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
Members of Indivisible East Bay will join others at the Rally Against Hate in Berkeley on Sunday August 27th.
Barbara Lee urged everyone in the audience to reach out to less politically active members of their families and communities.
IEB members were among an estimated 250 people at a very energized and broad-ranging Town Hall with Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on August 5, 2017. Swalwell began with a rousing speech in defense of democracy and the middle class for about 20 minutes, then responded for nearly an hour and a half to questions on subjects ranging from the environment to immigration to healthcare to why Democrats are not standing up more strongly for the middle class, and why sometimes Corporate Democrats appear just like a watered-down version of Republicans. Swalwell repeatedly stressed the importance of participating, resisting, and not getting tired.
California District 11 activists joined in to learn, network, and get inspired to stand - indivisibly - at Rep Mark DeSaulnier's Resistance Fair.
We have an opportunity to work with a legislator who is not used to working with the grassroots but is open to our input, our help, and our support for pushing the environmental needle left. So let’s keep showing up!
Join Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, Indivisible Guide co-author Jeremy Haile, and more than 30 activist groups at a Resistance Fair, July 29th in Pleasant Hill.
On Saturday, July 9, IEB and Indivisible SF members attended a Single Payer Town Hall in Larkspur on the subject of Senate Bill 562, The Healthy California Act, also known as single-payer healthcare. A panel of experts and one of the bill's authors answered questions from a large and knowledgeable audience about numerous aspects of the bill.
On Saturday, June 24, Indivisible East Bay and Indivisible Lake Merritt volunteers helped host a political forum with Congresswoman Barbara Lee and DNC Deputy Chair Congressman Keith Ellison, moderated by Van Jones. Despite some technical difficulties with the live stream, much of the day was captured on video here and here. Topics included the importance of … Continue reading Barbara Lee and Keith Ellison Discuss the Democratic Party