Advocacy

As new opportunities are discovered, they will be posted to the top of this list.

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The Jewish Council for Public Affairs is offering webinars and legislative information to address the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic:
https://www.jewishpublicaffairs.org/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=e70182f0-d77d-4691-8a94-389a57f06ec6

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While social distancing is a key element of the coronavirus mitigation plan, it has the potential to also drive low turnout at both the April 28th and the June 23rd primary elections. The New York State League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area urges you to contact the Monroe County Board of Elections, the governor’s office, and your state representatives to express your support for expanded use of absentee or mail-in ballots.

Monroe County Board of Elections
39 W. Main St.
Rochester, NY. 14614
(585) 753 – 1550
mcboe@monroecounty.gov

The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor of New York State
NYS Capital Building
Albany, NY 12224
(518) 474 – 8390
www.governor.ny.gov/contact

To find the name and contact information for your NY State Senator, go to www.nysenate.gov/find-my-senator.

To find the name and contact information for your NY State Assembly Member, go to nyassembly.gov/mem/search.

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The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism has a Legislative Action Center webpage which is updated frequently:

https://rac.org/chai-impact-action-center

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Drawing on centuries of Jewish tradition and experience, HIAS rescues, protects and advocates for refugees around the world. You can sign their petition calling on the US government to allow more refugees into our country at this time of crisis:

https://act.hias.org/page/11946/action/1

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Never Again Action is a Jewish group advocating for undocumented immigrants whose motto is “Never Again is Now.” They are currently asking state governors to release detainees who are in crowded and unsafe conditions and point out that “Anne Frank died because she caught an infections disease in a concentration camp.”

https://www.neveragainaction.com/#pledge

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