CNY Solidarity Coalition

United in defense of our community and our neighbors

Action Alerts – Week of July 13

Join us to end childhood lead poisoning in Syracuse!

CNY Solidarity members and supporters:

Last Chance for Change 40, Syracuse’s local organization promoting police reform and improved racial equity has ended its 40 days of marching.  Now the group is ready to make real change!  Check their facebook page for continuing actions. here

Common Cause continues the battle for independent redistricting in Onondaga County despite the County legislature’s vote in opposition last Tuesday.  See Fair Mapping event in Save the Date section and RSVP.

For more information about Indivisible’s Project Payback to flip the U.S. Senate blue, please see here.

Please find below the weekly ACTION ALERTS from Indivisible NY24 and our legislative action teams. 

Today (July 13)

Syracuse Lead Ordinance

1 pm:  Syracuse Common Council chambers.  
Demonstrate solidarity with families affected by lead poisoning. Support the City of Syracuse Lead Abatement Ordinance (here), which aims to improve identification and mitigation of lead hazards, and to protect families from retaliation by landlords when they report hazards. Find additional information here on Families for Lead Freedom Now!  

For more information about how lead laws can lower the incidence of lead poisoning in children without incurring huge remediation costs, see Common Councilor Joe Driscoll’s July 7 discussion here with Katrina Korfmacher (U. of Rochester) and Elizabeth McDade (Rochester’s Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning) on the City of Rochester’s 90% drop in child lead poisoning cases since the enactment of Rochester’s Lead Law 20 years ago.  They provide invaluable insights into data on housing, health and university research that has assisted the City of Rochester to refine policies and practices over the years.
WebEx Link’

Access Code: 129 833 7911
Password: SyrCommonCouncil

Dial-in Option: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 129 833 7911

Tuesday (July 14)

Indivisible Textbanking Training
8:30 PM.  Wondering how you can get involved in upcoming elections from wherever you are? We’ll teach you how to start texting with the Indivisible Text program on our platform, TextOut!    Register  here

Thursday (July 16)

Dana Balter Virtual Town Hall

6:30-7:30 pm.  Join the virtual town hall meeting with Dana Balter.  More details and registration here.

Save the date for these upcoming events:

Thurs. July 22:  Common Cause Fair Maps next steps meeting. 6:00 pm, Thornden Park Amphitheater.  The battle for independent redistricting is not over!    Register here

Sun. July 26: CNY Solidarity Coalition meeting. 3-4pm, likely via Zoom.

Mon. July 27- Sun. Aug 2: Indivisible Unity Week of Action.  Actions TBD.

Sun. Aug 9:  CNY Solidarity Coalition meeting. 7-8pm, likely via Zoom.

Sun. Aug 23:  CNY Solidarity Coalition meeting. 3-4pm, likely via Zoom.

Oct 24-Nov 1: Early voting for general election. Details TBA.

Tue, Nov 3: Election day. Polls open 6:00am-9:00pm.

Today and every day, be sure to follow us online and on social media. Check out ourWebsiteandour Instagram. Follow us on Twitter: @CNYSolidarity and @IndivisibleNY24 and Facebookwww.facebook.com/cnysolidarity/  and www.facebook.com/groups/IndivisibleNY24

Volunteers needed:
Interested in helping with the website, data entry? Contact elaine@iammeinteractive.com
Interested in helping to distribute CNYSC brochures? Contact 

rshungerford8@gmail.com
Interested in helping to welcome new members? Contact Marianna.kaufman@gmail.com

Support the CNY Solidarity Coalition by making a donation online to help us cover technology, printing and other expenses. Thank you. *Donations are not tax deductible.

In Solidarity,

Chris

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