Our coalition, an alliance for combined action, has officially launched a blog. This will allow member groups to have a common place to share outcomes and highlights from our latest events.
Watervliet Huddle Takes Action on NYS Climate Legislation
At our June 8th meeting, members of the Watervliet Huddle worked on sending letters and postcards to urge Andrew Cuomo and NYS legislators to pass bold, comprehensive climate legislation before the session end on June 19, 2019.
We wrote 20 postcards to Governor Cuomo, Assemblymember Steve Englebright, and Senator Todd Kaminsky – the main negotiators of the CCPA/CLA legislation. Members also pledged to do the following over the next few days: 15 phone calls, 25 letters, and 24 more postcards.
Please feel free to contact Lois at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details if you’d like to get involved with this effort.
CCRP Participates in Glens Falls Rally
Call on Congresswoman Stefanik to Support Impeachment Proceedings
What a perfect day for a resistance activity!!! Nearly 100 grassroots activists turned out on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to highlight the need for Impeachment Proceedings to begin. CCRP was well represented at the impeachment rally in Glens Falls this afternoon with members of Bethlehem Indivisible, Progressive Schenectady, Watervliet Huddle and CapitalWomen in the house! A BIG shout out to our friend and event organizer Joe Seeman, from Saratoga Progressive Action. Joe, your commitment, energy and passion are a motivating force for the rest of us.
CCRP Members Protest to Protect Women’s Rights
What a beautiful day for a protest! Members of CCRP from Progressive Schenectady and Bethlehem Morning Voice Huddle joined others on Saturday morning, June 22, to march the streets of Downtown Albany demanding Women be in charge of their reproductive rights. We are fortunate that these rights are protected in New York State. We stand in solidarity to secure these rights for all women in all 50 States!
Volunteers Build RISSE Playground
This weekend, RISSE (Refugee and Immigrant Support Services for Emmaus) brought together volunteers from organizations across the Capital Region to build a playground at their 240 West Lawrence Street location. Saturday was a great day for hard work and great fun! If you want know about the playground or the services of RISSE, please visit their site at http://www.risse-albany.org/playground/.
Lights for Liberty Vigil
On Friday evening, July 12, people gathered at West Capitol Park in Albany for the Lights for Liberty Vigil, a demonstration to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants coming across our borders seeking a better life. People came together quietly, greeted one another and acknowledged the common bond of human decency that brought them to participate in this event. There were a total of 544 vigils worldwide in all 50 states and in 13 other countries. A poignant backdrop to the mingling of participants was the ageless lyrics playing from a speaker… imagine all the people where the world will be one and everybody get together love one another right now... Groups represented at the vigil included Bethlehem Indivisible and Bethlehem Morning Voice Huddle.