Past Events

#DefundNYPD Art , Performance, Rally & March

Thurs. 6/25, Gather at 5 PM to join CPR members Justice Committee, Make the Road NY, FIERCE, Brooklyn Movement Center and JFREJ for a Fund Communities, Not Cops: Art, Performance, Rally, and March to demand the NYC Council cut the NYPD fy21 expense budget by at least $1billion and invest those funds in Black, Latinx and other communities of color.

Where: City Hall (exact meet-up location TBA)

For more information: Yul-san [at] JusticeCommittee.org

To volunteer for security or CopWatch, email Sala: skcyril [at] aol.com

To volunteer for other roles, email Yul-san: yul-san [at] justicecommittee.org 

 

ONLINE: #PoliceFreeSchools Twitter Storm

Thursday, June 25th, join CPR member Girls for Gender Equity for a Twitter storm, for the only stated meeting of the New York City Council before they agree to a budget – join in on the tweeting spree to let City Council members know that young people deserve abundant resources, which is only possible with police-free schools. 

The deadline to reach a handshake agreement on the Fiscal Year 2021 budget is fast approaching, and we need council members to commit to divesting from the NYPD by at least $1 billion this fiscal year to invest in communities! Follow GGE on twitter @GGENYC for updates, like, and retweet their posts!

 

“Police-Free Schools” and “Defund NYPD” illumination

Tonight at 9 PM, we join the Urban Youth Collaborative, and Make the Road NY, for a massive “Police-Free Schools” and “Defund NYPD” illumination which will be projected onto a New York City building — visible from the City Hall Park encampment. Follow @UYC_YouthPower on Twitter for updates.

 

Elders for Black Lives Call to #DefundNYPD

New York City elders are ready to challenge the city's priorities and demand our city's budget funds peaceful aging instead of violent forces that curtail life. Join NYC elders and CPR member Jews for Racial and Economic Justice on Wednesday 6/24 at 12 pm to demand @NYCMayor & @NYCCouncil #DEFUNDNYPD!

Occupy City Hall

Tues, June 23rd, the day of the primary election and one week before the New York City budget passes join CPR member Vocal-NY for a 5 PM City Hall action to #DefundNYPD by at least $1B and #InvestInCommunities. GO VOTE and then meet us at City Hall (or watch online)! RSVP: https://bit.ly/OccupyToDefundNYPD

 

WEBINAR: Breaking Bread with Communities United for Police Reform

Join us for the virtual edition of Mayday Space's Breaking Bread series, which aims to bring together members of grassroots groups and the politically-engaged public to sharpen strategies, celebrate wins, and strengthen movements for transformative change.  

HOW THE BREAKING BREAD SERIES WORKS: 

During each gathering, the partner group has 30 minutes to present their victories, challenges, and lessons learned with those assembled. This is a chance to create connections between issues, and for organizations to solicit volunteers, donors or campaign advice (if desired) in whatever format they choose. The Mayday crew then helps facilitate small group conversations on movement strategy. Usually this is done over a prepared free meal at our space, but this time we’ll be using breakout rooms in Zoom where participants can share opportunities to engage meaningfully in efforts to end policing as we know it. 

RSVP: Please use the WithFriends link to secure your seat at the virtual table: http://tinyurl.com/CPRandMayday

 

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