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Meet the candidates running for NYC office at Looking Local

We did it. Democrats have taken back the White House, the Senate, and maintained their majority in the house. We hope you got a chance to exhale and recharge this week, because the fight doesn't stop now. We're ready to push harder than ever to make sure Democrats pass real progressive policy that will improve people's lives. If you're ready to join us, or curious about what we're planning for this year, we hope you'll come to our first ever Persist Brooklyn Welcome Gathering on Wednesday! Our community is made up of people with all different skill levels and experience, so whether you've never volunteered before or this is your 500th campaign, we'll help you get in where you fit in. Get ready to dream big & fight hard, Persist Brooklyn PS - If you missed the #BKMayoralForum last week hosted by a coalition of 20+ grassroots organizations, including Persist BK, you can still hear from the 17 candidates by watching the recording here.

Events This Week

WED JAN. 27th 7:30-8:30 PM: PERSIST in the New Year: A Welcome Gathering for New Members

Unleash your inner activist in 2021 with Persist Brooklyn! Activism comes in many forms. We have opportunities to match all interests and skills and are always looking for new ideas and leaders. Join the Welcome Gathering to learn more about how to get involved!

SAT JAN. 30th 5-7 PM: Looking Local Virtual Happy Hour with Carlos Menchaca (for NYC Mayor) & Justin Krebs (for CD-39) for NYC Council

JOIN US online, with like-minded, politically-engaged Brooklynites to chat with NYC Mayoral Candidate Carlos Menchaca and Council candidate Justin Krebs (CD-39) about their races and visions for our city government. We'll hear a little about their candidacies before diving into an informal Q&A—come with your questions to ask and maybe a beverage!

*Please note Persist Brooklyn has not made any endorsements in NYC 2021 races at this time.

Looking Ahead

THURS FEB. 4 7-8:30 PM ET: What can activists *do*! Lies, Misinformation and Propaganda Working Group

JOIN US in exploring what we—and you—can do to counter lies, misinformation and propaganda and better understand the factors that influence public opinion, voters and democracy.

Organize with us on SLACK!

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