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April 2017

#JewishResistance: Seder in the Streets!

April 13 @ 4:15 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall/Foley Square,

#JewishResistance: Seder in the Streets! April 13th 4:15 PM: Opening Program on City Hall steps, followed by brief parade 5:30 PM: Seder Begins at Foley Square (NEW LOCATION) Our seder will be participatory and will include singing, discussion, ritual, and direct action. You should pack for a picnic dinner - bring blankets and camping chairs, food meeting your Passover requirements to eat and/or share, and a bottle of grape juice to share (no glass bottles - or wine - please!).…

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Right to Know Act In-District Outreach

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location in Coney Island TBD,

It’s time to escalate in our campaign to win the Right to Know Act, a pivotal legislative package that aims to protect the civil and human rights of New Yorkers while promoting communication, transparency and accountability in everyday interactions between the NYPD and the public. The Right to Know Act is sponsored by a majority of City Council Members, and we need to build momentum to ensure that we pass these bills in 2017. Now more than ever, New Yorkers…

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Caring Majority Phone Bank

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Domestic Workers Alliance Office, 395 Hudson Street, 4th Floor
New York , NY 10014 United States
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Join the New York Caring Majority as we hit the phones to turn out our communities for upcoming actions to protect and expand our social safety net. We will make our voices heard to ensure that there are no cuts to services that seniors and their loved ones depend on. The New York Caring Majority is a movement of seniors, people with disabilities, family caregivers, domestic workers, and home care workers from all across the state. Our goal is to…

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Israeli Black Panthers, Mizrahi Jews, and Palestinian Solidarity

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cooper Union, 20 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from Reuven Abergel about the Israeli Black Panthers, a radical movement of the 1970s that championed the struggle of Mizrahim (Jews of Middle Eastern and North African descent) against discrimination, subpar education, lack of housing, and other forms of structural racism. He will discuss the legacy of the Panthers, the history of Mizrahi-Palestinian solidarity, and examine connections to current struggles across the US.   Reuven Abergel is an icon of the Mizrahi…

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Third Annual Mizrahi Caucus Seder!

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A home in Brooklyn (exact address to be shared upon RSVP confirmation),

Join us for an alternative, political, interactive, and Mizrahi-centric set of rituals and delicious potluck dinner! This is the third annual seder the Mizrachi Caucus at JFREJ is hosting! In our Caucus, we have been working to identify and confront the intersections between white supremacy, Ashkenazi dominance, and anti-Arab racism, as well as Islamophobia, anti-Jewish oppression, and Christian hegemony. Through organizing, political education, and community building, we have been working to unearth and reclaim our shared histories of displacement, diaspora,…

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Right to Know Act Pre-Stated Outreach

April 25 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
City Hall, meet at the corner of Broadway and Murray Street,

Join JFREJ and our allies in Communities United for Police Reform at City Hall to build power and momentum towards the passage of the Right to Know Act–a pivotal legislative package that aims to 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 & organized presence at City…

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JFREJ Membership Assembly

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location TBA,

Join us for a JFREJ membership assembly to continue building the Jewish Resistance in solidarity with frontline communities across the city and country. Hear updates and get involved in: -Creating Hate Free Zones with our partner organizations led by Muslim and immigrant communities - Resisting the surveillance and targeting of political organizations and Muslim communities -Passing the Right to Know Act to bring greater police accountability to the NYPD -Working for economic justice in partnership with low wage worker organizations…

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Kitchen Table Conversation for LGBTQ elders & caregivers

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, 130 W 30th St
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Domestic workers and others rally with signs and a mock-up of a kitchen table

Join the New York Caring Majority for an afternoon of story-telling and conversation with LGBTQ elders & caregivers.     Powered by Eventbrite

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Caring Majority Phone Bank

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Domestic Workers Alliance Office, 395 Hudson Street, 4th Floor
New York , NY 10014 United States
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Join the New York Caring Majority as we hit the phones to turn out our communities for upcoming actions to protect and expand our social safety net. We will make our voices heard to ensure that there are no cuts to services that seniors and their loved ones depend on. The New York Caring Majority is a movement of seniors, people with disabilities, family caregivers, domestic workers, and home care workers from all across the state. Our goal is to…

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Kitchen Table Conversation at Penn South

April 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Penn South Program for Seniors: 290 9th Avenue, 290 9th Avenue
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join seniors, home care workers, and families as we share stories and act together to protect our social safety net from Trump's attacks. Attend this Kitchen Table Conversation and join the movement of the Caring Majority!

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