Drivers Licenses NOW!/Licencias de conducir ahora!

**Please WEAR GREEN to show your support for Green Light!**

Time: 10:30am-3:00pm
Date: May 14th
Location: Albany, NY

**Carpool from Syracuse leaving at 7:30am on the 14th, meet at the center. We want to bring around 20 people and have volunteer drivers arranged.**

The Green Light NY Coalition is mobilizing to Albany to say the time is NOW to pass the Drivers Licenses Bill A10273! The coalition, made up of directly affected community members, advocates, and allies, have been organizing around licenses for years. New York is behind 12 other states and the benefits in public safety, economics and community integration are clear. The time is now to pass the bill and we are calling on everyone in the community from across the state to join us in Albany and send the message to our legislators loud and clear: Our communities can not wait, our economy can not wait, pass the GREEN LIGHT NY BILL NOW!
Sponsored by 32BJ: SEIU
Time: 10:30am-3:00pm
Date: May 14th
Location: Albany, NY

The details of the event are still in the works. This is a grassroots campaign and we are fundraising to ensure that the people from all corners of the state who are dedicated to this campaign can be in Albany. Everyone must sign up and/or make a donation on Eventbrite, bit.ly/GreenLightNY5-14
Please contact your local steering committee member if you have questions.
Tentative Bus Departure points:
Buffalo
Rochester
Syracuse
Lower Hudson Valley
Mid-Hudson Valley
New York City
Long Island

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La Coalición Green Light NY está movilizando a Albany para decir que es el momento de aprobar el Proyecto de Licencias de Conducir A10273. La coalición, compuesta por miembros de la comunidad directamente afectados, defensores y aliados, se han estado organizando alrededor de las licencias por años. Nueva York está detrás de otros 12 estados y los beneficios en seguridad pública, economía e integración comunitaria son claros. Ahora es el momento de aprobar la ley y hacemos un llamamiento a todos en la comunidad de todo el estado para que se unan a nosotros en Albany y envíen el mensaje a nuestros legisladores alto y claro: nuestras comunidades no pueden esperar, nuestra economía no puede esperar, pasar ¡GREEN LIGHT NY BILL AHORA!
Patrocinado por 32BJ: SEIU
Hora: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Fecha: 14 de mayo
Ubicación: Albany, NY

Los detalles del evento aún están en proceso. Esta es una campaña de base y recaudamos fondos para garantizar que las personas de todos los rincones del estado que están dedicadas a esta campaña puedan estar en Albany. Solicitamos que las personas se registren y/o hagan una donación en Eventbrite: bit.ly/GreenLightNY5-18 Por favor, póngase en contacto con su miembro del comité de dirección local si tiene alguna pregunta.
Puntos tentativos de salida del autobús:
Buffalo
Rochester
Syracuse
Lower Hudson Valley
Mid-Hudson Valley
New York City
Long Island

#GreenLightNy #LuzVerdeNY #DriversLicensesNow

Link to Facebook event here

UPDATE 5/11/2018

Hi Green Light Coalition Members!

Monday is a huge day for the coalition! We will be moblizating from across the state to descend on Albany and demand drivers licences now!  There is still time to sign up for a bus! You can register here today.  Please take a second to share the event on social media and/or make a donation to the mobilization!
For those of you who have already signed up and/or are driving yourself we wanted to share a few details on the day.  (Each location has different departure plans and times so please contact your local lead for more details, if you don’t know who that is I will be happy to connect you.)  We will be gathering at Academy Park at 10:30am, there will be a small press conference at 11:30am in the LOB and legislative visits from 1:00-3:00pm.  A bagged lunch will be served at the park.  On Monday we will share a social media tool kit so we can show everyone our presence in Albany!
Please WEAR GREEN to show your support for Green Light!

Arrival Information:

  • We will be gathering and eating at the Academy Park, Albany NY

  • Buses and vans should drop people off there by 10:30am

  • Parking option for cars/vans: Street parking if you wanna risk it!; or Empire State Plaza Parking S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12210 https://goo.gl/maps/H6sWGw3TLq82.

Park

  • The Academy Park will be our landing space for the day

  • There are some benches, but if your groups need to be seated feel free to bring foldable light chairs.

  • The weather is supposed to be in the mid 60’s and cloudy

  • There will be volunteers there throughout the day

Thank you all who have supported this campaign so far, we have 20 assembly members signed on and our support is growing every day!

 

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