R3 at City Hall Rally


Some tenant advocates braved the rainstorm on Nov. 27, 2012 to attend the rally at City Hall to call on rogue State Senate Democrats to remain with their fellow Democrats in the interest of advancing a progressive agenda in Albany.

Barry Soltz of Janel Towers speaking
with Assembly Member Karim Camara at left,
and activists from R3 and from Make the Road behind
and next to him
 One of the speakers was Barry Soltz  of  the Janel Towers Tenants   Association in  the  Bronx,  now in the   State Senate  District of Jeff Klein   thanks to  redistricting.

  Click here for the video.   (Posted  by  videographer Rafael Martinez Alequin on November 28, 2012 on the   YourFreePress blog, this captures just   the end of Barry's terrific speech.)
Karen Scharff, Exec. Dir.
Citizen Action NY
photo by Louis Cholden-Brown

Stuart Applebaum, pres.
Retail, Wholesale & Dept. Store Workers Union

Photo by Louis Cholden-Brown

Sponsored by: Citizen Action of New York, Communication Workers of America, Community Voices Heard Power, Democracy for America, Moveon.org, New York Communities for Change,  Progressive Change Campaign Committee, the Real Rent Reform Campaign, SEIU 32BJ, Strong Economy for All, United New York, the Working Families Party .