(If you're in a rush, scroll down to THE TAKEAWAY at the bottom). One of our big tools heading into the November 2018 midterm elections is endorsements. As an Indivisible group, and as individual Indivisible members, we have a lot of power to drive media attention toward a favored candidate by endorsing them. There are … Continue reading Indivisible Endorsements
We've been pretty busy this year. It's just the beginning of March, but we hit the ground running with a fundraiser for Liuba Grechen Shirley (cosponsored by Christine and Melissa from NorthShore Resistance) and are hosts (among others) for another for Brad Schwartz next week (details here). We marched with the Women's March in NYC. … Continue reading #BlueWave2018 — Time to Volunteer!
As you know if you read my last blog, last Saturday I traveled to Albany to meet with other Indivisible group reps to see what we can to do be part of #BlueWave2018. One of NYS's special challenges is to get rid of some fake Democrats we have in our State Senate. I'm talking about … Continue reading The IDC: Why It Sucks, and What We Should Do About It.
*(If you are in a rush, skip directly to the ACTION ITEMS below) Hi, Michelle here. Yesterday I traveled up to Albany to meet with other NYS Indivisible leaders to discuss our goals for 2018. My brain is full, and I took copious notes. It will take a few blog posts to get it all … Continue reading Indivisible NY 2018 Meeting
Dear Fellow Indivisible Glen Cove Members: Over the summer our meeting came up with some questions to ask local candidates for City Council. We have the first in what we hope will be a series of responses. Thanks Annie Phillips, for getting back to us! (Our words are in italics; Annie's are in regular font.) … Continue reading Candidate Questions: Annie Phillips Responds
These are images from Charlottesville, Virginia last night. These are white people in their twenties and thirties. Like me. These are people who are in my generation, the millennial generation, the one frequently lambasted for “participation trophies” and “needing safe spaces.” These are people that look like my coworkers, my colleagues, my brothers, my cousins. […] … Continue reading Repost of A Blog about Charlottesville: To My Fellow White Americans
Okay, at this point I think we can all agree the #45* White House is a clown car of crazy. Some of us may feel compelled to rubber-neck the wreck, while others of us are turning away in disgust, vowing never to read another newsfeed again. But it is time to re-focus our energies. Whatever … Continue reading Resist Federally, Act Locally