Glad to See You in September

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

IEB Meets With Senator Feinstein’s State Director

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

Take Back the Vote National Conference

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

IEB All-Member Meeting September 17

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

You May Say I’m a DREAMer, But I’m Not the Only One

On Tuesday, coward-in-Chief Trump sent his toady Attorney General (Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III) to deliver the damning decision rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program through which President Obama, by executive order, had protected more than 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. With DACA, we promised young DREAMers who were brought here as … Continue reading You May Say I’m a DREAMer, But I’m Not the Only One

Don’t take them from their homes

This cold-hearted administration has been unfailingly cruel to the immigrant families who bestow their work, their hard-earned money, their very lives upon this country they’ve chosen to be their home. But nothing, not the refugee and Muslim ban; not the ICE raids detaining and deporting thousands, leaving millions behind to live in fear—skip school, doctor’s … Continue reading Don’t take them from their homes

First hand account of the Berkeley rally

Many of us are still thinking about Charlottesville and its aftermath in our own communities. As local grassroots activists, we need to remind ourselves of the local lived experience and not lose that perspective amidst the wider national media narrative. I was at the August 27 Bay Area Rally Against Hate in Berkeley, and I want … Continue reading First hand account of the Berkeley rally