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!
In 2017, Central Hudson proposed to increase the regressive flat fees that every customer pays each month. But as a result of negotiations, instead of increasing, Central Hudson’s flat fees will now be decreasing by about 19% over the next three years. This is the first time a utility in New York State has reduced … Continue reading A Major Victory in the Central Hudson Rate Case!
This month — one award. Two campaigns. Three Levels. Read our e-newsletter to learn more!
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…