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We’re a week away from Congress’s August recess, and we’re heartened to hear some signs of progress. We ended last week with tabling, and started this week with a banner drop asking Congress not to go home until they pass the For The People Act. Recess can wait – democracy can’t! And we’re keeping up the pressure by calling our Senators every day using the scripts here. (To get a lovely reminder every day from the Center for Common Ground to call, text DEMOCRACY to 333-39!) There are scripts for 23 (!) states, so share with friends, too! Next week, we’ll gather virtually for a rally to tell Senators that democracy can’t wait, and that the Senate must do everything in their power (including filibuster reform or abolition) to pass the For the People Act ASAP. We’re doing our part to push for democracy – it’s time for our Senators to do theirs!

This weekend, we’re holding a banner walk with RepresentUs. Our goal is to turn out over fifty people, so please stop by and share this widely!

Also, check out this new For the People Act action site, developed by Indivisible East Bay’s very own Michael Sanders. Learn more about why August 16 is the deadline for democracy, and what you can do about it. Especially powerful: from on your phone, tap the “Text Three Friends” button to leverage your networks! We’re also publishing this open letter on Resistbot in support of keeping the small-donor public financing provisions in the For The People Act. Just 10 signatures within 24 hours could land us on their trending page — share it with friends and on social media today to amplify our reach! To sign, just text PUHWQQ to 50409. They’ve designed this process to take less than two minutes, and each signature sends a copy of the letter to the signer’s senator.

        Want to do even more? Check out last week’s article here. Scroll to the                bottom for more democracy-saving actions!

Upcoming Events

  • Democracy Can’t Wait Events

    • Democracy Can’t Wait Banner Walk at Lake Merritt, Sunday, August 8th, 11AM-12:30PM, Info & RSVP here

    • Democracy Can’t Wait Virtual Rally – part of a Declaration for American Democracy nationwide day of action! Tuesday, August 10th, 7PM-8:30PM, Info & RSVP here

  • Janani Ramachandran Campaign Events:

  • Action Tuesdays Activist Power Hour, Tuesdays:

    • August 10th, 6PM-7PM, Info & RSVP here

    • August 17th, 6PM-7PM, Info & RSVP here

    • August 24th, 6PM-7PM, Info & RSVP here

    • August 31st, 6PM-7PM, Info & RSVP here
  • August All Members Meeting
    • Sunday, August 29th, 1-3 PM, Info & RSVP here


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