Catching the Sun: On Campus and Beyond NYSERDA and Green Jobs are raising awareness of energy efficiency grants of up to $4000 and $8000 for 2-4 family homes. For more information attend the following session or call 723-0110 oe email email@example.com. WEDNESDAY MARCH 29, 7-9PM, LH 014., the Sun will be rising on Binghamton University. There will be … [Read more...] about Solar and Energy Efficiency Grants Available
Huge Crowds for Welcoming Cities Resolution
UPDATE: Binghamton City Council unanimously passed the "Welcoming Resolution" after 200 people attended the Council Meeting the week before. Councilman Conrad Taylor had introduced a “Welcoming Cities” Resolution to Binghamton's City Council and a huge crowd (The Press estimated 100) came out to support the … [Read more...] about Huge Crowds for Welcoming Cities Resolution
Ten Dollars to Hate
The Texas Man Who Fought the Klan by Patricia Bernstein Ten Dollars to Hate tells the story of the massive Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s—by far the most “successful” incarnation since its inception in the ashes of the Civil War—and the first prosecutor in the nation to successfully convict and jail Klan members. Dan Moody, a … [Read more...] about Ten Dollars to Hate
Pantsuit Nation and other organizing
UPDATE: Local March on Saturday, Jan. 21 at noon gathers at Martin Luther King Promenade. Activists have been busy the week before the Inauguration and the protests surrounding it. A chapter of the national group Pantsuit Nation met at the Lost Dog Cafe Thursday Jan 12th to a lively crowd. On the same evening local #womensmarch organizers had a well … [Read more...] about Pantsuit Nation and other organizing
Winners Announced in Photo Competition
6th BOB JOHNSTON MEMORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW AND COMPETITION SPONSORED BY Cooperative Gallery 213 and the Two Rivers Photography Club January 6 – 28, 2017 The exhibit received 105 entries, which have been judged by Chuck Haupt, a former photographer at the Press and Sun-Bulletin and a member of the Cooperative Gallery. “The … [Read more...] about Winners Announced in Photo Competition
Fund Essential Menstrual Hygiene– Will Binghamton be First?
The Women and Gender Studies Activism class at Binghamton University is announcing to the media that we will be having an open, public speak out in support of Fund Essential Menstruation legislation on December 7th at city hall at 6:30pm during the scheduled city council meeting.. We have written a proposed legislation titled Fund Essential Menstruation … [Read more...] about Fund Essential Menstrual Hygiene– Will Binghamton be First?
RiverRead to Close Jan 31 :-(
Dear RiverRead Books supporters, We have just sent a press release to the media announcing the closure of RiverRead Books effective January 31, 2017. We are heartbroken to say the least. When Pat, Jane and I sat down to plan the store and order the 10,000 books needed to offer a good selection, we had stars in our eyes and were so excited … [Read more...] about RiverRead to Close Jan 31 :-(
Post Election Fear
A number of constituencies have reported an increase in the number of people fearful about the outcome of the election of Donald Trump. Muslims have reported incidents of harassment of women wearing hijabs. The Gay Help Line reports increased calls from people fearful and experiencing harassment. Immigrants who came to the US as children are fearful that … [Read more...] about Post Election Fear
New VINES garden, Front St.
VINES and First Ward Action Council partner to build new garden on Front Street New garden location is 250 Front Street Binghamton, within the Binghamton Gateway Homes community VINES and First Ward Action Council are partnering to build a community garden in the Binghamton Gateway Homes Community, at 250 Front Street. Volunteers came together … [Read more...] about New VINES garden, Front St.
UNITE AGAINST HATE & INEQUALITY
After the Election and Beyond: Join us at this planning meeting WE NEED YOU! UPDATE: Our Pledge to Resist The ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ gathering on Wednesday the 16th was wildly successful with well over 100 people crowding into a little space. We promise larger accommodations in the future and a future there will … [Read more...] about UNITE AGAINST HATE & INEQUALITY