Resistance is beautiful! Celebrate Indivisible and the East Bay with our fabulous new rainbow logo t-shirt! Come get one (or more!) of the new t-shirts AND learn how to phone bank for Virginia at the Sunday, August 25 All Members Meeting. Our glamorous U.S.-made shirts, produced by local union printer Alliance Graphics, come in two t-shirt colors, blue and black: … Continue reading It’s rain(bow)ing IEB t-shirts!
Please join Indivisible East Bay and our co-hosts, Indivisible Berkeley, for a Q&A discussion with Senator Feinstein's State Director Jim Lazarus on Monday September 23 from 5:15 to 7:30 PM, at the Berkeley Public Library Main Branch. The meeting is free and open to the public. RSVP is preferred, but not required. The Berkeley Main … Continue reading Join IEB’s Q&A in Berkeley with Sen. Feinstein’s State Director
We’ve heard much about the pressing needs of asylum seekers in places where they cross the border into the U.S. But there are less known needs that exist elsewhere - including in our own communities. Indivisible East Bay recently heard from Theresa Gonzales, Executive Director of Centro Legal de la Raza, and Carolina Martin Ramos, … Continue reading How to Support Asylum Seekers – Locally
Deadline: Now, while the iron is hot - After running calls to action and articles for months asking you to urge our Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry (see the list at the end of this article), we're happy to report, in Professor Laurence Tribe's expert words, that the eagle has taken flight! The House Judiciary Committee's … Continue reading Impeachment takes flight
Deadline: September 23 - On July 24, 2019, the administration announced plans to disqualify three million Americans from the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, informally known as food stamps) by taking away states' ability to expand eligibility rules beyond Federal limits. SNAP is a crucial form of anti-poverty assistance here in California. The proposed rule … Continue reading Oh SNAP – yes, again
Deadline: sooner is better than later - What did you think of the second round of debates? Who tackled the issues head-on and who ducked? Who said what you wanted to hear and whose ideas came up short? Who do you think should drop out now? What you can do: Tell the candidates your opinions. … Continue reading Debates, round two: what did you think?
Deadline: through July 31, and after - Ah, those good old innocent days of the first Democratic Presidential debates, before part of our country was telling another part to go back where they came from. But seriously folks, a few things have changed since the first set of debates, so we've updated our Primary Primer … Continue reading and furthermore … Debates, round two
Like most people in the East Bay, we in Indivisible East Bay were shocked to learn that Oakland Airport has been the site of thousands of deportations. “Hidden in Plain Sight: ICE Air and the Machinery of Mass Deportation,” the extraordinary report by the University of Washington's Center for Human Rights, reveals that almost 27,000 people … Continue reading There’s no ICE in SANCTUARY
Update July 25, 2019 - If you missed any of Robert Mueller's testimony, here are some great quick ways to get in the know: Politico: top video highlights of must-watch moments Mueller Book Club: panel of experts' recap of the most explosive moments Lawfareblog: Mueller's testimony, the baton passes to Congress Amee Vanderpool: Mueller in a … Continue reading Tell your MoCs: read Mueller’s Report, and act!
On July 8, Andrea Lum and LeAnn Kanowsky of Indivisible East Bay attended CA-15 Representative Eric Swalwell’s roundtable discussion on the situation at our border and immigration detention centers. Eden United Church of Christ hosted the event, and representatives from Indivisible Livermore, Tiburcio Vazquez Health Center, other religious organizations, and legal aid agencies who provide services … Continue reading Immigration Roundtable with Rep. Swalwell