The time to pass the NY Dream Act and Drivers’ Licenses for all is now!
Immigrant New Yorkers throughout the state need equal access to Driver’s Licenses and Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) to reach their full potential in our fast-growing state.
Driver’s License for All would allow NYS residents access to a driver’s license, regardless of their immigration status. This bill will keep immigrant families together, make roads safer and boost the economy.
NYS DREAM Act would allow undocumented students who meet the criteria to apply for state financial aid. This bill is critical in providing tuition equity and equal opportunity to undocumented youths in our state.
Our communities have waited far too long. It’s time for New York State to make them a reality. Sign the petition now!Take Action!
Mayor de Blasio: We Demand That NYC Include Delivery Workers In The Framework By Legalizing E-bikes!
Most e-bikes in New York City, particularly those used by tens of thousands of low-wage, predominantly immigrant workers, are excluded from this new legal clarification. This means that workers are still fined up to $500 solely for operating an e-bike in New York City, and their bikes are confiscated – leaving them unable to provide for their families while their cases linger in court. There needs to be a clear way for workers to convert their e-bikes and make them legal. It’s time to #DeliverJustice!
Sign this petition to demand Mayor de Blasio #DeliverJustice on behalf of New York City’s working cyclists!Take Action!
Governor Cuomo: Create One Fair Wage for Tipped Earners Across New York State!
Did you know that workplaces that pay people in tips are getting away with paying New Yorkers LESS THAN the minimum wage?
Restaurant servers, bussers, hosts, bartenders, car washers, and nail salon techs have rallied to end the subminimum wage that keeps them in poverty. To make game-changing progress for 400,000 New York residents who live off tips, we need to outnumber the corporate fat cats.
Sign our petition to Governor Cuomo to voice your support for One Fair Wage for tipped earners in New York!Take Action!
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From our partners: Join us to lobby councilmembers to pass Intro 1253, the historic, first-of-its-kind legislation that cuts NYC climate pollution at the scale of the crisis and create thousands of good jobs. We’ll get a briefing from experts on the bill and provide you with training on how to lobby from 9:30 – 10:30am.…
Rally to Stop the Amazon #HQ2Scam
From our partners: Join Queens residents and community members from across the city to say NO to Amazon and NO to giving billions of dollars in subsidies to the richest man in the world. On Wednesday, City Council is holding a hearing to look into how this bad deal for New York was made behind closed…
Block Big Banks! Rally Against Chase Funding Prisons & Pipelines
From our partners: FOLLOW THE MONEY: Tell Chase to stop funding hate and destruction! Chase Bank is the biggest Wall Street funder of fossil fuels and is a leading financier of two of the largest private prison companies, CoreCivic and GeoGroup. Chase continues to profit while Indigenous rights get trampled, immigrants get imprisoned, families broken up…
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