CNY Solidarity Coalition

United in defense of our community and our neighbors

Action Alerts – Week of June 21, 2021

Nobody Is Above the Law in Syracuse

CNY Solidarity members and supporters:

This month’s primary election day is Tuesday of this week. In Syracuse, there are important Democratic primaries for mayor, common council, and school board. Some county legislature districts have primaries as well. For those of you in Onondaga County, you can find  your sample ballot here

Nationally, our principal focus remains on supporting the democracy reform effort in Congress. This means passing S.1: For the People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, D.C. statehood, and more. At noon on June 28, we’re hosting a Deadline for Democracy rally at the Federal Building, part of a national call to action. More info here and here. Please help spread the word.

See below for some additional ways to get involved.

Today (June 21)

For the People Phonebank With Common Cause

Today and every day this week (except Friday), our friends at Common Cause are hosting national phone banks in support of the For the People Act. Click here to sign up.

Tuesday (June 22)

Election day (2021 primary)

Polls open 6am-9pm. (Note the full day hours for primaries now!) Find your polling place here.

Wednesday (June 23)

Support Justice in the I-81 Project

Sign up here for action alerts with respect to opportunities to shape the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the I-81 project. The goal is to make sure the project serves economic, racial and environmental justice goals under the leadership of the Urban Jobs Task Force 

Sunday (June 27)

CNY Solidarity Meeting

3-5 p.m. via Zoom with Breakout Sessions.

 Save the Date for These Upcoming Events

Mon., Jun. 28: Deadline for Democracy rally, 12 noon at Hanley Federal Building in Syracuse. More info here or here.

Sat., July 10: Democracy reform visibility action. Tentatively schedule for 11am on sidewalk outside Wegmans Dewitt.

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: www.facebook.com/cnysolidarity/  and 

www.facebook.com/groups/IndivisibleNY24

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In Solidarity,

David

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