Phonebanking, etc., for NY races

THREE PARKERS and Friends!
The following is an updated list of phonebanking opportunities, and campaign trips to take back Congress and the State Senate. We still have time to make a difference! Please do all you can to ensure a Democratic victory! In addition, there is information on a Mark Crispin Miller meeting on voting, Wednesday evening .
PHONEBANKING TO TAKE BACK CONGRESS! NOW IS THE TIME TO SIGN UP–HELP WITH THIS LAST LAP TO VICTORY!
1. Campaign office of Assemblyman Danny O’Donnell, 105 West 106th Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam (Jackson Hewitt Tax services) for John Hall and Kirsten Gillibrand as follows:
Tuesday, October 31
John Hall
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Wednesday, November 1
Kirsten Gillibrand
John Hall
5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 2
Kirsten Gillibrand
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Thursday, November 2
John Hall
5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
All volunteers must call Carrie at 917-696-8631 to schedule the days and times they would like to call. There are only 5 lines, so each volunteer must reserve a slot.
OTHER PHONEBANKS TO CHOOSE FROM ……..

1. Many candidates (including John Hall http://www.johnhallforcongress.com/node/133) are set up to allow Home Phoning. If you have Internet access and a separate telephone landline, you can make calls from your own home. Go to the candidate’s website and follow the directions.

2. People for the American Way, 149 Fifth Avenue (21st/22nd Streets), 7th Floor, Monday through Thursday, from 6-9 p.m. to help candidates in several competitive local races. They will also be open for phonebanking on Saturday 11/4 and Sunday 11/5 from Noon to 5 p.m.

3. Tenant PAC for Andrea Stewart-Cousins for State Senate (Yonkers district): Monday-Thursday 10/23-10/26; 10/30-11/2; Monday 11/6 and all day Tuesday 11/7, 11 Park Place, Suite 814 between Broadway and Church Street in lower Manhattan. Contact 212-577-7001; mmckee@tenantspac.org

4. MOVEON

Sundays-Fridays: 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., 5-7:30 and 6:30-9. Saturday: Two shifts, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Contact: For more information and directions, contact MoveOn’s new Manhattan field office at 212-244-2440. Due to a limited number of landlines, they are asking people to bring their cell phones. If you don’t have a cell phone, call first to make sure a landline is available.

5. CITIZEN ACTION

Daytime volunteering downtown: You can volunteer from 12-4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at the Citizen Action office at 11 Park Place, Suite 814, between Church and Broadway. This is right across the street from City Hall Park.
Evening volunteering in Midtown: You can also volunteer from 6-9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at SEIU, 520 8th Ave, Suite1200, between 36th and 37th Streets.
Contact: Fred Wright, Volunteer Coordinator, (212) 523-0180 x 44.

6. The WORKING FAMILIES PARTY

Manhattan Phonebank:
Sundays-Thursdays, 5-9 p.m. (It is not necessary to arrive exactly at 5.)
SEIU Local 1199, 330 West 42nd Street, 7th Floor (between. 8th & 9th Avenues)
Subways: A, C, E to 42nd Street or Times Square
Brooklyn Phonebank:
Sundays-Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m.
Saturdays, 12-5 p.m.
United Federation of Teachers HQ, 335 Adams Street, 24th Floor (between Willoughby & Johnson Streets)
Subways: R to Lawrence Street or 2, 3, 4, M to Borough Hall or A, C, F to Jay Street-Borough Hall
Contact Patrick to confirm attendance at tbcvolunteer@workingfamiliesparty.org or 917-862-2880. For more info visit http://www.takebackcongress2006.org/

7. ACT NOW

Phonebanks to Take Back Congress & the NY State Senate every Monday to Thursday. Chelsea & Midtown East: RSVP for exact location at http://www.actnow.org/
Tuesdays & Thursdays in Chelsea: This is traditional phone banking (no predictive dialing, no computer skills needed). On Tuesdays, the calls are to targeted voters in Pennsylvania’s 6th District to help DFA-endorsed Lois Murphy dislodge House incumbent Jim Gerlach. On Thursdays, callers are targeting voters in Connecticut’s 4th District to help Diane Farrell defeat Republican Chris Shays. (And boost turnout for Ned Lamont at the same time.)

More info and RSVP at http://www.actnowny.org/
Mondays & Wednesdays in Midtown to take back our State Senate. Volunteers at a landline phonebank do low-pressure Voter ID and/or Volunteer Recruitment calling– not undecided voter persuasion–to dramatically increase Democratic voter turnout in the most competitive State Senate races.

8. The Democratic State Senate Campaign Committee is calling for State Senate candidates Monday to Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Graybar Building, 420 Lexington Avenue at 43rd Street, Suite 360. Please do not just drop in; call Keith Powell at 917-836-1745 beforehand to ensure a slot.

9. The State Democratic Committee, 60 Madison between 26th and 27th Streets, Suite 1201, will operate Monday to Thursday 6-9 p.m. only if someone is scheduled to come. They won’t be open for last minute drop-ins. To volunteer, call Carter Avery 646-872-2387.

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CAMPAIGN OPPORTUNITIES

1. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th.

Volunteer Bus to Yonkers, New York to campaign for Andrea Stewart-Cousins. Two years ago, Andrea lost by only 18 votes. This year, we can help her win! Call Steve Strauss at 212-222-2796 to sign-up!

2. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5th.

Trip to the Hudson Valley, New York to campaign for John Hall. Call Lynn Max, (212) 666-3129.

3. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5th.

Tabling for our candidates and voter registration on Broadway. Call Steve Strauss at 212-222-2796 for location and times.

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ELECTION DISCUSSION: WHY VOTE?

A discussion with Mark Crispin Miller, NYU Professor of Culture and Communication and author of: Fooled Again: How the Right Stole the 2004 Election & Why They’ll Steal the Next One Too (Unless We Stop Them)

Wednesday, November 1st 7:00 PM Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Square South

For more information contact: angad@judson.org 212 477 0351 http://www.judson.org/

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