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SPC Activist Profile: Magda Bayoumi

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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.

 

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SPC Interns: Where Are They Now?

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by Saptarshi Lahiri

SPC Interns: Where Are They Now?
Saptarshi Lahiri

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SPC Activist Profile: John Burdick

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by Amelia Ramsey Lefevre

SPC Activist Profile: John Burdick

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Social Media Kick-starts Social Activism

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by Dania Souid

Social Media Kick-starts Social Activism
Dania Souid

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

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by David Van Arsdale

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

David Van Arsdale

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Young Undocumented Immigrants Come Out, Unafraid edited

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by Aly Wane

Young Undocumented Immigrants Come Out, Unafraid

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Three Days in the Life of a Migrant Laborer:

Day 1

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by David Van Arsdale

Editor’s Note: Labor has been under assault from all sides. Sadly, this has created a false dichotomy between the rights of migrant workers (be they documented or otherwise) and those of US workers. In this investigative piece, David Van Arsdale reveals an economy increasingly dependant on flexible labor, which seems to threaten the security of work for us all. In sharing this experience, we hope to spark a fruitful debate on the potential of solidarity of workers across national boundaries.

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Power Shift

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by Andrew Greco

There is a youth climate movement growing in Central New York which sprouted this spring at an event called Powershift. The convention was held in Washington, DC from April 15-18 with an emphasis on lobbying for a transition to sustainable energy, a call for green jobs, workshops and panel discussions, and organizing individuals regionally.

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