Indivisible UES urges you to become more involved in local politics. Not only do local politicians sometimes become players on a national level, but NYC and New York State politicians can potentially protect us from -- or leave us vulnerable to -- the actions of the Trump regime.
Monday, September 18
New York Supreme Court Candidates Forum
New York New Church
114 East 35th St.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Come hear from the candidates for Supreme Court in Manhattan.
Tuesday, September 19
New York City Council Member Ben Kallos Town Hall
Memorial Sloan Kettering
430 East 67th Street
Agencies in attendance will include the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs which will discuss sanctuary city services.
Wednesday, September 20 - TWO EVENTS
1. Phone Relay to Save the ACA Again
Multiple New York Indivisible chapters are working together on a phone relay to fight the Graham-Cassidy bill, the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. You can sign up for a time here. A script and phone numbers are included.
2. March to Stop Trump & DeVos's Attack on Public Schools
Starts at 40 Wall Street
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
The Alliance for Quality Education of New York is organizing to fight cuts to public education. March starts at the Trump building at 40 Wall Street and goes to the U.S. Department of Education, a few blocks away at 32 Old Slip.
Thursday, September 21
Protect Public Housing Rally
New York City Housing Authority headquarters
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Join Families United for Racial & Economic Equality as "we rally to protect what remains of our public assets, stand ready to fight for our most vulnerable residents & demand that public assets be in public control with sufficient funding from government to see them THRIVE!"
Friday, September 22
Make the CDC Track Gun Violence in America
Jacob K. Javits Federal Building
26 Federal Plaza
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Join GAYS against GUNS and call on Tom Price, the new Secretary of Health and Human Services, to direct the Center for Disease Control to research the causes and conditions which lead to gun violence in America. The NRA has blocked such research.