Dear Activist,  The Assembly and Senate are set to release their one-house budgets soon, and we’re counting on them to include the Invest in Our New York Act as a top priority. This will show the Governor that they’re truly committed to equitably taxing the rich and...

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Activist Check-in: Education Justice

Dear Activist, My heart goes out to the people of Texas right now. As if things could not get any worse, a severe winter storm has left millions of Texans without power, running water and food. Devastation has struck yet another community as we grapple with Covid-19’s...

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Activist Check-in: Fairness

Dear Activist, There’s a lot going on legislatively at the Capitol in Albany. Its doors are shuttered to visitors, but we’re STILL making our voices heard through virtual lobby visits, in-person actions like the Invest In Our New York statewide rallies this week led...

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Activist Check: More Than Words

Dear Activist, It’s Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month! This month is a time to reflect on the achievements of Black people over the course of history. It's a time to celebrate Blackness, and acknowledge how hard people across the...

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Activist Check-in: Invest in NY’s Future

Dear Activist, The past week has been full of planning for our upcoming actions across all of our issues, from housing and child care, to climate action and civil rights. As activists and movement supporters, we’re aiming to apply pressure all of 2021, because it may...

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Activist Check-in: A New Day

Dear Activist, The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was a success, and although there’s so much work ahead of us, we can finally rejoice in having a new, forward-thinking and democratic administration. The inauguration was historic...

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Activist Check-in: State Address Response

Dear Activist, What an eventful week! I hope this email finds you, your loved ones and community well. We’re still collecting ourselves after the insurrection at the Capitol, the impeachment vote, and all of Governor Cuomo’s State of the State addresses. Typically,...

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Activist Check-in: Normal Doesn’t Work

Dear Activist,  The event that transpired on Capitol Hill this week has many of us questioning when will Trump’s reign of terror end? Come January 20, he will no longer be president, but many of the fires he started are still burning. What we witnessed was upsetting,...

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Activist Check-in: Building the Movement

Dear Activist,  I hope this message finds you well. Here at Citizen Action, we're getting ready for the 2021 Legislative Session and kicking off our major campaign to tax the rich! Our priorities—fully funding public schools, housing and health care as a human right,...

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