Month: November 2018

Will the African American Community get a Community Center at last?

By Freddie Hamilton On Thursday, August 24th, at about 2 P.M. a contingent of Board, and staff members from the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties arrived on South Street, in Corn Hill, to meet with a number of members from the African American community. The purpose of the meeting was to look at …

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The Big Conversation

Wednesday, November 28, 7:30 PM   Prison Abolition: Why Reform Is Not Enough.  The Big Conversation, a series of lectures established to honor the late Utica peace and justice activist Sunithi Bajekal, once again invites us to join the conversation! Emily Napier Singletary, with her husband Derek, co-founder of Unchained, will speakabout this important project begun in Syracuse.  “Unchained organizes and …

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