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Tax Day Protest April 15th

Date: 
04/15/2017 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Broome Co Courthouse

Citizen Action, Indivisible Binghamton and other groups are planning a large protest on Tax Day to protest the Trump/REpublican budget, tax plan, and fiscal priorities. There is also a bus to a large rally in Washington DC. More details to be announced, but start making signs!!

Join the Resistance Movement (the latest from Citizen Action)

March 26, 2017 by Wanda Mead Campbell

Photo of poster by Isi Trapper.

General Meeting - the First Wednesday of each month at 6:30 at the First Congregational Church, 30 Main St., Binghamton.Coordinating Committee meeting (open) Second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 at Citizen Action. Committee Meetings – each committee meets right after the general meeting on the first Wednesday of each month plus at other times (see end of list for details).

Actions and Events and Trainings 
Saturday, March 25 - 2:00-4:00 – film screening and discussion of, “Thirteen” by director Ava DuVerney.  Explores the intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the U.S. For information call Brittany Santos, 607-723-0110.

Sunday, March 26 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - President of the American Teachers Federation, Randi Weingarten and rising stars Stephanie Miner and Zephyr Teachout to keynote progressive conference in Binghamton at the Foley Auditorium, Binghamton High School, 31 Main Street in Binghamton. Admission is $10 to $27, sliding scale. Tickets can be purchased at https://nypanbing.eventbrite.com. For information contact Stephen Carpineta stephencarpineta@gmail.com  607-372-3977 or Emily Adams emilyfinnadams@gmail.com 607-708-0342.  Of Tioga County Progressive Committee and Tompkins County Progressives www.nypan.org.

Tuesday March 28 - 5:30 PM at the Broome County Library Court St Binghamton. -Attend Broome County Executive Jason Garnar's - Health Care Town Hall. For information call Mary Clark at 607-723-0110.

Tuesday, March 28 – 6:45 pm - League of Women Voters - How Big Pharma Influenced the Practice of Psychiatry - Presenter:  League Member, Ruth Blizard  - Vestal Public Library Free/Open to public

Saturday April 1 – 9:45 at Citizen Action "Don't Be Fooled" Door-to-Door Canvassing Kickoff event –Training will begin at 9:45, canvassing at 11:00 AND free BBQ at 2pm. For information call Mary Clark, 607-727-8110.

Monday April 3 - 9-11 am at Southern Tier Independence Center, 135 E. Frederick St., Binghamton. Program Title:  "Including Students in Their Own IEP (Individualized Education Plan)" Panel Discussion with Q&A. For information contact Margaret Goodfellow mgoodfel@binghamton.edu  607-655-1929https://www.nyspecialedtaskforce.org/southern-tier-task-force.html (to register)

Tuesday, April 4 – Albany - Health Care is a Right Lobby Day and Rally.  In support of the NY Health Act (single payer).  Vans will leave in the morning from Citizen Action and return early evening (details to come).  For information contact info@nyhcampaign.org  To sign up for transportation call Mary Clark at 607-723-0110.

Wednesday, April 5 – 6:30 – 7:30 – Resistance Movement General Meeting – concerned about what is happening in Washington - updates on issues and planning future actions.  First Congregational Church, 30 Main St., Binghamton. Committees meet right after at 7:30 –Communications/Social Media/Bling, Data, Education, Events and Rallies, Outreach.  For information call Mary Clark at 607-723-0110.

Friday, April 7 – 11:30 – 12:30 – Phoenix Awards committee meeting at Citizen Action.  For information call Amy Fleming at 609-306-0341

Saturday, April 8 - 10:30-2:00  - Let’s Talk: Civil Communications Workshop at the Binghamton University's Downtown Center.  Lunch will be provided. (Suggested donation $10). For information call Sophia Givre at 607-621-7516.

Wednesday, April 12 – 6:00-8:00 – Resistance Movement Coordinating committee meeting at Citizen Action. For information call Mary Clark at 607-723-0110.

Saturday, April 15 – Tax Day Action – Don’t give more tax breaks to the Rich and the Corporations.  Save this date – details to come.

Saturdays April 22 &/or 29 - Event in Binghamton in support of the March for Science and the People’s Climate March in Washington.  Possible bus trip to Washington.  Details to come.

Vigil/March & Death Watch ACA

Date: 
03/23/2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
MLK Promenade

Vigil/March & Death Watch

SAVE OUR CARE

Affordable Care Act 7th Anniversary – Let’s keep it Going

Republicans in Congress are moving ahead with their disastrous plan to leave 3 million New Yorkers without health coverage by repealing the Affordable Care Act. We’re fighting back! Join us on the anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act at our local Congress member’s office to demand they stand up for health care for all – not tax breaks for the super-rich. The lives and well-being of our friends, family and community members are at stake!

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 23 - 4:00 PM

Begin at the Martin Luther King Promenade

UNITE AGAINST HATE & INEQUALITY

November 12, 2016 by pegjohnston

After the Election and Beyond: Join us at this planning meeting  WE NEED YOU!

UPDATE:

Our Pledge to Resist

Broome Dems and Citizen Action Launch Broome Blight Busters: Time to "Fight the Blight"

April 30, 2014 by TAbdelazim

Democratic Legislators Jason Garnar and Colleen McCabe, in partnership with local officials and community groups, are each hosting district meetings to talk with constituents about the pressing challenge of blighted properties, and to share information about new funding and a civic reporting tool that could help local and county officials wage a more aggressive fight against blight.

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