#FocusOnThePositive

Dear CRDC,

Today we celebrate Mother’s Day! To all the mothers and mother figures out there, we see you, we appreciate you, and we love you! Thank you all for everything you do! Let us also honor our extraordinary women by continuing to do our part to keep our neighbors and loved ones healthy and safe.

Here are the latest items you all can do from home. Whether it’s filling out your census, signing a petition, or simply reading through our helpful resources, we hope the following will help occupy some of your time. #FocusOnThePositive Enjoy!!!

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Lessons Learned about the Coronavirus

The folowing was written by a dear friend who had contracted the Coronavirus. Each day he took notes, detailing his own experience in hopes it would be helpful to others. He has granted me permission to share this with you all. Thank you Brian for these helpful, "lessons learned."

-Freedom day! (And I feel really good!) Finally out of the basement after 26 days, and I wanted to share some “lessons learned” from my experience, in hopes that they may help someone out there. 

1 – Quarantine as soon as possible. When my first fever kicked in, I practically ran to the basement to get away from my family. We talked by calling or texting each other. They left my food on the stairs. Those types of precautions all made a difference.

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#StayPositive

Dear CRDC,

Last Thursday, we held our very first CRDC Virtual Happy Hour! Thank you to all who clicked in. We were joined not only by Speaker Corey Johnson, but also Senator Brad Hoylman, Assemblyman Dick Gottfried, and Councilwoman Carlina Rivera who all gave us some of the latest updates and answered questions.

Here are the latest items you all can do from home. Whether it’s filling out your census, signing a petition, writing postcards, or simply taking some virtual tours, we hope the following will help occupy some of your time. Enjoy!!!

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Virtual Happy Hour | COVID-19 Updates | CRDC News

Dear CRDC,

This Thursday, we will be holding our very first CRDC Virtual Happy Hour at 7pm and everyone is invited to join in. Plus we will have a special guest speaker! See details below.

We truly hope you are all still doing the best you can. Times are really difficult right now and I assure you, we will get through this together!!! If you need any kind of assistance, please do not hesitate and reach out to us. We truly are #AloneTogether and we must continue to #StayHome and follow all safety precautions.

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CRDC News | Covid-19 Updates | Happy Holidays

Dear CRDC,

I hope everyone had a lovely holiday weekend. Whether you celebrate the holidays or not, may you have the continued love and support from friends, families, and neighbors through these extremely difficult times. We will get through this together!!! If you need any kind of assistance, please do not hesitate and reach out to us. We do all have each other, albeit online or a phone call away. We truly are #AloneTogether and we must continue to #StayHome and follow all safety precautions. 

Things you can do to keep active:

 

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#AloneTogether

Dear CRDC,

I hope everyone is still doing as well as they can be. We will get through this together!!! If you need any kind of assistance, please do not hesitate and reach out to us. We are truly living through dark and scary times, but we do all have each, albeit online or a phone call away. We truly are #AloneTogether. We must continue to #StayHome and follow all safety precautions. 

Things you can do to keep active:

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Important Updates!!!

CRDC is suspending petitioning until further notice for the safety and welfare of our members.  Contact State Committee Member Francine Haselkorn (iomoon@aol.com) or one of the District Leaders -- Sylvia (femalelitigator@yahoo.com); Steven (steven@evokestrategies.com).  Thank you for all that you do.

Steven Skyles-Mulligan

Sylvia Di Pietro

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CRDC will be cancelling the March General Meeting on March 19th due to concerns regarding the coronavirus.  Speakers scheduled, will instead speak at our next meeting on April 23rd. Everyone, take care out there! 

Mindy Rosier-Rayburn 

CRDC President 

Candidates Announce for CRDC's January 2020 Elections

Below please find a list of current nominees in alphabetical order. If you would like to run for an office or for Member-at-Large, (or if you would like to nominate someone else) please submit your nomination to our Recording Secretary, Willa Hahn, at willahahn@gmail.com and info@crdcnyc.org

*updated January 7, 2020

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CRDC Sends Letter to Cuomo Urging Him to Sign Bill Extending Deadline for Voters to Change Parties

The next week, the Governor signed the bill into law, extending the deadline for voters to choose their party registration from October 11, 2019 to February 14, 2020. CRDC's letter to the Governor received coverage in multiple news outlets. 

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NYC Charter Changes: Deciphering the Small Print of Very Large Issues

BY DONATHAN SALKALN

Chelsea Community News

In the upcoming November 5 general election, New York City voters will be asked to vote “Yes” or “No” to 19 proposals in amending the NYC Charter.

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