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Southern Tier Board President Eileen Hamlin Testifies at DEC Hearing on Hydrofracking

Southern Tier Board President Eileen Hamlin Testifies at DEC Hearing on Hydrofracking

Charlie Vella November 21, 2011 0

On November 17th, while our Albany staff was busy running around at the rally at the Capitol, our amazing Southern Tier Board President Eileen Hamlin presented her testimony at the Binghamton DEC hearing on

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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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An Engine for Economic Development

Charlie Albanetti January 26, 2010 0

The Southern Tier, like most of New York State, is now facing the drastically negative effects of the world-wide economic crisis. Loss of jobs and rising costs are continuing to burden the residents of

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The Grinch that (Almost) Stole Health Care Reform

Bob Cohen December 23, 2009 0

by Bob Cohen, Policy Director In the classic Christmas tale by Dr. Suess, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the Grinch descends on the town of Whoville and steals all the town’s Christmas decorations and gifts.

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Faces of Change: Gloria Marshall

Charlie Albanetti December 15, 2009 1

For about 15 years, residents of the Northside of Binghamton, NY haven't been able to buy fresh fruit, vegetables or meat without taking a bus or cab to grocery stores in other areas. But,

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