Sep
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

NYC Indivisible Rally to Save the ACA

Join INBK and members of the NYC Indivisible Coalition at a rally at Schumer's office! It's the Indivisible National Day of Action, and groups across the US are holding rallies at their Senators' district offices. Let's stop Graham-Cassidy and the GOP's relentless attempts to take away healthcare once and for all!

780 Third Avenue
New York, NY

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Oct
24
7:00pm 7:00pm

Climate Solutions Town Hall

Brooklyn College, 2705 Campus Road, Brooklyn, NY 11210

*FREE EVENT - ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

As part of the Superstorm Sandy fifth anniversary week of action, 350Brooklyn and Brooklyn College Urban Sustainability Program invite you to our upcoming Town Hall on climate change. The Climate Solutions Town Hall on October 24th is an important opportunity to demand that our state legislators provide meaningful leadership and take aggressive measures to address the crisis of global warming.

Our panel includes representatives from New York Renews, the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, Turn the Tide and Sean Sweeney, Director of the CUNY International Program for Labor, Climate and Environment. All State Senators and Assembly Members representing Brooklyn are invited, and we look forward to engaging them in this critical conversation.

As Trump succeeds daily in his war on the environment--dismantling regulations that safeguard the land, water and air, protecting the fossil fuel industry and accelerating climate change--states must take action and our representatives must be held accountable. Rising temperatures, devastating storms, and increased flooding are all major problems in Brooklyn and New York State, and will only get worse as we continue to heat the planet. Join us in urging our elected officials to build resiliency in our communities, and make New York a global leader in the fight against climate change. On the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we put our state politicians on notice: engage for change!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-solutions-town-hall-the-path-forward-tickets-38049249329

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Sep
20
12:00pm12:00pm

March & Speak-Out: Stop Trump & DeVos's attack on public schools

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Join Alliance for Quality Education to speak out against Trump and DeVos, who want to starve our public schools and privatize them.

40 Wall Street, 12-1pm

WE SAY:
No cuts to public education
Full funding for public schools
No vouchers
No expansion of charter schools.
An end to the school-to-prison pipeline
No tax cuts for the wealthy

As part of a national day of action, we're asking Congress to stand strong. JOIN US for a march and speak-out against the Trump-DeVos cuts to education. We will start at the Trump building at 40 Wall Street in New York City and march to the U.S. Department of Education, a few blocks away at 32 Old Slip.

Facebook event HERE

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Sep
16
3:00pm 3:00pm

Emerge New York Training

Taste of Emerge New York Training

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With a curricula designed for current and prospective candidates, our Taste of Emerge New York Training is an intensive one-day program to give women in New York the training they need to run and win. Curricula will include the following topics presented by top political strategists and trainers.

  • Develop a Campaign Plan
  • Fundraising
  • Public Speaking
  • Grassroots field campaigns
  • Interesting speaker panels
  • And much more!

TUITION
Tuition for the Taste of Emerge New York Training is $40. Tuition covers our costs for national trainer travel, the meeting location, training materials and lunch. Tuition may be paid by personal or campaign committee accounts. Due to campaign finance regulations, we cannot provide scholarships to Taste of Emerge New York Training participants. We do encourage all participants to fundraise to cover or defray the cost.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?
The Taste of Emerge New York Training is for women who are currently running for office or are interested in running in the future.

DATE/TIME/LOCATION
October 14
Flatiron School
11 Broadway #260 New York, NY 10004 10 AM - 5 PM

APPLY NOW
https://emerge.ngpvanhost.com/NYtasteofemerge

Questions?
Contact newyork@emergeamerica.org

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Sep
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Town Hall with Mayor DeBlasio

There is a District 48 Town Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Chaim Deutsch onThursday, September 14th. The event will be held at P.S. 811 Connie Lekas School and will start at 7 pm (doors at 6 pm).

To RSVP, click this link: www.nyc.gov/townhallor email BrooklynTownHall@cityhall.nyc.gov

This will be our 33rd Mayoral Town Hall. You can click this linkfor a video of our recent Astoria Town Hall. Leaders from city agencies will be there with the Mayor and Council Member to respond to the most pressing issues facing the 48th District.

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Sep
14
5:00pm 5:00pm

Write Nite at Bulletin

Free rosé + make your voice heard = Write Nite at Bulletin!

