IEB shows up big time for January 3 Day of Action

Whose House? Our House! If they ever turn the story of the 2018 midterm elections into a movie, the culmination of the film will certainly be January 3, 2019. After the stunning Democratic victory in November — a Blue Wave that resulted in a gain of 40 seats and control of the House — a … Continue reading IEB shows up big time for January 3 Day of Action

December 2018 meeting with Feinstein staff

On December 10, 2018, Indivisible East Bay had our first meeting with Senator Feinstein's new interim state director Peter Muller. We met field representative Abby Ellis in the senator’s San Francisco office and Peter, who is based in Los Angeles, joined us by phone. While climate change is always a high priority for IEB and … Continue reading December 2018 meeting with Feinstein staff

Celebrating TJ Cox’s CA-21 Victory

By Alice Towey and Ted Lam More than 150 activists joined TJ Cox and his family on December 9 to celebrate his nail-biting win of the California District 21 (CA-21) Congressional seat, called nearly a month after the election. The party, crammed into the Alameda home of Mary McFarland, a tireless organizer from East Bay for TJ, included several … Continue reading Celebrating TJ Cox’s CA-21 Victory

Barbara Lee & the Democratic Caucus Chair

For 20 years, Barbara Lee has served the East Bay in Congress as a strong voice for principles IEB holds dear. We were proud to strongly support her for Democratic Caucus Chair of the incoming Blue House of Representatives. Now, we congratulate Representative Hakeem Jeffries of Brooklyn, who won this position in an election in … Continue reading Barbara Lee & the Democratic Caucus Chair

November All Members Meet and Eat

At November's Indivisible East Bay All Members Meeting we spent more time eating than meeting. Several dozen members and guests gathered to enjoy tasty food and each other’s company for our potluck and post-election celebration. We also fit in a bit of business -- Governance Committee (GC) member and CA-11 team co-lead Ted led us … Continue reading November All Members Meet and Eat

Help elect Barrow Georgia Sec’y of State

Secretary of State -- that's a position we often don’t pay attention to till election time rolls around and we realize we're stuck with a Republican who has abused the position to disenfranchise minorities and suppress voters' rights -- Georgia, we're lookin' at you! Georgia, where Brian Kemp, who "won" (yeah, we do mean cheated … Continue reading Help elect Barrow Georgia Sec’y of State

We REALLY did it! IEB and the Blue Wave

We did it! That was the cry — half delight, half relief — that all progressives expressed on Election Day 2018 … when it became clear that the Democrats would retake control of the House of Representatives. But those of us in Indivisible East Bay could have more accurately exclaimed: “We really did it!” That’s … Continue reading We REALLY did it! IEB and the Blue Wave

Help Mike Espy win 11/27 special election

Deadline: today and through November 27 - Surprise! Election season 2018 isn't over! On November 27, 2018, Democrats have a chance to win a special election for the US Senate seat vacated by Thad Cochran in Mississippi. Representative Mike Espy, former Agriculture Secretary under Bill Clinton, is running against Trump-endorsed Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, who replaced Cochran on an interim … Continue reading Help Mike Espy win 11/27 special election

Scary times at IEB’s October All Members Meeting

Halloween arrived early at the Indivisible East Bay All Members Meeting on October 28, with many of us showing up in costume. Even the infamous Trump Chicken joined the festivities. Unfortunately, the real scares are coming from recent news. From the deadly violence at the Synagogue in Pittsburgh to Trump’s avalanche of incendiary rhetoric — … Continue reading Scary times at IEB’s October All Members Meeting