Rochester »

The human rights agenda: Metro Justice’s housing vision

Carly Hunt July 6, 2013 0

Eviction Free Zone 07/06/2013 http://www.libcom.org/node/48013   Since 2008 the glaring inequalities around the housing market have become crystalized in the minds of working class people around the country. As our futures were bought and

Read More »
We Endorse Louise Slaughter for Congress & Ted O’Brien for State Senate

We Endorse Louise Slaughter for Congress & Ted O’Brien for State Senate

Charlie Albanetti September 21, 2012 0

Today, we’re proud to announce our endorsement of two progressive champions: Louise Slaughter for re-election to represent New York’s 25th Congressional District, and Ted O’Brien to represent New York’s 55th State Senate District. Here’s

Read More »
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,

Read More »
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

Read More »

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

Read More »
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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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.

Read More »

ACORN- The GOP’s Bait and Switch

Charlie Albanetti September 21, 2009 0

by Jon Greenbaum, Lead Organizer, Metro Justice If you believe that all Americans have the right to vote you are in good company. Although the United States got its start as a nation in which

Read More »

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

Read More »