Syracuse Solidarity Network

Upstate New York Anarchist Consulta
March 23, 2009, 1:52 am
Filed under: Events, Global Solidarity, SSN Events, Upstate New York


Upstate Uprise Against the IMF & World Bank!
Upstate NY Anarchist Consulta
Saturday, April 11th
at the Women’s Info Center, 601 Allen st
Syracuse, NY 13210
hosted by the Syracuse Solidarity Network


Come to Syracuse on April 11th to share information and strategies in preparation for the upcoming meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB). There will be presentations about the IMF/WB, a variety of skillshares,workshops, food, films, and networking. Come and help build a fighting anarchist community across this broken and angry expanse of stolen land called Upstate New York.

Please RSVP by April 4th with how many people are coming, any food allergies or special needs, skillshares & workshops that can be offered, if childcare is needed, and if overnight accommodations are needed.

The meeting will be from 2pm-8pm on April 11th at the Women’s
Information Center, 601 Allen St. Syracuse, NY. Open since 1973,
Women’s Info Center is one of the oldest independent women’s centers
in the Northeast and has always been a safer space for women and
allies. The space is wheelchair accessible.

Join us to create a welcoming space to share local updates, make
friends and build solidarity across our region!

Check out the consulta on facebook:

Syracuse Solidarity Network

Syracuse Solidarity Network is an affiliate of the North East Anarchist Network

Join the Upstate NY Anarchist/Anti-Authoritarian listserv to build
communication, cooperation and mutual aid across our region

For more info about direct action against the IMF/World Bank, April 24-26th:
Self Described Anarchist Collective

Global Justice Action


Youth in Action Musical Anti War Protest June 21st Photos
July 1, 2008, 12:48 am
Filed under: Actions, Events, Past events/Actions, Youth In Action

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Youth In Action Musical Anti War Protest & Open Mic June 21st
June 19, 2008, 12:37 am
Filed under: Actions, Events, Global Solidarity

Youth In Action Musical Anti War Protest!
Saturday, June 21st
at the bench at Westcott st and Beech st

OPEN MIC, pass on the word, bring music, poetry, your friends!

on Facebook at

“On Saturday June 21, Syracuse Youth in Action will be hosting a MUSICAL PROTEST of the ongoing war in Iraq.

We will send a message to our elected officials and the people of Syracuse that we are sick and tired of this unjust war and we demand change!
The protest will follow an ‘open mic’ format (without the mic). Bring your own guitars, print out song lyrics to pass, drums are great too.
Everyone is welcome! Come add your voice and be heard!
If you have poetry or other writing to read, that is also great!
Nothing amplified please since there is nowhere to plug it in and we don’t want the police on our tail, if we can avoid it.
We will have about 10 signs, but if you have a good one you’d like to bring please do so.”

– Youth in Action on Facebook

Youth in Action are a group of Syracuse young people fighting against the war and for social justice.
During the summer they held a large un-permitted youth anti-war march that took over the Federal Building lawn to denounce imperialism, activated the un-permitted youth and anti-authoritarian feeder march at the September 29th Upstate NY Citizen & Soldier March Against the War, and have made a spirited youth presence holding anti-war signs along Westcott st and downtown, and are planning future events.

Check out a recent article about the Westcott st demo here:

JD Acceptance Coalition Benefit Concert June 20th
June 19, 2008, 12:35 am
Filed under: Events, Fundraisers

Jamesville-DeWitt High School Acceptance Coalition Benefit Concert
Friday, June 20th
6pm to 11pm
basement of MPH Presbyterian Church, 5299 Jamesville Rd

Check out AxCo on Myspace at

on Facebook at

Support this long-running fierce and fabulous queer youth group! Their annual benefits are always filled with creativity, wit and great performances!

“Now we realize that sounds odd but it’s in the basement and it has a really good stage and a lot of room and it was free. We have a bunch on different bands including Go all out, Here for the hour, Remember tommorow, All my ambitions, Magnet 79, and a few solo artist including Matthew Kelly. We still have a few bands we are waiting to hear from.


“The acceptance coalition is a group committed to fighting discrimination, oppression and prejudice in our schools and community. We are the group who promotes acceptance of all people and their beliefs in order to bring them together. We recognize that racism, sexism, homophobia, classism, ageism, religious prejudice and other forms of discrimination and oppression are all connected and they are issues that need to be addressed. We wish to be a community resource to offer support and education. Also, we have broadened our horizon and focus on getting the youth active in helping others and speaking their mind.”

Potluck & Graffiti Photoshow by Billijo Wolf, 7-9pm, Womens Info Center, 601 Allen St, Syracuse, NY 13210
May 6, 2008, 12:06 am
Filed under: Events, SSN Events


Shelter: a Squatumentary, Friday, May 9th, 9pm at the Womens Info Center
April 30, 2008, 2:15 am
Filed under: Events, SSN Events


Shelter: a Squatumentary

Film Showing & Discussion with Film Maker Hannah E. Dobbz

Friday, May 9th
9pm at the Womens Info Center
601 Allen St
Syracuse, NY 13210
$5 suggested donation, no one turned away

presented by the Syracuse Solidarity Network

Shelter: a Squatumentary
(2008), 45 min.

With universally skyrocketing property values, rent and home-ownership have become unaffordable at best and impossible at worst. Thus, people all over the world continue a long tradition of circumventing the expensive price tag and reclaiming this basic human right by squatting. Shelter: a Squatumentary is a documentary film that explores the squatting movement in the East Bay from 2004 to 2007. We follow three examples of the struggle for housing in an unaffordable marketplace such as the San Francisco Bay Area. Hellarity House, Banana House, and Power Machine are stories of squatters who have found one tentative solution to the ongoing housing crisis.

The screening will be followed by a discussion on squatting as a tactic and how to use it not for lifestylist dropout culture but instead for actual community building. Squatting—a historically clandestine move—needs to come out of hiding and build a real community around its claim to free housing for all. Otherwise, this age-old tactic will continue to serve temporary ends; squatters will continue to be evicted and crack new squats in secret; they will continue to alienate each other along with the mainstream—all the while, still under the thumb of the housing market and its landlords.


presented by
the Syracuse Solidarity Network


SSN is an affiliate of the North East Anarchist Network

More info about squatting & squatter rights


Nomadic travelers, squatters, anarchists, hobos, hitchhikers, punks, and dirty kids


Photographs of Mike Brodie’s filthy friends


Squatting-related video archive


Squatting law information for different countries


Squatters and squatter cities around the world


News in English of the former Copenhagen squat


Squatting Berlin

Can Mas Deu

Squatting Barcelona

Join the International Campaign in Defense of El Barrio!
April 2, 2008, 4:37 am
Filed under: Events, Solidarity Without Borders

From the Zapagringo blog at:

Movement for Justice in El Barrio (MJB), adherents to the Other Campaign in New York City, are inviting all of us to join the support network for their International Campaign in Defense of El Barrio… Please read the Declaration below, respond to MJB directly, and spread their Declaration as far and wide as possible!

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