Dear Warriors for Justice, The presidential campaign has been going on for approximately 150 years, and it’s almost over. We’ve got three words for you: DON’T STOP NOW. OK, a few more words, but if you can't read this whole letter, here’s the big takeaway: when the election's over, and you’re waiting for the results, … Continue reading Let’s Go Win This Forking Election!
Deadline: sooner is better than later - What did you think of the second round of debates? Who tackled the issues head-on and who ducked? Who said what you wanted to hear and whose ideas came up short? Who do you think should drop out now? What you can do: Tell the candidates your opinions. … Continue reading Debates, round two: what did you think?
Deadline: through July 31, and after - Ah, those good old innocent days of the first Democratic Presidential debates, before part of our country was telling another part to go back where they came from. But seriously folks, a few things have changed since the first set of debates, so we've updated our Primary Primer … Continue reading and furthermore … Debates, round two
Deadline: through June 26, and even after - Do you have a favorite Presidential candidate yet? Do you know where the candidates stand on the big issues - and if you do, do you know it from their own statements? Many of the candidates, to our dismay, haven’t taken a stand or enunciated a plan on … Continue reading Make the candidates speak out
Deadline: February 15, 2019 and keep going – Clap if you can hear me, and tell our Members of Congress to keep it up: No wall, no use of military funds for the wall, no further immigrant detention and border militarization, no bargaining to keep the government open. Leader Dearest talked and talked and the message … Continue reading Clap back at the wall
Sunday, January 27, 2019 was a beautiful day in the East Bay, and Indivisible East Bay held its monthly All Members Meeting. Oh, and also - Senator Kamala Harris kicked off her Presidential campaign in her native Oakland. Several IEB members skipped the AMM for the historic event; we bring you their impressions. A preliminary note: So … Continue reading IEB members at Kamala Harris’ Kickoff
On November 30, 2018, a delegation from Indivisible East Bay visited with Senator Kamala Harris's staffers Julie Chavez Rodrigues and Daniel Chen. As we do before all our visits with our Senators, we prepared a briefing letter on all the issues we wanted to discuss, including extensive background research. This meeting concerned the following topics: … Continue reading Briefing memo for meeting with Sen. Harris, Nov. 2018
By Nancy Latham At the beginning of August, I traveled to New Orleans with thousands of other activists to attend the 2018 annual Netroots Nation conference. Each day we chose from approximately a gajillion panels and trainings. At the panels we learned about how to build diverse coalitions, what it means to bring race and class … Continue reading At Netroots Nation with Thousands of Other Progressives: Feeling our Grassroots Power
In a July 17, 2018 press conference, Senator Kamala Harris, with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), introduced a comprehensive bill to reunite immigrant families ripped apart by the administration's disastrous policies. Senator Harris's press release reports that the Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant, Toddler and Other Children Expeditiously (REUNITE) Act: Requires the … Continue reading REUNITE Immigrant Families
We know, you don't need a singing elf on a unicorn to get you to oppose a Supreme Court nominee with a record against abortion rights, environmental protection, consumer protection, and common sense gun safety - but we're giving you one anyway! Brett Kavanaugh, nominated not long after the Fourth of July (ain't irony great), … Continue reading Keep Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court