The NJ Resistance: Updates to the Calendar

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Please join The Resistance for calendar updates, and we will also do everything we can here at Blue Jersey to keep you up to date on all the actions across the state that you and our allies are planning. At the top, key events. Rest of the schedule, under that. Most of the heavy lifting on this schedule done by Hetty Rosenstein. I’ve added some detail, and an event in Rep. Chris Smith’s district. 

Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 4.30.50 PMWednesday, Feb. 22 – Leonard Lance is having a Town Hall: 

WHAT: Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Leonard Lance
WHEN: Wednesday, February 22 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Allies will be massing outside early – 6pm!
WHERE: Raritan Valley Community College, Edward Nash Theatre,
118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ 08876
To attend, you need to individually RSVP to Lance here.
Town Hall is open to NJ-07 residents only (district map).
Important! Progressive Hunterdon Democrats is postponing their Feb. 22 meeting and asking all allies to join us instead that night at Lance’s Town Hall – and get their early at 6pm if you can, to rally & ensure we all get in.

16472821_1493634023981967_4475582092854996739_nThursday March 9 & Friday March 10 – Reverend William Barber!

March 9 – Moral Thursday Rally at Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton. Seating in the Sanctuary is limited to 1000 so you must let us know that you are coming. You will leave charged up, inspired and connected! Doors open at 6 p.m. RSVP here.

March 10 (6-9pm, doors open 5pm)  Rev. Barber will give an exclusive Social Justice Workshop in the Logan Family Life Center of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Hackensack. (Parking is available.) You must be registered to attend. (This is the opportunity of a lifetime – do not miss it.) In addition to Reverend Barber’s course, there will be very short workshops on Civil Disobedience, Police and Civil Justice, How to be a Legal Observer for lawyers, and more. Register here.

Now – for our regular calendar:

Saturday, Feb. 11
12:30pm – NJWorking Families Community Meeting at Bloomfield Civic Center (84 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ)
Learn how to: (1) Organize again Trump (2) Hold your reps accountable (3) Fight for progressive policies (4) Run for local office

Sunday Feb. 12
10am at St. Paul AME Church (15-21 Sandford Street, E Orange)  Justice Sunday event — Larry Hamm is a speaker.
2 PM – Bergen Solidarity March. Hackensack, March to Courthouse and Green.
4PM Highland Park – Conversation about where we’re heading with Rep. Frank Pallone & Dena Mattola. Pinos (map)

Tuesday, Feb. 14
On Valentines Day, CD4 voters will ask Rep. Chris Smith for a (Town Hall) date.
At 11 am, local orgs and voters from Smith’s congressional district will deliver a heart, flowers, balloons and a request – hold an open, public Town Hall. This is at Rep. Smith’s Monmouth County Office (map & address).  We’re told there’s no public record of Smith holding a Town Hall all meeting like that in the district in his entire 37 years in Congress – despite calls, emails and letters requesting one.

Wednesday, Feb. 15 
Join one of the Healthcare vigils outside the NJ offices of GOP congressmen. Here’s video outside Rep. Lance’s Westfield office.

Thursday, Feb. 16
Leaflet the Chamber of Commerce Train – Every year highly paid lobbyists and corporations spend big bucks for the opportunity to have access to NJ’s political establishment. The New Jersey Resistance, led by NJ Citizen Action, will meet the train at every stop in New Jersey and demand that those getting on the train fight for our health care.
Join us at any of these locations:
Newark Penn Station – 10:00am
Metropark Station – 10:45am
New Brunswick Station – 11:00am
Trenton Station – 11:30pm
Sign up here.

Wednesday, Feb. 22
Progressive Hunterdon Democrats meeting scheduled for Flemington is postponed so we can all go to Rep. Leonard Lance’s Town Hall at RVCC. See first event above!

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