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Use the OrangeU Going? Social Consciousness Calendar to discover change-making events throughout New York City. Connect with like-minded change-makers who work each day to make the world a better place through learning, advocating, and connecting. Hosting a great event? Post it on our calendar for free.

09 Jul

Pandemic Propaganda: A New Electoral Crisis

Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law

How will the misinformation pandemic inflamed by the coronavirus crisis reshape the political landscape? And how might domestic and foreign actors weaponize rumors, conspiracy theories, and disinformation about Covid-19 against American voters in the lead-up to the November election? A distinguished...

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09 Jul

Culture Pass: Documenting Today for Tomorrow

Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Memory

As New Yorkers grapple with the current global pandemic, this program looks at how organizations like Brooklyn Historical Society, the Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library/Queens College Library are working to document a historic moment in real time. All three institutions are actively...

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09 Jul

SPECIAL GUESTS Founders Fund Principal Delian Asparouhov M12 Managing Director Tamara Steffens You're invited to an unforgettable brunchwork with Delian Asparouhov, a Principal at Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, and M12 Managing Director Tamara Steffens. Our virtual experience is intimate, inte...

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09 Jul

Membership Meeting

Crown Heights Tenant Union General

Join the Statewide strike to cancel rent and win justice in your building. We will have this call every Thursday at 6pm for the duration of the crisis. VIA SMARTPHONE OR COMPUTER https://us04web.zoom.us/j/550615846 VIA PHONE Dial-in Number: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 550 615 846#

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09 Jul

We are unions from both North and South who believe workers' organizations and their allies need to come together in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to discuss the implications of the current crisis and find fresh ways to strengthen global worker solidarity. Please join us for a serie...

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09 Jul

Confronting Anti-Blackness in Our Hindu Communities

Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus

Sadhana Satsanghs are our monthly inclusive, egalitarian and earth-honoring worship gatherings. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, we feel it is important to nurture both the spirit and the bodies of our members by performing biweekly e-Satsanghs on Thursdays via Zoom. Over the pas...

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10 Jul

Building Co-Conspiratorship

Musical Theatre Factory

Building Co-Conspiratorship: A MTF working group to dismantle white supremacy in musical theatre Please note: This event is a TWO PARTER, July 3rd and 10th from 12-2pm ET, with mandatory attendance at BOTH. Please register at the link above, Zoom info will not be shared on Facebook. We believe t...

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10 Jul

Freedom Riders: A Civil Rights Musial

Freedom Riders: A Civil Rights Musial

Join us for this live and innovative virtual experience. The Award Winning Freedom Riders: the Civil Rights Musical tells the true story of the activists who boldly challenge the legality and optics of the Jim Crow South in 1961 by riding busses in mixed groups. Freedom Riders is a soaring portrait...

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11 Jul

The 8th Annual Brooklyn event is going virtual! Please sign up as a virtual participant and get an event t-shirt. We ask that you walk on or before July 11th as a virtual participant and share your pictures on social media using #Brooklyn20. The Brooklyn event supports the Brain Aneurysm Foundati...

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11 Jul

Ending Modern slavery, Engaging our Rising Rotarians

Rotary Action Group Against Slavery

A panel with Rotaract President and new RAGAS Board member Henry Joe, President Interact of RAGAS Memor School Club, Daniel Asanza, Quito Ecuador, Cambri Driskell, President Interact Club in Georgia USA and a survivor in college in Atlanta USA, South America Coordinator, Cinthia Chediak and Moderate...

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12 Jul

NYC Police Solidarity and Thank You Walk

Thank You Law Enforcement Events

Whether you call it "BACK THE BLUE" OR "THE POLICE SOLIDARITY AND THANK YOU WALK" or ANY OTHER NAME.. the only thing that matters is that you get out and walk with us.. I've gotten so many messages from people all over the country saying they wish they were here to walk with us and I appreciate all...

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13 Jul

Historian Julian Zelizer on Newt Gingrich’s Partisan Legacy

BRENNAN CENTER FOR JUSTICE at NYU SCHOOL OF LAW

When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, President Obama observed that Trump “is not an outlier; he is a culmination, a logical conclusion of the rhetoric and tactics of the Republican party.” In his new book, "Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, The Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the...

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13 Jul

Justice for Sandra Bland #SAYHERNAME

Peoples Power Assemblies NYC

Join us as we celebrate the lives of all Black femmes, girls, trans women, and women murdered by the white supremacist state and its agents. We will uplift their lives, and say their names. We will continue to demand justice and fight for them, because Black women have always mattered. July 13 mark...

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13 Jul

Down With Rainbow Capitalism: A Queer Socialist Reading Group

NYC Democratic Socialists of America + NYC DSA Socialist Feminists

In this reading group, which will begin in July and last for eleven weeks, we will learn about queer history, identity, and struggle through a leftist lens. Many of us from the imperialism group have come up with the syllabus collectively, and 1-3 of us will facilitate each week. This reading group...

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13 Jul

Public Sector Black Lives Matter

NYC Democratic Socialists of America

We will be hosting a forum titled "Public Sector Black Lives Matter: Defund the NYPD, Tax the Rich, No Cuts, No Layoffs" on Monday, July 13th at 7:30pm. We will have presentations from City of New York union members in District Council 37, the United Federation of Teachers, the New York State Nurses...

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14 Jul

Remote work, networking, emotional growth and tools for mental health in 2020 Note: Zoom link will be sent to everyone who RSVPs on Eventbrite. -- Join us for a discussion on how our social and work life is changing in 2020 and how we can best adapt to the "new normal". Network with entrepreneurs...

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15 Jul

In this conversation, we spotlight how police abolition became a rallying cry in the movement for Black liberation, and the youth leading it BREAKTHROUGH SPOTLIGHT SERIES Welcome to Breakthrough Spotlight, a video and podcast series featuring conversations with community leaders, activists, arti...

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15 Jul

As New York is battered by COVID-19, the people from Queens have responded in remarkable ways: first responders and health care professionals tend to the ill, nonprofit workers care for the most vulnerable, government officials go above and beyond, business leaders support their communities and more...

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15 Jul

For the first time ever, all non-NYC/Upstate NY Chapters of VOCAL-NY are convening for a unified Town Hall and you are invited! Join us on Wednesday, July 15th @ 5:30 PM for a virtual town hall on Defunding Police and Investing in Communities as we collectively re-envision what true community saf...

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15 Jul

Is No News Still Good News?: Navigating the Infodemic

Columbia University School of Professional Studies

Two journalists, both professors at Columbia SPS, talk about sifting through the noise to understand the facts amid the growth of social media and the unraveling of “truth” by politicians. They will take COVID-19 as a use case of the damage caused by mis- and disinformation and present some alter...

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