New York Communities for Change

New York Communities for Change is a coalition of working families in low and moderate income communities fighting for social and economic justice throughout New York State. Through direct action, legislative advocacy, and community organizing, NY Communities’ members work to empower those who have historically been locked out of our democratic system. It is through power-in-numbers that NY Communities is able to win REAL change for our towns and neighborhoods.

13 protests

January 3, 2018, 11:00 am

Albany, NY

State of Cuomo's Housing Crisis: Protest the State of the State

In the last 7 years of Governor Cuomo's leadership, homelessness in New York State has gone up 41%; tenants are no longer protected under strong rent laws; and the state of public housing keeps deteriorating. 

Governor Cuomo has...

December 19, 2017, 12:00 pm

New York, NY

Emergency Tax Bill Protest: Wall Street, Tues., Dec. 19, Noon

The Republican tax bill can still be stopped! We in New York cannot be silent as Congress prepares to pass a bill that will devastate New York State and transfer trillions of dollars from the poor and the middle class to the richest tenth of...

December 14, 2017, 5:30 pm

New York, NY

Cuomo Walk The Talk: Move Off Fossil Fuels

On December 14, Governor Cuomo is holding a fundraiser in Manhattan – and we’ll be outside, urging him to get New York off fossil fuels.

We’ll be calling on Cuomo walk the talk on climate change by stopping fossil fuel infrastructure...

December 2, 2017, 12:00 pm

New York, NY

Wall St March to #FollowtheMoney: Stop the GOP Tax Scam

While the GOP pretends that Trump's tax plan will benefit working families, it's full of huge tax giveaways to billionaires. These tax cuts for the super rich will leave the rest of us footing the bill by cutting social programs and services....

November 30, 2017, 4:15 pm

New York, NY

Stop the #GOPTaxScam: Crash The Wall St. Xmas Tree Lighting!

This holiday season President Trump and GOP Congressional Representatives are determined to raise taxes on regular people and cut the most important public services for average Americans in order to gift Wall St., Billionaires, and Corporations...

November 29, 2017, 8:30 am

New York, NY

NYC Public Hearing on Climate Action

New York City Public Advocate Tish James has announced a Public Hearing on Climate Change on November 29th. New York City has an important role to play on climate and we’re making this our city’s time to DIVEST FROM FOSSIL FUELS.

On the...

November 18, 2017, 12:00 pm

Long Beach, NY

Rally to Stop Fracking Infrastructure

Help send a message to Governor Andrew Cuomo: Stop fracking infrastructure in New York!

As part of a statewide week of action, we're calling on Cuomo to be a true climate leader: #CuomoWalkTheTalk and get New York #...

November 9, 2017, 4:30 pm

New York, NY

Rally for Delrawn Small & Protest Unjust Verdict

Come out and rally to support the family of #DelrawnSmall in a protest of Monday’s verdict that found NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs not guilty of murder and manslaughter for shooting and killing Delrawn on July 4, 2016 in Brooklyn. Delrawn was...

October 28, 2017, 11:00 am

New York, NY

5 Years After Sandy: We Remember, We Resist, We Rise

On the 5th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, New Yorkers will march together to remember the lives lost and the damage incurred from Sandy. We will march to demand bold climate action from Mayor de Blasio, Governor Cuomo, and Senator Schumer....

July 12, 2017, 12:00 pm

Washington, DC

Tenant March on Washington

On July 12, 2017, we’re uniting in Washington D.C. for the Tenant March on Washington.

The fight for housing is a fight for human rights, dignity, and justice. We call on all tenants, housing advocates, and all defenders of human...