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January 2019

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New Year’s Revolutions: How to create an effective giving plan in trying times

January 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
North Star Fund Office, 520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10018 United States

Do you make donations to organizations, but think that maybe you could be giving more, or giving more strategically? Do you sometimes wonder if your giving really reflects your values and matches the urgency of the times? A giving plan is a concrete tool to focus your giving and make sure it reflects what you care about the most. Just as grassroots organizers are stepping up to address current challenges, your well-executed giving plan is a way you can step…

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2019 New York State Can End AIDS Legislative Awareness Day

January 23
New York State Capitol Albany, NY United States + Google Map

Get on the bus to Albany and join people living with HIV/AIDS and those that serve and love them for the 2019 New York State End AIDS Legislative Awareness Day!   We are bringing New Yorks from all across this great state to the halls of our state capitol building to advocate for the end of AIDS and to improve the quality of life for those in our communities living with HIV. We are committed to justice and recognize HIV as a social justice issue as…

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Parole Justice Advocacy Day

January 29
New York State Capitol Albany, NY United States + Google Map

Join RAPP, Parole Preparation Project, and others from around NY State to meet with NYS elected officials, march and rally to demand: 1. A fully staffed Parole Board with Parole Commissioners who have professional backgrounds in rehabilitation; 2. Elder parole, which allows all incarcerated older people, aged 55 plus an opportunity for parole release after serving 15 consecutive years in prison; 3. A parole process that centers change and transformation instead of punishment and re-sentencing. • Free transportation will be provided…

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Informational Webinar: How to Apply for North Star Fund Grants

January 31 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for an informational webinar to learn about North Star Fund’s current grant opportunities, how to strengthen your grant application, what to expect during the application process, and more.

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February 2019

2019 End Homelessness Legislative Awareness Day

February 12
New York State Capitol Albany, NY United States + Google Map

New York State is facing the worst homeless crisis since the Great Depression. More than 89,000 homeless people living in shelters across the state—the highest number ever recorded. Thousands more are living on the streets, in three-quarter houses, or doubled- and tripled-up in apartments. While most attention has been focused on New York City, communities across the State have also faced increases in homelessness. On Long Island the homeless population has increased by 20%; Albany’s homeless population has increased by…

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Safer New York Albany Action Day

February 12 @ 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Empire State Plaza Albany, NY 12210 United States + Google Map

Deadline to RSVP: Monday, January 28th From Brooklyn to Buffalo, New Yorkers are calling for real and meaningful changes to the way policing is done. Join dozens of community members, advocates, and organizations from across New York State for a day of action in Albany to uplift a comprehensive policy agenda for police transparency & accountability to promote true safety for all communities. This lobby day is only open to members and partners of Communities United for Police Reform and their…

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2019 End Mass Incarceration Legislative Awareness Day

February 26
New York State Capitol Albany, NY United States + Google Map

On February 26th, 2019, join advocates and formerly incarcerated/justice-system impacted folks from all across New York State to demand an end to mass incarceration. We are committed to reducing the number of New Yorkers in prison today, and making sure that all of the state's policies and practices are fair and equitable! Register here. We are providing transportation from NYC and Western New York, register above using the link to reserve your seat and receive more information. Also contact Devante…

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March 2019

¡La Mujer Luchando, Al Mundo Transformando! / Women’s Struggles Transform the World!

March 3 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

In keeping with our annual tradition of celebrating International Women’s Day, Movement for Justice in El Barrio invites you to join us, as we honor the tremendous leadership and indispensable contributions of women who fight for dignity and justice everywhere. At this gathering, we will commemorate and honor our compañeras, the “indignadas,” and all dignified women who fight relentlessly for justice, dignity, and for us all. We are humbled and proud to have formed strong bonds with our sisters in…

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April 2019

2019 End the Drug War to End Overdose Legislative Awareness Day

April 8
New York State Capitol Albany, NY United States + Google Map

On April 8th, 2019, join New Yorkers all across the state in Albany for the 2019 End the Drug War to End Overdose  Legislative Awareness Day. We are providing transportation from NYC and Western New York. Please register to reserve your seat and learn more information. New York State Is in Crisis Overdose now takes the lives of more New Yorkers than homicides, traffic accidents, and suicides combined. Nationally, overdose is the leading cause of death for people under 50.…

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