2019 is The Year of Voting Reform in New York!
Join Let NY Vote on Monday, January 14 in Albany as we champion comprehensive, equitable voting reform and witness the passage of a historic first step toward Letting NY Vote.
The new unified majority in NY State has chosen voting reform as a top priority, and the first package of Let NY Vote voting reforms are passing THIS Monday, January 14! 🥂JOIN US MONDAY in Albany to push for the best package possible & witness history!
Let NY Vote is invited to the hearings & votes in both chambers to show strong support in case of opposition, and to participate in the Senate press conference celebrating this historic day!
Please RSVP and indicate if you need to reserve a spot on our NYC bus.
Want to help pay for the event? Can’t make it and still want to support? Sponsor an activist so everyone who wants their voice heard is able to attend.
Help us with outreach using this outreach package that includes a sample email, social media posts and printable flyers to invite your community.
Logistics for Monday!
BUS PICK UP
6:15am Bus leaves Brooklyn
6:45am Bus leaves Union Square
7:15am Bus leaves Harlem
10:30am Bus arrives in Albany
4:30pm Bus departs for Manhattan
*RSVP to reserve a seat and get the exact address
Anyone who can meet us early before the bus arrives, we need as many people as possible to join us in the Senate Committee hearings at 10 and 10:30. Info below
SCHEDULE & LOCATIONS
10:00am State Senate Committee on Judiciary (Capital Room 124, meet at 9:45)
10:30am State Senate Elections Committee Hearing (Capital Room 123, meet at 10:20)
11:00am LNYV Coalition Press Event (In front of Rm 123, CAP)
12:00pm State Senate Press Event (Let NY Vote is invited to participate) (Capital Room 124, meet at 9:45)
12:30pm - Assembly Session: Committees meet off the floor, Floor Debate & Vote (we are invited to sit in) (4th floor Assembly Gallery - first come first seated)
3pm - 5pm Senate Legislative Session: Floor debate & Vote (we are invited to sit in) (4th floor Senate Gallery - first come first seated)
Evening Floor debate may run late, who knows. If session wraps, folks can make their way home or to a nearby bar for celebratory drinks. (Location TBA)
• A member of the grassroots has generously offered to provide a sandwich for everyone on the bus, and probably enough to cover a number of you meeting us there (100 sandwiches total, first come, first serve)
• Bring a refillable water bottle, there are "hydration stations" throughout the building.
We'll bring a bunch of posters, but if you want to print your own you can print from this file (easily prints 18x24" at high quality, but should look great 12x18"/legal size too).