By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Think midterm elections are a yawn? Think again. The Big Liar-in-Chief and his cronies are plotting to elect their co-conspirators as Secretaries of State to take over the country’s election systems - basically providing “arsonists with keys to the firehouse.” Or as Steve Bannon eloquently says: “We’re taking … Continue reading What’s On The Ballot On June 7?
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Take action NOW: It landed like a grenade in the night and even for those of us who thought we were prepared, it tore a hole through everything: the Politico article with the leaked draft US Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade. If you live in California, … Continue reading Roe v. Wade: the fight’s not over, the battle’s right here
By Ann G. Daniels and Rebecca Dean Deadline: April 20 - Sometimes it seems the news is full of horrible state legislation, like Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill or the Texas law authorizing child abuse charges and penalties against parents, medical facilities, teachers and even the general public who support trans kids and their families. … Continue reading California For All: StateStrong Advocacy
By Ann G. Daniels In June 2022 there will be four under-the-radar but extremely important races, for District Attorney and Sheriff in both Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Here are just a few reasons why these races are crucial for you to learn about, vote on, and tell your friends and neighbors about: District Attorney: … Continue reading I Vote for the Sheriff! (And I also vote for the District Attorney)
By Rebecca Dean Deadline to vote on priority bills is Saturday, March 19 at 6 PM It’s that time of year again! What time, you might be wondering? Time to vote on StateStrong priority bills! Voting is well underway for the StateStrong legislative priorities for 2022. Want to add your input? Look at our bill explainer … Continue reading Vote on 2022 StateStrong Priority Bills
If you’re horrified and overwhelmed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, you’re not alone. It’s hard to know where to start, but taking in refugees is an important step in doing what we can to help ease the pain of this terrible crisis. We’re calling our Members of Congress, asking them to work with the … Continue reading What’s Going On in Ukraine — and How to Help
By Ward Kanowsky On June 18, 2022, The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, will hold The Mass Poor People’s & Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington D.C. This event will be a generationally transformative and disruptive gathering of poor and low wealth people, state leaders, faith communities, moral allies, … Continue reading Join the Poor People’s Campaign Moral March Events This Spring!
By Ann G. Daniels and Larry Baskett Remember the census? We know, the pandemic has lasted a million years, so that seems like another life. You probably filled out the questionnaire and forgot about it, but your answers had real-life consequences. In the words of the California Secretary of State’s “California Redistricting” web page, California … Continue reading Dude, Where’s My District? Redistricting in California
Democracy defenders at the Martin Luther King Memorial in Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, gathering at the end of a march for the Freedom to Vote on MLK Day, 2022, Photo Credit: Linda Liang by Nancy Latham Last summer I asked my friend Anthony from the Elizabeth Warren campaign whether he thought the Senate … Continue reading I’ll Never Regret Having Hope for the Freedom to Vote Act
By Amelia Cass and Rebecca Dean On Sunday, January 9th, 2022, Indivisible Livermore hosted a forum of the three candidates in the 2022 Primary Election for Alameda County Sheriff-Coroner. Indivisible East Bay, The Independent, Livermore Vine, and Pleasanton Weekly all co-sponsored the forum. If you missed it, you can watch the forum on YouTube here. … Continue reading Alameda County Sheriff Forum Recap