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May 2019

Caring Majority Phone Bank for NYHA – BK

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join the Caring Majority – a movement of older New Yorkers, people with disabilities, family caregivers, and home care workers – for an evening of action to help pass the New York Health Act. We'll phone constituents in target districts, write postcards, and record our stories, to pressure electeds who are holding out on their campaign promises to support universal health care and long-term care. We'll provide snacks, wine, organizing, and merriment! Register at this link.

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Pack the Court for Eric Garner

May 21 @ 9:00 am - May 23 @ 5:00 pm
One Police Plaza, 1 Police Plaza
New York, NY 10007 United States
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Officer Daniel Pantaleo finally faces a disciplinary trial for the murder of Eric Garner almost 5 years ago. We need folks to pack the court, and can also use volunteers for shifts between 9am–1pm, 11am–2pm, and 1pm–5pm. Email intern@jfrej.org if you can attend any of the remaining trial dates and if you’re able to volunteer/when.

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Caring Majority Phone Bank for NYHA – UWS

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Caring Majority – a movement of older New Yorkers, people with disabilities, family caregivers, and home care workers – for an evening of action to help pass the New York Health Act. We'll phone constituents in target districts, write postcards, and record our stories, to pressure electeds who are holding out on their campaign promises to support universal health care and long-term care. We'll provide snacks, wine, organizing, and merriment! Register at this link.

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Freedom to Thrive Meeting

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
JFREJ Office, 330 7th Ave, Suite 1901
New York , NY 10012 United States
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JFREJ has launched a bold response to the rise in antisemitic hate violence in New York City — the Hate Violence Prevention Initiative — in partnership with a diverse array of partner organizations across the city. And we want your help in responding to incidents of hate violence, and changing the conversation in the Jewish community about how to stay safe as white nationalist activity increases in our city. Join us on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30pm for a Community…

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First Public Hearing for NYHA

May 28

Join the New York Caring Majority as we fight alongside the Campaign for New York Health in Albany for our state's first public hearing on universal healthcare. Attend, testify, take action. RSVP at this link to register.  

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Hate Violence Prevention Initiative City Council Outreach

May 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Email leo@jfrej.org for more information.

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CPR Albany Lobby Day: JFREJ Contingent

May 30
Albany Albany, NY United States

Get on the bus with our allies to lobby legislators for our state priorities for police accountability (the repeal of 50-a, passing the #PoliceSTAT Act, strengthening the Special Prosecutor Executive Order, and reducing Unnecessary Arrests). Lunch will be provided. The overall time frame with pick up and drop off may change closer to the date--this is our best guess right now. RSVP and more info here.

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Iftar in the Streets: JFREJ Contingent

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
245 E 47th St, 245 E 47th St
New York, NY 10017 United States
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The past few years have been challenging, yet filled with moments of Muslims in America standing up for justice. With three iterations of the Muslim Ban, a sharp rise in hate crimes, shootings in our houses of worship, not just Muslims but our Jewish and Black Christian allies and other marginalized people feel like there’s a perpetual target on our communities. But 2019 is a critical year—and yet another moment for us to be unapologetically Muslim standing in solidarity with…

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June 2019

We Are Here Kick Off & Phone Bank

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
We Are Here art by Rafael Shimunov

Join us for the kick off of JFREJ's membership campaign, We Are Here!  We'll be phone banking to potential members, setting up fundraising pages, and emailing our community about why they should join JFREJ.This event is a great way to participate and help us reach our goal of 180 new members in 18 days. Dinner will be provided. Hope to see you there! RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kickoff-and-phone-bank-tickets-61302672945

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We Are Here Phone Bank

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
JFREJ Office, 330 7th Ave, Suite 1901
New York , NY 10012 United States
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We Are Here art by Rafael Shimunov

We'll be phone banking to potential members, setting up fundraising pages, and emailing our community about why they should join JFREJ. This event is a great way to participate and help us reach our goal of 180 new members in 18 days. Dinner will be provided. Hope to see you there! RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phone-bank-tickets-61302549576

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