Equity or Else Town Hall

Cao Masten Resource Center 1423 Fillmore Ave, Buffalo, NY

Join the Citizen Action - Western New York Economic Justice Committee for a town hall. Are we ready as a community of black and brown businesses for the massive infusion of federal dollars into our community?

Climate Crisis Youth Forum

Open Buffalo 1327 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY

Led by the Citizen Action - Western New York Chapter Climate Justice Committee

Join the Resistance Teach-in

Buffalo State College 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY

Join the Citizen Action - Western New York Chapter Elections Committee to rise and resist against efforts to kill our democracy.

Demand Justice Meeting

Rochester Chapter Office 540 West Main St, Rochester, NY

Join us for the first Rochester Demand Justice Meeting to start strategizing around our priority campaigns to free our elders (RAPP bills) and end forced labor in New York prisons. Join us either in person or virtually! Zoom link: cit.ac/RocDemandJustice

Membership Barbecue

Join our Citizen Action - Western New York Chapter for a membership barbecue! Any current member who recruits a new chapter member will receive at $5 gift certificate towards an Ike & BG's Restaurant meal. RSVP at https://cit.ac/WesternNYBBQ!

Community Block Party

The Community Block Party is an opportunity for local activists and community members to unite and celebrate our cause, commitment to, and demand for justice in Rochester, NY, and the Black liberation movement. The event will consist of a DJ, live performances, and a guest band (Banyoko Güi Mi Lere), along with local vendors, free […]

Black August Back to School Field Day

486 N. Clinton Ave 486 N. Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY

The Black August Back to School Field day will be held in collaboration with the Black August Organizing Committee (BAOC) and Backpack Drive sponsored by B.O.O.K.B.A.G.S EXPRESS. In continuance of the theme Demand Justice through community-building, organizing, and keeping us safe, this family-friendly event will consist of guided wellness and martial arts lessons, games, and […]

Teach the Truth Rally

Newburgh 'Colored' Burial Ground Broadway & Robinson Ave, Newburgh, NY

Join Citizen Action - Hudson Valley Chapter & Next Step Hudson Valley as we rally around the importance of teaching Critical Race Theory in public schools. We discuss what we can do to push back against lawmakers trying to ban it.

Healing 4 a Good Hood

249 Highland Ave 249 Highland Ave, Rochester, NY

Healing 4 A Good Hood is an event to commemorate the mental, spiritual, and physical discipline of George Jackson. This event is an opportunity for community members to learn ways to transform the criminal into a revolutionary mind state, according to Comrade George. He embraced this mind state through practices of self-governance and self-discipline, including […]

Deep Canvassing Training & Meeting

Hudson Valley Chapter 7 Grand St, Kingston, NY

Join us on September 8 for deep canvassing training for base building! Then we'll head out to do some deep canvassing in the committee. Join us again on September 9 for a Demand Justice meeting in our office.

Rochester Education Committee Meeting

Rochester Chapter Office 540 West Main St, Rochester, NY

While we have successfully won State & Federal funding for RCSD, the challenges confronting the school district are far from over & the fight continues. We are excited to build upon this momentum & our collective people power!

People Powered Happy Hour!

Ode to Babel 772 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY

Join the NYC Chapter for a people-powered happy hour & meet other chapter members! Join the party & become a member for $20. Already a Citizen Action member? Join us for $10!

Black Joy Cookout & Dance Party

Recreation Park 100 Beethoven St., Binghamton, NY

Join us for an end of summer celebration of Black Joy! We will also have information related to housing justice in the Southern Tier. Free food. Masks provided and social distancing guidelines in effect. Open to the public!

29th Annual Jim Perry Awards

The Linda, WAMC's Performing Arts Studio 339 Central Ave, Albany, NY

Mark your calendars for the 29th Annual Jim Perry Progressive Leadership Awards! We're back in person for this year's award ceremony! Join us at The Linda, WAMC's Performing Arts Studio. Food will be provided, along with a cash bar. An option to join virtually will be made available for those unable to join in person. We’ll […]

Finish the Job For the People

Federal Hall 26 Wall St, New York City, NY

Before the Senate left for August Recess, Senate Republicans blocked debate on the For the People Act, despite overwhelming support for the bill among the American public, regardless of party. The Senate is back in session on Sept. 13, and Majority Leader Schumer has declared that voting rights will be the first legislative priority. Whether the For […]

Diaper Drive!

Tabernacle Baptist Church 13 Clark Pl, Utica, NY

Did you know? Some families are forced to spend 14% of their income JUST on diapers! A small pack of diapers can cost $12, and babies need to be changed 7 - 10 times a day. We are embarking on a project to close the diaper gap - and you can help by donating diapers […]


Climate & Housing Committee

Capital District Chapter 94 Central Ave, Albany, NY

The Citizen Action - Capital District Chapter's Climate and Housing Committee is a group of passionate, dedicated, and all around lovely people who get together once every two weeks to strategize around the issue of climate change and housing.  Next year, we are going to "Make Polluters Pay" by passing the Climate and Community Investment Act, […]