Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

By IEB member Phil A delegation from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Kamala Harris’s staff on November 8, 2019, at her offices at 333 Bush St., San Francisco. Harris Staff Attending: Dino Chen, Deputy State Director; Adam Mehs, District Director; Intern TOPICS DISCUSSED: Homeland Security Spending Bill IEB: We were disappointed that the September Continuing … Continue reading Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

Get election security into the December Dem Debate

By Jennifer Tanner and Ion Y. Lulu Friesdat consulted on this article. Deadline: December 13 - You know our elections are under threat, and that our election security and infrastructure need urgent attention. You also know there are known and workable solutions to our voting systems' problems, but that Congress is blocking the funding. But … Continue reading Get election security into the December Dem Debate

Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

Deadline: November 13 Day of Action - We've written before about the state of our elections and the security, or rather the profound lack of security, of our voting machines. We've told you about foreign interference and the desperate need for money to actually secure our votes. We've mentioned that there is $600 million authorized … Continue reading Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

2019 National Election Integrity Conference

The National Voting Rights Task Force, a non-partisan voting rights organization, will host its third National Election Integrity Conference on October 5-6, from 10 am to 6 pm in Berkeley, at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street, corner of Ashby Avenue, near the Ashby BART station. Entitled The Coming 2020 Election Crisis: In Paper We … Continue reading 2019 National Election Integrity Conference

Day of Action to Secure our Elections

Update November 7, 2019: The event described in this article has a more recent and up-to-date action. Please go to Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver. Deadline: 9/17 Day of Action - We’ve spoken before of the threat to our elections from foreign interference and the need to provide funding for our state … Continue reading Day of Action to Secure our Elections

Take action to secure our elections

Deadline: call your MoCs, and register now for 8/20 webinar - The evidence is clear: in 2016, Russia targeted voting systems in all 50 states and used social media to spread disinformation and disunity among the electorate. The entire national security community agrees that election interference in 2016 was only a preview of what's to … Continue reading Take action to secure our elections

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

IEB Meeting with Sen. Harris staff June 2019

Meeting with Senator Kamala Harris' staff, June 25, 2019 From Sen. Harris’ office: Daniel “Dino” Chen, Deputy State Director  Read Indivisible East Bay's pre-meeting memorandum TOPICS DISCUSSED: Iran & the Middle East: We thanked Senator Harris for cosponsoring the Protection Against Unconstitutional War on Iran Act and demanding the status of mobilizing troops for war … Continue reading IEB Meeting with Sen. Harris staff June 2019

IEB Meeting with Sen. Feinstein Staff June 2019

Meeting with Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Staff, June 20, 2019 1 Post St., San Francisco From Sen. Feinstein's office: Jim Lazarus, State Director; Abigail Ellis, Field Representative; two interns Read Indivisible East Bay's pre-meeting memorandum TOPICS DISCUSSED: Climate Change & Infrastructure: Climate change and rising sea levels (a consequence of climate change) affect infrastructure, including roads … Continue reading IEB Meeting with Sen. Feinstein Staff June 2019

Meeting with State Sen. Skinner, June 2019

Indivisible East Bay Meeting with State Senator Nancy Skinner, SD 9 June 28, 2019 From Sen. Skinner's Office: State Senator Nancy Skinner, Margaret Hanlon-Gradie  All notes reflect remarks by Senator Skinner unless otherwise noted. Overview, some things that California can do to fight the federal government and make the state and local communities more livable: Addressing … Continue reading Meeting with State Sen. Skinner, June 2019