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African Communities Together Supports Modernizing New York’s Deceptive Practices Act (GBL § 349)

African Communities Together Supports Modernizing New York’s Deceptive Practices Act (GBL § 349)   African Communities Together (ACT) applauds Senator Leroy Comrie and Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou for introducing S2407 and A679, respectively, to modernize the Deceptive Practices Act (GBL § 349) and provide protections against unfair and unlawful acts.  Shamefully, the consumer protections that New York currently provides lags behind general business statutes in at least 39 other states.


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Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 05:00 PM · 32 rsvps
New York Public Library 42nd Street & 5th Avenue

World Refugee Day 2019

African Communities Together (ACT) and the City of Refuge Coalition invite you to join us at our third annual World Refugee Day Action on Thursday, June 20, 5:30pm - 8:00pm.

This year, we are calling attention to the prolonged detention of asylum seekers and the deaths of refugee children in U.S. custody, namely the 6 children whose names we know, and calling for a truly humanitarian immigration policy.

Our demands are as follows:
- Defend TPS & DED
- Protect Refugees
- Keep Families Together
- Stop Locking Up Asylum Seekers

We hope to see you there:

5:00pm
Assemble at New York Public Library
42nd Street & 5th Avenue

6:00pm
March to U.N. and Trump World Tower

6:30-7:30pm
Rally at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

The City of Refuge Coalition welcomes any organization to co-sponsor: http://bit.ly/WorldRefugee2019

Organizations are also welcome to volunteer and marshall. If interested, please contact Carlene at contact@nycactionlab.com.

For more information reach out to Khadim Niang, Civic Organizer, African Communities Together: khadim@africans.us.