Actions for Week of October 23

Monday, October 23
Divest the Globe

Union Square Park
201 Park Ave S.
6 p.m.

A vigil calling for major banks to divest from fossil fuels, scheduled as 92 of the world's largest banks meet in São Paolo, Brazil, to vote on a policy that upholds indigenous people's right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent.

Tuesday, October 24
Immigration Clinic

Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South, 2nd floor Golding Lounge
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Volunteers help immigrants complete their U.S. Government I-589 applications for asylum.  You can start by observing and then join in the process in the future. More formal training is provided at intervals. Spanish speakers are very much needed.  People with laptops should bring them.  Everyone can help in the process as note-takers and there are other volunteer tasks that are sometimes needed. For more information, contact

Wednesday, October 25
Leafleting "Not One Penny" of Tax Cuts for the Rich

Entrance to Staten Island Ferry terminal [Manhattan side]
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Group will leaflet Staten Islanders (constituents of Republican Rep. Donovan) about what the Republican/Trump tax plan is all about:  huge tax cuts for billionaires and rich corporations offset by draconian cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP, and Pell grants, as well as ballooning budget deficits.

Thursday, October 26
Update Your Calendar for Next Week
Put Monday, October 30, on your calendar for "Drunken Civics." Learn about the Independent Democratic Conference while enjoying comedy improv. Tickets available now.

Friday, October 27
Donate to North Bay Fire Relief

Redwood Credit Union, in partnership with the RCU Community Fund, Inc., The Press Democrat, and Senator Mike McGuire, is accepting financial donations to assist victims of the devastating California fires. 100% of your tax-deductible donations will go directly to support those affected.

Saturday, October 28
March for Climate Action

Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn (North Plaza)
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

On the 5th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, New Yorkers will march to demand bold climate action from Mayor de Blasio, Governor Cuomo, and Senator Schumer.

Disclaimer: By choosing to attend any events listed herein, I acknowledge the risks involved, and that I agree to participate non-violently and in accordance with the law. During some events, acts of civil disobedience may be initiated by individual participants.  I acknowledge and agree that Indivisible Upper East Side is not responsible for any such acts of individual participants which are unlawful, nor is Indivisible Upper East Side soliciting my participation in any such activity. I agree that I am solely responsible for any decision to participate in any acts of civil disobedience and any consequences, legal or otherwise, that may result from that decision.