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Thursday, September 9, 6:30 pm, Albany City Hall, After months of delay and attempts to sweep the issue under the rug, the Albany Common Council will finally put Local Law C to a vote, banning Teargas and Kinetic Weaponry from the Albany Police Department if it passes.
We need to rally to make sure that happens! Join us at City Hall on Thursday, September 9th at 6:30 and make your voice heard! Sponsored by by Capital District DSA and Albany Democratic Socialists of America  Facebook Link

Saturday, September 18, , 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Kateri Peace Conference 2021 on Zoom – Code Red Planet. The 23rd Kateri Tekakwitha Peace Conference. No doubt. The historical moment lends itself to apocalyptic thinking and imagery. Increasingly, the pounding hoof beats of the Four Horseman sound louder and closer, more real than allegorical. Militarism, so thoroughly embraced, embedded and normalized permeates our consciousness, robs us of resources, devastates the climate and threatens our future. That the Doomsday Clock (ticking) stands seconds to midnight, marks the realistic fears ( coupled with catastrophic climate change) we are almost guaranteed a pending holocaust. The endless planetary wars and their victim’s echoing cries of suffering resound even as new killing technologies are developed and embraced which enable this untold suffering. Clearly, we are in existential crisis. What is our response? To create a new paradigm, with four new horseman who ride to affirm Love, Truth, Life and Health. Our very survival as a species demands we evolve. More Information    REGISTRATION

Tonko Tuesdays held every Tuesday this summer.  Noon, Tonko’s doorstep, 19 Dove St. Albany, NY Congress member Tonko is the House Chair of the Climate Change and Environment Committee. Congress member Tonko won’t halt new fossil fuel infrastructure or subsidies. His federal CLEAN Future bill promotes incineration and
green washing. He believes the U.S. can wait until 2050 to achieve (net) zero GHG emissions. All of the House Democrat delegation cosponsored the Off Fossil Fuels Act except Paul Tonko. A super majority of the House Democrat delegation have cosponsored the Green New Deal except Paul Tonko. In the spring of 2021 Tonko took a fossil fuel funded trip to West VA. and met with a fracking company, Blue Racer Midstream.  Sponsored by PAUSE.  Information: Sandy at

Underground Railroad Education Center invites you to join us for LibertyCon 2021, our 19th annual public history conference. We Invite You to Join Us for the LibertyCon 2021 Zoom Series – Freedom Road: the Struggle for Justice Continues   Register

Feb. 27 The New York Kidnapping Club: Wall Street, Slavery and Resistance on the Eve of the Civil War
Mar 20 Dr. Dorothy L. Brown and the Politics of Adoption and Abortion, 1950 to 1968
Apr 24 Staten Island’s Freedom Struggles and the Underground Railroad
May 22 Documenting Racially Restrictive Covenants in Washington DC: A Primer
Jun 26 African Americans Fighting White Supremacy in the Wake of the Tulsa Massacre
Jul 24 Racist Violence is as American as Cherry Pie
Aug 21 Food Justice: Hunger, Child Poverty and Farming while Black
Sept 25 Destined to engage and collaborate: Examining the Social/Political Dynamics of Native Americans and African Americans in the United States
Oct 23 Building Community through Free Black Migration before the Civil War
Nov 27 Native American Lives Matter