A DAY WITHOUT IMMIGRANTS RALLY PLANNED IN UTICA MAY 1

by Sojourner Staff UTICA – On Monday, May 1 between 6 and 9 p.m., local citizens will hold a rally in support of immigrant rights and worker justice as part of national May Day actions. It will be held at the DeSales Center, 309 Genesee Street, Utica, across the street from Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. Parking is available in the lot next to the building. The rally … Continue reading A DAY WITHOUT IMMIGRANTS RALLY PLANNED IN UTICA MAY 1

35 Million-Strong Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt

by TeleSUR Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from all walks of life are taking part in one of Brazil’s biggest ever strikes. Since early Friday morning, more than 35 million people in Brazil have been taking part in one of biggest general strikes in the country’s history against President Michel Temer’s neoliberal reforms, bringing the country to … Continue reading 35 Million-Strong Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt

Local Citizens Plan Silent Counter-demonstration at Tenney’s ‘Deplora-Ball’

Press Release NEW HARTFORD – Representative Claudia Tenney has refused to hold a public Town Hall on the grounds that such an event poses a security risk to her. Nonetheless, Representative Tenney and her supporters will be celebrating President Trump’s first 100 days in office in a New Hartford bar on Friday, April 28th. This event, to be held at Cavallo’s bar and restaurant in … Continue reading Local Citizens Plan Silent Counter-demonstration at Tenney’s ‘Deplora-Ball’

UC Students to March in Response to Campus Racism

by Sojourner Staff UTICA – Several actions are planned today, the final day of classes, on the campus of Utica College to protest racist incidents which have occurred this past semester, including the emergence of more racist graffiti yesterday. The actions are all under the umbrella of a broader event being called Love UC, Hate Racism. There will be a meeting in Duffy Plaza between 3:30 and 3:45 … Continue reading UC Students to March in Response to Campus Racism

Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

UTICA – Liz Covart, host of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast about Early American History, will discuss the New England migration into New York State throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Covart is a historian of early America who practices scholarly history, public history, and digital humanities.  This program takes place in the center’s main gallery on Saturday, April 29 starting at1:00 PM. The Oneida County … Continue reading Oneida County History Center: The Invasion of New England into New York

Wellin Museum Kids’ Event at Hamilton College: Edible Architecture

CLINTON – Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art will host a free Wellin Kids event onSaturday, May 6, at 2 p.m., at the museum. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served. In this STEAM-friendly activity, children will create edible architecture inspired by the Wellin Museum’s exhibition, Julia Jacquette: Unrequited and Acts of Play. Wellin Museum of Art … Continue reading Wellin Museum Kids’ Event at Hamilton College: Edible Architecture