IEB’s January 2020 visit to DC

On our January 2020 trip to DC, Indivisible East Bay met with Representative Barbara Lee (CA-13), Senator Dianne Feinstein’s chief of staff and legislative director, Senator Kamala Harris’ legislative director, and immigration and foreign policy specialists from various offices. We also had several more informal chats ranging from breakfast with a former staffer for Senator … Continue reading IEB’s January 2020 visit to DC

We are Indivisible: Book Talk with Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin

On November 8, 2019, nearly 100 people crammed into San Francisco’s tiny Book Passage to hear Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer — who during his intro clarified that he used to work in the Obama White House — interview Indivisible founders Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin about the experiences and tactics that shaped their … Continue reading We are Indivisible: Book Talk with Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin

October 2019 Visit with Sen. Feinstein staff

The day before Halloween, as fires and blackouts were plaguing the state, a small group from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Feinstein’s field representative Abby Ellis (and, for part of the meeting, with state director Jim Lazarus, who had to leave early to deal with the ongoing crises). We asked Sen. Feinstein to be … Continue reading October 2019 Visit with Sen. Feinstein staff

Meeting with Feinstein staff March 2019

Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Feinstein’s state director Jim Lazarus and returning field representative Caitlin Meyer on March 14 in the senator’s San Francisco office. You can see our detailed pre-meeting memo here. Our smaller-than-average delegation covered a lot of topics: Climate Change: We told Jim that beyond the in-person interaction the senator had with … Continue reading Meeting with Feinstein staff March 2019

December 2018 meeting with Feinstein staff

On December 10, 2018, Indivisible East Bay had our first meeting with Senator Feinstein's new interim state director Peter Muller. We met field representative Abby Ellis in the senator’s San Francisco office and Peter, who is based in Los Angeles, joined us by phone. While climate change is always a high priority for IEB and … Continue reading December 2018 meeting with Feinstein staff

IEB’s Last Meeting With Sean

On October 24, 2018 Indivisible East Bay had our last-ever meeting with Senator Feinstein's State Director Sean Elsbernd. It was also our last office visit with the Senator's staff before the 2018 midterm elections, so it could possibly also be our last-ever Feinstein meeting - but as of this writing, that’s unlikely given her lead … Continue reading IEB’s Last Meeting With Sean

Feinstein and de León Miss Opportunity for Meaningful Political Dialogue

They had one public conversation. And it was ... not much. The joint appearance of U.S. Senate candidates Dianne Feinstein and Kevin de León at the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) on October 17, 2018 - their only joint appearance answering questions before the midterm elections - was nothing so much as a stack … Continue reading Feinstein and de León Miss Opportunity for Meaningful Political Dialogue

Tracking down Senator Feinstein

On the morning of August 11, 2018, IEB members tracked down Senator Dianne Feinstein at a campaign office-warming for San Francisco Supervisor Catherine Stefani. It was a very cozy event of the kind Sen. Feinstein clearly (and understandably) prefers to open town halls — though during her remarks she did say something about envying Supervisor … Continue reading Tracking down Senator Feinstein

Canvassing with Indivisible Northern Nevada

At the Indivisible East Bay July All Member Meeting, two of our colleagues from Indivisible Northern Nevada gave a presentation about their efforts identifying issues that matter to voters in the Reno area as part of the campaign to get out the vote to unseat Senator Dean Heller, identified as one of the most vulnerable … Continue reading Canvassing with Indivisible Northern Nevada