Activist Check-in: Back at It

Activist Check-in: Back at It

Dear Activist, It’s been a while since our last check-in, and I hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. So much has happened over the past few weeks. We took a week off here at Citizen Action for much-needed rest and recuperation, but we’re back to...

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Activist Check-in: State Budget

Activist Check-in: State Budget

Dear Activist, I hope you and your loved ones are safe and doing well. The moment of truth has come. State leaders delivered a final budget agreement that is disappointing, to say the least. The choice was clear: cut vital funding during a global crisis or raise taxes...

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Activist Check-In: Digital Activism

Activist Check-In: Digital Activism

Dear Activist, I hope this email finds you and your loved ones in good health. As we adjust to social distancing, our community of activists and organizers have been finding creative ways to stay connected to the movement and each other. From starting book clubs to...

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Activist Check-in: Spring into Action

Activist Check-in: Spring into Action

Dear Activist, I hope this message finds you in good health and in good spirits. This is a challenging time for so many of us. While it’s important that we limit our interactions with others at this time, there’s a need for us to come together to press even harder to...

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Activist Check-In: Extra Push

Activist Check-In: Extra Push

Dear Activist, I hope this message finds you in good health! There’s so much going on with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and impending New York State budget. To help slow the spread of COVID-19, we've canceled our in-person mobilizations until further notice,...

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Activist Check-in: Challenge The Rules

Activist Check-in: Challenge The Rules

Dear Activist,   We kicked this week off with more action days at the Capitol, and the start of petitioning to get candidates on the ballot for the June 23 primary. We’re still fighting to protect bail reform, and to ensure that the funding our communities need is...

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Activist Check-In: Feed Your Passions

Activist Check-In: Feed Your Passions

Dear Activist, I hope you had a restful weekend. There’s a lot to look forward to this week and some events from last week to unpack. Before we get into that, I want to highlight two shining stars from our chapters:  Tanairi Taylor in New York City  Tanairi is a new...

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Activist Check-in: Who do you love?

Activist Check-in: Who do you love?

Dear Activist, I hope you had a Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s been another busy week here at Citizen Action! And a trying one. Activists have been showing up at the Capitol all week to demand budget justice from our state leaders! We’re fighting for a progressive NY...

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Activist Check-in: We Won’t Go Back

Activist Check-in: We Won’t Go Back

Dear Activist, I hope you’re doing well! So much has happened since our last check-in. We’re still going hard to defend our new pretrial laws. Republican lawmakers, district attorneys, prosecutors and law enforcement officials have been using tragic situations,...

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