Join NYC Against Hate for Write Nite at Bulletin. We'll be at their store discussing how to use your power for good and writing our reps about the issues we care about the most. There will be free rosé and writing supplies provided. Fun fact: 10% of Bulletin's profits go straight to Planned Parenthood!

Bulletin
145 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Facebook event HERE

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Sep
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Save the EPA Rally

In September, Congress is scheduled to vote on the budget -- and the Environmental Protection Agency is on the chopping block. Join this rally on September 14 in calling on Senator Schumer to oppose any and all cuts to the EPA budget.

Donald Trump and the Congressional Majority are proposing massive cuts to the EPA budget, which would undermine its ability to protect our water, air and climate. As the nation's most powerful Democrat, we need Schumer to draw a line in the sand and use his authority to block any EPA budget cuts.

Location: Office of Senator Schumer, 780 3rd Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10017

Co-sponsoring organizations (list in formation): Environmental Advocates of New York, Riverkeeper, NYPIRG, the Sierra Club, New York Indivisible, Three Parks Independent Democrats, Food & Water Watch, New York Interfaith Power & Light, Gas Free Seneca, Community Free Democrats, United Thru Action, 350NYC, Democracy for New York City, Natural Resources Defense Council, NYC Democratic Socialists of America, Friends of the Earth, New York Communities for Change, Jewish Climate Action Network, NYC Friends of Clearwater, NYPAN Enviro Committee, Grassroots Environmental Education, Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus, Brooklyn Movement Center, Morningside Heights - West Harlem Sanitation Coalition, United for Action, Indivisible We Stand UWS

Facebook event HERE

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Sep
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Get Organized BK Full Meeting - After Charlottesville

Even in these already-challenging times, recent days have been especially difficult ones: watching neo-Nazis on the march, domestic terror claim the life of Heather Heyer, a synagogue under siege, and the repeated moral failure of Donald Trump to stand up for the most basic American values. 

The question for us, after Charlottesville, is what we will do? So we hope you’ll join us for the next #GetOrganizedBK meeting on Wednesday, Sept 13th. There will be an INBK working group meeting, too.

Note: Due to construction at Congregation Beth Elohim, we'll be across Garlfield Pl in the Ballroom which only seats 500. PLEASE RSVP if you'd like to attend: RSVP HERE

More info in the Facebook Event

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Sep
12
to Sep 13

Progressive Hacknight: featuring Indivisible

For the September 12 Hacknight, leaders from Indivisible groups in New York (including from INBK!)  tell their stories, the actions they’re doing locally, and how technologists can help amplify the amazing work on the ground. Indivisible’s mission is to fuel a progressive grassroots network of local groups to resist the regressive agenda of the current administration.

Indivisible has engaged with techies and harnessed their energy to create applications that mobilize and engage. OurAmendments.org showed how the ObamaCare repeal could affect the lives of millions of Americans. Their “Act Locally” map provides an easy to access way of finding a nearby group for people who want to be involved, and their website was built by an amazing group of super volunteers with great eyes for design.

Civic and Progressive Hacking starts right after the speakers, which will end at around 8:00 pm. As always food and drink will be available, so please RSVP so we know how many pizzas we need to get! We are excited to see you all!

ThoughtWorks
99 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10016
For more information: http://www.progressivehacknight.org/events/2017/09/12/indivisible.html

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Sep
10
12:15pm12:15pm

Town Hall with Senator Gillibrand

Brooklyn Town Hall Details:
Medgar Evers College
Founders Auditorium
1650 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225,
(Public should enter/exit via Crown Street entrance.)

Doors at 12:15 pm
Starts at 1:15 pm
Ends at 2:45pm

First come, first seated. Facebook event HERE

We hope you can join us! You can RSVP ahead of time or you can same-day RSVP at the event, but space is limited:

https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/brooklyntownhall

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Sep
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

Fight for DACA!

Join  Political Revolution at this rally in Columbus Circle.

Trump wants to end DACA, which protects almost 1 million Americans from deportation. Trump wants to deport us, deport our friends, deport our family, deport our neighbors. We won't let them attack our communities. We have two demands:

1) Don't end DACA
2) Pass the DREAM Act

Facebook event HERE

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Sep
5
10:00am10:00am

DACA Fights Back: Trump Tower Take Over

If Trump strikes DACA, DACA strikes back! Join Movimiento Cosecha for this event.

