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For the People, FFS

By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: June 21, 2021 - You’ve read our past actions and our earlier article about the For the People Act (S.1). Whether you’ve done anything before or not - it’s make or break time, and we need everyone to ACT NOW. Why now? Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has said he’s going … Continue reading For the People, FFS

Keep Rooftop Solar Going: Stop AB-1139

By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: ASAP, this may come up for a vote in the Assembly as soon as late May -  Who’s against increasing residential solar energy in California? Amazingly, AB 1139, which is making its way through the state legislature right now, would effectively kill the incentives for people to add new rooftop … Continue reading Keep Rooftop Solar Going: Stop AB-1139

Support Janani Ramachandran for Assembly District 18!

By Rebecca Dean Deadline: NOW - events happening now through June 29  Editors’ note: Indivisible East Bay has endorsed Janani Ramachandran in the June 29, 2021 special election for Assembly District 18. The following is a piece from an IEB member working for Janani’s campaign. Hey Indivisible East Bay! Are you fired up by progressive … Continue reading Support Janani Ramachandran for Assembly District 18!

January 6 Insurrection: Time for Truth and Consequences

By Larry Baskett Deadline: ASAP - On January 6, Trump spawned an insurrection against American democracy by white nationalist thugs and their allies in government. Republican Members of Congress abetted it - some even participated in the riots. Unrepentant Republicans have since doubled down on racist despotism and are punishing anyone in their ranks who … Continue reading January 6 Insurrection: Time for Truth and Consequences

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Save the USPS

By Janis Hashe Deadline: Priority  Among the most blatant of the Trump Administration’s outrages: the attempt to destroy the U.S. Postal Service. We wish we could say that ended with the Vote-Suppressor-in-Chief's regime, but Trump appointee Postmaster General Louis DeJoy remains and the effort continues. On March 23, DeJoy announced a “10-year plan,” with overall … Continue reading Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Save the USPS

Voting Rights: the Fight Continues

Deadline: The time is now! What’s Going On: We always knew the fight wasn’t over. We kicked the Vote-Suppressor-in-Chief out of the White House and broke the GOP stranglehold on the Senate - so now Republicans are desperately trying to stop the folks who vote against them from voting: No vote by mail in Georgia … Continue reading Voting Rights: the Fight Continues

Come to Our Issue Working Group Information Session TONIGHT, 3/9!

Come to our Issue Working Group Info Session TONIGHT! It’s been a big week- the Senate passed the COVID relief package, and while it’s missing some features we liked, we’re glad to see relief going to people and communities who desperately need it, including $1400 checks, aid to states, an expanded child tax credit, and more. … Continue reading Come to Our Issue Working Group Information Session TONIGHT, 3/9!

Save Democracy, Kill the Filibuster

By Nancy Latham  Deadline: Start now! Just last week we asked you to start the crucial work to get our Senators to support eliminating the filibuster. We can start to heal the wounds inflicted by the last Administration, and go further to bring about a just society - but only if we stop anti-democratic procedure … Continue reading Save Democracy, Kill the Filibuster

Live Long, Prosper, and THRIVE

By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Last fall, Representative Barbara Lee (CA-13) cosponsored the Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) Agenda, a framework for economic renewal that addresses America's public health disaster, racial injustice, the climate crisis, and economic inequity. In the new Administration, Senator Edward … Continue reading Live Long, Prosper, and THRIVE

This Lunar New Year, Stand Against Anti-Asian Violence

Photo by Khachik Simonian   By Sylvia Chi and Andrea Lum As Lunar New Year begins, we wanted to take the opportunity to acknowledge the disturbing and violent attacks against Asian Americans and especially the elderly. In particular, the murder of an elderly Thai grandfather and the video of a 91 year old man shoved … Continue reading This Lunar New Year, Stand Against Anti-Asian Violence