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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Upcoming Events

  1. Demand a Livable Future

    September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  2. NYC Climate Strike!

    September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Community Discussion and Open Mic

    October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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ALL HANDS ON DECK for DEC public hearings TOMORROW, JULY 20

From our friends at Stop the Algonquin Pipeline: Dear Friends, We need ALL HANDS ON DECK NOW to tell the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to strengthen their proposed oil and gas air emissions regulations for fossil fuel infrastructure in New York...

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FIRST-EVER ANALYSIS SHOWS BANKS DRAINED $1.6 BILLION IN FEES FROM NEW YORKERS’ ACCOUNTS DURING PANDEMIC

GROUPS URGE ALBANY TO PASS “NY PUBLIC BANKING ACT” THIS SESSION

Westchester, NY – Today, racial and economic justice groups from the NYS Community Equity Agenda coalition released a new analysis estimating that banks have exacted more than $1.6 billion in fees from New Yorkers since New York declared a state of emergency last March, and nearly $50 million in Westchester County. They stressed that banks’ overdraft fees, in particular, target low-income and Black and brown New Yorkers and push people out of mainstream banking. Banks exacted $1 billion in overdraft fees alone statewide since the start of the pandemic, according to the groups’ analysis.

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Calls needed to Gov. Cuomo: We are in a Climate Crisis!

URGENT ACTION: Please call Gov Cuomo today at 877-235-6537  Tell the Governor: We're in a climate crisis. The New York State Public Service Commision must phase out gas utilities!    Background Gov. Cuomo’s Public Service Commission (PSC) is once again prioritizing...

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Call Our Electeds to Demand an End to the Killing!

1.  We need to ask our congressional representatives and New York Senators to urgently make a public statement urging the State Department and the Biden Administration to pressure the Israeli government to stop the bombing of Gaza and end the removal of families from...

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Join @LunionSuite and many others as we stand united to tell @POTUS that he needs to stop taking our votes for granted. If you can’t make it, please continue reaching out to your Members of Congress - (202)224-3121

A federally supported public bank, said @RashidaTlaib, would “provide a better option for those grappling with the costs of simply trying to participate in an economy they have every right to—but has been rigged against them." https://bit.ly/3hvwCkm

@RoxanaBahar1 These are the rural women of Afghanistan. In Bamyan. The women of Afghanistan are colorful and alive. Those in Neqab are the Taliban women.

We BBQ-ed hard this weekend with Decarcerate the Hudson Valley & Parole Justice. Deep appreciation for our partners across the state.

Together, we'll building communities, dismantling carceral systems and transforming New York.💜

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