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February 2018

Water For Grassroots Meeting

February 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The next Water For Grassroots meeting will be Sunday, February 11, at 7:00 pm.  We'll end by 8:45. To get updated on location, email water4grassroots@gmail.com, or join our Facebook group: facebook.com/groups/water4grassroots. Agenda includes: Our Jan. 27 trip to Lancaster: feedback on the trip, the canvassing, & working with Lancaster Stands Up Future work with Lancaster Stands Up: canvassing, voter registration, & update on the election so far. Latest news from Florida on the fight to restore voting rights to 1.6 million…

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March 2018

Canvass in PA with Lancaster Stands Up

March 3, 2018

Lancaster Stands Up is a dynamic grassroots organization working to kick an NRA Republican out of Congress. Our Water For Grassroots project is supporting their efforts. Join us on March 3 to learn voters' concerns and ask them to support local activist Jess King for Congress. We'll start with a canvassing training session and then go out to knock on doors. Cars leave at 7 a.m. from Brooklyn (and possibly Manhattan) and return at 7 p.m.  Sign up here by February 28.  Email water4grassroots@gmail.com…

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April 2018

April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
202 Berkley Pl, 202 Berkley Pl
Brooklyn,NYUnited States
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The next Water For Grassroots meeting will be Wednesday, April 18, from 7:00 to 8:45 pm in Brooklyn.       We'll talk about our work with Lancaster Stands Up in Pennsylvania, including our May 5 canvassing trip (see below) and what's coming up between now & the November election.  We'll discuss our work with Organize Florida & other groups to help pass Florida's voting-rights referendum, which (if it gets the required 60% support) would restore voting rights to 1.6 million…

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May 2018

A Day of Canvassing in Pennsylvania with Lancaster Stands Up

May 5, 2018
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One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:00am

Lancaster Stands Up is a 500-member grassroots organization in South Central Pennsylvania. They've been organizing around immigrant rights, health care, and gun violence – and now they're going all out to replace Rep. Lloyd Smucker, a strong ally of Trump & the NRA, with local progressive activist Jess King. Water For Grassroots, a GOBK project that supports community organizing groups in the swing states, is organizing carpools from NYC to Lancaster on May 5 & again on June 2, to…

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June 2018

A Day of Canvassing in Pennsylvania with Lancaster Stands Up

June 2, 2018
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One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:00am

Lancaster Stands Up is a 500-member grassroots organization in South Central Pennsylvania. They've been organizing around immigrant rights, health care, and gun violence – and now they're going all out to replace Rep. Lloyd Smucker, a strong ally of Trump & the NRA, with local progressive activist Jess King. Water For Grassroots, a GOBK project that supports community organizing groups in the swing states, is organizing carpools from NYC to Lancaster on May 5 & again on June 2, to…

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September 2018

Jess King Fundraiser with Water for Grassroots

September 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
202 Berkley Pl, 202 Berkley Pl
Brooklyn,NYUnited States
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Will we see a blue wave this November, or just a ripple?  The answer will come in congressional districts that have not elected a Democrat in a long, long time.  We'll have to flip some of these historically Republican districts, and we'll have to do it in states beyond New York.Pennsylvania candidate Jess King is the kind of candidate who can win on this terrain, and her campaign has the grassroots energy that is producing unexpected victories in 2018.  You're invited…

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Water for Grassroots canvass with Lancaster Stands Up

September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on October 20, 2018 at 7:00am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 7:00am

In Pennsylvania, the community group Lancaster Stands Up (LSU) is working hard to retire Republican Lloyd Smucker from Congress. They aim to replace him with local progressive activist Jess King.Water For Grassroots, which supports community organizing groups in the swing states, is organizing a car pool from NYC to Lancaster on Saturday, September 15, to join LSU for a day of door-to-door canvassing. We'll leave New York around 7:00 AM and return around 7:00 PM,. When we arrive in Lancaster,…

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October 2018

Water for Grassroots canvass with Lancaster Stands Up

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

In Pennsylvania, the community group Lancaster Stands Up (LSU) is working hard to retire Republican Lloyd Smucker from Congress. They aim to replace him with local progressive activist Jess King.Water For Grassroots, which supports community organizing groups in the swing states, is organizing a car pool from NYC to Lancaster on Saturday, October 6, to join LSU for a day of door-to-door canvassing. We'll leave New York around 7:00 AM and return around 7:00 PM,. When we arrive in Lancaster,…

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Jess King debate watch party (+ short W4G meeting)

October 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
202 Berkley Pl, 202 Berkley Pl
Brooklyn,NYUnited States
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Livestream of debate between Pennsylvania grassroots congressional candidate Jess King & the right-wing Republican incumbent, Lloyd Smucker.  Plus a 10-15 minute recap of what Water For Grassroots is doing in the last month before the election, and a chance to ask questions.

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Water for Grassroots canvass with Lancaster Stands Up

October 20, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

In Pennsylvania, the community group Lancaster Stands Up (LSU) is working hard to retire Republican Lloyd Smucker from Congress. They aim to replace him with local progressive activist Jess King.Water For Grassroots, which supports community organizing groups in the swing states, is organizing a car pool from NYC to Lancaster on Saturday, October 20, to join LSU for a day of door-to-door canvassing. We'll leave New York around 7:00 AM and return around 7:00 PM,. When we arrive in Lancaster,…

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November 2018

Water for Grassroots canvass with Lancaster Stands Up

November 3, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

In Pennsylvania, the community group Lancaster Stands Up (LSU) is working hard to retire Republican Lloyd Smucker from Congress. They aim to replace him with local progressive activist Jess King.Water For Grassroots, which supports community organizing groups in the swing states, is organizing a car pool from NYC to Lancaster on Saturday, November 3 , to join LSU for a day of door-to-door canvassing. We'll leave New York around 7:00 AM and return around 7:00 PM,. When we arrive in…

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Water for Grassroots Party

November 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Water For Grassroots party - celebrate the gains we've helped grassroots groups achieve, & schmooze about what might come next. Place TBD; email water4grassroots@gmail.com for info

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January 2019

Water for Grassroots General Meeting

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
202 Berkley Pl, 202 Berkley Pl
Brooklyn,NYUnited States
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Water For Grassroots (W4G) works to support community organizing groups in the swing states & red states, helping them build grassroots political power that can last beyond a single election cycle. Join us on Jan. 27 for our first meeting of 2019, to discuss our work for the year ahead. https://www.facebook.com/events/2377017459252427/

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April 2019

House party to support Movement Voter Project

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What can you do to shape how Florida and other swing states vote in 2020 ? On Tuesday, April 9, you’re invited to a house party for the Movement Voter Project, to hear how MVP is supporting the grassroots voter organizing that can change our political future. (For address & directions, please RSVP at bit.ly/mvp-4-9-party.) "Trump’s campaign is heavily focused on Florida, the biggest swing state in the nation, with 29 of the 270 electoral college votes needed to win….If…

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Water For Grassroots General Meeting

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
202 Berkley Pl, 202 Berkley Pl
Brooklyn,NYUnited States
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The work that can decide the 2020 election is happening right now – and swing-state community organizers are doing it.  Join us at the next Water For Grassroots meeting, Sunday at 7 pm, to discuss how we can back them up. Trump carried Florida by just over 1% in 2016, or about 100,000 votes. Thanks to a referendum approved last fall, more than 1 million Floridians with past felony convictions have regained the right to vote. But you can't register a million new voters…

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