Between reports of mass ICE raids and continued separations at the border, we are experiencing times of incredible fear, anger, and sadness. This makes it all the more important to savor our victories, reflect on the advances we’ve made to keep families together, and continue building our forces! At the nationwide level, we’ve defeated the citizenship question … Continue reading How we’re fighting back ✊
This Father's Day, we are committing ourselves to the fight to keep families together. Will you join us? Each year, thousands of fathers are ripped away from their children.Thousands of children live in fear that their parents will be stopped by the police while driving without a license. And thousands of deportations start with a routine … Continue reading For all the fathers ❤️
I joined Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson to fight for a world where children didn’t have to grow up in fear like I did. Will you help us fund the fight by making a donation today? After 9/11, an executive order took away my family’s right to get a driver’s license. My uncle became one of the countless people … Continue reading This is how we can keep families together
We are so proud to announce our newest hire — Rene Mejia Jr. as our Newburgh Organizer (and 8th staff person!). As a member-leader, Rene has played a crucial role in building our 200-person membership in Newburgh. In the past few months alone, he has already helped organize our biggest event to date, a 650-person … Continue reading Our team is growing… Meet Rene! 👋🏼
We just won our FIFTH Municipal ID in less than a year. Last night was only meant to be a public hearing for the Newburgh Municipal ID. The City Council actually moved the hearing out of City Hall and into a larger activity center in advance because of how many people we've been bringing to their meetings. … Continue reading VICTORY! We won our 5th Municipal ID
BIG NEWS! We've hired our seventh staff person. Get to know him and catch up with the rest of our work from the busiest month of 2019 yet. We're bringing Paul on as our newest Volunteer Organizer. In this role, Paul will work to build our volunteer program, voter engagement projects, and grassroots fundraising. Paul is … Continue reading Meet our newest staff person!
We're turning up the heat on our struggle for equal access to driver's licenses in New York State. We are tired of the purely rhetorical and symbolic gestures of support for immigrants from our leaders. We need concrete change. We need action, and we need it now. Read our newsletter to learn more about how we've … Continue reading (March)ing along!
We hope you're settling into 2019 — we think it's going to be one of our most important years yet at NobodyLeaves Mid-Hudson. So let's get you caught up on the busy end to 2018, the first few weeks of the new year, and our plans for the upcoming month so we can get to work together! … Continue reading Hitting the ground running… 🏃
We won our FOURTH municipal ID program in six months — and it's in Beacon! Municipal IDs are one of the most effective measures cities can implement to protect and empower undocumented people. Beacon joins Poughkeepsie, Middletown, and Kingston in unanimously voting to pass this critical protection. This victory demonstrates the incredible power we’ve built … Continue reading Our FOURTH Municipal ID!
We won our third municipal ID program in six months — and it's in Kingston! The day after our fundraising drive ended, we mobilized more than 100 people to Kingston City Hall in support of Municipal IDs and won a unanimous City Council vote to pass the law! Municipal IDs are one of the most … Continue reading We won our 3rd municipal ID! 💪