Equity. Economy. Environment.

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ALIGN · [email protected]
May 12, 2022 at 11:30 AM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Protect, Repair, Invest, Transform

Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   In April, the Amazon Labor Union made history when the JFK8 warehouse on Staten Island became the first union Amazon facility in the nation. S…
ALIGN · [email protected]
May 12, 2022 at 11:30 AM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Protect, Repair, Invest, Transform

Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   In April, the Amazon Labor Union made history when the JFK8 warehouse on Staten Island became the first union Amazon facility in the nation. S…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
April 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Our Vision for a Just Transition this Earth Day

Dear John,   More than fifty years after the first Earth Day celebration, we are facing an urgent climate emergency. This crisis has not been met with silence. Earth Day is about recognizing and uplifting the work of the frontline Black and…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
April 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Our Vision for a Just Transition this Earth Day

Dear Friend,   More than fifty years after the first Earth Day celebration, we are facing an urgent climate emergency. This crisis has not been met with silence. Earth Day is about recognizing and uplifting the work of the frontline Black a…
ALIGN · [email protected]
March 30, 2022 at 11:30 AM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: It Takes a Movement

Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   The pandemic laid bare New York’s crumbling infrastructure, underfunded social services, and the abusive corporations that treated workers as …
ALIGN · [email protected]
March 30, 2022 at 11:30 AM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: It Takes a Movement

Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   The pandemic laid bare New York’s crumbling infrastructure, underfunded social services, and the abusive corporations that treated workers as …
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
March 14, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Join us for the State of the Worker Townhall on March 16th

Dear Friend,   It’s been two years since the pandemic began in New York, where our state has lost over 67,000 lives to Covid-19. A disproportionate number of those losses were frontline Black and brown essential workers who risked their he…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
March 14, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Join us for the State of the Worker Townhall on March 16th

Dear John,   It’s been two years since the pandemic began in New York, where our state has lost over 67,000 lives to Covid-19. A disproportionate number of those losses were frontline Black and brown essential workers who risked their heal…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
March 3, 2022 at 7:31 PM

Tuesday, March 8th: A Historic Day for Climate Justice

Dear John,   March 8, 2022 will be a day to remember for climate justice.   On Tuesday, March 8, New Yorkers from across the state will flood the streets of Albany to demand $15 billion for climate, jobs, and justice. The UN Climate Change…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
March 3, 2022 at 7:31 PM

Tuesday, March 8th: A Historic Day for Climate Justice

Dear Friend,   March 8, 2022 will be a day to remember for climate justice.   On Tuesday, March 8, New Yorkers from across the state will flood the streets of Albany to demand $15 billion for climate, jobs, and justice. The UN Climate Chan…
ALIGN · [email protected]
February 16, 2022 at 12:30 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Solidarity is More than a Slogan

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   In support of the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike of 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “All labor has dignity” speech in f…
ALIGN · [email protected]
February 16, 2022 at 12:30 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Solidarity is More than a Slogan

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   In support of the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike of 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “All labor has dignity” speech in f…
ALIGN · [email protected]
January 18, 2022 at 12:01 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Our Big Vision for 2022

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   ALIGN is hitting the ground running as we move into 2022. With new leaders in the city and state government, we are organizing to ensure th…
ALIGN · [email protected]
January 18, 2022 at 12:01 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Our Big Vision for 2022

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   ALIGN is hitting the ground running as we move into 2022. With new leaders in the city and state government, we are organizing to ensure th…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
December 27, 2021 at 12:30 PM

Take Action Against Amazon this New Year’s

Dear Friend,   2021 has been a historic year. A wave of worker organizing is shifting the tide, building a movement toward an economy that works for all of us. But the pandemic rages on, the climate crisis intensifies rapidly, and all the w…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
December 27, 2021 at 12:30 PM

Take Action Against Amazon this New Year’s

Dear John,   2021 has been a historic year. A wave of worker organizing is shifting the tide, building a movement toward an economy that works for all of us. But the pandemic rages on, the climate crisis intensifies rapidly, and all the whi…
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
December 20, 2021 at 1:22 PM

ALIGN Year in Review 2021: When We Fight, We Win

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   2021 was a huge year for ALIGN in moving New York toward worker, climate, and racial justice. We continue to see powerful coalition buildin…
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
December 20, 2021 at 1:22 PM

ALIGN Year in Review 2021: When We Fight, We Win

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   2021 was a huge year for ALIGN in moving New York toward worker, climate, and racial justice. We continue to see powerful coalition buildin…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
December 14, 2021 at 12:31 PM

Six Amazon Workers Killed. Join us to hold Amazon accountable.

