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21 Day Racial Equity/Social Justice Challenge Discussion

21 Day Racial Equity/Social Justice Challenge Discussion

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021, 7:30PM - Tue Feb 23rd, 2021, 9:00PM

Please sign up to begin the 21 day challenge and register to join us in discussing the first 10 days of content!REGISTER HERE: YWCA CHALLENGE: www.ywcannj.org/racial-justice-21-day-challenge/REGISTER HERE: Eventbrite for Discussion of first 10 days: www.eventbrite.com/e/21-day-racial-equitysocial-justice-challenge-facilitated-discussion-tickets-...

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PROTECT THE RESULTS Teaneck Rally

PROTECT THE RESULTS Teaneck Rally

Wed Nov 4th, 2020, 4:00PM - Wed Nov 4th, 2020, 5:00PM+1Sat Nov 7th, 2020, 12:00PM - Sat Nov 7th, 2020, 1:00PM

818 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666-4502, United States Map

ORGANIZING TO PROTECT THE RESULTS OF THE 2020 ELECTIONREGISTER HERE:www.mobilize.us/ptr/event/357209We cannot ignore the threat that Trump poses to our democracy and a peaceful transition. We will stand together to ensure that if Trump loses the 2020 presidential election he will not throw our country into a constitutional crisis. We will honor the valid results of the 2020 election, ensure that every vote is counted, and show up to demand that the losing candidate put their ego aside and concede for the good of our country.Join us to honor and protect the valid results of the 2020 election.*MASKS & Social Distancing REQUIREDNotes from the organizer:We will be gathering at the corner of Teaneck Road and Cedar Lane. Parking in Town Hall parking lot and adjacent streets. Bring a folding chair if you need. Bring signs to express the importance of counting every vote. There will be a short march and rally to follow.... See MoreSee Less

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LWV, NJ—RBG Legacy Rally

LWV, NJ—RBG Legacy Rally

Sat Oct 17th, 2020, 2:00PM - Sat Oct 17th, 2020, 3:30PM

duCret School of Art1030 Central AvePlainfield, NJ07060 Map

Join the League of Women Voters, NJ as we honor the life and legacy of Justice Ginsburg.

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Rally to Protect Our Post Offices

Rally to Protect Our Post Offices

Sat Aug 22nd, 2020, 11:00AM - Sat Aug 22nd, 2020, 12:00PM

Fair Lawn Post Office14-24 Abbott RdFair Lawn, NJ07410 Map

Join us for a peaceful rally to show our support for the U.S. Postal Service and demand that Congress fund its essential services. Masks & social distancing required. Bring signs -- there will be no speakers -- to show your appreciation for this essential agency!

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Save Our Post Office Rallies Across New Jersey

Save Our Post Office Rallies Across New Jersey

Fri Aug 21st, 2020, 12:00PM - Fri Aug 21st, 2020, 2:00PM

Post Offices Across New Jersey

There are over a dozen locations currently planned. Please view the below link to RSVP to a specific location.www.bluewavenj.org/postofficeDonald Trump’s attacks and defunding of the postal system are a direct threat to the right to vote and the integrity of the election and even now are delaying Americans from getting the medicine and mail they need. We must act now to stop this attack and protect our election process.Trump is hoping to make his false and self-serving attacks on the ability of the post office to handle mail-in voting a self-fulfilling prophecy. His new Postmaster General, Republican mega-donor Louis DeJoy, is orchestrating a general slowdown in operations, reducing the time that mechanical mail sorting machines operate, cutting overtime for postal workers and reducing delivery standards so that mail is now routinely left behind on workroom floors and loading docks.We can’t allow this to happen. Join BlueWaveNJ and other New Jersey grassroots activists to demand that the full Postal Service funding passed by the U.S. House of Representatives be immediately enacted into law and Trump’s political appointees cease their sabotage of mail operations and prepare the postal service for the surge in mail-in ballots this fall.Join a “Save Our Mail! Save Our Vote!” event in front of a Post Office near you. Face masks and 6-foot Social Distancing Requirements will be strictly complied with at all events.www.bluewavenj.org/postoffice... See MoreSee Less

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How to Understand & Fight Bias Registration Link in note

How to Understand & Fight Bias Registration Link in note

Wed Jun 24th, 2020, 7:30PM - Wed Jun 24th, 2020, 9:00PM

You must register to attend. womenforprogress.z2systems.com/event.jsp?event=2&At Women for Progress, we want to acknowledge the moment we're living through, with unprecedented numbers of protesters taking to the streets to affirm that Black Lives Matter and to decry police brutality. By now, you've probably engaged on social media. Maybe you’ve also attended a protest and donated to a BLM organization. What's the next step you can take in engaging in anti-racist actions? Learning & undoing our implicit bias.Join us on Wed., 6/24 at 7:30pm for a discussion on how good people fight bias, with acclaimed author & educator Dolly Chugh. Dr. Chugh is the author of “The Person YOU Mean to Be” and is a Harvard-educated, award-winning social psychologist at the NYU Stern School of Business. She is an expert on unconscious biases and the psychology of good people. It’s not enough to just talk the anti-racist talk; we also have to walk the walk. We have to put our money where our mouth is - literally! That’s why we’re purchasing our copies of “The Person You Mean to Be” from Source of Knowledge, a Black-owned bookstore in Newark. Check out their website: bit.ly/2MANSo3They are taking phone orders and will ship or do curbside pickup.If you prefer to order on-line, The Lit. Bar is another Black-owned bookstore that gives you that option. www.thelitbar.com/If you do not have time to read the book before this event, please at least watch Dr. Chugh's Ted Talk Here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2cixaL9H3UOnce registered you will receive the Zoom link to the event. Please join us for this important conversation... See MoreSee Less

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PPMNJ Spring Stir

PPMNJ Spring Stir

Tue May 19th, 2020, 7:00PM - Tue May 19th, 2020, 8:00PM

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey

Join fellow activists at our VIRTUAL Spring Stir on Tuesday, May 19th from 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM!Kelley Robinson, Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, will be joining us from Washington, D.C. to catch us up on abortion rights, supreme court decisions and ways we can make an impact. Buy your tickets bit.ly/2SIky27 here and say YES to reproductive freedom! Tickets start at $10.It's going to be a spectacular and inspiring evening. Put on your favorite activist t-shirt, grab a drink and let's stir things up!

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Politics 101: Getting Involved in 2020 and Beyond

Politics 101: Getting Involved in 2020 and Beyond

Mon Mar 9th, 2020, 7:00PM - Mon Mar 9th, 2020, 9:00PM

First Congregational Church of Montclair-Gild Room

For newbies, and those who need a refresher, think of this as Civics for Grownups. At the end of the event we will give you action steps to make an impact in 2020 and BEYOND!

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January Community Action Team Night

January Community Action Team Night

Tue Jan 28th, 2020, 6:00PM - Tue Jan 28th, 2020, 8:00PM

Montclair, NJ

Are you looking to get involved in Planned Parenthood advocacy work? You won't want to miss this event! Address provided upon registration. REGISTER HERE: bit.ly/2FrTduj

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