Citizens Against a Constitutional Convention

Richie Pérez Papers, 1918-2006

Protest against the Constitutional Convention, a convention to ask voters whether the a convention should be held to revise the New York State Constitution. The issue is that the access is largely reserved for politicians and wealthy people, not the average public, with an unfair advantage regarding the voting and electoral process, and would cost taxpayers $50 million.

September 11, 1997, Date accepted
Richie Pérez
Document Type
Document: other
Related Keywords
Politics, Politicians, Voting, Elections, Legislation
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
United Healthcare Workers East 1199SEIU, Local 1199, Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center, American Federation of Musicians, Children's Defense Fund, Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Communication Workers of America, Community Food Resource Center, District Council 37 (AFSCME/AFL-CIO), Institute For Puerto Rican Policy, Institute for Puerto Rican and Hispanic Elderly, National Association of Social Workers, Americans For Democratic Action, New York City. Central Labor Council, New York Civil Liberties Union, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, People for the American Way, Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund, United Federation of Teachers
Related Places
New York City (is referenced)
Richie Pérez Papers, 1918-2006. Citizens Against a Constitutional Convention: RiPe_b20_f09_0025_pg01. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 30 Oct 2020.
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