Report by Paula Antolini
September 8, 2018, 7:45AM EDT
‘Thousands of Doors for Justice’ Day of Action in CT Today
‘Thousands of Doors for Justice’ will be knocking on doors today in the Bethel vicinity, to further their cause to fight for issues of racial, social, women’s, environmental, disability and immigrant justice.
STATEWIDE LAUNCHING LOCATIONS: Doors Open: 8:45 AM
Tabling & Local Programs: 8:45-9:25 AM
Statewide Program (Connected by Video Streaming): 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Reaching out to voters-Doors/Tabling/Trainings: 10:00 AM to 1:00PM
Western Ct State University-Science Building, Rm125
181 White St., Danbury CT
Capital Community College-Auditorium
950 Main St, Hartford CT
Middlesex Community College-Chapman Hall
100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown CT
Guest Speaker: Linda Sarsour – award-winning racial justice, civil rights activist and organizer of the Women’s March.
New Haven-Begins at 9:00am
People’s Center, 37 Howe St, New Haven CT
All Souls Unitarian Church, 19 Jay St, New London CT
Long Hill Bible Church, 131 Garden Circle, Waterbury CT
Generations Health Center, 40 Mansfield Ave, Willimantic CT
Day of Action Kickoff on September 8th is at 9:30 AM where we they will meet, greet and rally before conducting trainings for those who need it and then head out to take action.
Statewide launching locations: Doors Open: 8:45 AM
- 8:45-9:25 AM: Tabling & Local Programs
- 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM: Statewide Program (Connected by Video Streaming)
- 9:30 AM: Statewide Program Speakers: Bishop John Selders, Moral Monday CT- An injury to one is an injury to us all. Advancing racial, economic & gender justice. Lori Pelletier, AFL-CIO – What’s at stake for working families and key note speaker Linda Sarsour, award-winning racial justice, civil rights activist and organizer of the Women’s March 2017.
- 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM: Reaching out to voters- Doors/Tabling/Trainings
- Download a flyer & location details here
For Good Jobs-Fair Wages; Access to Quality Public Education; A Vibrant & Fairly Funded Public Sector; Racial, Gender and Immigrant Justice; Disability Rights; Democracy in our State and in Our Work Places; Healthy Communities & Environmental Justice.
We will be knocking on doors, making calls, registering voters, training volunteers and recruiting new activists. We all contribute in the best ways we can & embrace our collective struggle.
For questions contact: Ann pratt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ann at 860-209-1234
ORGANIZATIONS PLEDGED TO TAKE ACTION FOR JUSTICE
Action Together CT ● AFT Connecticut ● A&R Union- AFT ● AFSCME Council 4 ● Chispa Connecticut ● Common Cause in Connecticut ● Congress of CT Community Colleges ● Connecticut AFL-CIO ● Connecticut Against Gun Violence ● Connecticut Alliance for Retired Americans ● Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence ● Connecticut Citizen Action Group ● Connecticut Citizen Research Group ● Connecticut Education Association ● Connecticut Employees Union Independent ● Connecticut Equality ● CT NOW ● Connecticut State Council SEIU ● Connecticut Students for a Dream ● Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund ● Council on American Islamic Relations, Connecticut Chapter ● CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs ● CT Women’s Education and Legal Fund ● CSEA, SEIU Local 2001 ● Democracy First ● District 1199/SEIU Healthcare ● GLSEN ● Greater Hartford NAACP ● Hartford Pride ● Hartford Rising ● Health Equity Solutions ● HYPE (Helping Young People Evolve) ● Indivisible CT ● Indivisible CT Shoreline ● IRIS-Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services ● LOCAL Central CT ● LOCAL Northeast ● LOCAL Southeastern ● Moral Monday CT ● NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut ● National Association of Social Workers CT Chapter ● New Haven People’s Center ● New Haven Pride ● New Haven Rising ● Orange Indivisible ● Planned Parenthood of Southern New England ● Protect Our Care CT ● SEIU 32BJ ● Social Justice Council, Unitarian Universalist Church, Meriden ● State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition ● UCONN AAUP ● UConn Health Center AAUP ● United Auto Workers Region 9A ● YWCA Sexual Assault Crisis Service ● Western CT Area Labor Federation ● Women Against Mass Incarceration ● Working Families Organization ● Women’s March CT