By Ann G. Daniels and Linh Nguyen Deadline: July 1 - Have you seen that dystopian series where teachers beg for money because taxes don’t pay enough for books, but the government buys all these extra weapons and gives IED-resistant tanks and grenade launchers and automatic rifles to school police … oh wait, sorry, that's … Continue reading Tell Congress: no military weapons for police
Now we are one! In late June 2019 Indivisible East Bay sent our first Reclaim Our Vote postcards to Virginia, kicking off our bi-monthly postcarding series that’s still going strong in a new form now we’re all writing from home. We’re happy to celebrate a year of events! Back when we could meet in person … Continue reading Happy First Birthday IEB Postcarding
Indivisible East Bay kicked off our summer of voter outreach at the first Virtual Voter Outreach Palooza on Saturday, June 13! Virtual voter outreach is critical this election season for many reasons - canvassing in person may be off the table for the Fall, but also, since we're so weighed down by the news, taking … Continue reading We came, we saw, we Paloozed!
Deadline: ASAP - On June 7, 2020 a veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council pledged to disband the police department that the officers who murdered George Floyd belonged to. We’re many miles away, but perhaps you, like us, are looking for ways to force change on police departments and police unions that have been … Continue reading Every step the police take, we’ll be watching
It's the perfect time to collect images of your hard work resisting and saving democracy from home, so we're introducing our new creative project, “IEB In Place.” We'd love to showcase YOU while making calls, texting, writing/decorating postcards, or other indivisible-related activities. To participate, send in a photo of you in action (include any Indivisible … Continue reading IEB In Place Photo Project Needs You!
Deadline: Start now and keep going - COVID-19 has challenged us all. While the quack-in-chief is recommending ingesting cleaning products and taking potentially dangerous prescription medicine that hasn’t been approved for a condition he claims he doesn’t have, some of us are taking the opportunity to do our research and do some good. We are … Continue reading Community Love in the Time of COVID
By Sylvia Chi, Balvinder Kumar and Andrea Lum We are grateful to the Asian Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association at CSU East Bay for their guidance and for sharing the list of resources and information in this article. For more information about APIFSA, visit their webpage. Deadline: Now and always - COVID-19 has affected … Continue reading It’s called COVID: Stop the Anti-Asian Hate
Updates: May 4, 2020: Rep. DeSaulnier returned home from the hospital, press release here. April 13, 2020: Rep. DeSaulnier was moved from the ICU, press release here. Background: Representative Mark DeSaulnier represents California's 11th Congressional District, covering most of Contra Costa County. Indivisible East Bay's CA-11 team has been proud to work closely with Rep. … Continue reading Get Well, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier
Note: This post has been updated To replace Indivisible East Bay in-person meetings and gatherings for the foreseeable future, we’re going to start using a conference call app called Zoom. This will let us share video and audio of our presenters with you; you’ll be able to participate through a voice call and a live … Continue reading Come Zoom With Us (old)
By Jonathan Zingman Deadline: No better time than right now - How ya feeling right now? Is your favorite candidate still in the running? Mine isn’t. But I believe we’ll triumph in the end. I’d like to tell you why - and why that faith is so important right now. The most important job we … Continue reading Don’t Stop Believing