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BROOKLYN COLLEGE AGAINST TRUMP

official webpage for the brooklyn college teach-in & workshop series on resistance to the trump agenda.

THURSDAYS 12:30PM-1:30PM @ 2127 Ingersoll Hall
OPEN TO THE BROOKLYN COLLEGE COMMUNITY!

Brooklyn College Socialists - ISO

"We are committed to building an organization that participates in the struggles for justice and liberation today--and, ultimately, for a socialist future."



Brooklyn College - Black Student Union

"BSU: A student body w. political, social, & economic programs to help in the enlightenment of our race on the Brooklyn College campus, and community."



Brooklyn College - Students for Justice in Palestine

"Students for Justice in Palestine (Brooklyn SJP) is a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and community members at Brooklyn College, organized on democratic principles to raise awareness about the human rights violations committed by Israel against the Palestinian people. And to build solidarity with the Palestinian Struggle for human rights, justice, liberation, self-determination and the right of return. We organize around the principles of the Palestinian Civil Society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions of Israel. "



ACT - African Communities Together

"African Communities Together is an organization of African immigrants fighting for civil rights, opportunity, and a better life for our families here in the U.S. and back in Africa.

ACT empowers African immigrants to integrate socially, get ahead economically, and engage civically.

We connect African immigrants to critical services, help Africans develop as leaders, and organize our communities on the issues that matter."



BAJI - Black Alliance for Just Immigration

"The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) believes that a thriving multiracial democracy requires racial, social and economic justice for all. African Americans and black immigrants are stronger together and we can win by becoming leaders in the fight against structural racism and systemic discrimination. BAJI was formed to bring Black voices together to advocate for equality and justice in our laws and our communities."



Bay Ridge for Social Justice

"Concerned residents of Southern Brooklyn who want to make a difference in the fight against discrimination, injustice, and racism."



CAMBA

"CAMBA takes a comprehensive approach to helping individuals, families and communities thrive, offering integrated programs in: Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. Our programs build inclusive communities where New Yorkers have the support they need to reach their full potential."



DRUM - DESIS RISING UP AND MOVING

"DRUM was founded in 2000 to build the power of South Asian low wage immigrant workers, youth, and families in New York City to win economic and educational justice, and civil and immigrant rights."

Watch a panel discuss the Muslim Ban, featuring Fahd Ahmed, executive director of DRUM; journalist and activist Mehreen Kasana; Brooklyn College professor Moustafa Bayoumi; NYU professor Arun Kundnani; and chief editor of Muftah, Maryam Jamshidi:

The Muslim Ban: How we got here and where we go next

The Muslim Ban: How we got here and where we go next On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised a "Muslim Ban." Well, he just delivered. On January 27, Trump issued a sweeping ban, "temporarily" stopping immigration from 7 Muslim majority countries, as well as the refugee settlement program. Syrian refugees, who are among the MOST in need, have been prohibited from coming to the United States, indefintely. This will not be the only action Trump takes against Muslims, American or otherwise. It is also far from the first time Muslims have been scapegoated in this country. Our panelists are Mehreen Kasana, a journalist writing about race and religion for outlets such as The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times, Moustafa Bayoumi, professory at Brooklyn College and author of "This Muslim American Life," Arun Kundnani, scholar-in-residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library, and author of "The Muslims Are Coming!" and Fahd Ahmed of Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM). Maryam Jamshidi, Muftah's editor-in-chief, will moderate a dicussion about the roots of the Muslim Ban, what comes next, and what we can do to fight back against anti-Muslim bigotry.

Posted by Muftah Magazine on Friday, February 10, 2017





People's Congress of Resistance

"The corrupt U.S. Congress represents and serves the already-rich and is regularly paid off by the 15,000 lobbyists who constitute a shadow government in Washington. It is not and cannot be the voice of the people. It is dominated by two corrupt political parties – neither of which is truly representative of the people.

The People's Congress of Resistance will be the voice of the people – an expression of direct democracy of those who are left out and kept out of the Congress of plutocrats."



Make the Road NY

"Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services."



Refuse Fascism

"Refuse Fascism is made up of people coming from a diversity of perspectives who recognize that the Trump/Pence Regime is fascist, that it poses a catastrophic danger to all of humanity, and that it is our responsibility to mobilize millions to drive it from power."



Democratic Socialists of America

"The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is the largest socialist organization in the United States, and the principal U.S. affiliate of the Socialist International. DSA's members are building progressive movements for social change while establishing an openly democratic socialist presence in American communities and politics."



Party for Socialism and Liberation

"The Party for Socialism and Liberation believes that the only solution to the deepening crisis of capitalism is the socialist transformation of society. Driven by an insatiable appetite for ever greater profits regardless of social cost, capitalism is on a collision course with the people of the world and the planet itself. Imperialist war; deepening unemployment and poverty; deteriorating health care, housing and education; racism; discrimination and violence based on gender and sexual orientation; environmental destruction—all are inevitable products of the capitalist system itself."



JOIN THE DEMOCRATIC COALITION!

From Nate Lerner, Executive Director at Democratic Coalition Against Trump:

The Democratic Coalition Against Trump is currently seeking passionate and self-motivated individuals to join our team as Campaign Associates or Interns at our Brooklyn office.

Fill out this form to apply or email your resume to: [email protected]




About the Positions



⋆ Campaign Associate
The core leaders of our operation, Campaign Associates work longer and more intensive hours than Interns, thus assuming greater responsibility. Individuals applying for this position must be prepared to make a more significant time commitment, but will gain experience in wider range of fields.

Responsibilities include but not are not limited to:

- Fundraising, both high and medium level donors
- Intensive Social media engagement
- Managing and training new interns
- Writing articles and blogs for website
- Press and donor research
- Supporter outreach
- Data collection, organization and analysis
- Minimum commitment of 15-20 hours a week

Previous related experience is prefered, but not required. All majors and grade levels are encouraged to apply. Applications are processed on a rolling basis.

Campaign Associates receive a stipend as compensation for their work.

⋆ Internship
The backbone of our team, Interns work shorter hours and take on less responsibility than Campaign Associates, but play a no less critical role in our efforts. Internships are ideal for students with busy schedules who can't commit quite as much time, but still want to be on the frontlines of the anti-Trump movement.

Responsibilities include but not are not limited to:

- Fundraising, both medium and low level donors
- Social media engagement
- Press and donor research
- Supporter recruitment
- Data analysis
- Minimum committment of 5-10 hours a week

Previous related experience is prefered, but not required. All majors and grade levels are encouraged to apply. Applications are processed on a rolling basis.

Interns receive a stipend as compensation for their work.


Why work at the Democratic Coalition Against Trump?

As a young, up and coming organization, everyday our team brings a great deal of intensity and commitment to our work against Trump, but we also understand the importance of a positive work-life balance. Beyond the obvious benefit of getting to take a stand against the Trump White House, we provide staffers with a high energy and fun work environment. Plus, it certainly helps that our office is located in one of Brooklyn's top shared workspaces for start-ups.

Additionally you'll have the opportunity to work alongside top political staffers from across the nation, while gaining skills and experience in a multitude of fields; including, but not limited to: fundraising, research, social media, communications, and grassroots organizing.


About
The Democratic Coalition Against Trump is the nation's largest grassroots anti-Trump organization with over 200,000 supporters. The organization is most well known for our Boycott Trump app and TrumpLeaks program. US News & World Report recently identified our group as one of the leading organizations in the effort to hold the Trump administration accountable.






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