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
Deadline: Do it as soon as you're able, dates vary, see important dates here - The 2020 Census is happening now, so it's time to sit down (at your computer, phone, or desk) and be counted! You can complete your census questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail if you receive the paper form. Learn … Continue reading Sit down and be counted!
Deadline: wash your hands NOW, then ACT - In an age where we increasingly see people distrust the truth of what they hear, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 represents a blazing reality check. Pandemics don't care about politics. Viruses don't care who you vote for or what you believe is true. They proceed along their … Continue reading Wash your hands, then call your MoCs about COVID
Deadline: Start now, wherever you are - We get it: You want to up your political activism, but COVID-19 has you worried and thinking maybe you should avoid “non-essential” meetings. Or maybe staying home is your happy place anyway? We’ve got news for you: political work is not “non-essential”! But you don’t need to leave … Continue reading Activism in the time of COVID, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love phonebanking at home
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
Updated March 19, 2020 This is our new improved version of our article, Flip 2020 Blue With IEB's Partners. We added several new options for people to help flip the Senate & White House, and keep the House, including great ways to take action from home. In 2018, Indivisible East Bay worked with other amazing … Continue reading Blue Wave Group: IEB’s Partners for 2020 & Beyond
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: until our Senators get off their seats to protect our elections - Are you anxious about foreign interference in our elections? Angry that Russia interfered to put the Popular-Vote-Loser-in-Chief in the White House? Furious that the Senate acquitted him of abuse of power in his efforts to pressure Ukraine to … Continue reading SHIELD Act – our sword against election interference
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 - DO THIS NOW! Our allies at NARAL Pro-Choice California alerted us that the University of California is affiliated with health systems that prevent delivery of essential reproductive health care services. UC is seeking feedback on this arrangement, but the deadline is this Friday, February 21, so please … Continue reading Tell the University of California: reject religious limits on health care!
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
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