Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

By IEB member Phil A delegation from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Kamala Harris’s staff on November 8, 2019, at her offices at 333 Bush St., San Francisco. Harris Staff Attending: Dino Chen, Deputy State Director; Adam Mehs, District Director; Intern TOPICS DISCUSSED: Homeland Security Spending Bill IEB: We were disappointed that the September Continuing … Continue reading Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

We are Indivisible: Book Talk with Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin

On November 8, 2019, nearly 100 people crammed into San Francisco’s tiny Book Passage to hear Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer — who during his intro clarified that he used to work in the Obama White House — interview Indivisible founders Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin about the experiences and tactics that shaped their … Continue reading We are Indivisible: Book Talk with Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin

Don’t deport people getting lifesaving care

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services acknowledged the obvious this week: its decision to end the humanitarian "deferred action" program for immigrants receiving lifesaving medical treatment in the US would cost lives. Faced with growing public outrage - and likely not wanting such obvious blood on its hands - the White House announced on … Continue reading Don’t deport people getting lifesaving care

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

Rising for Climate, Jobs, and Justice

By Nancy Latham On Saturday, September 9, over 900 Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice rallies were held worldwide. Indivisible East Bay represented at the San Francisco rally, with some 30,000 (that's the reported, but unconfirmed, number) others on a gorgeous day, starting with two minutes of silence and connection with the earth. There were songs … Continue reading Rising for Climate, Jobs, and Justice

SB 10: A good bill gone bad

Action deadline: ASAP - We had hoped that state Senate Bill 10 would end money bail in California. Unfortunately, by the time it was passed by both houses of the state legislature, it codified many of the problems it was originally intended to cure. Money bail keeps one in three people in jail after arrest because they can't afford … Continue reading SB 10: A good bill gone bad

I’m Not Listening: Boycotting Trump’s State of the Union

Sorry, What Was That? For a looming moment on January 30th, Donald Trump will be called upon to address the country and sum up the state of the union that we all call home. A betting woman would put money on him devoting large portions of this speech to how wonderful tax cuts are, how … Continue reading I’m Not Listening: Boycotting Trump’s State of the Union