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LWV, NJ—RBG Legacy Rally

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

LWV, NJ—RBG Legacy Rally

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

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

Rally to Protect Our Post Offices

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

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

Save Our Post Office Rallies Across New Jersey

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

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

How to Understand & Fight Bias Registration Link in note

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

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

PPMNJ Spring Stir

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

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

Politics 101: Getting Involved in 2020 and Beyond

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

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

January Community Action Team Night

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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Women for Progress 2020 Gala

Sat Jan 25th, 2020, 7:00PM - Sat Jan 25th, 2020, 11:00PM

Women for Progress 2020 Gala

830 Franklin Lake Rd, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey Map

This spectacular event will be held on January 25, 2020 from 7:00 to 11:00 pm at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes,NJ includes: cocktail hour with open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and silent auction. HONORED GUEST SPEAKER Johanna Calle, DirectorNew Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice2019 CHANGEMAKER HONOREELarisa Mendez Downes, Bergen County Co-LeadMoms Demand ActionRegular ticket price is $150.00 per personWFP members may purchase two tickets at the reduced rate of $125.00 per personThe group ticket price for a table of 10 is $1,250.00 WHAT WE DO We are a network of individuals whose mission is threefold: to educate others, to raise awareness of key issues that impact all of our lives, and to connect our members to activism on these issues. We are fully committed to fighting for access to healthcare, preventing gun violence, saving the planet, and achieving equality for all. WHAT WE ACCOMPLISHED IN 2019 • Presented panel discussions for International Women’s Day, the environment, women’s health, and immigration rights • Organized an NJ 5 Coalition Town Hall Meeting to discuss current local issues • Sponsored the North Jersey Vigil for Immigrants • Held a discussion of the book, “The Person You Mean to Be” and implicit bias training • Screened the films “Ask for Jane” and “The Most Dangerous Year” • Paid for a styrofoam collection drive • Organized get-out-the-vote activities • Facilitated communications with elected government officials WFP ALSO RAISED and distributed more than $25,000 for important causes including: ACLU, Planned Parenthood, the Women’s Rights Information Center, Girl Scouts of America, the Sierra Club, the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice, the YWCA, WEDO, Blue Wave, First Friends, Stanton Strong, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, and the Yellowhammer Fund. BECOME A SPONSOR OR DONATE AN AUCTION ITEM In 2019, approximately 300 guests attended our Gala event. You, your business, or your organization will be recognized for your generosity. If you would like to donate an auction item please contact us to arrange for pick up.For more information please contact: Carlapappalardowfp@gmail.com... See MoreSee Less

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Rally to #DefundHATE

Fri Sep 13th, 2019, 6:00PM - Fri Sep 13th, 2019, 7:00PM

Rally to #DefundHATE

Bergen County Court House10 Main StHackensack, NJ07601 Map

Join us as our National Week of Action to “Defund Hate” concludes on September 13th with a Rally on the steps of the Bergen County Court House at 6PM! Bring your passion, your signs, your voices! Let’s show Congress there is broad resistance to funding Trump’s racist, xenophobic immigration agenda!The immigrant community is being terrorized by racist immigration policies. Our government is using our tax dollars to fund hate and cruelty. They are separating families, ripping children from their parents, and locking human beings in cages for extended time without regard for their health or safety. Clearly New Jersey values are not being represented so we must speak their language and cut off the money.Congress must pass government spending bills before September 30th to keep the government open. We will demand that our representatives include budget cuts to ICE and CBP along with strict guidelines to ensure the funds are not misused. Join Indivisible NJ5, Make the Road NJ, the NJ Alliance for Immigrant Justice, and our many partners as stand up and speak out to #DefundHate. Defund ICE! Defund CBP!Go to defundhate.indivisible.org/ for more ways to support the cause or to find a rally closer to you.... See MoreSee Less

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Women for Progress & WE Do Post it Party

Thu Sep 12th, 2019, 7:00PM - Thu Sep 12th, 2019, 9:00PM

Women for Progress & WE Do Post it Party

The Unitarian Society of Ridgewood113 Cottage PlRidgewood, NJ07450 Map

Get out the vote post it party meet & greet!Meet candidates running for office in Bergen County and help get out the vote by writing to fellow voters! Feel free to bring forever stamps.

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Lights For Liberty | Montclair | NJ

Fri Jul 12th, 2019, 7:00PM - Fri Jul 12th, 2019, 9:10PM

Lights For Liberty | Montclair | NJ

Montclair, New JerseyMontclair, NJ07042, 07043 Map

On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps, will bring thousands of people to locations worldwide as well as to concentration camps across country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants.Co-Sponsors Women For Progress, Our Revolution Bergen County and Blue Wave NJ are hosting a vigil in Montclair, New Jersey. This event is meant to be family friendly, so our community can stand up against the injustices taking place within our own borders. Speakers TBA.For the vigil, we will be providing battery powered candles and we ask that attendees only bring flameless candles.40 S. Fullerton Avenue | Montclair | New Jersey... See MoreSee Less

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Whose House? Our House! Rally For H.R. 1

Thu Jan 3rd, 2019, 12:30PM - Thu Jan 3rd, 2019, 1:15PM

Whose House? Our House! Rally For H.R. 1

65 Harristown Rd, Glen Rock, NJ 07452-3307, United States Map

Ring in the new year and a new session of Congress with a rally for voting rights, campaign finance reform, and accountability! Join us at Congressman Josh Gottheimer's office as we enthusiastically support the first bill in the House's new session to overhaul our government to make it fairer and more ethical for all. Sponsored by Indivisible NJ-5, Mahwah After the March, Ridgewood JOLT, Action Together New Jersey, Glen Rock People Power, Occupy Bergen County, Women of Action, Women for Progress, Ramsey PINS, Glen Rock After the March, Bergen NAACP, and the New Jersey Working Families Alliance.Speakers will include:Nathaniel Briggs - First Vice-President Bergen County NAACPJude Ezeh - Constituent from New MilfordJohanna Calle - Director, New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant JusticeGail Rottenstrich - Deputy Mayor of Fair LawnNancy Pelosi is asking for public support for the House Democrats' first bill. H.R. 1 would:• Create automatic voter registration, • Require paper ballots, • Restore the Voting Rights Act,• Reduce partisan gerrymandering, • Limit big money in politics, • Require dark money political groups to disclose donors, • Bar Congress members from serving on corporate boards and • Require presidents to disclose their tax returns.Join us to show your support of these initiatives and encourage our representative and his political caucuses to vote in favor of solving these campaign and ethical problems.... See MoreSee Less

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