Blog Posts by Contributor: Amelia

Newsletter

SPC in Action

From the

compiled by Carol Baum

Newsletter

SPC in Action

From the

compiled by Carol Baum

Newsletter

SPC in Action

From the

compiled by Carol Baum

Anti-Drones Weekend: Medea Benjamin to Speak

The Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars is organizing “Stop Drone War Crimes at Hancock Airfield: Say NO to the Global War Zone” April 21-22 in Syracuse. Saturday, April 21 will feature workshops, dinner and speaker Medea Benjamin. Medea is co-founder of CodePink and author of the recently published Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control. Sunday, April 22 will be educational outreach and action.

Newsletter

Solidarity Across Borders

From the

by Jessica Maxwell & Ursula Rozum

“There are going to be some losers. Campesinos [small farmers], indigenous, Afro-Colombians, they aren’t going to win.” –US Embassy official in Colombia

 

Activists in Syracuse, Cortland and Ithaca have maintained a solidarity project with activists in the Movimiento Campesino de Cajibío (Small Farmers Movement of Cajibío—MCC) in Cauca, Colombia since 2003. We have organized six delegations to Colombia and hosted three visits from Cajibío organizers to CNY.

Newsletter

SPC Activist Profile: Magda Bayoumi

From the

by Amelia Ramsey-Lefevre

A desire to be close to family brought Magda Bayoumi first to Albany and then to Syracuse from her birthplace in Cairo, Egypt. Though she shies away from the label “activist,” Magda has a long history of advocating for children with special needs and, in recent years, teaching about her religion, Islam. These days she works with several local organizations including the Rahma Clinic, the Islamic Society of CNY, ACTS, and of course SPC.

 

How did you get involved with SPC?

Newsletter

Three Days in the Life of a Migrant Laborer: Part II

From the

by David Van Arsdale

Three Days in the Life of a Migrant Laborer: Part II

David Van Arsdale

Newsletter

Young Undocumented Immigrants Come Out, Unafraid edited

From the

by Aly Wane

Young Undocumented Immigrants Come Out, Unafraid

Newsletter

SPC Interns: Where Are They Now?

From the

by Saptarshi Lahiri

SPC Interns: Where Are They Now?
Saptarshi Lahiri

Close