Let’s continue to push for a Green New Deal – environmental, economic, social, & racial justice for the planet.
~ Rockland CAN
POLITICAL FORCES are at play affecting children, education, life in Rockland County, and the entire state. Don’t miss this eye-opening examination of the facts:
Who’s Getting Schooled?
And Who Isn’t?
Special Guests: YAFFED, featuring Naftuli Moster, Executive Director of Young Advocates for Fair EDucation and other yeshiva-educated members whose brilliant work fighting for fair and equitable education in religious schools has had a major impact on academic standards legislation and enforcement statewide. Hear firsthand from those denied an education, and get the latest on YAFFED’s quest to ensure that all students receive critical tools and skill sets needed for long-term personal growth and self-sufficient futures.
Special Guests: Eric Goodwin and Ashley Leveille, candidates for school board in the East Ramapo School District, will describe the latest on public education there, local forces at work, and what people are doing to fight for educational rights.
Thursday, April 18th, 6:45-8:45 pm
6:45 – 8:45 pm Watch for program updates soon.
Understanding Government for Advocacy & Campaigns
Join us for a special one-hour workshop on how government works, and grassroots tools for enacting government accountability – federal and state funding; lobbyists; opposition research, regulatory appeals, and more.
Action groups and more to be announced.
At the Feb. 10th People’s Info Forum “Health Care for ALL”, Rockland CAN members – a physician, small business owner, a grandmother, and a young woman with chronic health condition – shared their personal reasons for supporting universal, singe-payer health. Special Guest, Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, lead sponsor of the NY Health Act, explained how under the NYHA there would be more access, expanded coverage, and improved care at less cost than now, and he answered every audience question with aplomb.
The opposition was explored with a video from the Business Initiative for Health Policy [find & watch their excellent videos below]. Actions everyone can take to find out more and spread the word to fellow NYers, legislators, and the governor can be found at the Campaign for New York Health:
New email went out to subscribers today: Check it out.
The CPV fracked gas power plant was built on corruption, will add significantly to NY’s greenhouse gas emissions, and is poisoning local residents. How can we ever have a meaningful transition to renewable energy in NY if we let projects like this go forward?
Join us for an hour at the protest in support of our Orange County neighbors who have been battling this horrendous project for years now. The more people the merrier, so please reach out to friends and family, too.
The target address is 3360 U.S 6, Middletown, NY. The time is from 11 am to noon, only one hour, and it is RAIN OR SHINE. Dress very warmly — an hour seems very long if you’re cold.
– Jordan Dale
In the 1930’s, President Roosevelt delivered a “New Deal” for America to halt the Great Depression. Today, America needs a “Green New Deal” to halt Global Warming. Rockland Citizens Action Network is calling on YOU to contact our Congressperson to actively and unequivocally support the Green New Deal.
Join Rockland Citizens Action Network in respectfully requesting that our Congressperson, Hon. Nita Lowey, use the full power of her office to vigorously support and enact legislation that implements a detailed national, industrial, economic mobilization plan (commonly referred to as the “Plan for a Green New Deal”) for the transition of the United States economy to become greenhouse gas emissions neutral and to significantly draw down greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and oceans and to promote economic and environmental justice and equality.