New Yorkers Building Democracy

Vote Yes for a New York State Constitutional Convention and build a democracy worthy of its promise.

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New Yorkers Building Knowledge

New Yorkers Building Knowledge

Full participation in the process of democracy will build a better New York for everyone.

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New Yorkers Building a Better Future

Build a political process and system in New York that is open to all, values each voice, and engages every New Yorker.

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New Yorkers Have Questions

New Yorkers Have Questions

Get the facts about the New York State Constitutional Convention, what it could be, and where we are now.

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The Process and Possibilities of a New York State Constitutional Convention

Curious about the New York State Constitutional Convention? Heard rumors that the process might endanger your pension? Want to know more what a "Yes" vote would do and how delegates are elected? Learn how you could you run as a delegate? Citizens Union, your platform for civic engagement in New York City and State, is hosting an important conversation to answer these questions about the Constitutional Convention and more! CU’s Director of Public Policy, along with special guests, will unpack these questions one by one to explain the process and possibilities found in this historic November 2017 election.

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The Process and Possibilities of a New York State Constitutional Convention
New York State Constitutional Convention Ambassadors

New York State Constitutional Convention Ambassadors

Would you like to have a New York State Constitutional Convention Ambassador speak with your group? If you are a Citizens Union member, are you interested in becoming an Ambassador?

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If we get a "yes" vote, are you interested in running as a New York State Constitutional Convention delegate?

If we get a "yes" vote, are you interested in running as a New York State Constitutional Convention delegate?

We need motivated, collaborative, and innovative New Yorkers like yourself to build a democracy worthy of it's promise at the New York State Constitutional convention in 2019. Anyone who is eligible to vote in the state of New York can run for delegate. Whether you are interested in kick-starting your political career or simply in bringing your voice and experience to represent the New York electorate, now is the time to diversify New York's political playing field where participation is a right, not a privilege.

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