May 24, 2022

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April 11, 2022

Celebration Recognizing All Of New York State’s Honorees to Be Held this Week At The SRC Arena on The OCC Campus Three Onondaga Community College students have...

The Syracuse Onondaga County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner will feature Keynote Speaker: Civil Rights Attorney, Benjamin Crump

This year the 43rd Annual Syracuse Onondaga NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner will be in person and will feature Civil Rights Attorney, Benjamin Crump as keynote speaker.   The event will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2022  (4:00 pm, Check-In, 5:00 p.m. Event Start). Our theme this year; “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice!” The More »

Opportunity at Central New York Community Foundation: Events & Communications Manager

The Events & Communications Manager will plan and execute meaningful and effective Community Foundation events and provide general communications support to attract and deepen relationships with current & potential donors, professional advisors, nonprofit organizations and civic leaders…….see complete job description below Events & Communications Manager Title:                    More »

Syracuse Stage Annual Gala Celebrates a Season of Live Theatre

The Gala at Springside Farm provides outdoor festivities, local food and a silent auction open to the public Syracuse, NY – Syracuse Stage brings patrons and supporters together again at its Annual Gala on June 23 at Springside Farm in Pompey, New York. The outdoor event features local food trucks, a craft beer tasting, live More »

Sam Roberts’s Statement on Recent Tragic Mass Shootings

(May 16, 2022) “I am deeply troubled by the latest tragic mass shootings that took the lives of innocent Americans this past weekend in Buffalo, Southern California, and Houston. “In New York, I stand with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Governor Kathy Hochul in calling for stricter federal legislation on hate crimes. “These senseless shootings More »

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo

(May 16, 2022) We all deserve to be able to go about our daily lives feeling safe from harm. But the egregious violence and senseless loss of life witnessed in Buffalo this past weekend is a stark reminder that Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Latino and Native American community members are commonly targets of violence due More »

Citizen Action of New York Responds to White Supremacist Massacre in Buffalo

Albany, NY – In response to yesterday’s massacre at the Jefferson Avenue Tops in Buffalo, Rosemary Rivera and Jessica Wisneski, Co-Executive Directors of Citizen Action of New York issued the following statement: “Our hearts break for the people killed in yesterday’s massacre. Our hearts break for their families and everyone who loved them. Our hearts break More »

Racially Motivated Shooting Leaves 10 Dead at Tops Supermarket in Buffalo: When are We Going to Say, Enough!?!

The Buffalo shooting is the realization of some of our greatest fears, racially motivated violence against Black people. Americans have gathered enough guns to arm every person in this country and have weaponry left over. The patchwork of state legislated gun legislation does nothing when people can gather enough ammunition, loaded with enough bullets to More »

Attorney General James Warns New Yorkers to Be Careful of Sham Charities Created in Response to Buffalo Terror Attack

New York – New York Attorney General Letitia James issued an alert urging New Yorkers to beware of potentially fraudulent charities created in the wake of the hate-filled terror attack in Buffalo. Anyone who is considering making a donation to organizations that are purportedly assisting victims of the shooting should consult the office’s charitable giving More »

NYS Division of Consumer Protection Warns Consumers of Health and Weight Loss Scams

New Yorkers Looking to Lose Weight or Improve Their Health May Unwittingly Purchase Products That Provide no Meaningful Results The NYS Division of Consumer Protection reminded consumers of the dangers of deceptive ads for products that promise weight loss or improved health. Misleading ads, with false promises and unsubstantiated health claims, prey on peoples desires More »

Onondaga Historical Association Announces 2022 OHA Medal Honorees

Syracuse, NY – The 2022 Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) Medal will be awarded to Kyle Bass, Playwright in Residence at Syracuse Stage, Jeff and Susan Bastable, and the University Neighborhood Preservation Association, in recognition of their outstanding and meritorious service to local history, and to the preservation and interpretation of the history of Onondaga County. More »

Governor Hochul Provides May 13th 2022 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

Governor Encourages New Yorkers to Keep Using the Tools to Protect Against and Treat COVID-19: Vaccines, Boosters, Testing, and Treatment 25 Statewide Deaths Reported Yesterday Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “The best way to prevent serious illness and hospitalization from COVID-19 is by getting fully vaccinated and staying up to More »

May 2022 Save The Dates at ArtRage: “Climate Change as Class War” – Book Launch with Matt Huber,Celebrating Leo Crandall – CD Release Party and Community News

Monday, May 9, 2022 at 7pm Syracuse DSA presents “Climate Change as Class War” – Book Launch with Matt Huber Join Syracuse DSA for a hybrid, in-person & online, book launch event with author (and DSA member), Matt Huber. The climate crisis is not primarily a problem of ‘believing science’ or individual ‘carbon footprints’—it is More »