IEB attends the CA Democratic Convention

By Kristen Law For the first time in over 20 years, the California Democratic Convention was held in San Francisco at the Moscone Center from May 31-June 2, 2019. The convention had both statewide and nationwide importance for the Democratic party: on a statewide level, the delegates had the task of choosing the next state … Continue reading IEB attends the CA Democratic Convention

IEB’s May meeting with Assemblymembers Bonta & Wicks

By Ted Lam Editors' note: for each bill discussed we include its number (starting with AB for “Assembly bill,” SB for “Senate bill,” or “ACA” for “Assembly Constitutional Amendment”), its official name, and, where we know, its current status as of this writing, May 28. The legislative deadline to pass bills through their house of … Continue reading IEB’s May meeting with Assemblymembers Bonta & Wicks

Activating East Bay Activists!

Indivisible East Bay governance committee members Liz and Ted joined Indivisible Berkeley and a dozen other local organizations at the East Bay Activist Alliance Reactivate Our Network event on May 19. Among other presentations, a webinar described the work of Reclaim our Vote, a nonpartisan voter registration and Get Out The Vote (GOTV) campaign that reaches … Continue reading Activating East Bay Activists!

Help IEB #resist on social media

Deadline: you guessed it, right NOW - The Mueller Report contains the most in-depth summary the U.S. government has produced about how the Russians used social media to interfere in our 2016 election on behalf of Unindicted Co-conspirator Individual-1. While legislators futz around with how to rein in the fearsome power of Facebook, Twitter, and other … Continue reading Help IEB #resist on social media

Coffee and Conversation with Rep. Lee

By Rosemary Jordan Members of Indivisible East Bay and Alameda4Impeachment (A4I) attended the April 7, 2019 Coffee and Conversation event with Representative Barbara Lee (CA-13) at Paulista Restaurant in Oakland. We passed out copies of the Open Letter to Representative Lee that A4I's leadership had published in the previous week's Alameda Sun newspaper. During Q&A, Lee responded … Continue reading Coffee and Conversation with Rep. Lee

East Bay rallies: Release the Report!

Rosemary Jordan and Katie Cameron contributed to this article Thousands of people nationwide at more than 300 events on April 4 took to the streets to send a LOUD & CLEAR message to Attorney General William "Cover-up" Barr that we demand the immediate release of the full Mueller report and all supporting evidence. The previous night's news that … Continue reading East Bay rallies: Release the Report!

IEB Members Gear up to Engage in the Democratic Primary

By Nancy Latham It’s a ways yet before the Democratic presidential primaries start, but the candidates -- and possible candidates -- are talking about serious ideas. Whatever you may think of the various individuals, it’s exciting to see their bold proposals, like Medicare for All (Bernie Sanders), a wealth tax and universal childcare (Elizabeth Warren), baby bonds to close … Continue reading IEB Members Gear up to Engage in the Democratic Primary