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Saturday, April 17 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
A New Day in NY Politics?!

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Ranked Choice Voting isn’t the only major shift in NYC politics. We’ve also seen nonprofit groups start partisan efforts like The Jewish Vote or VOCAL Action Fund, the transformation of the Working Families Party from a local labor backed entity to a broader base building dynamo, and a mayoral race that remains surprisingly open.

Come to this panel to deepen your understanding of the innovative work you haven’t heard about - and the opportunities for you, your favorite candidates and most important issues.

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Samuel Nemir Olivares Bonilla

Community activist and communications strategist
An award-winning communications professional, writer, speaker, photographer and artist from Puerto Rican and Dominican background living in NYC.  Samy is also a lifelong activist for LGBTQ, sexual and reproductive rights.  He focuses on diversity, social justice and human rights... Read More →

Carlyn Cowen

Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC)
Carlyn Cowen (they/she/siya) is an advocate, activist, and Filipinx-American dedicated to building social, racial, and economic justice through radical systemic change. Carlyn serves as the Chief Policy and Public Affairs Officer of the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC), the... Read More →

Jeff Gold

Chair, SC, Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign
Maintaining one's own sense of the ridiculous.  Market, State--interactions and failures.Taking responsibility for deliverables for real people in real time. Revivifying public provision arguments.What I've thrown on the wall to see if it worked/works.
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Jawanza James Williams

Director of Organizing, VOCAL-NY
Jawanza james Williams (He, Him) is a Black, Radical Queer, Abolitionist and Socialist. He is currently the Director of Organizing at VOCAL-NY, a grassroots organization building power among poor and low-income New Yorkers. He is also a member of the Democratic Socialists of America... Read More →

Saturday April 17, 2021 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT