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June 2018

Petitioning for Zellnor and County Committee

June 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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WHARR is teaming up with Persist 81 to make sure Zellnor Myrie, Jessie Hamilton’s challenger, gets on the ballot. To do this, Zellnor must collect signatures through petitioning. County Committee Members will also be on the petition. In order to participate, you must first get trained!   (Petitioning Training is separate: Saturday, June 2nd, 4:00-6:00 pm)

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Zellnor Myrie Petitioning

June 10, 2018 @ 12:00 am
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:00am

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WHARR is teaming up with runNYC and Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats to make sure Zellnor Myrie, Jessie Hamilton’s challenger, gets on the ballot. To do this, Zellnor must collect signatures through petitioning. In order to participate, you must first get trained! If you want to help, please contact Paurcha Edwards (zellnorfornewyork@gmail.com) with the campaign and say that you want to help petition.  

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WHARR June General Meeting

June 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House, 336 3rd St
Brooklyn,NY
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Join us for our June general meeting! We'll re-cap recent lobby visits, meet in our task forces, and discuss plans for a summer season of activism.

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WHARR Carousel Fundraiser for RHA Vote

June 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Prospect Park Carousel, 450 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn,NY11225
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WHARR is throwing the Prospect Park Carousel bash of the summer to raise money for RHA Vote! RHA Vote is an amazing organization dedicated to to the passage of the Reproductive Health Act. RHA Vote is run by patient advocates Erika Christensen and Garin Marschall. They work tirelessly to educate and lobby for the passage of this essential legislation, spending lots of their own time and money. While WHARR counts on the generosity of our fellow WHARRiors to help us…

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Zellnor Myrie Petitioning

June 16, 2018 @ 12:00 am
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:00am

TBD

WHARR is teaming up with runNYC and Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats to make sure Zellnor Myrie, Jessie Hamilton’s challenger, gets on the ballot. To do this, Zellnor must collect signatures through petitioning. In order to participate, you must first get trained! If you want to help, please contact Paurcha Edwards (zellnorfornewyork@gmail.com) with the campaign and say that you want to help petition.  

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August 2018

WHARR Postcarding for Zellnor Myrie

August 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
230 Park Place, 230 Park Place, Community Room
Brooklyn,NY
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Brooklyn WHARR is partnering with Persist 81 to help Zellnor Myrie get out the vote! We have 7,000 postcards written so far — let's get over 8,000 before the big day. Scripts, postcards, postage, wine, and snacks included. Just bring your best handwriting. (Can't make it? No problem — you can postcard at your convenience. Email IDCfreeNY@gmail.com to get scripts and addresses to do on your own.) Wednesday, August 29th, 7:00-8:30 pm 230 Park Place (community room), RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/294327691332447

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September 2018

WHARR Canvassing for Zellnor

September 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join WHARR to Get Out the Vote for Zellnor Myrie Sunday, September 9th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Meet at campaign headquarters: 140 Empire Blvd. Sign up here to canvass with us: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvA-NswHSlBB8uM-5M7Q3sWFpaJfZFh8o14H2WLLv9wLsZ0w/viewform Zellnor Myrie is running for State Senate in District 20 and is an advocate for women's health, affordable housing, immigrant rights, public schools, criminal justice reform, environmental justice, and LGBTQ rights. He is challenging Jesse Hamilton, who joined the IDC just before the last election and has…

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November 2018

WHARR Election Night Watch Party

November 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Threes Brewing Gowanus, 333 Douglass St.
Brooklyn,NY
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Join WHARR and fellow Brooklynites to watch the election results come in. We've been working hard for weeks canvassing, phone banking, text banking, and all the rest. Now it's time to take a load off, drink some beer, and celebrate our hard work, and (*hopefully*) the blue wave! Three's is re-releasing their "People Power" beer. Show the bartender your I VOTED sticker and they'll give you Buy One Get One People Power drafts all night long. We'll also be selling…

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WHARR November General Meeting

November 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Acme Hall Studios, 435 9th Street
Brooklyn,NY
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WE DID IT! With a Democratic House in Washington and a true blue New York State Senate here, it’s time to regroup and discuss next steps. Not to worry, WHARR never rests! Join us for our first post-election general meeting! RSVP now!

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December 2018

RHA Creative Hackathon with Senator-Elect Alessandra Biaggi

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Avenue 15th Floor, New York, NY 10016
New York,NY10016US
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  Calling all Graphic Designers, Coders, Animators, Videographers, Editors, Brand Experts, and Social Media Afficionados! Join WHARR, RHAVote, and other creative professionals to strategize and create open-source media assets to promote the Reproductive Health Act. Learn more and RSVP!

