Actions for Week of December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018
Phone Bank to Get Out the Vote in Georgia

Tomorrow is the runoff election for Georgia's secretary of state and Swing Left is hosting virtual phone banking for Democratic candidate John Barrow. This is a crucial position for voters' rights in the state: Georgia's governor-elect, Brian Kemp, used the position of secretary of state to disenfranchise more than a million votersClick here for phone bank training and sign up.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Keep Up the Pressure About Amazon
Use Resistbot to tell New York's governor, Andrew Cuomo, that we don't want to give Amazon a big tax break to build new headquarters in Long Island City when we desperately need revenue to repair our crumbling subway system and other infrastructure. Text the word "RESIST" to 50409 to get started, or go to Resistbot's website for other ways of using the service.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Read the Indivisible Guide 2.0
Indivisible National and thousands of Indivisible chapters across the U.S. helped create the Blue Wave that saw the Democrats take the House in November's mid-term elections. The national group says its original guide was about defense. Now we get to play offense. To understand our activism strategy going forward for both the federal and local levels, read up!

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Join Indivisible National's Monthly Activist Call
Indivisible National's organizing and policy teams will discuss what legislation may be coming down the pike during the #First100Days of the new Democratic House. They will also go over plans for the “Whose House? Our House!” national day of action on January 3.  Sign up here.

Friday, December 7, 2018
Put Our Next Meeting On Your Calendar

Indivisible Upper East Side's monthly meeting is on Thursday, December 13, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Unitarian Church on 80th and Lex. Steve Barton from Senator Schumer's office will be our special guest.

Sunday, December 9, 2018
Help Plan Voting Reform for New York State
National Black Theater
2031 5th Ave.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Let NY Vote is hosting this meeting about voting reform in New York. The meeting goal is to help make a grassroots, statewide plan to ensure we win early voting, automatic voter registration, voting eligibility for parolees, and other reforms.

- Weekly newsletter #91 written by Wendy Brandes, executive committee, Indivisible Upper East Side