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Budget Cuts Teach-In: a Recap

Budget Cuts Teach-In: a Recap

Charlie Vella November 15, 2011 0

Community members, faith leaders, parents, and students gathered today at Christ Church United Methodist on State Street to discuss the devastating impact the impending end of the tax surcharge on the wealthy will have

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Petition: Save Albany SNUG, End Violence in Our City

Petition: Save Albany SNUG, End Violence in Our City

Charlie Vella October 10, 2011 0

SNUG is a violence intervention program focused in the Arbor Hill & West Hill neighborhoods in Albany

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Perry Awards 2011 – Now Accepting Nominations

Perry Awards 2011 – Now Accepting Nominations

Charlie Albanetti August 1, 2011 0

Each year, Citizen Action’s Capital District Chapter hosts the Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards event. This year’s event, the 19th annual, will be held in early October, and we’ll announce all the details very

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

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

Charlie Vella July 25, 2011 3

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,

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“New York Says NO to Fracking” Rally

“New York Says NO to Fracking” Rally

Charlie Vella July 7, 2011 1

Today, Frack Action, along with a myriad of co-sponsors, hosted a rally and press conference at the Capitol to demand that a statewide ban on hydrofracking is enacted

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CWA 118 Rallies Against Verizon’s Corporate Greed

CWA 118 Rallies Against Verizon’s Corporate Greed

Charlie Vella July 7, 2011 3

Despite posting record profits in the past years, and paying no taxes in 2010, Verizon is still trying to give devastating cuts to employee compensation and health care. According to Verizon's new proposed plan,

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Protect Our Safety Net

Protect Our Safety Net

Charlie Vella June 29, 2011 0

Today, concerned activists met outside of Congressman Chris Gibson's office in Saratoga, New York, to hold him accountable for attacking our social safety net. Gibson is just one of many Congressmen who have cut

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Cuomo’s Proposed Tax Cap Will Increase Educational Inequality

Cuomo’s Proposed Tax Cap Will Increase Educational Inequality

Charlie Vella June 7, 2011 0

Today, representatives from the Alliance for Quality Education, NYSUT, NAACP, League of Women Voters, CSEA, New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness, Citizen Action of New York, and NYC Communities for Change met at the Capitol

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Justice Works: A Recap

Justice Works: A Recap

Charlie Vella June 6, 2011 2

After months of preparation, Citizen Action of New York and the Public Policy and Education Fund of New York finally hosted the inaugural Justice Works: A Conference for Progressive New York. Located at the

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Register for the Justice Works Conference!

Register for the Justice Works Conference!

Charlie Vella May 31, 2011 0

Justice Works: A Conference for Progressive New York is less than a week away. If you haven't already, register now to make sure you don't miss out on the progressive event of the year! Justice

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