On October 27th, meet at City Hall to Turn the Tide, and demand a just, sustainable rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy!
What: Turn the Tide at City Hall to demand New York City rebuild with good jobs, affordable housing, community engagement, strong health care and sustainable energy
When: October 27th, 2013, 4:30 PM
Where: Meet at City Hall across from Brooklyn Bridge
Endorsers (in formation): Alliance for a Just Rebuilding, 32BJ SEIU, 350.org, ALIGN, Coalition for the Homeless, Center for Popular Democracy, CWA District One, Community Voices Heard (CVH), Good Jobs NY, Faith in NY, Greater NY Labor-Religion Coalition, Fifth Avenue Committee, Food and Water Watch, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Legal Aid Society, LiUNA Local 78 Asbestos, Lead & Hazardous Waste Workers, Make the Road NY, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Neighbors Helping Neighbors, New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, New York Communities for Change, New York Committee for Occupational Health and Safety, Red Hook Initiative, Occupy Network, Occupy Sandy, Project Hospitality, Sandy Regional Assembly, Sierra Club, Sustainable South Bronx, South Bronx United, System Change Not Climate Change, UPROSE, VOCAL-NY
Want to help us make art? We're building signs at 520 Clinton Ave. in Brooklyn this Saturday! Click here to RSVP.
Sandy Survivors and community leaders from neighborhoods vulnerable to future storms will be heading to the rally on foot and bike. Join a Sandy Sojourn to the demonstration at the locations below:
FAR ROCKAWAY (Hosted by Faith in NY)
Interfaith Service, Saturday, Oct. 26th 9:30am: First Church of God (1425 Beach Channel Drive): All are welcome to come and bless our sojourners as they go out. Please contact Daniel Green at [email protected] for more details.
Sandy Sojourn: Please contact Rebekkah Thompson by Friday if you or others are interested in the Sojourn, contact [email protected]
DAY 1 Oct. 26th - 1st Leg (1.9 miles)
Beginning Location: First Church of God (1425 Beach Channel Drive) Restroom Available - Time: 10:00am
Ending Location: St. Helen’s (157-10 83rd St) Restroom Available - Time: 4:30pm
UPDATED: DAY 2 Oct. 27th - St. Mary's Star of the Sea (1920 New Haven Ave) - 2:30 PM
Ending location: City Hall!!
Buses to City Hall from the Rockaways
Meet-up time for all buses: 3pm. Buses leave promptly for City Hall at 3:30pm. Please contact bus captains to reserve a space.
First Church of God (1425 Beach Channel Drive): Adlyn Hylton (917-692-0771): 2 Buses (Ally Groups should go here first)
St. Mary's Star of the Sea (1920 New Haven Ave): Margaret Stewart (917-690-2835): 4 Buses
STATEN ISLAND (Hosted by Make the Road NY)
Sandy Sojourn through affected areas, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 12:00pm: Meet at Kissam Avenue in Oakwood Beach.
Welcome Walkers, Sunday Oct. 27th, 2:30pm: Gather at Sand Land and Father Capodanno Blvd. (by the dolphins)
Buses Depart to Manhattan, Oct. 27th, 3:30pm: From Sand Land and Father Capodanno Blvd. (by the dolphins)
SOUTH BRONX (Hosted by South Bronx Unite)
Contact: Mychal Johnson at [email protected]
South Bronx Waterfront Bike Tour, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 1:oopm-3:00pm: Meet at East 141 Street and Brook Avenue. Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/495232643906861/
Mass Sandy Sojourn from South Bronx to City Hall, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 3:00pm-4:00pm: South Bronx bikers will trek over the 3rd Avenue Bridge and down the east side of Manhattan via the FDR bike trail. Those not able to bike are encouraged to take the subway and join us at City Hall.
RED HOOK (Hosted by Community Voices Heard and Red Hook Initiative)
Contact Julian Vigo at [email protected]
Gather to leave together for City Hall, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 3:00pm: Meet outside Red Hook Initiative, 767 Hicks St., Brooklyn, NY 11231.
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