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

Rep. DeSaulnier’s Congressional Update Town Hall

By Ted Lam Indivisible East Bay CA-11 team co-leads Kristen and Ted, and IEB member Tom, met with Congressperson Mark DeSaulnier and his D.C. Chief of Staff Betsy Marr before his Congressional Update Town Hall in Richmond on October 23. We updated DeSaulnier on CA-11 team members' recent work helping elect Contra Costa County District Attorney … Continue reading Rep. DeSaulnier’s Congressional Update Town Hall

Vote early, Vote often (every election, that is!)

Action deadline: Time's nearly up! California election dates you need to know: General Midterm Election:  Tuesday November 6, 2018, 7 AM to 8 PM. Personally delivered ballots must be delivered by close of polls on Nov. 6. Mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before Nov. 6, and received by your county elections office no later than … Continue reading Vote early, Vote often (every election, that is!)

Canvassing with Very Cool People in Sanger

By Ted Lam, Fiona Woods, and Carl Mason Six hours of driving and six hours of canvassing? Yes! And it was even more fun than we expected. We left Oakland before 5 AM on Saturday October 6, heading south toward Sanger, CA. Bagels, coffee, and great conversation made for a delightful three hour drive.  A … Continue reading Canvassing with Very Cool People in Sanger