REDUCE-REUSE-REPAIR GRANT: ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB), Citizens Committee for NYC, and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer invite community groups and individuals to apply for a grant to design and implement innovative projects that will help achieve New York City’s waste prevention, reuse and repair goals. These projects should help the City of New York eventually reuse 100% of all waste that can be reused, repaired, refurbished, or salvaged for spare parts, and pioneer models that can be replicated throughout the City.
Safe Disposal Event, Sunday, Sept. 22, Union Square 10am – 4pm
The NYC Department of Sanitation is holding a SAFE Disposal Event to provide NYC residents with a one-stop method to get rid of harmful household products. (Solvents, Automotive, Flammable, Electronics). Check for details: https://www1.nyc.gov/events/nyc-safe-disposal-event—manhattan/231106/1
Join us in discussing how to reduce the number of people incarcerated in our prisons.
Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:00pm to 6:00pm (Doors at 2:30pm)
Elisabeth Irwin High School, 40 Charlton Street
Free with RSVP: https://forms.gle/aij3VUGBkn6HEUjg9
The Future of Health Care in New York: A Forum
The New York State Senate and Assembly will take up the New York Health Act, a bill sponsored by Assemblymember Dick Gottfried and Senator Gustavo Rivera. The New York Health Act would implement single-payer healthcare in New York, ensuring every New Yorker will have reliable health insurance coverage.
Learn How This Bill Could Affect You and Your Family!
Sunday, October 6
2:30pm Doors Open, 3pm-5pm Program, 5pm-6pm Open Q&A
Elisabeth Irwin High School
40 Charlton Street
Free with RSVP: https://forms.gle/4UV8RfZyM3TvvnEm9
• State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair, NYS Senate Committee on Health
• Assemblymember Richard Gottfried, Chair, NYS Assembly Committee on Health
Prominent elected officials and leading public health professionals will also participate.
List of Sponsors (in formation): Village Independent Democrats, Coalition for a District Alternative, Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club.