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November 2017

Direct Action Security & De-Escalation Training

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
JFREJ Conference Room, 330 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1901
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join JFREJ for a training in how to engage in security and de-escalation practices during direct actions. This is a great way to build your skills to keep our communities safe when we are in the streets protesting the Trump administration. After the training, we'll make 30 mins of outreach calls to our JFREJ community about upcoming actions. Dinner included! RSVP via Eventbrite.

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Shabbat Dinner in Queens

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join JFREJ over Shabbat Dinner in Queens! We'll be hearing about the work we're up to, especially in our borough, and eating potluck dinner together. KID FRIENDLY! If you plan to attend with your children, please RSVP for them by increasing your ticket quantity. RSVP via Eventbrite.

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Hate Free Zone Bystander Intervention Training

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This will be a skills based training on creative strategies to de-escalate situations stemming from oppression (whether Islamophobia, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia). The first part of the training will be about Hate Free Zones, community defense and the big picture of why we are learning these skills to love and protect each other. The second part of the training will be skills based practice around de-escalation and self defense. Powered by Eventbrite

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Rally & Protest for Delrawn Small

November 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Union Square

Come out to support the family of #DelrawnSmall in a protest of Monday’s verdict that found NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs not guilty of murder and manslaughter for shooting and killing Delrawn on July 4, 2016 in Brooklyn. Delrawn was unarmed and walking up to Isaacs’ car when Isaacs shot Delrawn three times, in front of his girlfriend, their 4-month-old son, and her 14-year-old daughter. Isaacs left Delrawn on the ground to die without any medical attention or emergency aid, and…

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Caring Majority Bronx Care Congress

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, 4450 Fieldston Road
Riverdale, NY 10471 United States
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Join the New York Caring Majority for our Bronx Care Congress, where we'll meet as seniors, people with disabilities, family caregivers, domestic workers, and home care workers, to discuss our shared vision to make care and care work valued and visible. We'll build community and take action together in the fight for universal long-term care and quality care jobs. The New York Caring Majority is a movement of seniors, people with disabilities, family caregivers, domestic workers, and home care workers…

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Caring Majority Postcard Strategy Meeting

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join the New York Caring Majority's postcard campaign leadership team to help plan our effort to send 1,000 postcards to key state electeds this winter, inviting them to support our campaign for universal long-term care and quality care jobs. We'll meet to discuss our content, messaging, and strategy. Powered by Eventbrite

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Caring Majority Care Watch Parties

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join or Host a Care Watch Party. Attend or host a screening of the documentary Care, which illuminates the struggles the majority of us face living and working in the current care system, and to learn and take action with your neighbors, friends, and the Caring Majority. RSVP here. Monday, Nov. 6, 6:30-8:30PM, Upper West Side, Manhattan. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7:00PM-9:00PM, Kensington, Brooklyn. Sunday, Dec. 3, 6:30-9:00PM, Washington Heights, Manhattan. Thursday, Jan. 11, 6:30PM-9:00PM, Park Slope, Brooklyn More dates and locations…

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All Out for Right to Know Act

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
City Hall, meet at the corner of Broadway and Murray Street

Join JFREJ and our partners in Communities United for Police Reform for Right to Know Act outreach! We'll meet at City Hall to build power and momentum to pass the Right to Know Act:a pivotal legislative package that would protect the civil and human rights of New Yorkers while promoting communication, transparency and accountability in everyday interactions between the NYPD and the public. Now more than ever, it’s a critical moment to join this powerful campaign. Maintaining a highly visible…

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Hate Free Zones Brooklyn: Business Outreach

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us as we reach out to local businesses in Kensington to join Hate Free Zones, stand on the side of workers, and resist raids and deportations. The first hour will be a training, and the second we'll do outreach in teams with other local organizations and debrief together. RSVP to amanda@jfrej.org.

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Meyer Awards Phonebank

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A home in Brooklyn (exact address to be shared upon RSVP confirmation)

Join JFREJ for an afternoon of phone calls, food, and fun! We will be recruiting people to come to the 2017 Meyer Awards, honoring Rabbi Ellen Lippmann, Linda Sarsour, and We Dream in Black. Phone banks are both a great way to volunteer at JFREJ and also to meet other members. Powered by Eventbrite

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