IEB Meets with Senator Harris’ Staff, May 2018

By Myra S. Mitzman On May 3, 2018, Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Kamala Harris’ State Director, Julie Rodriguez, and Bay Area District Director, June Williams, in downtown Oakland.   We opened with a serious discussion surrounding ICE tactics of detaining pregnant women and separating children from their parents. Julie stressed that, in light of … Continue reading IEB Meets with Senator Harris’ Staff, May 2018

A Conversation with Steve Haro, Senator Feinstein’s Chief of Staff in DC

By Catherine de Neergaard ​Things don’t always go as planned. Sometimes you have to improvise. Such was the case when Steve Haro, Senator Dianne Feinstein's Chief of Staff, met with Indivisible representatives on February 21, 2018. As Chief of Staff, Mr Haro occupies the most prestigious position on Feinstein’s staff. Previously, he has had been … Continue reading A Conversation with Steve Haro, Senator Feinstein’s Chief of Staff in DC

A Conversation on Race

By Ted Lam Bay Area Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Barbara Lee (CA-13) hosted “A Conversation on Race” at Contra Costa College in San Pablo on February 3. Nearly 450 people spent their Saturday afternoon listening to, and engaging with, a distinguished panel of experts featuring UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion Oscar Dubón … Continue reading A Conversation on Race

I’m a B-Lee-ver! Town Hall and Meeting with Barbara Lee

On January 13, Representative Barbara Lee (CA-13) held a teach-in about the GOP tax scam. She brought together tax and health care experts along with several local officials to explain both what’s in the tax bill, what they plan to do about it, what we can do to mitigate the damage the bill does to … Continue reading I’m a B-Lee-ver! Town Hall and Meeting with Barbara Lee

Congressman DeSaulnier Holds Tax Town Hall

By Catherine de Neergaard Congressman Mark DeSaulnier's (CA-11) January 13 Tax Town Hall was standing room only, with more than 400 people packed into the El Cerrito Community Center and spilling out the doors. Many elected officials were there, including Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, who introduced DeSaulnier. In fine form, DeSaulnier focused on … Continue reading Congressman DeSaulnier Holds Tax Town Hall