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In Tribute of a Civil Rights Legend

Named in honor of Civil Rights legend,
Dorothy Cotton, The Dorothy Cotton Institute advances the

Human Rights

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Teens Lead at Work

  The Midstate Council for Occupational Safety and Health held a 2-day training of trainers in Ithaca: Teens Lead @ Work Led by Kirby Edmonds and Laura Branca, eight local teens have been trained to lead important workshops for young employees The Midstate COSH trainers will train fellow teenag

Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike

News Israeli–Palestinian conflict 27 May 2017 Deal struck with Israel after intense talks hailed as ‘victory’ for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for 40 days Palestinians celebrated in Ramallah after prisoners ended their 40-day hunger strike [Mohamad Torokman/Reuters] A mass hu

Open Shuhada Street: A Gathering in Support of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

Save the Date! Join us on April 22: Mark Your Calendars! Time, place & further details TBA   Listen to Eye-Witness Accounts and Updates on Current Advocacy Work:   Rabbi Brian Walt, Co-chair of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council, will share his experiences in Hebron with Palestinian