Weekly Actions: Feb. 26-March 4

#ActionItem: Stand with kids everywhere.

This action is in solidarity with the student marches and Youth EMPOWER.

CALL:
Your Rep: http://www.house.gov/representatives/find
Senator Schumer: 585.263.5866/202.224.6542
Senator Gillibrand: 585.263.6250/202.224.4451

Your two state legislators: https://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/
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SCRIPT: Hi. I’m from [ZIP], calling to let [name] know that I want students to learn and school staff to work in environments that are free from fear. I want [name] to be proactive in addressing the public health crisis of gun violence (Sen. Schumer: and co-sponsor S. 2095 {note: Sen. Gillibrand is a co-sponsor}). Thank you.

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#ActionItem: The student survivors of Stoneman Douglas are mobilizing. Please consider following their page. This is the next generation of activists. http://bit.ly/2EBBwud

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#ActionItem: #Elections Please join in writing postcards to voters in support of Democratic candidates. https://postcardstovoters.org

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#ActionItem: Stand with Jewish organizations opposing president’s racist advisor.

WRITE: Gen. John F. Kelly, White House Chief of Staff, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20500

SCRIPT: I stand with leaders of Jewish organizations in their open objection to Stephen Miller’s advisory role to the president. I share their belief that his anti-immigrant and racist agenda makes him unfit to serve and that he should be removed immediately.

Read more: http://bit.ly/2orS0Lo, http://bit.ly/2ESPqIr

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#ActionItem: Stand with people with disabilities and advocate for basic civil rights.

CALL:
Senator Schumer: 585.263.5866/202.224.6542
Senator Gillibrand: 585.263.6250/202.224.4451

SCRIPT: Hi. I’m from [ZIP], and I am calling to express my concern about possible changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. H.R. 620 just passed in the House and permits delayed ADA compliance, restricts litigation rights, and makes people with disabilities report non-compliance. I want [name] to advocate for basic civil rights and vote no when this bill comes up for a vote in the Senate.

Read more: http://wbur.fm/2CIZrSI (hat tip: Hermann Vogelstein)

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#ActionItem: Be 100% sure you’re on your state’s voter rolls.

VISIT: http://bit.ly/2HJqXmB

With primaries starting soon, and what we know about election interference, take 15 seconds to check that your voter registration is active.

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#ActionItem: Check out our Actions & Causes page for ongoing ways to get involved as well as info on progressive organizations in the Rochester area: http://bit.ly/2rIktii

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