CNY Solidarity members and supporters:
Please find below the weekly ACTION ALERTS from Indivisible NY24 and our legislative action teams. We remain focused on impeachment as a top priority. The evening before the House floor vote on articles of impeachment (likely sometime in mid-December), there will be nationwide rallies to declare #TrumpIsNotAboveTheLaw. Ours will be outside the Hanley Federal Building in Syracuse. Click here to sign up for more details. (There will also be one in Auburn, organized by our friends at Indivisible Cayuga.)After you sign up for the rally, check out our phone call and letter writing actions directed at Katko as well. Details below. We understand that this repeats last week’s request, but we are at a critical juncture and we need to keep the pressure on.
Today (Dec. 2) Katko is Not Doing His Duty
Today, please call Rep. Katko again and ask his staff to convey your view that Trump has abused the powers of his office and that it is Congress’s constitutional responsibility to check these abuses. As always, Katko’s numbers are 315-423-5657 (Syracuse), 315-253-4068 (Auburn), or 202-225-3701 (DC).
Tuesday (Dec. 3) Republican Senators Are Not Doing Their Duty
Indivisible is encouraging impeachment phone calls to voters in states with persuadable Republican senators. You talk to the voter about impeachment, then if they’re willing, you push a button to patch them through to their Senator. Click here to sign up for a shift this afternoon. (Shifts also available for next week.)
Weekly #CloseTheCamps Vigil 12-12:15pm at 440 S. Warren St. 13202. More details here.
Wednesday (Dec. 4) No action alerts for today.
Thursday (Dec. 5)
Katko Still Isn’t Doing His Duty
Odds are low that Katko will support articles of impeachment against President Trump, but he keeps saying that he’s made no final decision, so let’s keep trying to persuade him. We’ve seen a number of letters to the editor appear in print, and we need to keep them coming. In a brief letter, lay out why you believe Trump has abused his powers, and how you feel about Katko’s refusal to do anything about it. Click herefor some suggested outlets, follow-up call or email after a few days to encourage them to print it. If you already wrote a letter for one outlet, you can write another for a different local paper.
Saturday (Dec. 7)
Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival.
10-5 at Nottingham High School in Syracuse.
Assembly in Support of All ImmigrantsWeekly #CloseTheCamps vigil. 11:30-12 on sidewalk outside Regional Transportation Center. More details here.
Sunday (Dec. 8)Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival10:30-4:30 at Nottingham HS.
Save the date for these upcoming events
Dec. 15: CNY Solidarity Coalition Meeting. Special Topic: Redistricting and Fair Elections. Guest speakers will include Dustin Czarny, Democratic Elections Commissioner for Onondaga County. NOTE TIme Change: 2:00 PM-3:40 PM(Some people are going to Community Choir Concert at 4 PM.)Committee Meetings: 2:50 PM-3:40 PM Park Central Presbyterian Church, 504 E Fayette St, Syracuse, NY 13202. Accessible Facility.
Jan. 5, 2020 CNY Solidarity Coalition Meeting. 3-5 PM. Location TBD
Jan. 17-19: Women March in Seneca Falls Weekend. More information here and below.
Jan. 17: Welcoming Reception at 5:30 p.m., NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center in AuburnHolly Near in Concert at 8 p.m., Auburn Public Theater.
Jan. 18: 4th Annual Rally & March – 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Jan. 19: An Epic Conversation – 1 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls.
Jan. 19: CNY Solidarity Coalition Meeting. 3-5 PM. Location TBD.
Feb. 2, 2020 CNY Solidarity Coalition Meeting. 3-5 PM. Location TBD
Feb 14: Deadline for changing your party registration to vote in 2020 primaries. If you’re registered 3rdparty or independent (or Republican!), and would like to switch to Democratic in order to vote in the presidential primary, today is the deadline.
Feb. 16, 2020 CNY Solidarity Coalition Meeting. 3-5 PM. Location TBD
April 28: Presidential primary election in NYS.Today and every day, be sure to follow us online and on social media.
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Yours in Solidarity,