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
Deadline: why not join us now? - Levar, I’ll take “Political Activism” for $1000: “This zoom session was the most fun activist meeting of the season!” The answer, in the form of a question, is … Our July 25 All Members Meeting - did you miss it? You can still play - and get active … Continue reading What is, Team Indivisible for the Win?
Deadline: July 17 event, and continuing - On July 7, 2021, Indivisible East Bay, Indivisible SF, and several other partners hosted a Deadline for Democracy Rally in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza. Over 250 people gathered to demand the Senate to pass S. 1/the For The People Act. We need S1 to protect and ensure equal … Continue reading Deadline for Democracy – Still (a little) time left!
By Rebecca Dean Deadline: NOW - events happening now through June 29 Editors’ note: Indivisible East Bay has endorsed Janani Ramachandran in the June 29, 2021 special election for Assembly District 18. The following is a piece from an IEB member working for Janani’s campaign. Hey Indivisible East Bay! Are you fired up by progressive … Continue reading Support Janani Ramachandran for Assembly District 18!
Come to our Issue Working Group Info Session TONIGHT! It’s been a big week- the Senate passed the COVID relief package, and while it’s missing some features we liked, we’re glad to see relief going to people and communities who desperately need it, including $1400 checks, aid to states, an expanded child tax credit, and more. … Continue reading Come to Our Issue Working Group Information Session TONIGHT, 3/9!
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Last fall, Representative Barbara Lee (CA-13) cosponsored the Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) Agenda, a framework for economic renewal that addresses America's public health disaster, racial injustice, the climate crisis, and economic inequity. In the new Administration, Senator Edward … Continue reading Live Long, Prosper, and THRIVE
Photo by Khachik Simonian By Sylvia Chi and Andrea Lum As Lunar New Year begins, we wanted to take the opportunity to acknowledge the disturbing and violent attacks against Asian Americans and especially the elderly. In particular, the murder of an elderly Thai grandfather and the video of a 91 year old man shoved … Continue reading This Lunar New Year, Stand Against Anti-Asian Violence
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: Do it now - This week, we’re asking you to contact both our California senators, with a special message for each. To Senator Padilla: Please welcome brand-new Senator Alex Padilla and tell him we want him to fight for our priorities, including democracy reform and eliminating the filibuster! Good news: … Continue reading We Have Two Senators Again – Call Them Today