Members of our community have expressed concern that some of the most vulnerable among us might be reluctant to reach out during this crisis for fear of law enforcement involvement (and possible information sharing with CBP/ICE ) in their mental health care. We reached out to a local aid organization to clarify the issue for … Continue reading Public Service Announcement
Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's All Member Meeting! Tickets (FREE) here WHEN: July 29, 2:30-4:30 PM WHERE: Oakland Public Library, 125 14th Street, Oakland (between Madison and Oak Streets on Lake Merritt) in the auditorium/community room (basement level). The Library is a quarter mile from the Lake Merritt BART station and half a mile from the … Continue reading IEB All-Member Meeting July 29
In the dead of the night, at the direction of Speaker Ryan, the House Rules Committee stripped out the AUMF repeal amendment that passed in the House Appropriations Committee
For the first time in almost sixteen years, there's a chance for a real debate in the Congress about our seemingly endless war in the Middle East - thanks to East Bay hero Rep. Barbara Lee.
What TrumpCare means for YOU, and what you can do to fight it.
Please thank our California leaders who have committed to upholding the terms of the Paris Agreement on state and local levels.
Nationally, one in three people are sitting in jail simply because they cannot afford bail. In California, the median bail amount is $50,000. If you can’t afford that, you can get out of jail by paying a bail bond – a hefty fee – to a private bail bond company. Bail bonds are not refunded under any circumstances, … Continue reading Bail Reform for California
several hundred constituents came to King Middle School in Berkeley to hear Rep. Barbara Lee, John Dean, Malcolm Nance
the arc of the moral universe doesn’t bend toward justice on its own. And at Indivisible we are no longer prepared to leave the work of bending it to the politicians
Trump’s statements about banning Muslims from coming into the country should play in deciding the fate of the Ban
By Ann Daniels Time was, the people who worked for the Environmental Protection Agency believed the agency’s purpose was – wait for it – to protect the environment. That was then. Now, it’s the era of Scott Pruitt, who made his name by suing the EPA and wants to gut the agency. What’s Up: Under President … Continue reading Scott Pruitt is flexing his power. Time to flex yours!
I expect you to vote no on anyone who does not offer a full-throated denunciation of torture.
Do you enjoy writing carefully crafted arguments, backed up by evidence and published reports? Do you want to find another avenue to oppose the Administration and its GOP enablers? From your computer? Without having to talk to another human? Did you know during a defined period when a new regulation is issued (or when … Continue reading Internet heckling: it can (sometimes) really work
town hall with Senator Feinstein on Monday was a really powerful and interesting exchange
We're delighted to announce that—thanks in no small part to the persistence and insistence of the resistance (your calls, emails, and showing up)—Sen. Feinstein will be holding a town hall NEXT MONDAY on 11 AM at the Masonic Center in SF! Free tickets are available here. Get yours now because we expect them to go … Continue reading Just announced: Town Hall with Sen. Dianne Feinstein on April 17
With apologies to Walt Whitman: “We are large, we contain multitudes.” Indivisible East Bay sprawls across three congressional districts, two counties, and more than a dozen cities. Despite logistical struggles (“where should we meet!?”) IEB’s breadth is a strength - from west-most tip, Richmond, out to East County, our membership boasts a wide diversity of population, … Continue reading Glad to See You in September
Our State Assembly just passed SB 54, the California Values Act, and now it’s going to Governor Jerry Brown's desk for signature. It’s vitally important that the Governor sign this legislation to prevent the state's resources from being used by federal ICE and deportation forces. What to say: It’s critically important the Governor sign SB 54. … Continue reading Sign it and then fix it, Jerry
The California Legislature has passed SB 345, new legislation that would require California state and local law enforcement agencies to put most of their policies and procedures online. The bill is now before Governor Brown, who is a supporter of high tech but has close connections with law enforcement. So far, disappointingly, he seems to be balking at … Continue reading SB 345 Goes to Reluctant Governor: Would Require Police to Post Procedures Manuals Online
Several IEB members met with Senator Feinstein’s State Director Sean Elsbernd on September 5. Our first question at this first meeting since the Senator failed to hold a Town Hall during the August recess was (surprise!): when will the Senator have a real Town Hall!? Sean’s rationales aside, we heard two things loud & clear: … Continue reading IEB Meets With Senator Feinstein’s State Director
As part of IEB’s preparation for the critical 2018 midterms, we want to be sure that everyone who votes will be able to find information on every elected office. This is where you come in. We need to know: who represents you and the place where you live? If you know anything about the local structure of your city or county government, please let us know on our easy to use form.
The California Election Integrity Coalition, a non-partisan voting rights organization, will host its Second Annual Take Back The Vote National Conference on October 7-8 in Berkeley, CA at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street, corner of Ashby Avenue (near Ashby BART station). Over 30 nationally recognized election integrity leaders from across the country … Continue reading Take Back the Vote National Conference
Miembros de nuestra comunidad han expresado su preocupación por algunos de los más vulnerables entre nosotros que no quieran buscar ayuda durante esta crisis por temor a la intervención de la policía en el cuidado de su salud mental (y el posible intercambio de información con CBP/ICE). Le pedimos a una organización de ayuda local … Continue reading Anuncio de Servicio Público
Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's All-Member Meeting! Our monthly meeting is for members and newcomers interested in opposing the Trump agenda. Meet fellow activists and Indivisible members, find out what IEB is doing and how you can join in. For more information, visit indivisibleeb.org. WHEN: Sunday September 17, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 PM … Continue reading IEB All-Member Meeting September 17
El martes, el cobarde-en-jefe Trump envió a su fiscal general (Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III) a declarar la dura decisión de rescindir el programa de Acción Diferida por Llegadas de la Niñez (DACA) a través del cual el Presidente Obama, por orden ejecutiva, había protegido más de 800,000 jóvenes inmigrantes indocumentados de deportación. Con DACA, se … Continue reading Se puede decir que soy un soñador pero no soy el único