There is an imminent announcement on the decision for DACA on September 5th, but we won't wait for Trump to decide our fates. DACAmented immigrants and allies are going to take direct action and put themselves at risk to fight for permanent protection, dignity, and respect.

PLEDGE HERE: dacarepeal.com/action

Please spread the word, share this event, invite your friends and family. We are going to shut down Trump tower with:

-Multiple Direct Actions
-School Walkouts
-Trump Tower Occupations
-Street Shutdowns
-Mass Rallies

We need thousands of bodies to take over Fifth Avenue to demonstrate the power of the immigrant community. We are fighting back.

Facebook event HERE

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Sep
4
11:00am11:00am

Patriotism Over Party Rally

Patriotism Over Partisanship Rally -
Tell Dan Donovan What Patriotism Means to You!

From Fight Back Bay Ridge:
As the Trump administration fumbles past the half-year mark, Rep. Dan Donovan continually refuses to take a stand for our community in the face of rapid deterioration of our nation’s ideals, norms and institutions. Join Fight Back Bay Ridge and Staten Island Women Who March this Labor Day to tell Donovan it’s time to put country before party.

We will demand that Donovan:

  • Condemn Trump’s corruption and conflicts of interest by supporting the Presidential Tax Transparency Act
  • Denounce the police brutality advocated by the president at a recent rally attended by Rep. Donovan
  • Denounce white supremacy
  • Stand up for the black community and affirm that black lives matter
  • Stand up for our immigrant communities
  • Support a de-escalation towards North Korea by supporting HR 669 Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons
  • Issue a statement in support of street renamings on the Fort Hamilton Army Base

Buuut, we will also:

  • Have live music & a sing-a-long!
  • Award a best patriotic costume prize!
  • Pass out pocket Constitutions to our first 50 arrivals!
  • Make paper chains & pinwheels!
  • Offer voter registration!
  • Hear from community speakers!

Bring your kids. Bring your pets. Spend time with your neighbors. Re-affirm community and most importantly, tell Dan Donovan what it means to be a true patriot. Defend us against this nation’s enemies - both foreign and DOMESTIC.

Facebook Event HERE

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Aug
21
4:00pm 4:00pm

Rally: No War with North Korea

Join Peace Action NY at a rally outside Senators Schumer and Gellibrand's offices to ask they fight to:

1.) Stop reckless brinkmanship; Start Talks Now! Suspend US-ROK military rehearsals for war in exchange for North Korea’s halting of nuclear and missile testing.

2.) De-escalate tensions and build mutual trust by reuniting Korean Americans with their families in North Korea, and repatriating the remains of US servicemen still in North Korea.

3.) Start the peace process towards signing a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War.

4.) Support SJR 200 for a U.S. No First Strike Policy and take these weapons AWAY from the impulsive actions of 45!

Facebook Event Linked Here

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Aug
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

INBK General Meeting

Join INBK to learn how to get involved indivisibly, hear about our recent state and federal campaigns & meetings, and start brainstorming for an action filled fall. There will be snacks!

RSVP on the Facebook Event page HERE

Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn

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Aug
13
11:00am11:00am

Rally for Peace & Sanity

Join INBK, Get Organized BK, Indivisible Brooklyn and NY Indivisible to rally for PEACE & SANITY this Sunday from 11am-1pm at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn! Help us show the world and our elected officials that it's time for grown ups to take charge in dealing with North Korea- and support legislation to keep Donald Trump's tiny hands far, far away from the nuclear codes. 

We are bringing lots of signs, and bring your own, too.

Facebook event HERE

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Aug
3
7:00pm 7:00pm

Brooklyn DA Candidates Forum

Meet the Candidates & Get Informed: Brooklyn District Attorney Forum

Thursday, August 3, 7-9pm
YWCA Brooklyn
30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn
(Near Atlantic Ave/Barclays Center Station)

The Brooklyn DA Forum is coming up next week. We hope you will join NOW-NYC for a vigorous discussion about violence against women and police community relations. There is a lot at stake and our DA plays a major role in addressing these challenging issues.

