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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Activist Check-in: Putting It All Out There

Activist Check-in: Putting It All Out There

Dear Activist, This is an important time to make our demands clear to our leaders in Albany. Last week, Governor Cuomo unveiled his proposed spending plan for the year, totaling $178 billion. We expect one-house budgets from both houses of the Legislature soon, and...

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Activist Check-in: MLK Jr. Day, Week Recap

Dear Activist, I hope you had a nice, relaxing holiday week. Yesterday, we celebrated the federal holiday commemorating the legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many of us may have started thinking more deeply about his vision for our country around his...

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Activist Check-in: Nice to meet you. How have you been?

Dear Activist, It’s been a few months since our last check-in, and so much has been going on! First, let me start off by introducing myself: I’m Tanique. I recently joined Citizen Action as a communications manager, located in Albany. If I may be honest, it's been a...

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