Ithacans gather to ‘clean the hate’ and clean Cass Park

By Michael Smith

The Ithaca Voice
IV Clean the Hate article

ITHACA – Around 50 people came to Cass Park on Sunday, Auust 21, for the “Cleaning the Hate” event, hosted by the Ithaca Coalition for Unity and Cooperation in the Middle East (ICUCME).

The event was patterned on a similar event hosted in the Middle East by a joint peace coalition that welcomed both Israelis and Palestinians. That event essentially “went viral” and spread to many other communities, now including Ithaca. The group hopes to make it a regular event going forward.


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