Voting is a fundamental right in the United States, but voter suppression is still a very real threat in communities of color and socio-economically disadvantaged areas. Representatives from the Andrew Goodman Foundation and NAACP Legal Defense Fund Voting Rights Project will talk about their work to prevent discrimination and preserve the fundamental right to vote.
Journeys Toward Justice is a multi-college collaboration spotlighting changemakers across the country who are driving justice and equity forward. The goal is to connect students, partners, and communities with one another and help us all understand the local and historical contexts of universal social justice issues and the work communities are doing. Co-organizers of this series include: Brown University, Campus Compact, Duke University, Harvard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California – Berkeley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Richmond, University of San Francisco, Tulane University, and Yale University.
This session is co-sponsored by the Phillips Brooks House, Harvard University and the Mario Savio Social Justice Program at the Public Service Center, UC Berkeley.
For the Many’s summer political education series will help equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to begin to create a world that works for all of us. We’ll cover topics ranging from movement building and strategy to practical organizing trainings. There will be plenty of chances for deeper learning and discussion about what issues matter the most to us! If you’re new to community organizing or just want to be more involved, this is a great opportunity to learn firsthand from organizers and longtime volunteers.
City of Poughkeepsie Common Council’s Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving comments on the proposed introductory Local Law, entitled “Energize NY Open C-PACE Financing Program.”
Town of Poughkeepsie Town Board Meeting
Given the global COVID-19 pandemic, Town Hall is now open to the public, but with limited seating and with special requirements (masks if not vaccinated, social distancing, and sign-in). The Town Board meetings, inclusive of any public hearings if held, will also still be accessible to the public through the media platform called Zoom at this time.
Read the meeting agenda here.
Members of the community can access the Town Board meeting through this Zoom link.
Meeting ID 942 7085 5485
Password: 757861Through Zoom members of the community will be able to participate in the Town Board meeting via computer or phone audio. Members of the community can also simply call into the meeting using the following phone
number: 1-929-205-6099 and the meeting ID and meeting password above.
The meeting is also broadcast live on Cablevision Channel 22 and Verizon Fios Channel 38.
The Town of Poughkeepsie Town Board Meeting will be hosted virtually on Wednesday, May 19 at 7pm. The agenda will cover:
- Motor Vehicle Service Facilities
- Proclaiming May as Mental Health Awareness Month
- Jasmine Lambert as Permanent Part Time Police Assistant
- Vassar College Fireworks
- and more
Join in here! The password is 605248