Spring has sprung! As always, we at Persist Brooklyn hope this email finds you well and that you got to enjoy some of the sunny spring weather over the weekend (combined with some electoral work for one of our endorsed candidates perhaps?)
Speaking of NYC elections, the Persist Brooklyn Electoral Strategy Team is in the process of putting together a weekly event that will focus on electoral work (such as phone banking) for one of our endorsed candidates. Join the #2021-nyc-m
Don't miss your chance to meet Dianne Morales (for NYC Mayor) and Robert Elstein (for BK Borough President) at this Saturday's Looking Local Virtual Happy Hour starting at 5 pm ET.
*Interested in what a Borough President actually does? Check out this article from Gothamist. Whether you enjoyed the Puppy Bowl, the Super Bowl, and/or frolicking in the snow this weekend, we at Persist Brooklyn hope that you continue to stay safe & warm and that you didn't miss your chance to c
We RAN to show that we will PERSIST. We ate EW cookies to remind us to SAVOR the SWEET MOMENTS. We CELEBRATED when the election was called for Biden & Harris. And now we PIVOT to the work ahead of us, which in the short-term is to ensure that the election results are respected, that every vote is counted, and that the GA Senate seats turn BLUE! These days following the election have been a whirlwind, but we expected that, and we have a plan. As we contemplate ways to push the
The election is already happening with over 1 million votes already cast at early voting sites or with mail-in ballots. Persist Brooklyn organizers and volunteers have been calling, texting, and postcarding for our future. Our superstars Loretta, Izsac and Deborah have been working hard on the crafting team and were spotlighted in Bklyner this weekend at one of our Postcards in the Park events, where volunteers wrote 1600 postcards! Join us Saturday at our next one, and read