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"Community Voices Heard Power is a multi-racial member-led organization

that builds power through grassroots organizing.

We organize to build power that can change systems and shape policies

that ensure social, racial, and economic justice for all New Yorkers". 
 

Our Work

ENDORSING CANDIDATES

  • We were integral in getting the only female member of the Yonkers City Council elected.

  • We endorse candidates for elected office who fight for change at the federal, state, and local levels.

  • We actively support candidates through petitions, canvassing, phone banking, and Get Out The Voice activities.

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

  • We build working relations with elected officials, while holding them accountable to their constituency.

  • We conduct meetings in district offices, attend Lobby Days, testify for public hearings, and work with elected officials to move policies and programs.

DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP

  • We train people in political processes and electoral skills.

SECURING RESOURCES

  • Works to ensure resources exist for critical programs across the state.

  • We continue to lead the fight for additional funding to address the 10-year $17 billion capital deficit currently faced by NYCHA.

MOVING LEGISLATION

  •  We advance legislations that promote racial and economic justice.

  •  We lead in New York State to end the use of unpaid workers.

SUPPORTING COALITIONS

  • We unite with other coalitions to fight against social injustice.

  • We fight to protect the environment, to get money and special interests out of politics and redistribute to the people, and more!