IEB meets with Feinstein State Director April 17, 2018

On April 17, 2018, a dedicated group of about 25 Indivisible East Bay, Indivisible Central Contra Costa County, and Together We Will Contra Costa members sat down with Senator Diane Feinstein's State Director, Sean Elsbernd, at the Concord Public Library. After a week filled with news of scandals and investigations in the White House, as … Continue reading IEB meets with Feinstein State Director April 17, 2018

Environmental Justice: a meeting with AG Becerra’s office

By Elizabeth Douglas On February 22, 2018, I joined folks from Bay Area Indivisible chapters (IEB, SF, and Berkeley), the Center for Biological Diversity, and 350.org to meet with members of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s staff. This was my first activity with IEB and my first time as a California resident - I’m a DC … Continue reading Environmental Justice: a meeting with AG Becerra’s office

Let’s Show Trump What Resistance to Offshore Drilling Looks Like!

Thirteen hundred miles of coastline on the West Coast - over a thousand in California alone, counting the Channel Islands - would be threatened by the a Trump administration's proposal to expand offshore oil drilling. And yet, the Republicans have scheduled only one public hearing on this outrageous threat to the environment and public health. … Continue reading Let’s Show Trump What Resistance to Offshore Drilling Looks Like!

Protect Offshore Drilling Regulations!

By Christina Tarr It seems it's not enough for the Interior Department proposing to open all coastal waters of the United States (including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge but excluding Florida, apparently) to leasing for continental shelf oil and gas drilling (don’t forget to comment on that, by the way, and note that there will be … Continue reading Protect Offshore Drilling Regulations!

November 2017 Visit with Sen. Feinstein’s State Director

As we do every few weeks, IEB members met with Senator Feinstein's State Director Sean Elsbernd on November 15, 2017. After an opening round of brief intros for the members not already well acquainted with Sean, we dove into discussing some of our top priorities: Tax scam: We thanked the senator for fighting the tax … Continue reading November 2017 Visit with Sen. Feinstein’s State Director

Still Time To Submit Comments! Something in the Water: Marine Sanctuaries at Risk

In late April 2017, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would expand offshore drilling for oil and gas and would also stop the expansion of any new marine sanctuaries and require the Secretary of Commerce to review any marine national monuments created or expanded over the past decade. This order, if enacted, could have … Continue reading Still Time To Submit Comments! Something in the Water: Marine Sanctuaries at Risk