Members of the Sunrise Movement hubs from all across New York state gathered for a raucous rally on August 13, 2019 outside of the DNC headquarters on 420 Lexington Avenue in New York City to pressure the NY members of the DNC to vote for a climate debate when the DNC gathers in San Francisco on August 22-24.
Environmental advocacy groups and over a hundred New Yorkers rallied outside Governor Cuomo’s Manhattan office on August 7, 2019 to deliver tens of thousands of petition signatures and public comments calling on the Governor and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to deny construction permits for the unwanted and unnecessary Williams NESE fracked gas pipeline.
Right now, National Grid proposes to raise our monthly bills so they can expand fracked gas infrastructure in New York City and Long Island. This will keep us dependent on their partnership with the fossil fuel industry and profits over people when more fossil fuels goes against science and New York's climate law. Customers feel this is abuse of their monopoly status. We must flood the public comment portal with letters. We made it easy for you to take action with this letter-writing prompt that will be delivered directly to the Public Service Commission (PSC).
Right now, National Grid, the corporate utility covering parts of NYC and Long Island wants to raise our rates, some of the the highest in the nation, to expand more fossil fuels in an opaque process in a boardroom. We must flood the system with public comments like they have never seen before. This...
The People's Puppets of Occupy Wall Street was founded in Zuccotti Park, in the first two weeks of the Occupation of New York City. It continues on as a collective that helps other activists build beautiful and effective visuals for actions.