CNY Solidarity Coalition

United in defense of our community and our neighbors

Action Alerts – Week of May 24, 2021

CNY Solidarity members & supporters:Please find below the weekly legislative ACTION ALERTS from Indivisible NY24.

Nationally, our key focus remains the For the People Act (HR1/S1). That bill must pass in July to prevent Republicans from gerrymandering electoral districts.

We’re also tracking a number of related democracy reform bills, including DC Statehood and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. On May 8, we participated in a national day of action in support of the John Lewis bill. We gathered with 50+ people on the sidewalk outside Wegmans Dewitt with signs supporting all three bills. Everyone mark your calendars for 11am on Sat., July 10, when we’re planning to reprise the action. 

Today (May 24)

Make a Video to Let John Katko Know why Democracy Reform is Important to You.
 Instructions and assistance can be found here. Once it’s done, share it on social media to put some pressure on.

Tuesday (May 25)

Take action on the Climate and Community Investment Act You can choose an appropriate action here to help secure the funding to reduce New York’s carbon emissions and support renewable energy.  

Thursday (May 27)

Flip the County Legislature Join State Senators John Manion and Rachel May along with City Councilman Joe Driscoll for a virtual rally to flip the county legislature @ 7.p.m. Sign up here.

Friday (May 28)

Voter Registration Deadline For 2001 Primary Election

Save the Date for These Upcoming Events

June 6: CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3-4 p.m. via Zoom.
June 8: Indivisible NY24 meeting, 7-8pm via Zoom
Sat., June 12: People’s Hearing on lead abatement. 12-2pm in front of Syracuse City Hall, 233 E. Washington St.  
June 12-20: In-person early voting for primary election.
Tue., June 22: Election day (2021 primary).
June 27: CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3-5 p.m. via Zoom with Breakout Sessions.
Sat., July 10: Democracy reform visibility action. 11am on sidewalk outside Wegmans Dewitt. Bring a sign, and bring a friend.
July 13: Indivisible NY24 meeting, 7-8pm via Zoom.
July 18:   CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3-4
Aug. 15:  CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3-4
Sept. 12: CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3-4pm
Sept. 26: CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3-4pm
Oct. 8: Voter registration deadline for 2021 general election. 
Oct. 23-31: In -person early voting for general election. 
Tue., Nov. 2: Election day (2021 general election). In addition to important races for Onondaga County Legislature, the ballot will include state constitutional amendments to authorize no fault absentee voting and same-day voter registration. 

Today and every day, be sure to follow us online and on social media. Check out our Website and our Instagram. Follow us on Twitter: @CNYSolidarity and @IndivisibleNY24 and Facebook:  and

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