October 27, 2013: Turn The Tide: One Year After Sandy, Demand A Just Rebuilding!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

On October 27th, meet at City Hall to Turn the Tide, and demand a just, sustainable rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy!

What: Turn the Tide at City Hall to demand New York City rebuild with good jobs, affordable housing, community engagement, strong health care and sustainable energy

When: October 27th, 2013, 4:30 PM

Where: Meet at City Hall across from Brooklyn Bridge

See the Turn the Tide event page for more details and to sign up.

Endorsers (in formation): Alliance for a Just Rebuilding, 32BJ SEIU, 350.org, ALIGN, Coalition for the Homeless, Center for Popular Democracy, CWA District One, Community Voices Heard (CVH), Faith in NY, Greater NY Labor-Religion Coalition, Fifth Avenue Committee, Food and Water Watch, Food Chain Workers Alliance, LiUNA Local 78 Asbestos, Lead & Hazardous Waste Workers, Make the Road NY, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Neighbors Helping Neighbors, New York Communities for Change, New York Committee for Occupational Health and Safety, Red Hook Initiative, Occupy Network, Occupy Sandy, Sierra Club, Sustainable South Bronx, UPROSE, VOCAL-NY, Good Jobs New York

Media coverage of the event: NY1MetroWCBS/CNN and Gothamist

Sandy Survivors and community leaders from neighborhoods vulnerable to future storms will be heading to the rally on foot and bike. Join a Sandy Sojourn to the demonstration at the locations below:

FAR ROCKAWAY (Hosted by Faith in NY)

Interfaith Service, Saturday, Oct. 26th 9:30am: First Church of God (1425 Beach Channel Drive): All are welcome to come and bless our sojourners as they go out. Please contact Daniel Green at Daniel@faithinnewyork.org for more details.

Sandy Sojourn: Please contact Rebekkah Thompson by Friday if you or others are interested in the Sojourn, contact zaida634@gmail.com

DAY 1 Oct. 26th - 1st Leg (1.9 miles)

Beginning Location: First Church of God (1425 Beach Channel Drive) Restroom Available - Time: 10:00am

Ending Location: St. Helen’s (157-10 83rd St) Restroom Available - Time: 4:30pm

DAY 2 Oct. 27th - Beginning Location: St. Helen’s (157-10 83rd St) Restroom Available - Time: 10:00am

Ending location: City Hall!!

Buses to City Hall from the Rockaways

Meet-up time for all buses: 3pm. Buses leave promptly for City Hall at 3:30pm. Please contact bus captains to reserve a space.


First Church of God (1425 Beach Channel Drive): Adlyn Hylton (917-692-0771)

St. Mary's Star of the Sea (1920 New Haven Ave): Margaret Stewart (917-690-2835)

First Congregational Church (320 Beach 94 Street): Pastor Joseph Medlin (718-634-4701)

One other location in Arverne TBD

STATEN ISLAND (Hosted by Make the Road NY)

Contact Melissa McCrumb at Melissa.mccrumb@maketheroadny.org or Dagan Bayliss at Dagan.bayliss@maketheroadny.org.

Sandy Sojourn through affected areas, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 12:00pm: Meet at Kissam Avenue in Oakwood Beach.

Welcome Walkers, Sunday Oct. 27th, 2:30pm: Gather at Sand Land and Father Capodanno Blvd. (by the dolphins)

Buses Depart to Manhattan, Oct. 27th, 3:30pm: From Sand Land and Father Capodanno Blvd. (by the dolphins)

SOUTH BRONX (Hosted by South Bronx Unite)

Contact: Mychal Johnson at mychaljohnson@gmail.com.

South Bronx Waterfront Bike Tour, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 1:oopm-3:00pm: Meet at East 141 Street and Brook Avenue. Facebook event:www.facebook.com/events/495232643906861/

Mass Sandy Sojourn from South Bronx to City Hall, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 3:00pm-4:00pm: South Bronx bikers will trek over the 3rd Avenue Bridge and down the east side of Manhattan via the FDR bike trail. Those not able to bike are encouraged to take the subway and join us at City Hall.

RED HOOK (Hosted by Community Voices Heard and Red Hook Initiative)

Contact Julian Vigo at Julian@cvhaction.org.

Gather to leave together for City Hall, Sunday, Oct. 27th, 3:00pm: Meet outside Red Hook Initiative, 767 Hicks St., Brooklyn, NY 11231. 

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