Tag: Utica

‘Ban the Box’ Comes to Utica

by Nay Briggs/Guest The Ban The Box campaign definitely hits home for me and is catching fire in Utica. I had  the great  opportunity in April at Mohawk Valley Community College to join forces with other supporters of this fast-growing campaign and discuss the ways that it negatively effects our communities now, but […]

MV Freedom School April Class Schedule

by MV Freedom School   4/1 – COINTELPRO: The War on Civil Rights, taught by Alicia McWilliams and Derek Scarlino This is the final class on the Civil Rights Movement unit (rescheduled from 3/25). Alicia and Derek will talk about COINTELPRO, the FBI’s ‘counterintelligence program’ headed by J. […]