Find out what YOUR next Brooklyn District Attorney will do to:

  • effectively prosecute the crimes of rape and sexual assault
  • take on domestic violence and human trafficking
  • ensure immigrants receive fair treatment
  • address the rise in gun violence and hate crimes

    NOW-NYC is excited to announce that four candidates have confirmed their attendance so far: Eric Gonzalez; Ama Dwimoh; Pat Gatling; and Anne Swern. This event is a great opportunity to meet the candidates face-to-face and get answers.
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Jul
31
1:00pm 1:00pm

Senator Gillibrand Queens Town Hall

Join Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for a Town Hall in Queens on Monday, July 31 with Special Guests U.S. Representative Grace Meng and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz.

Senator Gillibrand will give brief remarks, then take your questions about everything from health care to jobs and the economy.

Our staff will also be on hand to help and answer any questions you might have about assistance, or getting involved. This is the perfect chance to raise your voice on the issues that matter most to you. See you there!

An RSVP is necessary to enter. You can same-day RSVP, but space is limited. Save your spot here: gillibrand.senate.gov/queenstownhall

Doors open at 12:15pm, event starts at 1:00pm and ends at 2:15pm. First come, first seated.

(*no signs or banners will be permitted inside the auditorium)

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Jul
26
6:30pm 6:30pm

Beyond the Ballot: From Suffrage to the Women's March

In honor of the 2017 New York State Centennial of Women's Suffrage, Humanities New York invites you to converse with a panel of women from the fields of journalism, history and community organizing to look back on the history of women's rights and discuss what's next.

Our panelists are Tamika Mallory, one of the co-chairs of last January's Women's March; Jessa Crispin, author of Why I Am Not a Feminist; Kim Phillips-Fein, Associate Professor of American History at New York University; and Sarah Seidman, historian and curator at the Museum of the City of New York. Jia Tolentino of The New Yorker will moderate. Presented in Partnership with the National Park Service and the Museum of the City of New York.

Presented in partnership with National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy and the Museum of the City of New York.

This event is supported in part by EILEEN FISHER, State Street, Tillotson Design Associates, HNY Board Member Eric Aboaf, and Metropolitan Books.

Federal Hall
26 Wall Street

RSVP on Facebook or Eventbrite

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Jul
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

GOBK's Civic Festival

On Tuesday, July 25th, 5 - 8 PM, #GetOrganizedBK is planning a free Civic Festival in the Prospect Park Bandshell -- to push forward with our organizing, to celebrate the amazing work #GetOrganizedBK working groups and members have accomplished, and to come together in a venue that can fit all of us. Indivisible Nation BK will be there with lots of info, activities and actions!

Details are to come in the following days -- but this festive civic gathering will be an opportunity to highlight the ongoing work of our members, bring new people into the movement and offer a glimpse of the deepening of resistance work into longer-term community-building. Hear from citywide and national leaders, testimonials from activists across generations, activities, entertainment, tabling & activism opportunities by #GOBK working groups, partners, and sponsors, and more.

Confirmed performers:
*Isaac Oliver (http://isaacoliver.com/)
*Gowanus Wildcats (https://vimeo.com/7549950)
*Xavier Cardriche (http://www.xaviercardriche.com/)
*Artists for a Free World (http://www.artsforart.org/advocacy.html)
*Natalia Zuckerman (http://www.nataliazukerman.com/)
*Jean Rohe (http://jeanrohe.com/)
*Girls Be Heard (http://girlbeheard.org/)
*Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (http://bipa.tumblr.com/)
*The Occasionalists (https://www.facebook.com/theoccasionalistsbrooklyns)

Plus, a propoganda party thrown by Interference Archive & kid-friendly activies like face stamps & bubbles & more by Park Slope Parents.

Partners include: Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund, Make the Road New York, The New York Immigration Coalition, Arts & Democracy, Park Slope Parents, DRUM - Desis Rising Up & Moving, Hand in Hand Family Services, IntegrateNYC4me, CBID - Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, Fifth Avenue Committee, Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE), OM Digital, 350 Brooklyn, PEN America, Park Slope Civic Council, Fast Food Justice, Common Cause, Atlas DIY, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Brooklyn SolarWorks, Participatory Projecting Project, Rise and Resist.

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