Updates

¡Our first bilingual eNewsletter : Nuestro primer boletín bilingüe!

**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!

Not Another Rate Hike: Stop Central Hudson

Will you help us stop Central Hudson from increasing their rates again?  Speak out against another rate hike at the public hearings that will help determine whether or not Central Hudson is able to increase their rates by up to 18%. Show up wearing red to say STOP the hike. Poughkeepsie Town Hall 3pm & 7pm on Tuesday, … Continue reading Not Another Rate Hike: Stop Central Hudson

Victory! Central Hudson reducing shutoffs: in total, of POC, and during winter

In December 2015, Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson successfully petitioned the New York Public Service Commission (PSC), the state’s utility regulator, to conduct a public investigation into the Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp for possible illegal shutoffs and racial discrimination. Over the last 20 months, our members submitted official testimony to the PSC, spoke out in the media, created a policy … Continue reading Victory! Central Hudson reducing shutoffs: in total, of POC, and during winter

1 New Lead Organizer, 9 New Cities

Our new Lead Organizer is Ignacio Acevedo! He starts this week. A formerly undocumented immigrant, Ignacio came to the Hudson Valley from Mexico in 1990. The oppression Ignacio faced as an undocumented Latinx immigrant, and the oppression of the Latinx community he saw, first brought him to organizing.   With Ignacio's relationships, skills, and experiences, … Continue reading 1 New Lead Organizer, 9 New Cities

May Day action, an education justice platform, and more!

We have some beautiful posters and some beautiful updates in this e-newsletter. Read on for both! Upcoming Events May Day On May Day, rally and march for workers' rights to sanctuary cities, public transit, education, and good jobs. As the Poughkeepsie Common Council introduces a sanctuary-inspired resolution on International Workers Day, show them how the … Continue reading May Day action, an education justice platform, and more!

Hate Free HV: Celebrate International Workers’ Day by Making Poughkeepsie a Sanctuary City!

On May Day, rally and march for workers' rights to sanctuary cities, public transit, education, and good jobs. As the Poughkeepsie Common Council introduces a sanctuary-inspired resolution on May 1st, show them how the Hudson Valley feels about defending our neighbors! Monday, May 1st starting at 4:30pm 4:30pm Gather at the Family Partnership Center in … Continue reading Hate Free HV: Celebrate International Workers’ Day by Making Poughkeepsie a Sanctuary City!

E-NEWSLETTER: Dominique joins the team, Hate Free Zone toolkits, and more!

Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson continues to build new areas of work necessitated by new political conditions. Our work continues to be shaped by our commitment to addressing the root causes of injustice and to developing the leadership of directly impacted people. Read on about that work below!  Dominique Joins the Team This past Monday, our member-leader … Continue reading E-NEWSLETTER: Dominique joins the team, Hate Free Zone toolkits, and more!