End Medical Date Virtual Campaign Forum

End Medical Debt Virtual Campaign Forum  Thursday, February 9, 6:30-7:30PM RSVP: http://cit.ac/emd-virtual This event will bring together organizations and advocates from across the state to learn about the crisis of medical debt in New York state and to discuss how we will organize together to win reforms to protect patients and hold hospitals accountable. To[…]

Hochul appoints Conservative Chief Judge

We want to share with you State Senator Rivera’s statement regarding Governor Hochul’s nomination of Hector LaSalle to be New York State’s next Chief Judge. We share the Senator’s concerns and encourage you to express your opinion by calling Governor Hochul before it’s too late. Please call the Governor at 1-518-474-8390. Please also contact other elected officials[…]

Canvass for the New York Health Act at the Labor Day Parade

The Labor Day Parade is Saturday Sept. 10th 9 – 11 AM. Everybody loves a parade! Join us in canvassing rank and file for the NY Health Act as they gather for the march. We are meeting at 9 AM at 44th and 5th Avenue. Grab your free T-shirt, some flyers and petition postcards. All are welcome![…]

Congratulations to our Steering Committee Member Helen Krim

We are proud to share that NWBI’s Helen Krim has had her article published in the Riverdale Press, The text of her article follows: “Health insurance providers are seeking an average rate increase of 18.7% next year for individuals and 16.5% for small group plans, state records show.” David Robinson Lohud.com 6/21/22  The chutzpah of this request is[…]

NWBI Condemns SCOTUS Overturning Roe

Northwest Bronx Indivisible unreservedly opposes the loss of a constitutional right to abortion. contraception, voting, marriage, privacy in all forms, and every other right not specifically enumerated in the Constitution. An attack on the rights of individuals to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness (also not enumerated in the Constitution) is an attack on[…]

Ride and Rally for New York Health Act

On Saturday, April 9th, Grassroots Action NY — in coalition with the Campaign for New York Health, PNHP, NYC DSA, NW Bronx Indivisible, NWBCCC, NYPAN, Bronx Progressives, Times Up, Transportation Alternatives Bronx Committee, and the NYC Food Delivery Movement — is gathering in the Bronx to demand that the New York State Legislature pass the[…]

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.[…]

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