Mid-Hudson Weekly Meetings/Radio

Regularly Scheduled Meetings
Local Progressive Radio

Date/Time/Location
REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS
Second and fourth MON of each month at 6 pm New Progressive Baptist Church, 8 Hone St., Kingston, NY The End the New Jim Crow Action Network! (ENJAN, pronounced “engine”) is a group of Hudson Valley residents working locally to end the era of mass incarceration in this country. www.enjan.org/
Second and fourth WED of the month at 6 pm at Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library, 29N Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie The End the New Jim Crow Action Network! (ENJAN, pronounced “engine”) is a group of Hudson Valley residents working locally to end the era of mass incarceration in this country. www.enjan.org/
Third WED of the month at 6 pm at Family Partnership Center, 29N Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie Undoing Racism Workshop Planning Meeting. participants will engage in a comprehensive exploration of how racism shapes American institutions, often without our conscious understanding that it is doing so. Contact: Peter Heymann, 845-642-1839, PISAB.org, http://www.AntiRacistAlliance.com
Every THU of the month at 5:00 pm at the New Paltz Village Hall, Plattekill Ave in New Paltz New Paltz Climate Action Coalition. We work to alert members of our community to the changes they can expect from climate change, and to help them reduce the causes and adjust to the effects. http://www.newpaltzclimateaction.org or newpaltzclimateaction@gmail.com
Second and fourth THU of each month at 7:00 pm at the Woodstock Public Library in Woodstock Middle East Crisis Response Meetings. We are a group of residents joined in protest against policies of Israel and the United States in the Middle East. "We came together initially because of the attack on Gaza and subsequent invasion and massive bombing of Lebanon during the summer of 2006." www.mideastcrisis.org
Fourth THU of each month at 5:30 in room 101 in the Family Partnership Center, 29N Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson stands with its community against a utility company’s attempt to disconnect low-income family homes. nobodyleavesmidhudson.org or (845) 481-0703
First FRI of each month starting at 6:30 pm (potluck) and 7:15 pm (meeting) at our clubhouse near the Metro-North train station in Beacon Beacon Sloop Club Meetings. Our mission is to protect, preserve and celebrate the environs of the Hudson river through education, advocacy, and sailing. Potluck (also bring place setting), followed by business meeting and music. Contact: phyllisa@bestweb.net.
Last FRI of each month starting at 7 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Beacon  50 Liberty St, McKinley Hall, Beacon. Movies That Matter Beacon. Admission is free (donations to help maintain the series will be accepted). Documentaries that address the pertinent issues of our times, with emphasis on climate change, economic inequality, racial justice, and political protest in the interest of educating for action. www.baconpresbychurch.com
First and third SAT of each month from 10 am at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main St, Beacon Mid-Hudson Progressive Alliance Meetings. We are Democrats and progressives with a focus on economic and social justice. Recently we have been going door to door to support Social Security. Contact: stevegold@goldlogon.com or www.midhudsonalliance.com
Every SAT at 12:45 pm on the sidewalk outside the Elting Library, 93 Main Street, New Paltz New Paltz Women in Black. Bring signs; this is a high traffic area and they will get a lot of attention. This vigil also endorses the platform for the Movement for Black Lives A Vision for Black Lives
Fourth SUN of each month at 3 pm at the UUCRT, 9 Vance Road, Rock Tavern Veterans for Peace. Chapter Meeting of Hudson Valley Chapter 177 is open to the public and newcomers are welcome, although only members and associates have voting rights. Contact: https://www.facebook.com/HudsonValleyVFP177.UUCRT/
Second and fourth SUN of each month at 3 pm at the LGBTQ Community Center in Kingston, 300 Wall Street. Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center. The center provides services, professional resources, and programs that unite the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community across lines of age, race, gender, and economics. Contact: www.http://lgbtqcenter.org or corinne@lgbtqcenter.org
Date/Time/Location
LOCAL PROGRESSIVE RADIO
WEEKDAYS, 8-9 am, WVKR: 91.3 FM, Vassar College Radio in Poughkeepsie Democracy Now with Amy Goodman. Simply the best national and international progressive reporting being done on the air. Internet streaming at any time during the day from: www.democracynow.org/streampage.pl. In addition, you can hear her weekdays, from 9-10:00 am on WBAI: 99.5 FM, Pacifica Radio. The program is steamed live from the WVKR webpage.
MONDAYS, 5-6 pm, WVKR: 91.3 FM, Vassar College Radio in Poughkeepsie Planet Blue, hosted by Christopher Ruhe. Mostly news about the environment, micro to macro and everything in between. Some live and some recorded songs. The program is steamed live from the WVKR webpage.
MONDAYS, 8-9 pm, WAMC: 90.9 FM Alternative Radio offers talks by top progressive writers and thinkers. Radio energy for democracy. www.alternativeradio.org. The program is steamed live from the WAMC webpage.
THURSDAYS, 5- 6 pm, WVKR: 91.3 FM, Vassar College Radio in Poughkeepsie Activist Radio by Fred Nagel and Eli Kassirer. History of social struggle, activist songs, and media commentary. Website includes live streaming as well past shows to download and listen to: www.ClassWars.org. For a podcast of these programs, go to iTunes music store, click on podcasts and search on "Activist Radio." The program is steamed live from the WVKR webpage.
FRIDAYS, 7-8:00 am, WVKR: 91.3 FM, Vassar College Radio in Poughkeepsie Inside Hudson Valley Politics covers local progressive events with interviews and news stories. The program is steamed live from the WVKR webpage.
SATURDAYS, 8-11 am, WHVW 950 AM, in Poughkeepsie Joel Tyner Show explores local, NY State, and national issues from a progressive point of view. Live webcast at www.whvw.com. Calls welcomed at 845 471-8180 or 453-2105.