After nearly two years of controversial campaigning, countless protests and seemingly endless division, Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States.
NYC Protests: Say No To Trump: 5:30pm Columbus Circle— Alison Kinney (@Alison_Kinney) November 9, 2016
Rise Up in the 1st 100 Hours: 4:30pm Columbus Circle
Protest Trump: 6pm Union Square
@NYCityQuakeris spreading the word on Twitter and, according to the account, you don’t have to be a Quaker to participate.
If you can’t make the vigil, the group is opening its doors later for people to digest the election news and recover from "our national shock."
.@FINYanalisa Quaker Meeting House 15th St NYC (just east of Union Sq) is open today 6-9pm for silent meditation re our national shock.— One NYC Quaker (@NYCityQuaker) November 9, 2016
COLUMBUS CIRCLE/CENTRAL PARK
What: call to action
When: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Where: Columbus Circle, W. 59th St. (by the USS Maine monument at the entrance to Central Park)
“We stand together against misogyny, racism, Islamaphobia and anti-immigrant sentiment,” the event’s Facebook page reads. “We stand together with solidarity, unity and resolve.
“This election was never about getting one woman a new job. This election was about us. About our lives - Black lives, women’s lives, immigrant lives, the lives of LGBTQ folks, ending Islamaphobia, and advancing our #Vision4BlackLives.”
There will be a similar protest at City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday.
Who: All Saints’ Episcopal Church
What: evening prayer and town hall
When: 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: 286 7th Ave., Brooklyn
“In his campaign, our next president advocated discrimination based on religion,” according to the event’s Facebook page. “While we may agree or disagree with many things he has said, Christians cannot abide this intolerance and must ensure it never has an official place in this country.
“Our spiritual forebears were persecuted by their government, and Jesus himself was executed by the state. We have a sacred obligation to uphold the safety and freedom of our neighbors to believe and worship as they will.”
Who: Kolot Chayeinu
What: gathering for “prayer and song, silence and hope”
When: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Kolot, 1012 8th Ave., Brooklyn
CARROLL PARK, BROOKLYN
Who:MoveOn members and allies
What: peaceful gathering
When: 5 p.m.
Where:Carroll Park (Carroll and Smith streets), Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
"We will affirm our continued rejection of Donald Trump's bigotry, xenophobia, Islamophobia, and misogyny, and we will demonstrate our resolve to fight together for the America we still believe is possible," the group said on its website.
"Let's meet in Carroll Park at 5pm with a candle to cry, be together and stand united in love and a commitment to doing everything to make this world a better place."
Kimberly M. Aquilina contributed to this report.