Our goal is to stop Bloomberg’s proposed budget from passing the City Council. We need to educate, agitate and pressure our city council members NOT to vote for this budget between now and June 29th! Join us any time of the day or night.
CALL your council member and urge them to commit NOT to vote for this budget! http://tinyurl.com/nyccouncilmembers
DEMAND your council member issue a public statement that they will NOT vote for this Budget. New Yorkers need strong leadership from the city council members who oppose Bloomberg’s budget.
ATTEND city council committee hearings to voice your opposition to Bloomberg’s budget. Council committee hearings are open to the public, and are held daily between now and when the budget will be voted on, mostly at 250 Broadway (at Murray St. across from City Hall). Get the full calendar of city council committee meetings here: http://legistar.council.nyc.gov/Calendar.aspx
COME DOWN to Bloombergville for whatever time you can spare. Attend our public assembly meetings and the RALLIES!
SUPPORT Bloombergville by bringing water, food, and FLYER PRINTOUTS for the folks there (see “Things the Public Can Do Now” flyer on left).
JOIN our email list to stay in touch, and help build a positive counter balance that supports New York communities, not the wealthy!
CALL/WRITE your local news to cover Bloombergville!
TELL your friends, neighbors, co-workers! Change your Facebook profile photo to one of the images on our homepage (on left)“Like” Bloombergville on Facebook and post on our wall! And share on your own wall!
Location: Broadway and Park Place (WEST side of Broadway… across the street from City Hall Park)
Check the following sites for updates on our location:
Organizations: Bail Out the People Movement, Community Voices Heard, Democracia Real Ya, Democratic Socialists of America, Freedom Party, Green Party, International Socialist Organization, New Yorkers Against Budget Cuts, Organization for a Free Society, Our Schools NYC, Picture the Homeless, Social Workers for a Free CUNY, Solidarity Center, South Bronx Community Congress, October2011.org, Fifth Avenue Committee (Brooklyn), Education Activist Network
Individuals: Noam Chomsky (MIT), Arun Grupta (Indypendent), Michael Albert (Z Media), Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY Graduate Center), Frances Fox Piven (CUNY Graduate Center), Kevin Zeese, Sara Burke (SI4RBS organizer), Mark Bergfeld (Education Activist Network), Christopher Rude (Union for Radical Political Economics Steering Committee), David Harvey (CUNY Graduate Center), Mimi Abramovitz (Hunter College School of Social Work, CUNY), Councilman Charles Barron (New York City Council), M. Ndigo Washington (The Healing Drum Collective)
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