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NY Votación Temprano - Guía al Nuevo Ley

En enero de 2019, el Estado de Nueva York comenzó la modernización de la ley electoral, la ampliación del acceso de los votantes mediante la promulgación de una forma flexible en persona“votación temprana” período, que entra en vigor en todo el estado para la elección general de noviembre 2019 y

Type: General Resources

VoteEarlyNY - Guide to the New Early Voting Law

In January 2019, New York State began modernizing the election law, expanding voter access by enacting a flexible in-person “Early Voting” period, which takes effect statewide for the November 2019 general election and all primary, run-off primary, special, and general elections thereafter...

Type: General Resources

What is ULURP? An Illustrated Guide from CUP.

Have you ever been curious about the City's Uniform Land Use Review Procedure? ULURP is the process by which community boards - and through them, community members - are able to guide development in their neighborhoods.

Type: General Resources

Community Civic Engagement Calendar for Families

Citizen Squirrel presents a fun calendar of activities for families and New Yorkers of all ages looking to get more civically active. This year, make it your business to impact decisions in your community!

Type: General Resources

Criminal Justice Reform Phrase Guide

Getting active on Criminal Justice Reform or just want to discuss the topic intelligently? Here are The Opportunity Agenda's five tips for language that changes hearts and minds.

Type: General Resources

Why You Should Recycle Your Car (and How You Can)

Automobile recycling isn't discussed much when we talk about reusing and recycling, but not for lack of potential to positively impact on the environment. If you're considering getting rid of that old jalopy, why not recycle?

Type: General Resources