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RHA Action Night with WHARR & NARAL

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio Rodrigo, 30 W 22nd St.
New York,NY10010

  Join WHARR and NARAL to write postcards and call our legislators urging them to protect Roe in New York by passing the Reproductive Health Act and the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act! Learn more and RSVP here.

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January 2019

WHARR Social Hour

January 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
780 3rd Avenue, 780 3rd Avenue
New York,NY10017United States
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WHARR Social Hour, Monday, January 3. Our monthly social hours will mainly be in Brooklyn, but this first one will be in Manhattan (exactly location TBD). NYC Indivisible groups are rallying outside Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand's offices as part of a national Indivisible Day of Action (see more details below). If you’re available, a WHARR contingent will meet up there (780 Third Avenue) 5:00-6:00 pm, and then we’ll head to a watering hole nearby! Check next week’s digest for exact location!

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WHARR January General Meeting

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House, 336 3rd St
Brooklyn,NY
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WHARR January General Meeting, Wednesday, January 16, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Old Stone House. Save the date for our first general meeting of 2019! We’re starting the new year off strong by meeting with elected officials at both the federal and state level. We’ll share updates from these conversations, plan for other upcoming lobby meetings, and discuss actions to highlight critical state legislation.

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February 2019

WHARR Social Hour

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dirty Precious, 317 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn,NY11215
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Our first Brooklyn-based social hour! Meet up with fellow WHARRiors to celebrate passage of the RHA and CCCA! RSVP on Facebook

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WHARR February General Meeting

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, 53 Prospect Park W
Brooklyn,NY11215US
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Save the date for our second annual Galentine’s Day meeting! "Oh it's only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It's like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas." — Leslie Knope DISCLAIMER: We won’t have frittatas at our meeting, but we’ll have wine and snacks! RSVP on Facebook

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WHARR February Political Action Party (PAP)

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House, 336 3rd St
Brooklyn,NY
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WHARR’s first Political Action Party (PAP) of 2019! Working from databases of Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs)—aka fake clinics— in New York City, we will compile lists of CPCs by Assembly district and by Senate district, and then send letters to each of those representatives. Please bring a laptop. (We will also have an activity for those who do not wish to use a computer.)

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March 2019

WHARR Social Hour

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dirty Precious, 317 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn,NY11215
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Join us for our WHARR social hours! No formal agenda — just an opportunity to hang out with fellow WHARRiors and recharge for another month of patriarchy-smashing! Thursday, March 7, 7pm til whenever, Dirty Precious, 317 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn.  

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Reproductive Health Act Forum: Separating Fact from Fiction

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Camp Friendship, 339 8th St
Brooklyn,NY
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Recently, New York State passed the Reproductive Health Act (RHA), amending our state’s public health law to bring it in line with Roe v. Wade, decriminalize access to abortions, and protect the doctors who perform them. Since then, you’ve probably heard some anti-choice pushback, and it can be hard to separate myth from reality. Even RHA supporters may have a tough time parsing the rhetoric and responding to false claims with confidence. For a fact check, we’ll hear from a…

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WHARR General Meeting

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, 53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Brooklyn,NY11215US
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This will be a combined general meeting and PAP (Political Action Party). We’ll share brief updates from our latest lobby meetings and the Planned Parenthood Day of Action. Then we’ll dive into our PAP activity: doing research on a diverse group of kick-ass repro rights / repro justice leaders, which we’ll feature in social media posts to inspire specific actions from our followers. So bring your computer! And as always, we’ll have wine and snacks! Wednesday, March 20, 7pm -…

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April 2019

WHARR’S Dr. Bird Keynote + Networking Event

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brooklyn YWCA, 30 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn,NY
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Organized by WHARR and Downtown Women for Change After 2.5 years of Anti-Trump, pro-woman activism, it's time to think about how far we've come and where we are heading next. 4pm - 5pm: Networking. WHARR, Downtown Women for Change, and other allied organizations will be tabling. Come have a walk around to find out what we are up to, get more involved, and meet potential partners from likeminded organizations. 5pm - 6pm: Keynote. Dr. Melissa Bird will be delivering a…

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Fanning the Flames NYC: Workshop with Dr. Melissa Bird

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brooklyn YWCA, 30 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn,NY
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Organized by WHARR and Downtown Women for Change Dr. Melissa Bird is a reproductive health policy expert, life coach, and public speaker whose education in social work has led to a career advocating for women and their families. Her Fanning the Flames workshop is focused on guiding women to harness their power, amplify their voice, and bring meaningful growth to their world through advocacy in their community. Join us for this social justice training to learn tools and strategies you…

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