CNY Solidarity Coalition

United in defense of our community and our neighbors

Action Alerts – Week of July 27

Nobody Is Above the Law in Syracuse

CNY Solidarity members and supporters:

This is Indivisible’s National Week of Action and our local action will be a Virtual Text-Banking Party on Sunday, August 2.  This is just the beginning of our Indivisible Project Payback effortsto flip the U.S. Senate blue!  Sign up for the text-bank training on either July 28 or July 30.

In which Red State will we party: the Sunshine State, the Longhorn State, or …?  Make plans to join us on Sunday.

In case you missed it in yesterday’s Post-Standard, David Driesen wrote a commentary on the ways that Trump and his administration have weakened constitutional norms and laws that threaten our democracy and lead toward authoritarianism.   And, how Katko has enabled this behavior!  Read the commentary here

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

Today (July 27)

No actions today (at this time).

Tuesday (July 28)

Indivisible Text-bank Training

8:00 – 9:00 pm. Register here.

Don’t risk missing the party on Sunday!

Wednesday (July 29)

Demand the Withdrawal of Federal Secret Police from American Cities 

President Trump has put together a secret federal police force made up of members of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other bodies, who are snatching peaceful protestors from Portland Oregon streets in unmarked vehicles. Federal irregulars have also appeared in Washington and Seattle. Demand that John Katko (202) 225-4042, (315) 423-5604;  Charles Schumer (315) 423-5471; and Kirsten Gillibrand (315) 448-0740 put a stop to this. They should conduct hearings, pass a bill ordering the irregulars withdrawal and authorizing citizens to sue every individual involved for damages not limited by immunity of any kind, and cut off funding for ICE. 

Thursday (July 30)

Indivisible Text-bank Training

3:00 – 4:00 pm. Register here.

Last chance to get in on Sunday’s party.

Uplift Syracuse General Meeting to Discuss the People’s Platform

6-8 pm.  Zoom meeting to discuss the People’s Platform.  The People’s Platform was created by working groups, addressing police reform, economic development, housing, combating climate change, transportation, and democracy reform.  Draft is found here

RSVP to join us this Thursday to discuss the new platform.  You will receive a follow-up with a zoom link.

Friday (July 31)

No actions scheduled at this time

Saturday (Aug 1) 

Rally: Does Black Life Matter? People’s Agenda for Policing

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM.  Front of Syracuse City Hall

Rally to show support for much needed change and the call to action for social justice!  Hosted by SPAARC and coalition member organizations.  Come out in numbers; turn out will show our community’s support!

Many volunteers are needed to make the day a success: walk petitions, pass out water, etc.  Also, those trained as legal observers, marshalls, and medics.  Contact marianna.kaufman@gmail.com.

Sunday (Aug 2)

Indivisible Text-Banking (Virtual!) Party

6 – 8 pm.  We are joining Indivisible for its National Week of Action with a virtual text-banking party.  You must have completed text-banking training to participate.  Dates for training are Tuesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 30.  More detail on the virtual party found here.

Save the date for these upcoming events:

Fri. Aug 7: National indivisible talent showcase, 8 p.m. Information here.

Sat. Aug 8: Day long Windivisible Bootcamp on winning the 2020 election 11 am-6 pm. Information here.

Sun. Aug 9:  CNY Solidarity Coalition meeting. 7-8pm, likely via Zoom. Regional breakout sessions for Windivisible (see August 8). 

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

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

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In Solidarity,

Chris

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