WCC regularly holds curated conversations and workshops about timely civic engagement topics.
THURSDAY JUNE 17, 2021
Our City Our Vote Rally for One Million Voices
WCC joined elected officials, community members, and the Our City Our Vote Coalition for a rally in Corona, Queens. The coalition celebrated reaching 34 co-sponsors and called on the New York City Council to immediately schedule a hearing on Intro. 1867.
WEDNESDAY JULY 29, 2020
Table Talk Online: Help More New Yorkers Vote!
Honorable Ydanis Rodriguez, Theresa Thanjan, New York Immigration Coalition, and Yafa Dias, Arab American Association of NY
A conversation about voting rights, current legislation, and the Our City, Our Vote, a coalition of nonprofits, activists, and politicians hoping to bring noncitizen municipal voting to New York City. Speakers were campaign leaders that included New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez, Theresa Thanjan, and Yafa Dias. Participants learned about the New York City Council legislation, which was introduced by Council Member Rodríguez in January 2020; why it’s important; who it affects; and how to take action to support it. You can watch it here and read more about the Table Talk here.