Join your public library, see the world

By Heidi Rand While public library branches are closed and you're following California's order to stay home other than for essential needs, your library card is the key to a whole universe of free ebooks, newspapers, entertainment, reference and educational materials, and much more! If you've already got a library card, great! We've got ways … Continue reading Join your public library, see the world

Safe Elections in the time of COVID

By Ann G. Daniels To vote, or not to vote? To vote, of course (check your registration)! How and when to vote safely during the pandemic? Since California moved our primary to Super Tuesday, we don’t have to deal with this, but other states are grappling with hard questions around their upcoming primary elections. How … Continue reading Safe Elections in the time of COVID

COVID-19 bills: Help People, Not Corporations

By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: This minute - Congress is working right now to pass much-needed relief for everyone suffering during - and because of - the coronavirus. But there’s a problem: although events are in flux, as of this writing there’s one bill in the Democratic-controlled House, and a different bill in the Republican-controlled … Continue reading COVID-19 bills: Help People, Not Corporations

Get Well, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier

Updates: May 4, 2020:  Rep. DeSaulnier returned home from the hospital, press release here. April 13, 2020: Rep. DeSaulnier was moved from the ICU, press release here. Background: Representative Mark DeSaulnier represents California's 11th Congressional District, covering most of Contra Costa County. Indivisible East Bay's CA-11 team has been proud to work closely with Rep. … Continue reading Get Well, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier

Wash your hands, then call your MoCs about COVID

Deadline: wash your hands NOW, then ACT -  In an age where we increasingly see people distrust the truth of what they hear, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 represents a blazing reality check. Pandemics don't care about politics. Viruses don't care who you vote for or what you believe is true. They proceed along their … Continue reading Wash your hands, then call your MoCs about COVID

Activism in the time of COVID, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love phonebanking at home

Deadline: Start now, wherever you are - We get it: You want to up your political activism, but COVID-19 has you worried and thinking maybe you should avoid “non-essential” meetings. Or maybe staying home is your happy place anyway? We’ve got news for you: political work is not “non-essential”! But you don’t need to leave … Continue reading Activism in the time of COVID, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love phonebanking at home