Indivisible East Bay kicked off our summer of voter outreach at the first Virtual Voter Outreach Palooza on Saturday, June 13! Virtual voter outreach is critical this election season for many reasons - canvassing in person may be off the table for the Fall, but also, since we're so weighed down by the news, taking … Continue reading We came, we saw, we Paloozed!
Deadline: today and every day until November 6 - We gave you the lowdown on canvassing and phone banking, the most effective Get Out The Vote (GOTV) tools. Next up, and ideal if you can't travel to a flippable district or make phone calls: peer-to-peer text banking! Texting voters is effective, fast, and flexible. You can do … Continue reading Text Out the Vote
Text banking is a popular way to help Get Out the Vote (GOTV). People like it because it’s quick, easy and you can do it from anywhere. But maybe you’re not comfortable sending messages to a bunch of strangers, or not convinced it has much effect. Enter VoteWithMe, a free phone app that automates the … Continue reading GOTV with VoteWithMe app
Deadline: today and every day until November 6 - What do we want? To Get Out The Vote! When do we want it? Now through November 6! How are we gonna do it? By knocking on doors, making phone calls, and texting! Our recent article went in-depth on the primo Get Out The Vote (GOTV) tool: canvassing. … Continue reading Is this the voter to whom I am speaking?
By Andrea Lum and Wesley Chang Since October 2, Indivisible East Bay has been fortunate enough to hold phone banking events at the unique space of Cat Town, near downtown Oakland. This quirky venue is part café and part cat shelter and is definitely worth a visit if you’re ever in the area, especially (maybe … Continue reading Won’t you take me to Cat Town?
By Nancy Latham You already know what’s at stake in the November election - we all know. The naked power grabs. The in-your-face voter suppression. The weakening of democracy so that a small group of plutocrats can use the state as a tool to advance their interests while hacking away at the public good. The … Continue reading The End of the Election Season is Nigh
Deadline: today and every day until November 6 - Our simple goal: encourage and train more people to get involved in phone banking and canvassing — especially critical as we shift to the final GOTV (Get Out The Vote) phase for the less-than-a-month-away midterm elections. The problem? Many people are reluctant to volunteer for fear … Continue reading GOTV workshop offers basic training for recruits
By Charlotte McGoldrick Indivisible East Bay’ers and friends packed our August 2018 postcard party, companionably writing 433 postcards and 14 letters, and all in time for lunch! 240 postcards are headed to CA-1 voters in support of Audrey Denney, an agriculturalist and educator running for Congress against Republican incumbent Doug LaMalfa 158 postcards are going to … Continue reading Indivisible We Wrote!
Get out of your chair and do something! Now! That’s the essential message of the July 29, 2018 Indivisible East Bay All Members Meeting. Midterm elections are now less than 100 days away! And these aren't just any old midterms. They will determine whether Trump’s abuses of power can continue to go unchecked — without … Continue reading Call to Action at IEB All Members Meeting
Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's postcard party & snack potluck July 15, anytime between 11 AM and 3 PM at Sports Basement, Berkeley. RSVP here - not required, but it'll help us know what supplies to bring for you. All are warmly welcome -- from the postcard-curious to committed carders -- for a combo … Continue reading July IEB Postcard Party & Snack Potluck