Year: 2021

Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem

This important documentary reveals the ways in which the misdemeanor system has led to the incarceration and deaths of countless people of color, in the United States. George Floyd and Eric Garner are among those lost. 13 million (or 80%) of all criminal cases are misdemeanors. This is the story of how crime is racialized.[…]

Racism and Our Families’ Health: Connecting the Dots… Racism and Mental Health

Save the Date! Racism and Our Families’ Health: Connecting the Dots… Racism and Mental Health July 23rd, 2021 from 10am-12:15pm Virtual Town Hall Organized by the Bronx Health REACH,  endorsed by the Bronx People’s Platform and NWBCC  The Bronx was the hardest hit by the pandemic and ranks 62 out of 62 counties in NY[…]

For the People Act–Join our Fight for Democracy

By Helen Krim, Steering Committee Member, Northwest Bronx Indivisible The avalanche of newly passed laws to crush voting rights in states across the nation should frighten us all. The State legislature in Georgia now has the right to remove duly elected election officials. Mail in voting, standard in many states, is being made more difficult. […]

NY Health Act Forum on May 18

Northwest Bronx Indivisible is co-hosting with NYCD16 a forum about the New York Health Act (A.6058/S.5474) on May 18th, at 7pm. Come learn about what the bill means for health equity, access to care, racial justice, and reduced costs. There are implications for Municipalities, Counties and the State. We were thrilled to get this great panel. If[…]

Town Hall: Schumer and Bowman on May 16

Please join our monthly meeting on Sunday, May 16 from 3:30 – 5:30 PM with Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Jamaal Bowman. Constituents are invited to carry small signs bearing witness to their priorities about specific issues Congress needs to address:  voting rights, climate change, immigration rights; LGBTQ rights, infrastructure, economic opportunity, healthcare, police reform,[…]

We Condemn Synagogue Attacks

Northwest Bronx Indivisible stands with the Riverdale Jewish community in the face of this weekend’s vicious attacks on several neighborhood synagogues. The callous acts of vandalism directed at places of Jewish worship underscore the continuing threat of anti-Semitism in our community and at large, and the urgency of individual vigilance and collective action against all[…]

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