Activism in the time of COVID, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love phonebanking at home

Deadline: Start now, wherever you are - We get it: You want to up your political activism, but COVID-19 has you worried and thinking maybe you should avoid “non-essential” meetings. Or maybe staying home is your happy place anyway? We’ve got news for you: political work is not “non-essential”! But you don’t need to leave … Continue reading Activism in the time of COVID, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love phonebanking at home

Help elect Barrow Georgia Sec’y of State

Secretary of State -- that's a position we often don’t pay attention to till election time rolls around and we realize we're stuck with a Republican who has abused the position to disenfranchise minorities and suppress voters' rights -- Georgia, we're lookin' at you! Georgia, where Brian Kemp, who "won" (yeah, we do mean cheated … Continue reading Help elect Barrow Georgia Sec’y of State

Canvassing: a win-win for you and the candidates

By Ted Lam I confess. I'm obsessed with following the forecasts for the November 6 midterm elections. For the past several months I’ve been regularly checking FiveThirtyEight’s “2018 House Forecast” and “Who Is Winning the Race for Congress” poll results — sometimes as often as two or three times a minute just to make sure … Continue reading Canvassing: a win-win for you and the candidates

February All Member Meeting: Actions For 2018 Midterms

Wondering how you can help flip the House at November's midterm elections? Learn all about canvassing with experienced groups in nearby winnable congressional districts by coming to Indivisible East Bay's February All Members Meeting on Sunday, February 25, from 1-3 PM at Sports Basement, Berkeley. RSVP here (free).  Lora Jo Foo from Working America will talk about her group's … Continue reading February All Member Meeting: Actions For 2018 Midterms

Canvass With Swing Left in District 21

By Dave Halsing Editors' note: The information in this article is presented by Swing Left East Bay, one of IEB's community partners. Swing Left East Bay is an all-volunteer group that connects East Bay residents to events aimed at "flipping" House seats in nearby Congressional districts in the November 2018 election: electing Democrats in districts that … Continue reading Canvass With Swing Left in District 21