More Than a Land Acknowledgement with Heather Bruegl (remote)

Learn how to create a land acknowledgement that is living and full of action. Join WMA JDEI and Scenic Hudson on Zoom as Heather Bruegl, M.A. (Oneida/Stockbridge-Munsee) Director of Education for the Forge Project Fellowship Program presents, “More Than a Land Acknowledgement.”

Have you ever wondered about the history of the land that you are on? Do you understand the impacts of colonialism on the land and Native Nations? Do you want to do more than just acknowledge the land? This workshop gives you a history of Federal Indian policy that led to land loss and provides 5 steps on how to create a land acknowledgement that does more than just putting words on paper. Learn how to create a land acknowledgement that is living and full of action.

Register here!

50th Anniversary Attica Uprising Abolitionist Roundtable (remote)

Join The Newburgh LGBTQ+ Center for a roundtable discussion. This event will bring together different perspectives to discuss the continuing importance of the Attica Uprising. We will focus on how we can take the lessons from the Attica Uprising and apply them to our own processes for creating abolitionist futures today.

PANELISTS: Dr. Joy James, Dominique Morgan, Damien Pascal-Domenack, Mustafa Sullivan

 

Register here!

Community Cookout

We invite you all to attend the Community Cookout scheduled for Sunday, September 12th from noon to 3:00 pm at Victor C. Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie. The event is sponsored by Decarcerate the Hudson Valley (see flyer below). ENJAN will have a table there to pass out information and talk with people about our organization.

RSVP here!

If you would like to volunteer to help out with this event, please contact Jeffrey Schneider via email: jeschneider@vassar.edu. Jeff will be discussing the event at the next ENJAN meeting.

Please note the rain date is September 19th.

ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) Meeting

Every second and fourth Wed. of the month, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) in Poughkeepsie. ENJAN is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the “New Jim Crow”).

Contact ENJANHV@gmail.com for the Zoom link or join in person.

ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) Meeting

Every second and fourth Wed. of the month, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) in Poughkeepsie. ENJAN is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the “New Jim Crow”).

Contact ENJANHV@gmail.com for the Zoom link or join in person.

ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) Meeting

Every second and fourth Wed. of the month, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) in Poughkeepsie. ENJAN is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the “New Jim Crow”).

Contact ENJANHV@gmail.com for the Zoom link or join in person.

ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) Meeting

Every second and fourth Wed. of the month, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) in Poughkeepsie. ENJAN is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the “New Jim Crow”).

Contact ENJANHV@gmail.com for the Zoom link or join in person.

Common Council Special Meeting: Gun Violence/Homelessness (in person)

Common Council Chairperson Sarah Salem is calling a special meeting of the Common Council to convene community members, local officials, and subject matter experts to seek solutions to the growing issues of gun violence, homelessness, and crime in the City of Poughkeepsie.

These issues have been on the rise over the past year, with three City of Poughkeepsie teens being killed, numerous shooting incidents across the city, as well as a steep increase in the number of folks who are considered unhoused as the community has been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

All are welcome to comment and provide feedback.

PKGO Pride Parade

The Dutchess County Pride Center invites you to join the PKGO Pride Parade! Click here to see all the events associated with Pride Month!