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Give Today: $1500 in 5 Days Campaign

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Dear Supporters, I am happy to kick off Day 1 of our $1500 in 5 days campaign. The Long Island Progressive Coalition is ready to go into 2015 with renewed vigor and passion. Give today HERE and your gift will be matched. When I started at LIPC, I could not believe the divide in different school districts, the lack […]

Interns Needed for 2015 at LIPC

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Do you know a bright, young progressive person on Long Island?  Do you know of a college student who wants an internship where they can gain real experience and make a difference? LIPC needs interns for 2015.   Have a passion to help the community and want to get real world experience? Want to learn […]

How Will the Battle For Long Island Play Out Politically

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

October 15, 2014 Recently the Long Island Press did an article about the competitive political races that can be found all over Long Island this year.  Lisa Tyson, LIPC Director was asked to weigh in for the story and her comments on this year’s race were: Lisa Tyson, director of the Long Island Progressive Coalition, […]

LIPC Endorses Congressman Tim Bishop

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

On October 9th, 2014 LIPC gathered with over a dozen other progressive groups to announce their endorsement for the reelection of Congressman Tim Bishop in the 1st Congressional District. At the rally Lisa Tyson, Director of the Long Island Progressive Coalition stated “ Progressive organizations from labor, environmental, women’s rights, social justice, immigrant groups throughout Long […]

Long Island Progressive Unity Rally in Support of Adrienne Esposito for NY State Senate

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

  On October 2nd 2014, LIPC joined with a large group of aligned progressive organizations to announce their endorsement of Adrienne Esposito for NY State Senate in the 3rd district and urges its members to vote for Adrienne Esposito on November 4th. At the rally Lisa Tyson, LIPC Director spoke at the importance of this […]

LI farms, sustainability in film series

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

(Newsday ExploreLI) Trying to reduce energy use and take personal responsibility for your own carbon footprint has become a hot topic in recent years, but the big problem of sustainable living is how to find businesses that share that interest. A new organization, Locally Long Island, is trying to do just that, by showcasing businesses […]

State Budget Inequality Teach March 1st, 2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Talks by representatives of the New York State United Teachers, (NYSUT) the Alliance for Quality Education and the Long Island Progressive Coalition on Governor Cuomo’s proposed 2014 budget. The talks include the issues of education, fairness and inequality. The principal speaker was Mike Kink of NYSUT and a Q and A session is included.

Coalition Stands Against Budget Cuts

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Education in New York has seemingly been under fire for the last several years; between numerous cuts in financial aid, mandated tax levy caps, and the rollout of the Common Core Learning Standards, the state and parents seem to be at war with one another over the direction education is taking…with the students haplessly caught […]

Views From 90 Penn- Celebrating 10 Years of Progressive Politics

Friday, January 24th, 2014

  I recently found the program from the ten-year celebration of the Long Island Progressive Coalition, times have changed and maybe some names but the issues remain and we must continue to strive for results. There is work to be done still, in Affordable Housing, for Fair Elections, for developing Energy Efficient homes and Equal […]

Coalition urges Huntington Town to settle NAACP suit

Monday, January 6th, 2014

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