Dear Friend,   As storms and tornadoes were raging through the midwest, Amazon kept dozens of people working in an Illinois warehouse and didn't let them leave. The consequences were devastating. On Friday night, a tornado tore through the …
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
December 14, 2021 at 12:31 PM

Six Amazon Workers Killed. Join us to hold Amazon accountable.

Dear John,   As storms and tornadoes were raging through the midwest, Amazon kept dozens of people working in an Illinois warehouse and didn't let them leave. The consequences were devastating. On Friday night, a tornado tore through the fa…
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
November 19, 2021 at 12:30 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Strength in our Solidarity

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   The NYC election results are in and we will have our most diverse City Council in history.  For the first time, the majority of City Counci…
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
November 19, 2021 at 12:30 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Strength in our Solidarity

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   The NYC election results are in and we will have our most diverse City Council in history.  For the first time, the majority of City Counci…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
November 9, 2021 at 1:40 PM

A Matter of Life and Death

Dear John,   As global discussions are happening at COP26 in Glasgow, the urgency for the state to meet the climate goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act must be the highest priority. It’s been nine years since New Yo…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
November 9, 2021 at 1:40 PM

A Matter of Life and Death

Dear Friend,   As global discussions are happening at COP26 in Glasgow, the urgency for the state to meet the climate goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act must be the highest priority. It’s been nine years since New …
Jake Streich-Kest · [email protected]
October 28, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Justice for Jeyasre

Dear Friend,   Jeyasre Kathiravel was an Indian Dalit woman garment worker and union member organizing against gender-based violence and harassment at a major Indian garment manufacturer that supplies to American and European fashion brands…
Jake Streich-Kest · [email protected]
October 28, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Justice for Jeyasre

Dear John,   Jeyasre Kathiravel was an Indian Dalit woman garment worker and union member organizing against gender-based violence and harassment at a major Indian garment manufacturer that supplies to American and European fashion brands. …
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
October 20, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Next Stop: Building Worker Power

Dear Friend,   When we unite together, we have the power to make our workplaces safe.  That is why it was so crucial for our NY Essential Workers Coalition to win Worker Health and Safety Committees through the NY HERO Act. Starting Novembe…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
October 20, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Next Stop: Building Worker Power

Dear John,   When we unite together, we have the power to make our workplaces safe.  That is why it was so crucial for our NY Essential Workers Coalition to win Worker Health and Safety Committees through the NY HERO Act. Starting November …
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
October 12, 2021 at 11:30 AM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: For Jobs and Justice

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   New York City’s election season is here, giving us an opportunity to elect leaders that will move our City toward equity and resiliency, wh…
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
October 12, 2021 at 11:30 AM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: For Jobs and Justice

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   New York City’s election season is here, giving us an opportunity to elect leaders that will move our City toward equity and resiliency, wh…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 3:31 PM

Keep the momentum going

Dear John,   Last week, fellow colleagues, allies, friends, and supporters like you came together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builders Awards. This celebration is crucial for …
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 3:31 PM

Keep the momentum going

Dear Friend,   Last week, fellow colleagues, allies, friends, and supporters like you came together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builders Awards. This celebration is crucial fo…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
September 27, 2021 at 11:01 AM

What keeps us fighting for equity and justice

Dear Friend,   The ALIGN 2021 Movement Builders Awards was a special night for our movement. Fellow colleagues, allies, friends, and supporters like you came together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice. I…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
September 27, 2021 at 11:01 AM

What keeps us fighting for equity and justice

Dear John,   The ALIGN 2021 Movement Builders Awards was a special night for our movement. Fellow colleagues, allies, friends, and supporters like you came together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice. In …
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
September 21, 2021 at 4:28 PM

Tonight we celebrate

Dear John,   Tonight is a special night for our movement.  Fellow colleagues, allies, friends, and supporters like you are coming together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builder…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
September 21, 2021 at 4:27 PM

