CNY Solidarity Coalition

Action Alerts – Week of June 11th

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CNY Solidarity members and supporters:
Please find below the weekly ACTION ALERTS from Indivisible NY24 and our legislative action teams.

 

Today (June 11)

Two actions today:

Join the Poor People’s Campaign in Albany. Theme this week is Systemic Poverty, Jobs, Income & Housing—Everybody’s Got the Right to Live. Carpooling from Syracuse will leave about 7:30 am from University United Methodist Church Parking lot (University Ave. and E. Genesee St. For more info: <pastoraliciawood@gmail.com>. Register at bit.ly/nyppcweek5

 

2020 US CensusWebinar training on 6/11.  Please contact <fortiz@nyic.org>.
The New York Immigration Coalition is organizing a community-based effort to provide information to the Census Bureau for its Local Update of Census Addresses, as a complete and accurate address list ensures that all households are included in the census.  We want to identify “where to count” for an accurate Census.

Once you are trained, address counts will be on the weekends of 6/16 & 6/17, 6/23 & 6/24, and 6/30 & 7/1.  Participants are asked to help do the count for at least 5 hours per weekend.

 

Tuesday (June 12)

3 Actions Today: 

National Die-In Day – in memory of 2nd anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting protest about continued government inaction on gun control laws, organized by Syracuse Students for Change.  

Action starts at 10:30, Katko’s office, 440 South Warren Street. 

Die-in is at noon at the Federal Building.

“Know Your Rights” discussion with SCSD and Syracuse Citizen Review Board (CRB) – arrested, or injured in an encounter with the police, and how to file a complaint.  Members of the CRB will answer questions.

5:30-7 pm, hosted by Syracuse Community Connections at Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave.

Route 81 update

5:30 – 7 pm,  Syracuse Common Council,  Transportation Committee

City Hall, City Council chambers (3rd floor)

Fact-finding meeting on I-81 redevelopment

A brief on the interests of Syracuse and the role of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in the I-81 Project

Wednesday (June 13)

One action today:

Onondaga Votes!, an offshoot of CNY Solidarity’s Voter Registration team, is providing the opportunity for voter registration & education for individuals who have served time in state prison and are on parole, in accordance with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 181, which was issued on April 18, 2018.  There are 913 individuals eligible for this program, so PLEASE  CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING for as many shifts as possible. Shifts are from 8:30 to 1 and 1 to 5:30, Monday through Thursday, with two people per shift. If it’s your first time, there will be someone there with experience to show you what to do.

Location: NY State Office Building, 333 Washington St. Enter from Water St at the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision door & have ID ready to show at the front desk.

June shifts are listed on the SignUp website at  http://Signup.com/go/GeeBPjN

If you have questions contact Mary Kuhn at mtkuhn@gmail.com

 

Thursday (June 14)

One phone call today:

Please call Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie at 518-455-3791 to urge him to move the Green Light NY bill to the full Assembly for a vote.  Green Light NY will allow undocumented individuals to obtain drivers licenses.  For more information please see https://workerscentercny.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/luz-verde-fact-sheet-sep-8-2016-3-44-pm.pdf

 

Friday (June 15)

One phone call today:

Please call NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood at 800-771-7755 to support her issuing indictments against Trump’s inner circle now if her office has clear evidence of violations of NYS law.  And thank her for her service defending NYS residents against inappropriate actions by the Trump/Pence/Sessions/Ryan/McConnell regime.

 

Saturday (June 16)

Two actions today:

11:00-12:00: Weekly “Say No to Katko” protest, on the sidewalk outside Wegmans Dewitt, near the traffic light, across from Talbots. More details here.

7 p.m., All Saints Church, 1340 Lancaster Ave.

Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Kathy Kelly of “Voices for Creative Nonviolence” will be speaking on Yemen.  Sponsored by CNY Solidarity’s Beyond War and Militarism committee. To learn more, contact Ed or Ann at (315) 478-4571.

 

Sunday (June 17)

Two actions today:

6:00 – 7:30 pm.  HW Smith School.  The NY-24 Congressional Primary Debate, organized by Syracuse Students for Change and originally scheduled for June 10, has been rescheduled for today.  More details here, including an RSVP form and a form for submitting recommended questions for the candidates.   HW Smith School

6:00-8:00 pm: Poor People’s Campaign “Watch Party” at University United Methodist Church (1085 E. Genesee St., Syracuse) –  refreshments, a live stream of a Poor People’s Campaign Rally in Washington DC, and local speakers.

 

Save the date for these upcoming events:

Mon., Jun. 18: Join the Poor People’s Campaign in Albany. Theme this week is Challenging the Nation’s Distorted Moral Narrative—A New and Unsettling Force. Carpooling from Syracuse will leave about 7:30 am from University United Methodist Church Parking lot (University Ave. and E. Genesee St. For more info: <craigfrench@twcny.rr.com>. Register at bit.ly/nyppcweek6

Tues., June 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm:  Wayne County Democratic Candidate Forum, NY24 Ohmann Theater, 64 Williams St., Lyons, NY

Jun. 19: Deadline to request absentee ballot by mail for NY24 congressional primary. Application form available here.

Jun. 20, 7-8:30pm: CNY Solidarity meeting, Park Central Presbyterian Church, 504 E. Fayette St. in Syracuse (corner of Fayette and Townsend). Enter on the Fayette St. side. Note that for June, July, and August, we will meet on one Sunday afternoon and one weeknight per month.

Sat., Jun. 23, 11:00-12:00: Weekly “Say No to Katko” protest, on the sidewalk outside Wegmans Dewitt, near the traffic light, across from Talbots. Last one before primary day! More details here.

Tue., Jun. 26: Election day (NY24 congressional primary).

July 11, 7-8:30pm: CNY Solidarity meeting, Bishop Harrison.

July 29, 3-5pm: CNY Solidarity meeting, Northside Learning Center.

Aug. 19: NYS voter registration deadline for state primary.

Sept. 6: Deadline to request absentee ballot by mail for state primary.

Thur., Sept. 13: Election day (primaries for state offices). Note the date change; and yes, it’s a Thursday.

Oct. 12: NYS voter registration deadline for general election.

Oct. 30: Deadline to request absentee ballot by mail for general election.

Tue., Nov. 6: Election day (general election for all offices). Click here to add it to your FB calendar.

 

Today and every day, be sure to follow us online and on social media.

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In solidarity,

Chris

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