Social Justice

Community Documentation Workshop Screening

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and The Park Church present: A Community Documentation Workshop Screening Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM Come meet the community creators at The Park Church – 208 West Gray St. – Elmira This screening features four short documentaries made by local community organizations. The Community Documentation … Read more

Faiths and Migrants: The Role of Ithaca Welcomes Refugees


Southern Tier Interfaith Coalition (STIC) Invites you to its 2022 Annual Meeting Sunday, September 18, 2022 @ 3:00 P.M. at The Park Church, 208 Gray St., Elmira, NY 14901 It is a hybrid program; click below to Join Zoom Meeting Link: — “He is not a believer who eats his fill whilst his neighbor … Read more

STOP BUYING STUFF with Diane Cohen, An SCNCC Webinar

Plastic Garbage

During our Plastics Pollution webinar in October 2021, audience members requested an event at which solutions are discussed. And so . . . this webinar! It features Diane Cohen discussing the successful community-enriching (not corporations-enriching!) effort she started in 2007. Diane started the nonprofit Fingers Lakes ReUse with the goals of reducing waste, relieving poverty, … Read more

A Prayer Vigil for Protection Offered by Rev. Cliff Cutler

Abrahamic Reunion. 10 Jun 2021. YouTube. On 25 March Sufi Sheikh Ghassan Manasra asked if I would offer a meditation and prayer on “protection” for the group he founded eighteen years ago called Abrahamic Reunion to activate religion as a force for peace in Israel/Palestine. Back in 2009 through the assistance of the late Episcopalian … Read more

Where Energy and Social Justice Meet

Lisa Marshall of HeatSmart Tompkins and HeatSmart Finger Lakes South met with us on Zoom. She presented on HeatSmart, a NYSERDA sponsored outreach program for efficient energy use at our monthly meeting of March 25, 2021. Lisa has worked on Mothers Out Front and other activist groups. She is the Program Director for HeatSmart in … Read more

Restorative Justice and Interfaith

Christopher J. Moss, Chemung County Executive discussed the Chemung County Law Enforcement Reinvention Initiative on the Chemung County website. “On June 12, 2020, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Executive Order 203 requiring local governments to adopt police reform policies to enhance the manner in which services that are being provided to the public … Read more

CMoG Interfaith Day