Tonight we celebrate

Dear Friend,   Tonight is a special night for our movement.  Fellow colleagues, allies, friends, and supporters like you are coming together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Build…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 8:05 PM

One more day to get tickets

Dear John,   Each year, fellow colleagues, allies, and friends come together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builders Awards. Tomorrow, ALIGN is proud to be honoring Assembly Memb…
NYS Assemblymember Karines Reyes · [email protected]
September 18, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Support the organization that brought essential workers together

Dear John, Each year, fellow colleagues, allies, and friends come together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builders Awards. I’m honored to be named one of this year’s Movement Bui…
NYS Assemblymember Karines Reyes · [email protected]
September 18, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Support the organization that brought essential workers together

Dear Friend, Each year, fellow colleagues, allies, and friends come together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builders Awards. I’m honored to be named one of this year’s Movement B…
Dr. Laura Skinner, Cornell ILR · [email protected]
September 16, 2021 at 4:36 PM

Celebrating our Movement for a Just Transition

Dear Friend,   We need strong, progressive coalitions to make bold, transformative changes happen. ALIGN has been doing the movement building needed to tackle the monumental challenges of our time. That is why I am so proud to be honored at the ALIGN's Move…
Dr. Laura Skinner, Cornell ILR · [email protected]
September 16, 2021 at 4:35 PM

Celebrating our Movement for a Just Transition

Dear John,   We need strong, progressive coalitions to make bold, transformative changes happen. ALIGN has been doing the movement building needed to tackle the monumental challenges of our time. That is why I am so proud to be honored at the ALIGN's Moveme…
NYS Senator Michael Gianaris · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 11:20 AM

You’re Invited: A celebration of our movement’s accomplishments

Dear Friend, The ALIGN Movement Builders Awards is a special evening of celebrating our movement’s accomplishments in making our communities healthier, safer, and more just. We are in a time of multiple crises that require bold, transformat…
NYS Senator Michael Gianaris · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 11:20 AM

You’re Invited: A celebration of our movement’s accomplishments

Dear John, The ALIGN Movement Builders Awards is a special evening of celebrating our movement’s accomplishments in making our communities healthier, safer, and more just. We are in a time of multiple crises that require bold, transformativ…
Stuart Appelbaum, RWDSU President · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 3:16 PM

Fighting for Worker Power with ALIGN

Dear Friend, Each year, fellow colleagues, allies, and friends come together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builders Awards. I’m honored to be named one of this year’s Movement B…
Stuart Appelbaum, RWDSU President · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 3:15 PM

Fighting for Worker Power with ALIGN

Dear John, Each year, fellow colleagues, allies, and friends come together to celebrate our shared work for economic, racial, and climate justice at the ALIGN Movement Builders Awards. I’m honored to be named one of this year’s Movement Bui…
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
September 7, 2021 at 4:25 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Our Movement Is Growing

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   Our movement for a just and equitable New York is only growing bigger and bigger. In the face of climate catastrophe and widening economic …
ALIGN Team · [email protected]
September 7, 2021 at 4:25 PM

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: Our Movement Is Growing

A Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   Our movement for a just and equitable New York is only growing bigger and bigger. In the face of climate catastrophe and widening economic …
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 11:01 AM

Celebrate resilience and rebuilding with ALIGN’s movement builders!

Dear Friend,   ALIGN is proud to be honoring Assembly Member Karines Reyes and Senator Michael Gianaris, Stuart Appelbaum, and Dr. Lara Skinner at our upcoming 2021 Movement Builder Awards for their leadership in building movements for econ…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Celebrate resilience and rebuilding with ALIGN’s movement builders!

Dear John,   ALIGN is proud to be honoring Assembly Member Karines Reyes and Senator Michael Gianaris, Stuart Appelbaum, and Dr. Lara Skinner at our upcoming 2021 Movement Builder Awards for their leadership in building movements for econom…
Maritza Silva-Farrell · [email protected]
August 25, 2021 at 12:10 PM

Our Final Movement Builders Awards Honoree: A Champion for Working People

Dear John,   ALIGN is proud to announce our final honoree for the 2021 Movement Builders Awards: Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), for his leadership and commitment to building power wi…