ALERT: Donald Trump and the GOP are undermining the results of the election and our democracy. Persist Brooklyn is part of the national coalition ProtectTheResults.com, which has determined that, given this threat, we need to mobilize immediately with peaceful, non-violent demonstrations to demand that every vote be counted! Persist Brooklyn is one of 90 groups in the NYC coalition including: Center for Popular Democracy, NY WFP, Union 1199, Make the Road Action, Common Cause NY, Gays Against Guns, and more. Stay Informed: Sign up for the most up to date info on today's rally and future events here and please invite others and share this link with them: bit.ly/protestnyc When and where: Today, Wednesday 11/4 at 4pm : Meet at the steps of New York Public Library today at 4:00pm (5th ave b/w 40-42nd streets), followed by a march (stepping off at 4:45 and in waves thereafter to accommodate crowds) down 5th Avenue to Washington Square Park where we will rally and hear from speakers. Rally will conclude by 7:30pm (tentatively). There will be 100+ safety marshals.* *This is a peaceful event protected by our First Amendment right to free speech. The Protect the Results coalition is doing all we can to ensure a safe event however we cannot guarantee anyones' safety. Please take appropriate COVID and safety precautions - and if you can bring a buddy or pair up with someone when you arrive.
Signs: The Persist Brooklyn Crafting Team has made brilliant signs and will need help at the event. Please reply to this email or join us on Slack to volunteer with our Team on the ground. Make or print your own signs, find printable samples here: tinyurl.com/signschants Amplify on social media: Please follow and share the NYC coalition on Twitter @PTR_NYC and @ProtectResults and IG: @PTR_NYC Use these hashtags with postings when possible: #ProtectTheResults #CountOnUs #CountEveryVote #ProtectTheResultsNYC If you are not in NYC please go to ProtectTheResults.com and enter your zip code to find the nearest action. Future actions: We anticipate additional actions on 11/5 (in Brooklyn), 11/6, and 11/7. Sign up here for updates: bit.ly/protestnyc