The Shutdown: a Tale of Two National Park Communities

Yosemite. Arches. You may associate National Parks with fabulous photos, fun and leisure. But these and other federal lands are the major source of employment and income in some communities; and the federal shutdown has been a crisis with much farther reach than people realize and has wrecked much more than winter vacation plans. Tell your … Continue reading The Shutdown: a Tale of Two National Park Communities

IEB Meets with Senator Harris’ Staff, January 2019

By Leslie A. Burton On January 15, 2019, Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Kamala Harris’ State Director, Julie Rodriguez, and other office staff at the Senator’s downtown San Francisco office.   Shutdown. We opened with the government shutdown, at that point on its 24th day - the longest in U.S. history (and still ongoing as … Continue reading IEB Meets with Senator Harris’ Staff, January 2019

DeSaulnier Hosts Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

By Toni Henle You won't fall asleep at one of Representative Mark DeSaulnier's Town Halls! He’s done 75 of them since 2015, when he was first elected to represent CA-11, and it’s clear he loves this way of connecting with his constituents. I attended my third town hall in Lafayette on Saturday, January 19, 2019 … Continue reading DeSaulnier Hosts Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

The shutdown is our national emergency

It's obvious to anyone who thinks before talking (or tweeting) that the government shutdown harms everyone, not just Democrats. But when pants are on fire, we need more than what's obvious - we all need to be able to stand up and tell the truth. No, the people who long for this administration to fulfill … Continue reading The shutdown is our national emergency