The Route

Walking 133 miles for justice

If you want to join the walk for a hour, a day or the entire trip, please email Lynne Jackson. You are very welcome to join us for however much time you wish!

Lynne will be able to check her email while walking. Or call her at 518-366-7324.

Times – walkers will determine each day when to begin and end, depending on weather and other consideratioins. Walkers hope to cover at least 13 miles each day. This schedule is subject to change, and changes will be posted here.

Conditions of the walk – please read the conditions of the walk. The scenery will be spectacular, but, the accommodations are few and far between.


Friday, July 12, 6:00 PM – Rally and March at Masjid As-Salam, 278 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

Walk from Masjid As-Salam to Pine Hills Library in Albany, 517 Western Ave Albany, NY 12203


Saturday, July 13, 10:00 AM – Journey to Justice

Walk starts at Pine Hills Library in Albany, 517 Western Ave Albany, NY 12203

Walk ends at Route 20 and Dunnesville Road in Guilderland


Sunday, July 14 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at Route 20 and Dunnesville Road in Guilderland, NY

Walkers will walk through Quaker Street (I hear there is a delicious diner in Quaker Street named Gibby’s)

Walk ends at Route 7 and Route 30 in Esperance, NY


Monday, July 15 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at Route 7 and Route 30 in Esperance, NY

Walkers will walk south of (not through) Central Bridge

Walk ends at North Grande and West Main in Cobleskill, NY


Tuesday, July 16 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at North Grande and West Main in Cobleskill, NY

Walkers will walk through Richmondville, NY

Walkers will walk through East Worcester, NY

Walk ends at Decatur Street and Main Street, in Worcester, NY


Wednesday, July 17 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at Decatur Street and Main Street, in Worcester, NY

Walkers will walk through Schenevus, NY

Walk ends at D Riddell Road and Main Street, Cooperstown Junction, NY (please note, not Cooperstown, NY, but, Cooperstown Junction)


Thursday, July 18 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at D Riddell Road and Main Street, Cooperstown Junction, NY (please note, not Cooperstown, NY, but, Cooperstown Junction)

Walkers will walk through Colliersville, NY.

Walkers will walk through Oneonta.

Walk ends at Main Street and River Street, Otego, NY


Friday, July 19 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk start sat Main Street and River Street, Otego, NY

Walkers will walk through Wells Bridge, NY.

Walkers will walk through Unadilla, NY.

Walk ends at Main Street and Bridge Street in Sidney, NY


Saturday, July 20 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at Main Street and Bridge Street in Sidney, NY

Walkers will walk through Bainbridge, NY.

Walkers will walk south of Nineveh Junction, NY.

Walk ends at Main Street and Spring Street, in Afton, NY


Sunday, July 21 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at Main Street and Spring Street, in Afton, NY

Walk ends at Tunnel Rd & Belden Manor Colesville, NY


Monday, July 22 – Email if you wish to join us

Walk starts at Tunnel Rd & Belden Manor Colesville, NY

Walkers will walk from Route 7 to Route 7b in Sanitaria Springs. Take 7b West to Nowlan Road, and Nowlan Road to Chenago Street in Port Dickenson.

Walk ends in Binghamton, NY


Tuesday, July 23, 11:00 AM Press Conference and delivery of petitions

15 Henry Street, Binghamton, NY


Here is the itinerary in googlemaps:


Links to:

Petition for Yassin Aref at Change.org

Rally and March – Friday, July 12, 6:00 PM, Albany, NY

Journey for Justice – Deliver petition to home court of the judge by walking to Binghamton, NY

Notes on conditions of the walk

Become a sponsor for the Journey for Justice

This photo of Yassin Aref and his 6-year-old daughter was taken during a rare prison visit.


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