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Dumbledore's Army

Center for Constitutional Rights Director Compares #notmypresident Protesters to Dumbledore’s Army

Vincent Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights has compared anti-Donald Trump protesters to Dumbledore’s Army, the fictional army in Harry Potter that fights a resistance against the evil Lord Voldemort. Warren attended the #notmypresident march in New [...]

November 15, 2016 Grassroots, News
The New York Society for Ethical Culture

Have Conversations with People Who Are Different to You, says New York Society for Ethical Culture

New Yorkers need to start having conversations with people who are different than them in order to bring America together again after the divisive election of Donald Trump, according to a member of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. [...]

November 15, 2016 Grassroots, News
NOW-NYC anti-trump protest Nov.14

Trump is a Direct Threat to Women’s Rights, Protesters say

Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence have launched a direct attack on women, according to protesters at a recent rally organized by The National Organization for Women of New York. The march was part of NOW-NYC’s Post-Election Call to [...]

November 14, 2016 Human Rights, News, Women
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Stand for Office, says Disability Advocate Somoza

Disability advocate Anastasia Somoza says dissatisfied voters should consider standing for office in the wake of Donald Trump’s election win. “Change the world starting in your communities” Somoza said, speaking at a Post-Election Call to Action event held by the National [...]

November 14, 2016 Human Rights, News
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“Channel Your Outrage into Action” urges president of National Organization for Women of New York

The National Organization for Women of New York (NOW-NYC) has vowed to help people channel their “outrage into action” following Donald Trump’s shock election victory last week. “We have a present-elect who thought nothing of trivializing sexual assault, who spoke [...]

November 14, 2016 News, Women
Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem to Anti-Trump Movement: “Welcome to the Resistance”

Writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer, Gloria Steinem has welcomed New Yorkers to “the resistance” against Donald Trump. “The good news is we’re all doing the single most important thing, which is being together…and listening to each other,” Steinem said, [...]

November 14, 2016 News, Women