year’s Eve Peace Vigil, Monday, December 31, 5-6 pm, Clinton Square (Salina St. side). We’ll gather with candles to call for peace in 2008.
         Action to Stop Torture, Friday, January 11, 1:30-2:15 pm, 500 Plum St. In front of WSYR Radio.


SAVE THE DATES:
       Strike for Peace Bowlathon, Sunday, March 2, SPC’s annual fun, fundraising bowlathon. Get your team together now!
       SPC Birthday Dinner featuring Howard Zinn, Saturday, April 26.  Dinner 6 pm, Program 7:30 pm. St. Lucy’s Church, 432 Gifford St., Syracuse. $10-72 sliding scale. Scrumptious vegetarian cuisine, then a talk by the inspiring historian, activist and author of A People’s History of the United States.