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#KatrinaTruth

Use these on your social media accounts. Most of these have room for pictures to be added, which are attached. 46,625= suspensions in 2013, more than total enrollment of NOLA #school2prison #KatrinaTruth #Katrina10 Are you aware of the #KatrinaTruth? Communities of color are erased in #Katrina10 narrative www.KatrinaTruth.org Here’s some #KatrinaTruth: LGBTQ youth make up … Continue reading »

Interfaith IMPACT newsletter January 25, 2015

Here’s what’s happened in Albany last week and what you can expect next week. STATE OF THE STATE The Governor’s State of the State address traditionally lays out his agenda for the year. It was delayed to allow time to pay respects to Mario Cuomo, a respected, progressive former Governor who died on January 1, … Continue reading »

POWER – People Organizing for Worker Empowerment & Respect

POWER – People Organizing for Worker Empowerment & Respect (formerly Worker Justice Group) POWER – People Organizing For Worker Empowerment & Respect is a community-based, grassroots workers’ center where low-wage workers join together to defend and expand their rights, build power, solidarity, and self-determination. We link workers’ immediate needs for help with workplace injustices to … Continue reading »

Moral March Comes to NYS

About | Donate | Take Action Moral March Comes to NYS Dozens of faith, labor and community members gathered for Moral Monday last week at the Capital, praying that the Governor and legislators might be moved to pass a moral budget.  Faith leaders expressed their concerns over the immorality of a budget that cuts taxes … Continue reading »

Moral Monday Comes to Albany

About | Donate | Take Action Moral Monday Comes to Albany In the face of an immoral state budget, our faith calls us to act. The current Cuomo-proposed budget would make New York’s worst-in-the nation income inequality even worse. The core of the budget proposal is more than $2 billion in new tax cuts that are … Continue reading »

NO U.S. MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA!!!

It’s illegal, ineffective, potentially catastrophic, …and EXPENSIVE: ESTIMATED COSTS OF MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA $1.4 million   – each Tomahawk Land Attack Missile $25 million per week -The Navy’s USS Nimitz deployment in striking distance of Syria $60 million – pledged to aid Syrian rebels  (not including CIA-funded weapons) $500 million a year – training opposition … Continue reading »

Petition for Louise Slaughter

We, the undersigned, oppose the President’s proposal to bomb Syria If you agree, provide your contact information below. Your information will not be visible on the website but will be included (with the signatures we obtain on the street) in the document faxed to Congresswoman Louise Slaughter [contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Street … Continue reading »

praxis makes perfect: Resources for Organizers

The blog “Praxis makes perfect,” [is written] by Joshua Kahn Russell [who] is a campaign strategy and non-violent direct action facilitator with the Ruckus Society, an Actions Coordinator with 350.org, and has trained thousands of activists. He is an organizer, helps design protest actions, and does group facilitation with change-makers from around the world. He has worked for … Continue reading »

Moral Monday Proposal

MORAL MONDAY We can reclaim our Democracy by consolidating our protests across our nation. We outnumber the opposition with our vast millions and we are armed with the strength of our convictions that justice for all is our heritage and that our responsibility for each other and for the progeny of our generation is to … Continue reading »

North Carolina’s Moral Mondays

An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy. Ari Berman July 17, 2013   |    This article appeared in the August 5-12, 2013 edition of The Nation. On an overcast afternoon in early July, 300 activists pack into the white-columned Christian Faith Baptist Church to prepare … Continue reading »

POLITICAL MORALITY MATTERS

From Hightower Lowdown, Vol. 15, No. 7, July 2013 “They’re not thinking straight. They’re not rational.” That is Barbara Parramore’s understated assessment of the feral, mad-dog politicos now in charge of North Carolina’s state government. In the past half century, this southern state had built a reputation for having a relatively moderate government that provided … Continue reading »

The Human Chain Against the chained CPI

Rochester Groups Plan to Form Human Chain around the Federal Building to Protest the Chained CPI Social Security Benefit Cut “Some Cuts Never Heal” (Rochester, NY)— On Tuesday, July 2nd, the Alliance for Retired Americans, will sponsor a National Day of Action which focuses specifically on opposing the chained CPI Social Security benefit cut. Members of … Continue reading »

Call and Leave a Message in Support of Renee Madison

Call and leave a message for Timothy J. Mayopoulos, CEO Fannie Mae 202-752-7000 Ask him to stay the eviction of Renee Madison who lives on Brooks Ave. in Rochester. Fannie Mae bought her house at auction and is now trying to evict her. Ask him to reconsider his position and allow her time to purchase the house back. … Continue reading »

Support ABC families and workers

Rally for Children, Families and Educators.  Don’t Cut Our Future! Federally mandated sequestration cuts have come to Rochester, NY, specifically to ABC Head Start, and they will negatively affect the neediest children and families in the city. Educators, families and our community deserve a say in how cuts come down so the least amount of … Continue reading »

Fearlessness Grows From the Grass Roots

Saturday, 18 May 2013 11:50 By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the Fog Radio | Op-Ed As more people see that the government represents Wall Street and concentrated wealth, instead of them; that the government continues to give the banksters who crashed the economy a break while cutting access to basic necessities, that the government continues to … Continue reading »

May Day Celebration 2013

MAY DAY 2013! – May 1st, 2013, 5:30pm Please join us in celebrating International Workers Day with a March on May 1st We’ll march from Washington Square Park to Workers United (750 East Avenue) We have a ton of great speakers on various issues affecting working class people including: Health Care – Bill McCoy from … Continue reading »