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! 💪
We won a Middletown Municipal ID! This victory belongs to our members and leaders — the very people who started our municipal ID campaign in Middletown more than a year ago. This victory is the culmination of tireless work and countless meetings with city council members, mobilizations to council meetings, reminder calls, and flyers too! This … Continue reading We won a Middletown Municipal ID ✊
These past weeks have been devastating — from white supremacist attacks in every shape and form to the assault of the trans community, from widespread voter suppression to the ever-growing anti-immigrant fearmongering. But we can’t be demobilized. We can’t afford paralysis. And we can’t limit our work to resisting; we need our fights to add up to … Continue reading Building the world we want
We surpassed our Immigrants Vote! campaign goal of registering 1,000 voters! But our work is not over yet. There is so much at stake in the upcoming mid-term election. In the Hudson Valley, there are several battleground races that will determine the future of New York State. These races can be decided by a couple hundred — but will impact … Continue reading 3 months: 1,067 voters registered