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
We are thrilled to announce that we are opening an office in Kingston, and even more importantly, that we are hiring an Ulster organizer to staff it! Our membership has been growing in Kingston since we started working there at the beginning of the year. We led a series of leadership development trainings with the … Continue reading Our newest staff person (and office, too!)
We are so excited to let you know that we are opening our third office, and it's in Kingston! We want to celebrate this milestone with you. So we're having a party to talk over drinks, dance to good music, and eat some delicious food to officially open this office with the love, joy, and community it deserves. … Continue reading Our Kingston Office!
This year has been overwhelming. The administration has dealt incredible and consistent blows to the rights of immigrants, people of color, workers, women, LGBTQ communities, and so many more. But with each blow, we’ve received a new wave of support. Our work has been pushed to grow exponentially. Over the past few months, we’ve been … Continue reading Our Mid-Year Report
It's been one month since we won the Poughkeepsie Municipal ID — and we haven't slowed down yet! We have taken on a new voter registration project, advanced our municipal ID campaigns in five cities across the Hudson Valley, and traveled across the country to strengthen our movement for justice. As the legendary organizer Ella … Continue reading We who believe in freedom
Poughkeepsie becomes first city in US to create municipal ID with Republican mayor in office Poughkeepsie, NY — As protests against ICE and the separation of immigrant families continue across the country and calls to #AbolishICE go mainstream, it’s not always clear what policy can be done at the local level to support the undocumented. … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE
These past weeks have been difficult to bear. From family separations and child detainment to the enforcement of the Muslim Ban, we learn of more and more violence, oppression, and pain. But these past few weeks have also demonstrated how many people are looking to speak out, come together, and fight back. Hundreds of thousands … Continue reading This is what hope looks like…
We finally opened our Middletown office! After months of searching and mountains of paperwork, we are so happy to show you what you’ve helped make possible — our second office. This is so much more than an office. It signifies an important moment in our growth at Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson as we cement our geographic … Continue reading A look at our new office (and our trip to Albany!)
We’re getting close to winning municipal IDs in Middletown AND Poughkeepsie, and now, we need you to show your support for them. Can you sign our petition to help pass municipal IDs in cities across the Hudson Valley? Okay, great. Now that you’ve signed that (you did sign it right?), we have a lot to … Continue reading We believe that we can win!