As Democrats are considering incorporating the Green New Deal (GND) into 2019's congressional agenda (see our previous blog post for more on this proposal), a new poll shows strong bipartisan support for the idea of transforming the economy through fighting climate change. Despite the Green New Deal's popularity, however, the House of Representative's plan for … Continue reading Keep the Pressure on for a Green New Deal
Deadline: today and through November 27 - Surprise! Election season 2018 isn't over! On November 27, 2018, Democrats have a chance to win a special election for the US Senate seat vacated by Thad Cochran in Mississippi. Representative Mike Espy, former Agriculture Secretary under Bill Clinton, is running against Trump-endorsed Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, who replaced Cochran on an interim … Continue reading Help Mike Espy win 11/27 special election
Halloween arrived early at the Indivisible East Bay All Members Meeting on October 28, with many of us showing up in costume. Even the infamous Trump Chicken joined the festivities. Unfortunately, the real scares are coming from recent news. From the deadly violence at the Synagogue in Pittsburgh to Trump’s avalanche of incendiary rhetoric — … Continue reading Scary times at IEB’s October All Members Meeting
Phone bank: Mon 10/29 5:30-8:00 PM Uptown Oakland – Issues Voters Northern NV. Please RSVP and an event coordinator will respond with details.
Brett Kavanaugh is now a supreme court justice. How would you like to see Trump appoint a THIRD supreme court justice? (LIberal justices Ginsberg and Breyer are both over 80 years old.) Not to mention our nearly *Trillion* dollar deficit as a direct result of tax cuts to the wealthiest, and the almost too-big-to-think-about *imperative* … Continue reading Phone Banking for our Future (North Berkeley)
Phone bank: Wed 10/24 6:00 PM - El Cerrito (near BART) - Issues Voters Northern NV. Please RSVP and an event coordinator will respond with details.
Bay Area Indivisibles are bringing in trainers from Indivisible National for a GOTV canvass and phone-bank training for all levels.
With midterm election day barreling toward us, local political groups (including Indivisible East Bay, of course) and elected officials are stepping up their efforts to make sure we cross the November 6 finish line as victors. The first weekend in August - we've hit the less-than 100 days out, folks - saw many IEBers participating … Continue reading Kicking off August ’18 with local political events
Indivisible East Bay usually meets with our Washington representatives when they visit the Bay Area. But from June 4-6, 2018, IEB members traveled to Washington, D.C. for a succession of get-togethers with California's Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris as well as several of their key staffers. It was an opportunity for face-to-face interactions at … Continue reading IEB goes to Washington
Editor’s note: When you know you’re making a difference: IEB’s Governance Committee member and co-lead of Indivisible CA-11 United, Kristen Law was invited by Representative Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) to join him at the Ultimate Women’s Power Luncheon and Issues Conference on October 19, 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The event was hosted … Continue reading IEB’s Seat at the Power Table