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Voices: The National Action Network ‘stands with and fully support Officer Brandon Hanks’

The Syracuse & Buffalo Chapters of the National Action Network today are taking an unapologetic stand for the rule of law and public safety as it relates to the treatment of Officer Brandon Hanks. We stand with and fully support Officer Brandon Hanks. We hold those who incite/and promote bullying, harassment and racial discourse in More »



As Economy Reopens, Onondaga Community College Is Ready to Prepare Central New Yorkers for In-Demand Jobs and Advanced Degrees – while Saving Money

Emmalee French came to Onondaga Community College with a dream. As a member of Oswego High School’s class of 2020, she wanted to earn a college degree for an in-demand job so she could return to her hometown and live and work in the community she grew up in and loved. Last month she earned More »





Syracuse Councilor-at-Large Michael Greene proposes plan to spend American Rescue Plan funding

Greene calls for bold action in addressing issues that will improve Syracuse’s quality of life Syracuse, NY — Michael Greene, a candidate for Mayor of Syracuse and a current Common Councilor-at-Large, is calling for a bold action with the American Rescue Plan’s federal funding. Greene stated the following about the funding: “The roughly $123 million More »




Where Do We Go from Here? Four Part Series about the Syracuse Surge and Gentrification of the City of Syracuse


In this four-part series we will shed some knowledge on where the “81” project could be a catalyst for growing our black business community and the community as a whole. Part 1: Project Labor Agreement (PLA) Part 2: Construction Training Component Part 3: minority participation Part 4: why minority contractors must be at the PLA More »