CNY Solidarity Coalition

United in defense of our community and our neighbors

Legislative ACTION ALERTS for week of Jan 28

Today (Jan 28)

No actions scheduled as of now.


Tuesday (Jan 29)

Jamesville-Dewitt for the Grid

The Town of Dewitt Board recently issued a statement indicating it is NOT in  support of the Grid. If you live in J-D and you disagree, please join us in a strategy/informational session to let our Board that “Jamesville-Dewittians” are in favor of the I-81 CommUNITY Grid. 6-730pm at First Unitarian Universalist, 109 Waring Rd. More details here.


Wednesday (Jan 30)

Support the NY Health Act

From our friends at the Campaign for NY Health: This week we are looking for every one’s help in generating calls to the State Assembly and Senate. Here is a toolkit with a sample email and social media suggestions and graphics. The NY Health Act should be reintroduced any day now by the respective Chairs of the Health Committee in both the Assembly and Senate. The bill has to pass the Assembly again in order for the Senate to take up the bill. Our current goal is to get as many original cosponsors as possible before the bill is officially re-introduced in the 2019 session, so please call and ask others to call!


Also, for any CNY Solidarity members that would like to play a bigger role in campaign strategy, there is a regional planning meeting being held in Rochester on Saturday, February 9th. There will be carpooling from Syracuse. It will be a workshop type gathering of volunteers from throughout the state to share ideas, updates, etc. This would be an especially good chance for any of you with ties to local organizations that have members very impacted by health care system dysfunction to find out how to have your members join the fight for this important reform. Please email Margaret Bombard ( if interested and she will get you all the details. She’s looking for a headcount by 1/31/19.


One last note:  Save those midterm election lawn signs!  We are hoping to have an event soon to “up cycle” them into “Pass the NY Health Act”  signs. More details to come. 


Thur-Sat (Jan 31-Feb 2)

No actions scheduled at this time.


Sunday (Feb 3)

CNY Solidarity Coalition meeting

3-5pm at Bishop Harrison. Indivisible NY24 and other committees will meet. More details here.


Save the date for these upcoming events

Mon, Feb 4: The Citizen is hosting a Facebook live Q&A w/ Rep. Katko at 2pm today. More details here.

Mon, Feb 4: Community for the Grid Fundraiser. 6-8pm at The Listening Room at 443 Café & Lounge, 443 Burnett Ave. More detailshere.

Thu, Feb 7: Thursday Morning Roundtable with Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner. 8am. More details here. 

Tue, Feb. 12: Day of Action in Albany to Fight for Campaign Finance Reform. Details here.

Thu, Feb 14: Vigil for Parkland. 7pm at Everson Plaza. More details here.

Sat, Feb 23: “From Panther 21 to 21st Century Revolutions,” with Sekou

Odinga, Dequi Kioni Sadiki and Matt Meyer. 6-9pm at ArtRage Gallery

Sun, Feb 24: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

Sun, Mar 10: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

Sun, Mar 24: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

Sun, Apr 14: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

Sun, Apr 28: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

Sun, May 19: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

May 31: voter registration deadline for 2019 primary

Sun, Jun 9: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

Sun, Jun 23: CNY Solidarity meeting. 3-5pm location TBD

June 25: ELECTION DAY. Primary election for local and county offices

Oct 11: voter registration deadline for 2019 general election

Nov 5: ELECTION DAY. General election for local and county offices


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