Friday, June 25, 2010

NYC events: Pridefest, W Train Funeral, SB 1070 Protest and more!



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PrideFest, W Train Funeral, SB 1070 Protest & more!

Summer's here, and we can just about see November elections on the horizon. Greater NYC for Change and our partners are swinging back into action and gathering our collective resources to continue to fight for New Yorkers.
Join us for 2010 voter registration drives, to push for comprehensive immigration reform, and show support for legislation towards a green energy economy.
And let's not forget last year's success — this week is a good one for health care reform! President Obama announced regulations for the implementation of a Patient's Bill of Rights, which will officially take effect on September 23, 2010.
Read the full fact sheet here
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Upcoming Events

No to SB1070!
Move the 2011 MLB All-Star Game Out of Arizona!
Thursday, July 8th at 12 Noon
NYC Action at Major League Baseball Headquarters
Gather in front of MLB Headquarters on 245 Park Avenue
RSVP to Naomi.Rothwell2@gmail.com to volunteer or learn more

Upcoming Partner Events

Vote 2010 Activities
The November mid-term elections are crucial for our ability to press for progressive reform. We need to activate as many first-time 2008 voters as possible. Join OFA to reach out to these voters. The event will begin with a brief political update about the key races around our state.
Thursday, June 24th: VOTE 2010 OFA HQ VOTER OUTREACH
RSVP here
W Train Funeral
Friday, Jun 25, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Meet at last car of the W train at Times Square
Join Manhattan Young Dems to say goodbye to the W train. Funeral procession to go from Times Square to the Studio Sq Beer Garden on the W, for one last time!
RSVP on Facebook
Dem Candidate Meet & Greet
Monday, June 28th: 7:30 - 9 PM
Meet with 15 NY Senate Dem Candidates! Don't miss this opportunity to meet the candidates who are committed to changing Albany and who represent the diversity that makes our state great. 299 West 12th Street, #PHA. Suggested contribution is $25.
RSVP here

Hell's Kitchen PrideFest fan creations for newly registered voters!
PrideFest
Repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell!
Visit OFA's booth at NYC's 2010 PrideFest! The House of Representatives and the Senate Armed Services Committee already voted in favor of repeal, Senate debate will soon start. But some Republicans have announced their plans to block the repeal. We must show our Senators that Americans–in every state–overwhelmingly support repeal.
Sunday, June 27th: West Village PRIDEFEST OUTREACH
RSVP here
Hands Across the Sand
Saturday, June 26th, 11:00 am
Join the movement to protect our coastal economies, oceans, marine wildlife, and fishing industry here
For more events, click here
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Past Event Highlights
 And if you missed our recent events…
 
Responses to the Gulf Oil Spill: A Public Forum and Planning Meeting, Have a peek at the Channelise post, The De-Oiling of Society here
Fixing A Broken System: Why We Need Comprehensive IMMIGRATION REFORM NOW!, Check out Bryce Covert's New Deal 2.0 Blog article, The Economics of Immigration Reform here


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