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Rochester Social Welfare Action Alliance

HUMAN RIGHTS DENIED! Flint’s water crisis as a microcosm of the nation’s politics of inequality Thursday, April 14, 2016 6 pm The College at Brockport Metro Center Grand Hallway 55 St Paul Street Rochester, NY (across from RTS terminal) CONNECT, MOVE, ACT! A Regional Summit – Standing Together for Human Rights Friday, April 15, 2016 … Continue reading »

Veterans For Peace: MEMORIAL DAY EVENT 2015

MEMORIAL DAY EVENT 2015 We in Veterans For Peace (VFP) invite you to join us as we put together a  special Memorial Day 2015 service. As many of you know, the year 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of what some consider to be the beginning of the American War in Vietnam– the deployment of the … Continue reading »

Show Me the Money: Escalating Inequality Hurts

Interfaith IMPACT of NYS Annual Program March 15th On Sunday, March 15th, Interfaith IMPACT of NYS (IINYS) will present its Annual Legislative Briefing entitled Show Me the Money: Escalating Inequality Hurts! at the First Universalist Church, 150 S. Clinton Ave. at 2:00 p.m. The speakers are: Michael Kink, Executive Director, Strong Economy for All Coalition, … Continue reading »

Film: César Chávez

César Chávez Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 7:00pm Downtown Presbyterian Church 121 N Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY 14614 “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.”  César … Continue reading »

Human Rights Day in Rochester: Capitalism vs. Human Rights

Human Rights Day in Rochester December 8, 2014 Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh St. Capitalism vs. Human Rights   5:30            Community Potluck (please bring a dish to pass) & Organizational Tabling 6:45            Evening Program Spoken Word performance by Shanterra Randle-Brown Panel Presentation Moderator   Denise Young Panel            Paola Macas Betchart, David Cay Johnston, Ream … Continue reading »

2014 Witness Palestine Film Series

In May, I told you the dates for the 2014 Witness Palestine Film Series. Now that our program is set, here’s information about all seven events, the first of which occurs this month. You should be able to click through to the details on our web site, WitnessPalestineRochester.org. Theater My Name is Rachel Corrie Sunday, … Continue reading »

Rally in Solidarity with Palestine

Rally in Solidarity with Palestine Friday July 18 5:00 – 6:00 PM @ the Federal Building at 100 State Street Please come and bring banners and signs.   This is very last minute, again, but the situation is fluid. it looked like Israel might make a deal to back off but since then they have resumed … Continue reading »

Youth Prison Prevention Conference

Youth Prison Prevention Conference coming to Rochester New York on Saturday July 26th, 2014 from 1pm – 4pm Asbury First United Methodist Church – 1040 East Ave. – Rochester, NY 14607 Calling all Community Leaders, Church Leaders, School Administrators, Politicians, Law Enforcement, Court Officials, Parole, Probation, Small Business Owners, and the Media. This is a … Continue reading »

Email from Save Charlotte Now

ROCHESTERIANS,    Mayor Warren has indicated that she will sign contracts for the Port of Rochester to construct three 10-13-story residential/commercial buildings along Lake Ave. on publicly owned lands.  The Mayor also authorized Edgewater Resources, an approved private developer, to “win Charlotte hearts and minds” for this development.    These historically public lands, located about 480′ … Continue reading »

30th Annual Rochester Memorial Day Peace Parade

On May 26, 2014 the 30th Annual Rochester Memorial Day Peace Parade will follow the Memorial Day Parade.  We will gather at Arnold Park and East Avenue beginning at 10am and walk 100 yards behind the Memorial Day Parade.  The Peace Parade will begin as a solemn procession lead by symbols of the devastation caused by war … Continue reading »