By educating ourselves and taking action, we, the grassroots, have been instrumental in bringing about reforms in our local and state governments. Celebrate with our statewide NYPAN coalition this Saturday at the Grassroots Gala on Washington Square with Live Music, Food, Drinks, and Grassroots Heroes! More info and purchase tickets here.
The 2019 state legislative session finishes on June 19th, and there is still time to make calls, send emails, lobby, and finish the NYS session with energy and strength on issues including the NY Health Act, HALT Solitary Confinement, Climate and Community Protection Act. Then, join us the following day for:
Rockland CAN June Meeting
Thursday, June 20th,
West Nyack Library
7:00 pm- 8:45 pm
NYS Leg. Session Review – with special guest, Mike Grubiak, Regional Political Organizer for the New York State United Teachers, who will lead analysis and discussion on this session’s accomplishments, setbacks, outlook , and actions for the months ahead.
Civics 101: Gerrymandered Rockland, Past, Present, and Future – featuring a presentation by member Steve White on the ins and outs of the redistricting process, and how gerrymandering can curtail representation and justice.
June 25th Primaries
24 days from now the new unified state and local primaries will take place. Rockland Democrats have a 4-way county-wide race for District Attorney, with candidates Victor Alfieri, Patricia Gunning, Thomas Walsh (Republican & Conservative nominee), and Kenneth Zebrowski to appear on the June 25th ballot.
CLICK HERE to see ALL of Rockland’s primary contests.
Hope to see you June 8th for a lovely evening on Washington Square, and June 20th in W. Nyack Library.