Tag Archives: The Stand

Current Issue

In this issue, we wrap up The Stand’s series “Prison to Family” with a profile on PEACE Inc.’s South Side center coordinator Charles Rivers, who uses his past experiences in and out of prison to help others returning to free society. PEACE also announces the center’s re-entry work will continue for another two years because the Family Reunification Pilot Grant ... Read More »

September Issue

The Stand’s September print issue features six pages of photos from July’s Expanded Photo Walk. These represent a tiny fraction of all the images snapped that day. View the collection here and join us Sept. 6 for a reception at The Link Gallery in downtown. The exhibit showcases 30 photos. Additionally, 10 images are on permanent display at five community ... Read More »

Summer Issue

The Stand’s Summer print issue features Charles Rivers on the cover, who after serving 19 years, 9 months and 4 days in prison, returned to Syracuse in 2012. He now runs PEACE, Inc.’s South Side center and has helped parolees reunite with their families in Syracuse under a $95,000 pilot grant. Currently, PEACE is waiting to see if the grant ... Read More »

The Stand in Italy

South Side paper’s efforts featured at International Journalism Festival The Stand is huge in Italy. Really, it is. The reporters, academics and industry professionals who met in Perugia, Italy, in April for the International Journalism Festival were full of praise for The Stand and its approach to community journalism. Many people who attended the festival are interested in finding ways ... Read More »

Current Issue

Sometimes you end up traveling miles to get to know someone who’s been working and living just a few blocks away. Such was the case over the recent winter break for me when I traveled with a team of students from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University to Grahamstown, South Africa, for a two-week visit. Our ... Read More »

Current Issue

Our winter issue profiles Chief of Police Frank Fowler as part of our They Wear Blue series. Fowler will be stepping down in 2018 when Mayor Stephanie Miner’s term ends and newly elected Mayor Ben Walsh takes the helm. Fowler graced our first cover of The Stand in 2010 shortly after he was named head of the Syracuse Police Department. ... Read More »

Current Issue

    In our September print issue, we catch up with Officer Ahmad Mims, who was featured on The Stand’s cover back in 2015. Mims’ story offers a sneak peek at the larger in-depth journalism project — They Wear Blue — completed by Newhouse students over a four-month period. Officers — and community activists — from the project will be published ... Read More »

Current Issue

In our April print issue, meet Lanessa Owens, a lawyer overseeing the Volunteer Lawyers Project’s New Start Program that focuses on reentry assistance. Next learn about two unique things happening with Land Bank homes — first the Greater Syracuse Land Bank is partnering with art teachers in city schools to paint murals on plywood to be used on vacant housing ... Read More »

Affordable Homes

Buyers purchase vacant properties and restore them to usable form Read More »

iApologize Book-Signing

Anti-violence activist introduces his book to inspire others to ask for forgiveness Rashawn Sullivan pauses while addressing the crowd at his Jan. 6 book-signing event. After a deep breath he says, “These are tears of joy. I went to prison at age 17, and now I’m here.” Sullivan was released from prison in 2015 for committing a drive-by shooting in ... Read More »