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The Andrew Goodman Foundation, Three Slain Civil Rights Workers Honored By New York Assembly Resolution No. 2084

On May 3, 2024, New York Senator Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright introduced New York Assembly Resolution No. 2084, a historic gesture to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the tragic murders of civil rights activists Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney, and Michael Schwerner. This resolution, which also names The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) and Andrew’s brother David Goodman, marks a significant moment of remembrance and reflection in the fight for civil rights and social justice. The New York Assembly adopted the resolution on May 6, 2024. 

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Queens College Marks Freedom Summer With Play Honoring Civil Rights Heroes

On Tuesday, June 18, Queens College will present a reading of a play highlighting local activists’ efforts to register voters living in segregated Mississippi in the 60s. The play ‘The Invaders’ will be showcased at the college’s Goldstein Theatre and coincides with the 60th anniversary of Freedom Summer, which falls on June 21. 

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