WESPAC

We have been a leading force for progressive social change in Westchester County, New York, since 1974.  We have been educating, agitating and organizing for a more just and peaceful world, an end to militarism and racism and a more fair economy that works for all.

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2022 Elias Foundation Activist Fellowship Program

Announcing the ACTIVIST FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2022 - Deadline for Letters of Intent October 30, 2021 We are excited to again share with you this opportunity for Fellowships for activists in underserved communities. The Elias Foundation is now accepting nominations and...

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Attica is All of Us

Attica is All of UsTo commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Attica uprising, AFJ (Alliance of Families for Justice) and the National Lawyer Guild NYC will be cohosting two evenings of panel discussions about the uprising and its aftermath. Both will be live...

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Panelists for Food Cooperative Forum

A reminder that at 6pm tomorrow, Thursday, September 9th at the Greenburgh Town Hall (177 Hillside Avenue in Greenburgh, NY 10607), we have invited three panelists with expertise who will help guide a conversation about establishing a community food market in the...

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Hugh Barbour – 1921 to 2021

Many of you will remember Hugh.  He was a member of WESPAC and participated especially in WESPAC's Middle East activities.  He was an extraordinary person, deeply dedicated to the cause of peace with justice and led a remarkable life.  It is very fitting that he...

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Help Prevent Home Evictions

We have been urged to undertake this advocacy activity regarding the right to counsel for low-income tenants in eviction proceedings. The following provides a brief explanation of why this issue is so important....

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Operations Manager Position

Sustainable Westchester (www.sustainablewestchester.org) is looking for an individual to take up our Westchester Power Operations Manager position. It's a great opportunity for someone who has skills in organizing, communicating and intra/extra collaboration as well...

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Postcards to write

From CCoHope: CCoHope is currently sending postcards to first time voters in Georgia to remind them about the helpful policies of the Biden administration and the importance of voting in every election. We still have a few packets left. $10 for 25 postcards. Contact...

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From Howard Horowitz:Dear Stronger Together Solidarity Network,On the last night of Chanukah, Sunday, December 5, please join us for "Immigrant Rights Through a Jewish Lens," an educational conversation about immigration, focusing on Jewish values and solidarity with immigrants and refugees. Topics of discussion will include Afghan refugees and the Afghan Adjustment Act, Haitian and other refugees at the border, the pathway to citizenship, Fund for Excluded Workers, the Remain in Mexico and Title 42 policies, global racial and gender equality, and more. Hear from local leaders about the most pressing immigration issues of this moment, including those specific to New York State. Register here for this event on Sunday, December 5 at 7:30pm ET, sponsored by the Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration with HIAS, Workers Circle, Tru’ah, the Synagogue Coalition on the Refugee and Immigration Crisis and NYIC, the New York Immigration CoalitionThere is so much we can do to welcome, protect, and support immigrants in our country in our state and in our local communities. See flier below for more information. Please join us!zoom.us/.../tJYsf-ygrDoqEt2cFkWIOuGs9aya2nxCR16p... ... See MoreSee Less
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#ProtectingOurDemocracy Act is an historic package of pro-democracy reforms to strengthen guardrails preventing the abuse of executive power and to restore Congress as a meaningful check on executive authority. #ProtectingOurDemocracy https://share.demcastusa.com/s/5p8JJ9xwE5KAR0Y1Db65rg

This week, join us for the digital launch of #JusticeRoadmapNY 2022 on Dec. 9 at 12PM ET!

Together we demand New York dismantle systems that criminalize, incarcerate and deport our communities. We must build a world where we ALL can thrive.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/justice-2022

Wonderful presentation by Delia Marx on the newly formed Westchester Cooperative Network: https://youtu.be/mJ9V1Nlxqho

Burning waste is NOT a solution to the #climatecrisis or the #plasticpollution crisis. But this cement industry-promoted false solution will fill our air with more toxic pollution while distracting from investing in true solutions to our plastics, recycling & climate problems.

Are you a community organizer?

Organizing is the foundation of the progressive movement but organizers burn out. All Due Respect is working to identify how we can make the work better.

Take this survey and share your experiences.
https://www.allduerespectproject.org/take-the-survey

New York must support and expand worker cooperatives.

When workers own their business together and make decisions in their shared interest, they gain greater control over their working conditions, higher pay, and generational wealth-building opportunities.

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