Join ArlingtON PAR at the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve for an event about racism and identity in Dutchess County Schools! The event will include tables from different anti-racist organizations across Dutchess County, a panel including various stakeholders, and the opportunity for people to take action in a variety of ways on a variety of issues in smaller groups (from running for the school board to in the moment actions on specific topics from discipline in schools to faculty representation).
Save the Date! ENJAN’s 5th Annual Mid-Hudson Valley Gathering is organized around the theme of No Rollbacks on Justice. We’ll have speakers, free food, and an opportunity to learn about ENJAN and other local organizations and the work they are doing to end mass incarceration and racism in the criminal legal system.
Watch the powerful true story about the Equal Justice Initiative. Preregistration required. Email email@example.com or call 845-471-1900 ext. 3106
Join the People’s Campaign for Parole Justice on January 11 for a virtual advocacy day by gathering via zoom for rallies, legislative meetings, and a press conference to support the movement to pass the Elder Parole and Fair & Timely Parole bills in 2022.
The Climate Justice Working Group is tasked with establishing criteria for identifying disadvantaged communities for the purposes of co-pollutant reductions, greenhouse gas emissions reductions, regulatory impact statements, and the allocation of investments pursuant to the CLCPA.
This informational meeting will not take any official action but include presentations on mapping analysis and will be conducted by teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to listen to the meeting via webcast.
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The Common Council is the law-making body of the City of Poughkeepsie and is comprised of 9 members. 8 ward representatives and 1 member At-Large. Similar to Congress at the federal level, we are the City of Poughkeepsie’s legislative body. The Council is separate from the Mayor’s administration but an equal partner in how our City is run.
Good Cause Eviction is a piece of legislation that would require a judge to approve every eviction and rent raise by a certain set of conditions.
Read the Good Cause Eviction Fact Sheet here.
This meeting will be held virtually, Zoom link forthcoming.