By Ted Lam DEADLINE: Start now - On July 13, 2020 I was one of over a dozen people who Zoomed into the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors’ Legislative Committee meeting to support Proposition 15. Prop 15 - also known as Schools and Communities First - is a California ballot initiative that would reclaim $11 … Continue reading IEB Endorses Prop 15 – Schools & Communities First!
By Ted Lam Deadline: Now - There are reports that without an infusion of funding, the US Postal Service might have to shutter its operations by June. Without the USPS functioning properly, there’s little hope that vote by mail will be widely available between now and November’s elections. The House of Representatives asked for money … Continue reading Save the US Postal Service
By Ted Lam On February 19, sixteen Indivisible East Bay CA-11 team members and friends watched the ninth Democratic debate prior to the team meeting. Everyone agreed the debate was lively and provided relevant information for our own March 3 primary decision making. Toward the end of the debate, attendees who supported Bloomberg, Buttigieg, Klobuchar, … Continue reading And then there were Nine (Debates)
Indivisible Somerville (Boston) and Indivisible East Bay Meet in Boston over the July 4th Holiday My family and I were visiting Boston over the July 4th holiday to see family and enjoy the history of our great country. I thought it would be a unique opportunity to connect with a local Indivisible chapter, so I … Continue reading Indivisibles Everywhere
Indivisible East Bay members worked along with East Bay for TJ and many others in 2018 to flip California Congressional District 21 from Republican to Democrat, and TJ Cox won by approximately 900 votes due to these extensive outreach efforts. East Bay for TJ isn't resting on its laurels; they're now establishing partnerships with groups in … Continue reading Jumpstart Election 2020 in CA-21
By Ted Lam Editors' note: for each bill discussed we include its number (starting with AB for “Assembly bill,” SB for “Senate bill,” or “ACA” for “Assembly Constitutional Amendment”), its official name, and, where we know, its current status as of this writing, May 28. The legislative deadline to pass bills through their house of … Continue reading IEB’s May meeting with Assemblymembers Bonta & Wicks
Indivisible East Bay governance committee members Liz and Ted joined Indivisible Berkeley and a dozen other local organizations at the East Bay Activist Alliance Reactivate Our Network event on May 19. Among other presentations, a webinar described the work of Reclaim our Vote, a nonpartisan voter registration and Get Out The Vote (GOTV) campaign that reaches … Continue reading Activating East Bay Activists!
By Ted Lam To our buddies in Indivisible San Francisco: did you know there's another ISF? My family and I were going to Santa Fe, New Mexico for spring break, and I wanted to learn more about other Indivisible chapters throughout the country, so I used Indivisible National's search tool - and I found Indivisible Santa … Continue reading Visiting Mighty Indivisible Santa Fe
By Ted Lam The weather cooperated for the third annual Oakland Women’s March on Saturday January 19; we even got a glimpse of a rainbow! Everyone who marched and lined 14th Street from Lake Merritt to Frank Ogawa Plaza projected positive energy. There were lots of families with kids, and all had smiles and danced … Continue reading Oakland Women’s March 2019
By Ted Lam Do you live in California's 11th Congressional District? Then you should know about Indivisible East Bay’s CA-11 Team! We meet every third Wednesday at the El Cerrito Rialto Theater from 7 to 8:30 PM, and our unofficial team motto is “We get Sh*t Done!” Over the past two years, our team has developed … Continue reading CA-11 Team gets it done!