2020 Leadership Summit

July 6-11, 2020

mission

The purpose of the 2020 Leadership Summit is to bring statewide leadership and membership together to vote for the statewide board of directors for Citizen Action of New York. The week will be spent highlighting the values within Citizen Action of New York, and how those values are reflected through our grassroots organizing in the constant fight for racial, social, and economic justice in New York State and within national coalitions.

featured talks

& speakers

Dr. Toni Lewis

President of the Board of Directors for the Public Policy and Education Foundation

featured talks

& speakers

Alessandra Biaggi

State Senator in District 34

featured talks

& speakers

Pablo Tapia

Executive Director
Assembly on Civil Rights in Minnesota

Sochie Nnaemeka

Director of the New York State Working Families Party

Samra Brouk

Candidate for State Senate in District 55

Karen Scharff

Former Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York

schedule

Monday, July 6

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Political Education Workshop: “Getting to know Citizen Action of New York: How we build, move and win”

Facilitators: Samantha Rini and Ravi Mangla, Political Educators for Citizen Action of New York

Tuesday, July 7

6:00 – 7:00 pm

“What’s Cooking With Citizen Action?”

Guest: Pablo Tapia, Executive Director for the Assembly on Civil Rights in Minnesota

Thursday, July 9

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Panel: “Power of the Working Families Party”

Moderator:
Stanley Fritz, Political Educator of Citizen Action of New York

Panelists:

  • Alessandra Biaggi, State Senator in District 34
  • Sochie Nnaemeka, Director of the New York State Working Families Party
  • Samra Brouk, Candidate for State Senate District in NY-55
  • Karen Scharff, Former Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York

Saturday, July 11

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
“Leadership Summit”

Keynote address by Dr. Toni Lewis, President of the Board of Directors for the Public Policy and Education Foundation