How do you spell “success”? Let me rephrase that: How do you spell “spectacular success”? The answer is: TLW — as in Indivisible East Bay’s spectacularly successful “The Last Weekend” TLW GOTMFV Palooza. Organized by IEB Governance Committee (GC) member Nancy Latham, with generous and hard-working assistance from numerous other IEB members, the event offered … Continue reading How do you spell success? TLW-GOTMFV
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
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 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
By Ted Lam Indivisible East Bay CA-11 team co-leads Kristen and Ted, and IEB member Tom, met with Congressperson Mark DeSaulnier and his D.C. Chief of Staff Betsy Marr before his Congressional Update Town Hall in Richmond on October 23. We updated DeSaulnier on CA-11 team members' recent work helping elect Contra Costa County District Attorney … Continue reading Rep. DeSaulnier’s Congressional Update Town Hall
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 Ted Lam, Fiona Woods, and Carl Mason Six hours of driving and six hours of canvassing? Yes! And it was even more fun than we expected. We left Oakland before 5 AM on Saturday October 6, heading south toward Sanger, CA. Bagels, coffee, and great conversation made for a delightful three hour drive. A … Continue reading Canvassing with Very Cool People in Sanger
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