Perry Awards 2018: Call for Nominations

Every year, Citizen Action of New York's Capital District Chapter holds The Jim Perry Progressive Leadership awards to honor grassroots activists who have been part of building our community and the progressive movement. The Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards is...

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Capital District Chapter – The Week Ahead

This week in the Capital District, Citizen Action of New York members and volunteers will take action for worker's rights, voting rights and more! Monday, September 25th at 5:30pm - Conference Call - We will check-in on the National Voter Registration Day sites and...

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Capital District Chapter – The Week Ahead – May 1, 2017

Celebrating May 1st as May Day started in Chicago in 1886 as part of the labor movement’s fight for the eight-hour work day. May Day, the international workers’ holiday, was born in the United States! Today we are still fighting for workers rights. This year's Day of...

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Perry Awards 2017: Call for Nominations

Every year, Citizen Action of the Capital District holds The Jim Perry Progressive Leadership awards to honor grassroots activists who have been part of building our community and the progressive movement. The Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards is a fun and...

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Your Yearly Dose of Activist Inspiration

The Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards is our Capital District Chapter's biggest celebration each year. We honor a handful of the area's most dedicated, inspiring activists and leaders who have spent countless hours working to make our community a stronger, more...

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Citizen Action Endorses Zephyr Teachout for Congress

On April 23, 2016, members of Citizen Action’s Hudson Valley and Capital District Chapters gathered at our Kingston office to announce the organization’s enthusiastic endorsement of Zephyr Teachout to represent New York’s 19th Congressional District.

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Move Forward with a new Albany High School

On February 9, 2016, 7,759 voters cast ballots in a vote on whether or not a new Albany High School should be built. Students who attend Albany High now face a leaky roof, a broken heating and cooling system, and not enough classrooms to serve the growing body of...

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Caravan to Restore the American Promise: A Recap (with media)

Caravan to Restore the American Promise: A Recap (with media)

The Statewide Caravan to Restore the American Promise was a massive effort by Citizen Action of New York and our many coalition partners and supporters to draw attention to the fact that right now, politicians are working to strip away our social safety net in order to repay a debt caused by corporate greed. We traveled across New York State to hold lawmakers accountable for their attempts to fix the budget by compromising the quality of life, comfort, and dignity of working families, disabled people, children, and our senior citizens – our greatest generation – in their final years.

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