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  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
January 9, 2020 at 5:00 PM

We're building a progressive coalition.

Friend,   I’ve learned that running to change our district’s leadership requires being bold. Though this work is hard, I know I am not alone.    Powerful progressive candidates across New Jersey are rising to the challenge and taking on entrenched powe…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
January 8, 2020 at 10:00 PM

No war with Iran.

Friend,   Earlier this week, Brand New Congress launched a petition to call on Congress to do their job and hold the Executive branch accountable to stop the impending war in Iran.    Without a doubt, the assassination of Gen. Soleimani is an unambiguo…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
January 7, 2020 at 10:00 PM

Not me, us.

Friend,   In case you haven't heard—our campaign endorsed Bernie Sanders for President!   Throughout his career, Bernie has had the courage to fight for a sustainable world, universal healthcare, quality jobs, workers’ rights, and social justice. He ha…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
January 3, 2020 at 5:15 PM

Check our campaign out on The Young Turks!

Friend,   Earlier this week, our campaign was featured on The Young Turks! It was great to speak to Ana Kasparian about my immigrant roots, and the importance of progressive legislation like the Green New Deal and Medicare for all. Watch below: …
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 31, 2019 at 3:32 PM

My New Year's Resolution.

Friend,   Friends,   It’s New Year’s Eve, and I have a resolution: to root out corruption and hypocrisy.   Here's a timeline: Two weeks after our campaign launched, Bill Pascrell endorsed a Green New Deal. Only one week after that, he took money from f…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 30, 2019 at 5:15 PM

We need to go into 2020 fighting.

Friend,   We’re almost at the end of December, and the end of 2019—and what a year it has been.   This year, we’ve seen so much support from the grassroots. Donations, volunteers, endorsements, and words of support—they all mean the world to me because…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 29, 2019 at 6:30 PM

We're up against the corporate establishment.

Friend,   As you know, we're taking on an incumbent funded by big pharma, the fossil fuel industry, corporations, and backed by the New Jersey establishment. In other words, we need to show the establishment that we have the grassroots behind us.   We …
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 29, 2019 at 12:38 AM

➡️ Can you forward this email? ➡️

Friend,   One of things that inspires me most about our campaign is this simple fact: we are people powered. We're running for the grassroots, and are funded by the grassroots.   Working-class voters believe in our message that progressive politics is …
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 27, 2019 at 6:30 PM

What are your priorities?

Friend,   The end of the month is coming closer, and we need to end the month strong. We need to show that our campaign continues to be healthy enough to win in 2020, and we’re asking for your help to get us to complete our goal.    Can you contribute …
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 26, 2019 at 9:45 PM

Can you help keep our volunteers warm?

Friends,   As you know, knocking doors and speaking to constituents is the best way to spread our campaign's message. We've got a strong volunteer base on the ground, but we need to make sure they stay warm in the winter months.   Each season presents …
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 24, 2019 at 11:00 PM

Happy holidays!

Friend,   The holiday season is an important moment for spending time with loved ones and reflecting on the past year.   We’re looking forward to continuing this work in 2020 by bringing people-powered change to New Jersey, and fighting for a progressi…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 18, 2019 at 11:00 PM

Should we leave Americans uninsured?

December is one of the hardest months for families. Friend,   Is it acceptable that 28 million Americans have no health insurance?   While we spend time with family and friends for the holidays, many of us are also struggling at the hands of a healthcar…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 11, 2019 at 12:15 PM

We have no time to waste.

Watch our feature on the Humanist Report. Friends,   Our planet’s future has never been more uncertain. Faced with rising temperatures, surging sea levels, and worsening storms, the world our children are inheriting will look dramatically different than…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
December 9, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Can you pitch in for our volunteers?

We want to make sure our volunteers have the resources they need. Friends,   As we begin to kick our canvassing operation into high gear, we're going to need supplies. We want to make sure our volunteers have all the resources they need in order to talk…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
November 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM

A time to be thankful.

Friends,   This time of year, it's important to take a moment and think. Our lives can be busy, but it's important to realize what matters—friends, family, and those fighting to make the world a better place.   Eva's Village is a local New Jersey non-p…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
November 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM

How should we spend your donation?

Friends,   Every few weeks, we send an email to keep our campaign supporters up to date with campaign operations, and to ask for help—for volunteers, online support, and donations. In our first few months, we've been overwhelmed with the outpour of sup…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
November 21, 2019 at 10:01 PM

The Brand New Congress Summit

Friends,   As I shared with you earlier this month, our campaign was endorsed by Brand New Congress! Brand New Congress is a national organization dedicated to supporting candidates who represent everyday Americans and understand the struggles of regul…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
November 14, 2019 at 9:45 PM

Our Damage Report Interview

Watch our latest campaign interview! Friends,   Earlier this week, I was interviewed on the Damage Report! The Damage Report has been on the front lines of the progressive movement, and it was great to speak to John Iadarola about our grassroots campaig…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
November 7, 2019 at 3:54 PM

Brand New Congress

Zina is a Brand New Congress candidate! Friends,   I have some very exciting news to share: our campaign has been endorsed by Brand New Congress! Brand New Congress is a national organization dedicated to taking on corporate politicians and the establis…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
October 23, 2019 at 8:49 PM

Our movement is growing...

Our movement is growing, but we still need more resources. Friends,   I have exciting news: in the past month, we've doubled our volunteer base! Our campaign is gaining momentum, and we have the community behind us.   This increase in volunteers means tha…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
October 16, 2019 at 8:45 PM

Read My Medicare-for-All Op-Ed

A few days ago, I wrote in NJ.com about why we need Medicare-for-All, and why it's personal for me. Friends,   A few days ago, I wrote in the Star-Ledger about why we need Medicare-for-All, and why it's personal for me. Read about it here. …
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
October 10, 2019 at 6:32 PM

Join Me for a Climate Change Town Hall!

Join me on October 12th to discuss the climate crisis. ​Friends, This Saturday, October 12th at 2 PM, I'm holding a Climate Change Town at Hall Passaic County Community College! We need to take the climate crisis seriously, and the first step in that proc…
  Ryan Adams · [email protected]
October 2, 2019 at 9:00 PM

Check out Zina on this liberal podcast!

Last week, Zina was featured on Liberal Dan's podcast! Friends, Ryan Adams – Zina's Digital Director – here.​ Last week, Zina was featured on Liberal Dan's podcast! She spoke about the need to combat our climate crisis, the importance of Medicare-for-Al…
  Zina Spezakis · [email protected]
September 23, 2019 at 5:55 PM

We’re paying more, but not getting healthier.

Do you trust politicians who take money from big pharma? Dear friend, Would you trust politicians who take money from big pharma to work on your behalf? I wouldn’t, and you shouldn’t either. Prescription drug manufacturers will do anything to keep the gov…