The Indivisible East Bay Grassroots Presidential Forum

As part of our February All Members Meeting, Indivisible East Bay reached out to the local campaigns of all the presidential candidates who have signed the Indivisible Pledge, inviting local people working at a grassroots level to tell us about the experiences and ideas that brought them to do that work. Six out of seven … Continue reading The Indivisible East Bay Grassroots Presidential Forum

Tuesday Afternoon Massacre

By Heidi Rand and Ann G. Daniels Deadline: NOW - Here we thought that with primary season starting, the Impeached-in-Chief would be too busy hate-tweeting about his Democratic opponents to engage in blatant corruption, but whaddya know!  February 10: Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors recommended a sentence of 7 to 9 years for Trump’s longtime … Continue reading Tuesday Afternoon Massacre

If you’re angry and you know it, do these things

By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Let's start with the fact that we knew the GOP Senate was, on the whole, a bunch of lily-livered cowards. We're still entitled to be disappointed in/furious at our government. But even if you went into temporary hiding from the news, it's only gonna get … Continue reading If you’re angry and you know it, do these things

January 2020 All Members Meeting

On Sunday, January 26, Indivisible East Bay had its monthly All Members Meeting and THIRD ANNIVERSARY PARTY! Hey, we celebrate any chance we get! We welcomed everyone by talking about who we are and what we do, introducing ourselves to each other, and sharing thoughts on what makes us hopeful. Governance Committee member Ted discussed … Continue reading January 2020 All Members Meeting

First we marched, now we act

Deadline: We Marched … now we Act! January 18, 2020 - the fourth Women's March date since the Caveman-in-Chief came to DC (and let's make it the last of his tenure!). Many Indivisible East Bay'ers were in Oakland, and we're bringing you an action item from that central rally. We've also got reports from other … Continue reading First we marched, now we act

Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

By IEB member Phil A delegation from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Kamala Harris’s staff on November 8, 2019, at her offices at 333 Bush St., San Francisco. Harris Staff Attending: Dino Chen, Deputy State Director; Adam Mehs, District Director; Intern TOPICS DISCUSSED: Homeland Security Spending Bill IEB: We were disappointed that the September Continuing … Continue reading Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

Oppose unjust asylum regulations

By Dean Gloster Deadline: Comments due January 13, 2020 - It’s the law: Refugees are legally entitled to asylum in the U.S. if they have a well-founded fear of persecution in their home country for specific reasons. Unfortunately, there’s law and there’s enforcement policy - and the chief architect of the Trump administration’s immigration policy … Continue reading Oppose unjust asylum regulations

Thanking all of you from all of us

By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand It’s become our annual tradition at this time to list some people and things that have been keeping us going through the Tunnel of AYFKM. Here’s our list from last year, and our list from 2017. As the weird keeps getting weirder (to put it mildly), amazing folks … Continue reading Thanking all of you from all of us