Statewide Efforts

New York Needs Fair Elections!

CVH is working to open up the election system in New York State. Campaigns are funded by the mega-rich and corporations, voting rules present serious obstacles, and the way legislative maps are drawn protect the elected officials not the New Yorkers that live there. We need fair elections that limit the overwhelming influence of big money and huge corporate contributions and instead provide opportunities for New Yorkers of all backgrounds to run for elected office.


CVH Responds to Gov. Cuomo's 2012 Budget Release

January 17, 2012: Low-income leaders of the group Community Voices Heard (CVH) responded to Governor Andrew Cuomo's Executive Budget that he released this afternoon. Their responses touched on the public assistance cash grant, the need for public housing repairs, public works projects in Yonkers and the Hudson Valley, and more.

Agnes Martinez, member of the PUBLIC HOUSING campaign, the CVH board, and a a resident of NYC's Drew Hamilton Houses, said the following: