Prep for NY Primaries 9/12
FIND YOUR CANDIDATES
Vote411.org offers information on Mayoral, Public Advocate, DA, and City Council Member races. Find bios, contact info, platform positions, and side-by-side comparisons for the candidates. To see the preview of your district ballot, fill out your address on the left-hand side of the page and click enter, then click "Get personalized information on candidates and issues."
SIGN THIS NY VOTER RIGHTS PETITION
To make voting in NY fairer and easier, add your name to http://www.votebetterny.org/petition
There are several laws that pertain to strengthening voter rights in NY State that have yet to make it to the Senate floor. This website gives a brief description of each of these bills and allows you to sign a petition encouraging our NY Assembly and Senate to act on them.
WATCH THE BROOKLYN D.A. DEBATE TONIGHT AT 7PM. Simulcast on NY1 and NY1 Noticias on Tuesday 9/5
WATCH THE MAYORAL DEBATE TOMORROW AT 7PM. The second mayoral debate between Bill de Blasio and Sal Albanese for the Democratic primary tomorrow will be on CBS - 2 on 9/6 at 7pm. If you missed the first one on 8/23, you can watch it here
Learn the issues
Vote411.org also offers helpful information on the three measures, including the much-debated Constitutional Convention measure, that are up for a statewide ballot vote on November 7th. The website offers clear descriptions of each measure with a brief pro and con argument.
The IDC (Independent Democratic Conference) is a group of 8 Democrats in the NY State Senate who have formed a power sharing agreement with Republicans. This coalition has given Republicans a majority in the State Senate which means progressive legislation is easily killed by the majority.
Think NY should be a sanctuary state? Think women deserve access to reproductive healthcare in NYS? Think the state should fully fund public schools? Think our criminal justice system should be reformed?
Then you should be fired up about the IDC!
We are thrilled to share our Indivisible Seder, with a supplemental Haggadah to use during your celebrations. You do NOT have be Jewish to explore its themes of resistance and its resources to take action -- raise a glass (or four) with us! Download yours HERE
Bulldoze the Budget
Want to create your own Bulldoze the Budget campaign? Here is what you need to get started:
Placards -- adapt them to make them your own!
Instructions -- add your Senators' and Reps' twitter handles
Set up in a well-trafficked area, invite passerby to take a photo to share on Twitter, Instagram and/or Facebook
Upload photos and/or photo collages on your social media accounts with the hashtag #billionairebudget, include your MoC's handles and @indivisibleteam (so the fine folks at the Indivisible Guide can retweet!)
out of state resources
Have friends and family outside of New York? Send them one of our resources for people out of state to reach out to their own representatives! Also refer them to the Indivisible Guide website to find their own local groups.
You are welcome to view and use our How To's Google Slide presentation