With apologies to Walt Whitman: “We are large, we contain multitudes.” Indivisible East Bay sprawls across three congressional districts, two counties, and more than a dozen cities. Despite logistical struggles (“where should we meet!?”) IEB’s breadth is a strength - from west-most tip, Richmond, out to East County, our membership boasts a wide diversity of population, … Continue reading Glad to See You in September
Several IEB members met with Senator Feinstein’s State Director Sean Elsbernd on September 5. Our first question at this first meeting since the Senator failed to hold a Town Hall during the August recess was (surprise!): when will the Senator have a real Town Hall!? Sean’s rationales aside, we heard two things loud & clear: … Continue reading IEB Meets With Senator Feinstein’s State Director
The California Election Integrity Coalition, a non-partisan voting rights organization, will host its Second Annual Take Back The Vote National Conference on October 7-8 in Berkeley, CA at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street, corner of Ashby Avenue (near Ashby BART station). Over 30 nationally recognized election integrity leaders from across the country … Continue reading Take Back the Vote National Conference
Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's All-Member Meeting! Our monthly meeting is for members and newcomers interested in opposing the Trump agenda. Meet fellow activists and Indivisible members, find out what IEB is doing and how you can join in. For more information, visit indivisibleeb.org. WHEN: Sunday September 17, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 PM … Continue reading IEB All-Member Meeting September 17
Whatever Senator Feinstein says, her speaking engagement on August 29 was not a town hall. In fact, public participation was actively discouraged at every turn, and as a result, constituents like us who would have prefered to participate in the evening’s policy discussion are instead forced to focus on the ways we have been shut … Continue reading It’s Not a Town Hall Like You Promised
On April 17, 2017 at the first town hall of her career, Senator Dianne Feinstein made a promise: Audience Member: I would like to know whether you will commit to continuing to meet with us like this, and specifically on your next recess can we do a meeting on a Saturday when people can come? … Continue reading On Keeping Promises
The weekend events in Charlottesville left us shocked and horrified, but the many hundreds of vigils and marches held in solidarity prove that we are vast in number, they console us and firm our resolve.
Barbara Lee urged everyone in the audience to reach out to less politically active members of their families and communities.
IEB met on August 2, 2017 with Senator Kamala Harris's District Director Daniel Chen.
We marked our 6-month anniversary of visits to Senator Feinstein’s office with another wide ranging policy discussion.