In addition to reaching out our Members of Congress at the Federal level, it’s important to engage with our state and local authorities. This page provides regularly-updated scripts that you can use to call or email your mayor, city councilmembers, state senators and assemblymembers, and other officials for which there’s a relevant call to action.

Last updated 7/10/17

“Hi. My name is ___, my zip code is ___, and I’m with Indivisible East Bay. I don’t need a response.”

All state reps:

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I’m calling to urge you to OPPOSE AB398. Not only would the bill make cap-and-trade worse, but the way it’s being rushed through to committee is a black eye on our state’s legislative integrity. Instead I want you to SUPPORT an effective and equitable upgrade to cap-and-trade, like SB775.

Thank you for your time.

Script inspired by CalFACT. For more details on SB 775, please see our explainer here.

Oakland residents:

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Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson-McElhaney (District 3)

Thank you for sponsoring an ordinance to require OPD officers to adhere to state and local standards when participating in federal task forces. We cannot let federal agencies like ICE dictate how our police department operates.

Thank you for your time.

Email or call (510) 238-7008

Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan (at-large):

Thank you for sponsoring a resolution to rescind the Oakland Police Department’s authorization to participate in task forces with the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. You are helping protect our city’s most vulnerable people.

Thank you for your time.

Email or call (510) 238-7003