We’re proud to announce that we are receiving the Frederick Douglass Award from the North Star Fund! Each year, the Frederick Douglass Award goes to two “outstanding grassroots groups whose organizing and activism have led to significant victories on the front lines of social justice.” Past recipients include Make the Road New York, Democracy Now!, … Continue reading Accepting the Frederick Douglass Award
Join us on MONDAY, March 5th outside Congressman Faso's office in Kingston at 12pm to demand a #DreamActNow! March 5th will mark the symbolic deadline Congress had to fix the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and yet nothing has happened. We want our representatives to hear us loud and clear — we will … Continue reading ‼️Demand a #DreamActNow‼️
We couldn't wait to send you this email... but now that it’s official — our newest staff member starts March 5th! Read through our February Newsletter to get to know our new program associate, Vanessa Morales-Cid, and learn more about our struggle to win driver's licenses for all New Yorkers. Vanessa is joining our staff … Continue reading Our Team is Growing…
Si este mes es cualquier indicación, 2018 será nuestro más activo y fuerte hasta ahora. Empezamos una busqúeda de trabajo para dos empleados nuevos, participamos in tres formaciónnes, encontramos el alcalde de Middletown para avanzar nuestro campaña de tarjetas de identificación municipales, y luchamos con aliados en contra del aumento de la tarifa de … Continue reading ¡Ha Sido Un Mes Ocupado!
If this month is any indication, 2018 is going to be our busiest and strongest year yet. We started a job search for two new staff members, participated in three trainings, met with the Mayor of Middletown to advance our campaign for municipal ID cards, and fought alongside allies against Central Hudson’s proposed rate hike. … Continue reading It’s been a busy month!
In what we expected to be one of our quieter months, December ended up being full of work across our campaigns for utility justice and immigration justice, planning for a powerful year ahead, and running our most successful fundraising drive yet. So here's our last update for the year! Demanding a Clean DREAM Act and … Continue reading Last Update of 2017
This year, we’ve started a campaign for immigration justice. And in this newsletter, we wanted to tell you a little bit more about what our campaign looks like, what we are fighting for, and what we’ve been getting up to. But first — we’re heading to DC! As a member of the New York Immigration … Continue reading Get to Know Our Campaign for Immigration Justice
We are happy to announce that our new Community Organizer is our former member-leader Alfredo Pacheco! Alfredo has lived in the Hudson Valley since 1989, and he was an undocumented immigrant until March of this year. The profound injustice Alfredo experienced over the past 27 years spurred him to start organizing. This is his first … Continue reading Introducing a new staff member!
Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I’m an immigrant from Mexico, who’s been living here for 27 years. I’ve seen so much injustice around and I’ve always wanted to do something different than what I do, something that makes me happy about living in this world, and finally I got into this … Continue reading An Interview With Our New Community Organizer — Alfredo Pacheco
**En Español abajo** It was a busy summer here at Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson — from hiring a new lead organizer, building our membership in three new cities, funding paid internships for three high school students, holding our first organizational retreat with our new leaders, and saying goodbye to some of our co-founders, to finally getting … Continue reading ¡Our first bilingual eNewsletter : Nuestro primer boletín bilingüe!