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Rebecca Willis

“When politics becomes really dysfunctional, the temptation is to just be quite a cynical realist and say, That’s just how the world is now. But the more I think about it, the more I think that when you’re confronted with these problems, you actually need to double down on the idealism.”

Climate, Jobs and Justice Accountability Forum

Let’s translate the energy of the People’s Climate March and the Trump resistance into political impact in NYC: join a mass people’s interview of NYC Mayor de Blasio, Public Advocate James and Comptroller Stringer. Come learn about the issues, and then hear our city’s leaders’ views, question them on the big issues, hold them accountable, and urge them to take the bold policy action we need!

NYC Votes Get Out the Vote Phone Bank

NYC Votes runs a Get Out the Vote program reminding New Yorker to head to the polls and vote on Election Day. GOTV will run from Sunday, November 6 through Tuesday, November 8. Call new voters to encourage them to vote in the General Election.

NextGen Climate Get Out the Vote

Help us call identified pro-climate action voters in the battleground states to ensure they know when, where, and how to vote!

Environmental Justice: What’s Race Got to Do With It?

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law (“CJRL”) was founded in 2010 with the purpose of deepening the legal community’s discourse on historic and contemporary notions of socio-political and legal challenges facing racial and ethnic minorities. Join us as experts shed greater light on legal issues that impact communities of color !

The Irresistible Resistance: Earth Week 2016

In celebration of Earth Week at The New School, the Tishman Environment and Design Center is drawing inspiration from the growing unification of movements for climate justice, the deepening of transnational solidarity movements across the globe and the creative expressions of people and communities determined to achieve solutions to the climate crisis on their own terms.