Shed some sunshine on our government! Let us see the taxes (make your calls!). Stop the lying (make your calls!). Encourage more to vote (send some postcards!). Together, we are Indivisible.
ACTIONS & EVENTS
Before you do anything else, please use our Phone Scripts 3.11-3.17.2019 to call our Members of Congress.
Now until April 2
Comment here about the current administration’s efforts to decrease funding for supplemental nutrition (SNAP). We cannot look away for even a moment - the damage being done is too great.
Read the bill, act on the bill
Every week, new legislation is introduced into Congress. Follow legislation through the process! See: Tracking the United States Congress
This is Sunshine in Government week. Here are some pieces of legislation up for discussion:
HR 736, which would require the Director of the Government Publishing Office to establish and maintain an online portal accessible to the public that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all congressionally mandated reports in one place, and for other purposes. https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr736/text
HR 1404, Which proposes the means to strengthen the United States response to Russian interference by providing transparency on the corruption of Russian President Vladimir Putin. https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr1404/text
Both these resolutions are in committee this week. If approved, they will be voted on by the entire House.
2019 Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series
Genocide in Our Time: It Can Happen Here
Islamophobia and Antisemitism: Differences, Parallels, and Challenges
Professor Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D.,
Director, The Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center, Manhattan College
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
4 - 6 PM
Sonoma State University
1801 East Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park
Here’s a link to more information:
All lectures are free and open to the public.
Green New Deal Discussion/Action to Swing Wisconsin Supreme Court Election
Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 PM
St. Paul's Parish Hall
209 W Matheson St, Healdsburg
Contact: M T Behan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Postcard Writing Party
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Noon - 2 PM
Round Table Pizza
2424 Magowan Dr., Santa Rosa
Packets of postcards and stamps sold at cost: $9-$10 per packet of 20 addresses. (20 addresses are doable in 2 hrs.) Colored pens and other supplies available.
Pizza served for lunch at no charge, provided by IndivisibleSoCo, but donations, going directly to IndivisibleSoCo, accepted and appreciated.
Postcard events every week on Tuesdays thru when we win back our government!!
Petaluma Postcard Pod
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
4:30 - 6:30 PM
Aqus Cafe at Foundry Wharf
The Petaluma Pod is meeting biweekly. – postcards, letter writing, et. al.
Sonoma Climate Strike
Friday, March 15, 2019
9 - 10 AM
Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, CA
This strike on the Plaza is part of a global day of youth action and is being hosted by three Sonoma kids, Viola, Cassin and Lilly. They plan to hold signs from 9-10 at the Plaza before joining a larger strike in Sacramento at Noon.
Please stand with the youth as an ally in their fight for climate action, and share the link below, especially with those who may have young people in their lives who can join in!
California Youth Climate Strike: North Bay
11 AM - 2 PM
Old Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa
Hosted by California Climate Strike
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/613996295740500
Join North Bay youth as we strike for the Green New Deal and other necessary actions to solve the climate crisis. If you are coming from Sonoma County or Marin, we encourage you to use the SMART train as sustainable transportation!
If you are unable to join us, consider organizing a strike, walkout, or other action on your campus! If you cannot attend a climate strike or walkout, we ask you to wear green in solidarity with this movement. Learn more about our movement at youthclimatestrikeus.org
There’s more on our Calendar!
Learn about meetings with MoCs. Put team meetings on your schedule. Check in with other progressive groups.
Make your phone calls.
It’s Sunshine Week*! Help our MoCs shed some light on the government - make your calls!
Please use our Phone Scripts 3.11-3.17.2019
*During Sunshine Week, hundreds of media organizations, civic groups, libraries, nonprofits, schools and other participants engage public discussion on the importance of open government through news and feature articles and opinion columns; special Web pages and blogs; infographics; editorial cartoons; public service advertising; public seminars and forums. The purpose of the week is to highlight the fact that "government functions best when it operates in the open."
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