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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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Students First: The Reality Tour

Students First: The Reality Tour

Charlie Vella May 19, 2011 1

Today, Citizen Action of New YorkThe Alliance for Quality Education, and New York State United Teachers launched a statewide campaign called "Students First: The Reality Tour." At a press conference in the Legislative Office

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Capitol Camp-In Live Coverage!

Charlie Albanetti March 29, 2011 1

On Wednesday, March 30th, hundreds of concerned New Yorkers will converge upon the state Capitol to protest a devastating state budget that puts millionaires before working class New Yorkers. Organizations participating include Alliance for Quality

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Justice Works: A Conference for Progressive New York

Justice Works: A Conference for Progressive New York

Charlie Albanetti February 23, 2011 1

This year's Citizen Action leadership conference is the event that the progressive movement in New York has been waiting for. It's the event our movement needs to grow stronger and move forward. It's the

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A Special Valentine’s Day Message for NYS Legislators

Charlie Albanetti February 15, 2011 0

Yesterday, parents and schoolchildren in cities and towns across New York delivered special Valentine's Day messages to their State Senators and Assemblymembers. The message: "Don't break our hearts with more cuts to education." These events

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From Momentum to A Movement

Jia-Jia Zhu May 21, 2010 0

This past weekend, Citizen Action leaders from all across the state gathered in Kerhonkson, NY for our Annual Leadership Conference. The time together is meant for discussion, planning, and –yes–simply enjoying each others company.

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6,600 Letters

Charlie Albanetti April 28, 2010 0

While Legislators are doing a lot of talking about passing the now month-late State Budget, earlier today, parents, teachers, students and taxpayers joined the Alliance for Quality Education (AQE) at the Capitol to deliver

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Big Insurance is the Problem

Charlie Albanetti September 25, 2009 6

On Tuesday, activists in dozens of state across the US protested the unfair, profiteering, and crisis-causing practices of big private insurance companies in America. In New York, Citizen Action focused on two of our

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The Obama Grassroots re-energized

Diana Cihak August 18, 2009 2

by Diana Cihak, Western New York Organizer Yes, we had a disappointing weekend. It appeared that the Administration we worked so hard to elect was backing away from our strongest mandate - true health care reform

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Community Spotlight: Wyandanch Schools

Charlie Albanetti August 11, 2009 0

For years, our Long Island affiliate, the Long Island Progressive Coalition, has been working through the Alliance for Quality Education to influence reforms in the Wyandanch School District - reforms to the curriculum, the

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