Flip a seat to keep the House – Canvass for CA-22

By Dane Roth You’ve probably heard the dire predictions that Republicans will take Congress in the 2022 midterms, with the disaster for reproductive rights, voting rights, climate action, and the health of our Democracy that will follow. But many Republican candidates, with their unpopular stances, are vulnerable - so it’s up to us to get … Continue reading Flip a seat to keep the House – Canvass for CA-22

What DA candidates say – or don’t – about gun control

By Ann Daniels  ACT NOW! It’s almost Election Day! - If you’ve already voted, thank you! Your action item for the week is to forward this article to every East Bay resident you know who hasn’t yet voted. If you haven’t voted: there’s still time, and we’re here to help. This article has two parts. … Continue reading What DA candidates say – or don’t – about gun control

What’s On The Ballot On June 7?

By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Think midterm elections are a yawn? Think again. The Big Liar-in-Chief and his cronies are plotting to elect their co-conspirators as Secretaries of State to take over the country’s election systems - basically providing “arsonists with keys to the firehouse.” Or as Steve Bannon eloquently says: “We’re taking … Continue reading What’s On The Ballot On June 7?

I Vote for the Sheriff! (And I also vote for the District Attorney)

By Ann G. Daniels In June 2022 there will be four under-the-radar but extremely important races, for District Attorney and Sheriff in both Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Here are just a few reasons why these races are crucial for you to learn about, vote on, and tell your friends and neighbors about: District Attorney: … Continue reading I Vote for the Sheriff! (And I also vote for the District Attorney)

Dude, Where’s My District? Redistricting in California

By Ann G. Daniels and Larry Baskett Remember the census? We know, the pandemic has lasted a million years, so that seems like another life. You probably filled out the questionnaire and forgot about it, but your answers had real-life consequences. In the words of the California Secretary of State’s “California Redistricting” web page, California … Continue reading Dude, Where’s My District? Redistricting in California

What part of No Recall don’t you understand?

By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand DEADLINE: The recall election is September 14 -  Still unsure what to do about the recall election - do you really need to vote? or if you already did, what else you can do? First - yes you need to vote, and vote against the recall. If Newsom … Continue reading What part of No Recall don’t you understand?

Janani Advances to Run-off Election on August 31st!

  By Rebecca Dean Deadline: now through August 31st Thanks to growing community support and an incredible volunteer network (including all our amazing IEB folks), our own Janani Ramachandran made it to the runoff in the June 29th primary for the AD 18 State Assemblymember seat. She’ll advance to the general election on August 31st!  … Continue reading Janani Advances to Run-off Election on August 31st!

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