Join the Citizen Action - Western New York Economic Justice Committee for a town hall. Are we ready as a community of black and brown businesses for the massive infusion of federal dollars into our community?
The Community Block Party is an opportunity for local activists and community members to unite and celebrate our cause, commitment to, and demand for justice in Rochester, NY, and the Black liberation movement. The event will consist of a DJ, live performances, and a guest band (Banyoko Güi Mi Lere), along with local vendors, free […]
The Black August Back to School Field day will be held in collaboration with the Black August Organizing Committee (BAOC) and Backpack Drive sponsored by B.O.O.K.B.A.G.S EXPRESS. In continuance of the theme Demand Justice through community-building, organizing, and keeping us safe, this family-friendly event will consist of guided wellness and martial arts lessons, games, and […]
Healing 4 A Good Hood is an event to commemorate the mental, spiritual, and physical discipline of George Jackson. This event is an opportunity for community members to learn ways to transform the criminal into a revolutionary mind state, according to Comrade George. He embraced this mind state through practices of self-governance and self-discipline, including […]
Mark your calendars for the 29th Annual Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards! We're back in person for this year's award ceremony! Join us at The Linda, WAMC's Performing Arts Studio. Food will be provided, along with a cash bar. An option to join virtually will be made available for those unable to join in person. We’ll […]
Before the Senate left for August Recess, Senate Republicans blocked debate on the For the People Act, despite overwhelming support for the bill among the American public, regardless of party. The Senate is back in session on Sept. 13, and Majority Leader Schumer has declared that voting rights will be the first legislative priority. Whether the For […]
The Citizen Action - Capital District Chapter's Climate and Housing Committee is a group of passionate, dedicated, and all around lovely people who get together once every two weeks to strategize around the issue of climate change and housing. Next year, we are going to "Make Polluters Pay" by passing the Climate and Community Investment Act, […]