As part of our February All Members Meeting, Indivisible East Bay reached out to the local campaigns of all the presidential candidates who have signed the Indivisible Pledge, inviting local people working at a grassroots level to tell us about the experiences and ideas that brought them to do that work. Six out of seven … Continue reading The Indivisible East Bay Grassroots Presidential Forum
By Ted Lam On February 19, sixteen Indivisible East Bay CA-11 team members and friends watched the ninth Democratic debate prior to the team meeting. Everyone agreed the debate was lively and provided relevant information for our own March 3 primary decision making. Toward the end of the debate, attendees who supported Bloomberg, Buttigieg, Klobuchar, … Continue reading And then there were Nine (Debates)
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 - DO THIS NOW! Our allies at NARAL Pro-Choice California alerted us that the University of California is affiliated with health systems that prevent delivery of essential reproductive health care services. UC is seeking feedback on this arrangement, but the deadline is this Friday, February 21, so please … Continue reading Tell the University of California: reject religious limits on health care!
By Heidi Rand and Ann G. Daniels Deadline: NOW - Here we thought that with primary season starting, the Impeached-in-Chief would be too busy hate-tweeting about his Democratic opponents to engage in blatant corruption, but whaddya know! February 10: Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors recommended a sentence of 7 to 9 years for Trump’s longtime … Continue reading Tuesday Afternoon Massacre
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Let's start with the fact that we knew the GOP Senate was, on the whole, a bunch of lily-livered cowards. We're still entitled to be disappointed in/furious at our government. But even if you went into temporary hiding from the news, it's only gonna get … Continue reading If you’re angry and you know it, do these things
On Sunday, January 26, Indivisible East Bay had its monthly All Members Meeting and THIRD ANNIVERSARY PARTY! Hey, we celebrate any chance we get! We welcomed everyone by talking about who we are and what we do, introducing ourselves to each other, and sharing thoughts on what makes us hopeful. Governance Committee member Ted discussed … Continue reading January 2020 All Members Meeting
March 11, 2020: Please see our updated version of this article at this link. NOTE: In-person gatherings may be cancelled for public health (or other) reasons. Always RSVP and check with the host before you show up. See our calendar of Indivisible East Bay events here. And check out canvasses, phone & text banks, … Continue reading Flip 2020 blue with IEB’s partners
By Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Sorry we can't offer BOGO on this impeachment deal, but you do need to call RIGHT AWAY. In fact, NOW's the time for us all to burn up the phone lines demanding the Senate hold a fair and open impeachment trial with relevant witnesses and documents. The urgency is … Continue reading Impeachment special ending soon! Senate operators standing by for your call!
By Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - On January 21, 2020 - three years and one day after Donald John Trump's inauguration and the first day of his impeachment trial - the Republicans began blowing Constitutional checks and balances and Congress's oversight powers to bits. They voted over and over to block witnesses and documents from … Continue reading No cover-up! Demand a fair impeachment trial
Deadline: We Marched … now we Act! January 18, 2020 - the fourth Women's March date since the Caveman-in-Chief came to DC (and let's make it the last of his tenure!). Many Indivisible East Bay'ers were in Oakland, and we're bringing you an action item from that central rally. We've also got reports from other … Continue reading First we marched, now we act