CNY Solidarity Coalition

United in defense of our community and our neighbors

Action Alerts – Week of July 12, 2021

Nobody Is Above the Law in Syracuse

CNY Solidarity members and supporters:
Please find below the weekly action alerts from Indivisible NY24.

Our principal focus remains on supporting the democracy reform efforts in Congress. This means passing S.1: For the People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, D.C. statehood, and other key reform bills. By coming together to enact these laws, we can ensure that all of us – no matter our race, zip code or income – have an equal say in our democracy. 

During the congressional recess that concludes today, we’ve held three #DeadlineForDemocracy actions in support of these important democracy reform bills. Twice we’ve gathered with signs on the public sidewalk outside Wegmans Dewitt, and once we rallied outside the Federal Building downtown. We’ve also met repeatedly with Sen. Schumer’s staff to reiterate the importance of this effort. At our Indivisible NY24 meeting tomorrow evening (details below), we’ll discuss next steps.

Note also that this Sunday, CNY Solidarity will be holding its first in-person meeting since before the pandemic hit. I look forward to seeing many of you there.

Tuesday (July 13)

Indivisible NY24 meeting

7pm via Zoom. Zoom details distributed on Indivisible NY24 list. Agenda includes debriefing on recent democracy reform actions and meeting with Schumer staff, plus planning next steps on democracy reform fight.

Sunday (July 18)

CNY Solidarity Meeting

3-4:30pm, in person at Bishop Harrison Center, 1342 Lancaster Ave in Syracuse

Agenda: Special Presentation on the Rt 81 Project: Updates and Opportunities.

Save the Date for These Upcoming Events

Aug. 15:  CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3pm

Sept. 12: CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3pm

Sept. 26: CNY Solidarity Meeting, 3pm

Oct. 3: CNY Solidarity meeting, 3pm

Oct. 8: Voter registration deadline for 2021 general election.

Oct. 17: CNY Solidarity meeting, 3pm 

Oct. 23-31: In -person early voting for general election. 

Oct. 31: CNY Solidarity meeting, 3pm

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. 

Nov. 14: CNY Solidarity meeting, 3pm

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

You’re receiving this email because you’re subscribed to the CNY Solidarity Coalition announcements list. This is a low-volume list (typically no more than 4-6 messages per week), which now has more than 2,000 subscribers. We also maintain higher-volume listservs as venues for discussion of general Coalition-wide issues (discussion-cnysolidarity), key state and local action team organizing priorities (stateleg-cnysolidarity), and key Indivisible NY24 organizing priorities (IndivisibleNY24). The latter list includes more frequent action alerts and information about local electoral campaigns supported by Indivisible. If you’d like to be added to any of these lists, please reply to me and let me know which ones.

In Solidarity,

Tom

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