Actions for Week of April 9, 2018

Note: There is an event with New York State's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, on Wednesday.  You are invited to submit questions for Schneiderman via Deadline for questions is Tuesday morning.

Monday, April 9, 2018
Tell Our Senators: Reject Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing for Secretary of State is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday. Use Indivisible's call script to tell our senators to vote "No."

Send the same message to them electronically by texting RESIST to 50409 and following the Resistbot instructions.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -- TWO EVENTS

1) NYC Equal Pay Day Rally
Steps of City Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Join the PowHer New York Network and partners for the 12th Annual NYC Equal Pay Day Rally! Stand on the steps of NYC City Hall with NYS and NYC officials, community leaders, workers and activists on April 10, 2018. Wear Red because women are still in the "red."

2) Voting Rights and Gerrymandering in North Carolina
Smart Classroom 220, Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join the American Constitution Society (ACS-NYU) for a conversation with Irv Joyner, professor at NC Central University Law School and counsel for the NC NAACP, and Dave Daley, author of Ratf*cked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count. Light refreshments will be served. Contact: Samantha Osaki.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Taking on Trump
15th St. Meetinghouse
15 Rutherford Place
between E. 15th St. and E. 16th St., near 2nd & 3rd Aves
6 p.m.

Join Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and local grassroots groups as they discuss taking on the Trump agenda, from the courts to the streets, and what you can do to be a part of it. RSVP:

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Indivisible Upper East Side April Meeting
Unitarian Church of All Souls
80th and Lex
Basement Gallery
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

All are welcome to attend our monthly meeting, whether you live on the Upper East Side, elsewhere in Manhattan, or are just passing through.

Friday, April 13, 2018
Give Them a Piece of Your Mind

Text RESIST to 50409 to use Resistbot to contact our senators, representative, and/or governor about whatever issue is most on your mind today. Resistbot is fun and easy to use, and you can get a message out in a matter of minutes. Resistbot is a free service; consider making a donation so it can keep up the good work.

-- Newsletter #57, written by Wendy Brandes, executive committee member, Indivisible UES

Disclaimer: By choosing to attend any events listed herein, I acknowledge the risks involved, and that I agree to participate non-violently and in accordance with the law. During some events, acts of civil disobedience may be initiated by individual participants.  I acknowledge and agree that Indivisible Upper East Side is not responsible for any such acts of individual participants which are unlawful, nor is Indivisible Upper East Side soliciting my participation in any such activity. I agree that I am solely responsible for any decision to participate in any acts of civil disobedience and any consequences, legal or otherwise, that may result from that decision.