Direct Action Training
Apr
21
10:30 AM10:30

Direct Action Training

Join #OurPowerPRnyc and the Protect Our Working Waterfront Alliance for a Direct Action Training at UPROSE.  The training will empower participants with tools necessary to take action and will cover the basics of planning and participating in a Direct Action and how to keep our community members safe!

Please note that this training is for participants who have been involved in or are interested in getting involved in the #OurPowerPRnyc (Puerto Rico Just Recovery) or POWWA (Sunset Park Anti-Displacement) campaigns. 

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BOMBA: Rooted in Resilience Community Workshops
Mar
7
to May 23

BOMBA: Rooted in Resilience Community Workshops

UPROSE is excited to announce that we have received a grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council to partner with BombaYo to provide a free Bomba Workshop series for the Sunset Park community! Through this workshop series, participants will be engaged in a dialogue about “community resilience” through the Afro-Puerto Rican music and dance tradition of Bomba.  Please see the flyer for more information and fill out the form below to register.  Please note that participants should be able to attend the majority of the 12 workshop sessions which will take place on Wednesdays, March 7th-May 23rd 2018, from 6:30PM-8:00PM.

 

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Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

ULURP at Trinity Lutheran Church

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Please join us this Saturday, February 10th at 10 AM to learn about the ULURP process and how the community can get involved in fighting to preserve the working class community of Sunset Park. The workshop will be held in both English and Spanish. Breakfast will be served! #SunsetParkIsNot4Sale 

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Aug
3
9:00 AM09:00

6th Climate Justice Youth Summit

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UPROSE’s Climate Justice Youth Summit is the largest gathering of the young people of color on climate change in the country.  This year we are partnering with the Climate Justice Alliance,  Muevete, the House of Fa Mulan and others while expanding the summit’s from a New York City based event to a national dialogue between youth leaders of color from Flint, Michigan; the Gulf South; Standing Rock; and the Global South. This is a Call to Action! Young people of color are on the frontlines of the climate crisis, now is the time to power up!

 

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May
20
10:00 AM10:00

Frida Kahlo; an Art Build

Join us on Saturday for an art build in celebration of the work of Frida Kahlo. Local artist Sylvia Gonzalez will lead us in workshop. Kids of all age welcome. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP below, so we can ensure that there is enough supplies for everyone! 

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People's Climate Mobilization
Apr
29
7:00 AM07:00

People's Climate Mobilization

UPROSE is a member of the steering committee of the Climate Justice Alliance and a member of the  Grassroots Global Justice Alliance - As such, our role in the Peoples Climate Mobilization is significant . We will be getting buses to transport Sunset Park and climate justice allies to the march in April. 

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Mar
4
to Mar 5

Climate Justice Art Build

Join UPROSE for a Climate Justice Art Build in preparation for the 2017 People's Climate Mobilization in D.C. (April 29th).  

RSVP below or to volunteer@uprose.org ( so we know how many snacks to get!!) 

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Dec
10
11:00 AM11:00

Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: A Reading with Iris Morales

Join us for a reading with author Iris Morales, as she shares her book about her experiences as a Young Lord. Her book Through the Eyes of Rebel Women, is the first book exploring the experiences of the women members — a "story within a story" told from the inside out. The Young Lords Organization emerged in New York in the late sixties to fight poverty, racial and gender inequality, and the colonial status of Puerto Rico.

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