It's June! Pride! 🌈 Elections! ✅ Humidity! 💧


The rain didn't stop our amazing Persisters this past weekend in getting out the vote for #TeamShahana and #TeamCrystal. Join us next weekend for *hopefully* ️sunnier skies ️ to canvass for Shahana, Crystal, or Brad (or all three!) at any of the events below!

Hi friends!


It's officially June so we are t-minus 21 days until Election Day in NYC! But people are already voting by mail and early voting starts on June 12th. Have you made your voting plan yet? Check out the handy links below. Whether you like to phonebank, textbank, or canvas, our endorsed candidates need your help. It's all hands on deck in the final countdown. LFG, Bianca (she/her) Handy Links: Find your voting site for early voting beginning June 12 or for election day on June 22. Important dates to change your address or request an absentee ballot. Request an absentee ballot.


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THURS JUNE 3rd 8-8pm ET: Text for Brad Lander (NYC Comptroller)!

Join Team Lander as we reach out to voters around NYC and encourage them to support Brad Lander for Comptroller! We will be using Spoke so have your computer, tablet, or smart phone ready!


SAT JUNE 5th 11am-2pm ET: Get out the vote for Shahana Hanif (CD-39)!

Team Shahana (CD-39) is kicking it into high gear and starting their Get Out The Vote efforts! Their goal is to knock on 15,000 doors in the month of June. Join Persist Brooklyn for a canvassing shift from 11am-2pm, sign up here.


MON JUNE 7th 7-8:30 PM ET: Media & Democracy Working Group

JOIN the “Media and Democracy” working group to better understand and respond to the factors that influence public opinion, voters and democracy. Note regular group meetings will be moving to every other Monday at 7pm starting June 7.

Every Saturday 10AM-1PM ET: Days of Action for Crystal Hudson (CD-35)!

JOIN #TeamCrystal to talk to our neighbors about why she is the best choice for District 35! After the shift, we will have a volunteer social from 1:00 to 2:30PM. And if Saturday doesn't work for you, we encourage you to find a canvassing or phone banking shift that fits your schedule here.


Saturday JUNE 5th 4PM-6PM ET: Canvass for Brad Lander (NYC Comptroller)!

After you've canvassed for #TeamShahana, join Brooklyn Young Democrats to canvas for Brad Lander and Elizabeth Adams (CD-33) to talk to voters about the important roles the next Comptroller and City Council can play in delivering a just recovery for New York City.