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

And then there were Nine (Debates)

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)

If you’re angry and you know it, do these things

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

November 2019 debate watch party

Deadline: RSVP now, space limited - Friends don’t let friends watch the presidential debates alone! Join Indivisible East Bay’s CA-11 Team on Wednesday, November 20, at 5:30 pm in the Scene Room of the El Cerrito Rialto Cinema, at 10070 San Pablo Ave. a few blocks from El Cerrito Plaza BART station. We’ll watch the debate, discuss the … Continue reading November 2019 debate watch party

IEB meeting with Rep. DeSaulnier 8/5/19

August 5, 2019 meeting with Representative Mark DeSaulnier and Indivisible East Bay's CA-11 Team.  Present: Rep. Mark DeSaulnier and Shanelle Scales Preston, District Director for Rep. DeSaulnier  Read our memorandum to Rep. DeSaulnier here. Immigration (CBP/HHS/Flores Settlement)  $4.6 billion in border aid without any accountability DeSaulnier: there were long caucuses on this - Problem Solvers … Continue reading IEB meeting with Rep. DeSaulnier 8/5/19

Meeting with Rep. DeSaulnier, who isn’t running for President

By Ted Landau and Ted Lam Three Indivisible chapters met with CA-11 Representative Mark DeSaulnier on April 23 before his Town Hall at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill. He was accompanied by Aaron Silver, a member of his staff. Indivisible East Bay was represented by Ted, Ted, and Edwin; Indivisible Resisters was represented by … Continue reading Meeting with Rep. DeSaulnier, who isn’t running for President

CA-11 Team gets it done!

By Ted Lam Do you live in California's 11th Congressional District? Then you should know about Indivisible East Bay’s CA-11 Team! We meet every third Wednesday at the El Cerrito Rialto Theater from 7 to 8:30 PM, and our unofficial team motto is “We get Sh*t Done!” Over the past two years, our team has developed … Continue reading CA-11 Team gets it done!

DeSaulnier Hosts Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

By Toni Henle You won't fall asleep at one of Representative Mark DeSaulnier's Town Halls! He’s done 75 of them since 2015, when he was first elected to represent CA-11, and it’s clear he loves this way of connecting with his constituents. I attended my third town hall in Lafayette on Saturday, January 19, 2019 … Continue reading DeSaulnier Hosts Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

Face-to-face with Rep DeSaulnier

This first-hand account was written by CA-11 team members Toni Henle, Ted Lam, and Kristen Law Representative Mark DeSaulnier met with us on December 7 to discuss his plans for the new blue Congress, and our request that he support Indivisible East Bay's planned January 3, 2019 rally. The rally will be part of Indivisible National's coordinated … Continue reading Face-to-face with Rep DeSaulnier