Note: The listing of events related to specific Democratic candidates does not represent endorsement of said candidates by Indivisible Upper East Side as a group unless such endorsement is explicitly stated. Details of events hosted by candidates and/or other organizations are provided are for informational purposes only, and any questions about the events should be directed to the organizers.
Monday, July 16, 2018
Webinar With New York Lt. Governor Candidate Jumaane Williams
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Indivisible National is hosting a webinar with New York's Democratic challenger for lieutenant governor, Jumaane Williams. Register to participate in order to be an informed voter.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Supreme Court Night of Action
NYC LGBT Center
208 W. 13th St.
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
This is part of a national night of action to fight Trump's choice of anti-choice ideologue Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Activities will include phonebanking, letter-writing, and a worksheet to help you contact friends in key states.
- If you cannot attend this event and/or didn't get to sign a letter to Senator Chuck Schumer about the Supreme Court at our meeting last week, you can download that letter now. Please sign and send. If you've already sent the letter, forward it to friends and reiterate your own message via Resistbot: Text RESIST to 50409 to tell Schumer to whip the vote agains Kavanaugh.
- Also, read Indivisible National's two-step strategy for the Supreme Court fight.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Confront Corruption and Demand Democracy Vigil
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Meet-up with Four Freedoms Democratic Club is at 7:45 p.m. at 30 Rockefeller Center
All across the country, activists are holding candlelight vigils to confront the corruption of the Trump regime and demand democracy. Bring a candle (or candle phone app) and wear white. You're invited to meet up with members of the Upper East Side's Four Freedoms Democratic Club and walk over together. RSVP here.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Be a Voice for Immigrant Families
- Send this letter to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand if you didn't already do so at last week's meeting. You are welcome to send it as is or rewrite as you wish.
- Contact the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the Office of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
- Kirstjen Nielsen
Address: Secretary of Homeland Security
Washington, D.C. 20528
- Alex Azar
Address: Office of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
- Kirstjen Nielsen
Friday, July 20, 2018
And Now For Something Completely Different
Loved seeing the Baby Trump Blimp soaring above the anti-Trump protestors in London? An activist in New Jersey has successfully raised enough money for a U.S. blimp to be built. Now you can contribute towards sending Baby Trump on a tour of America. New York City will be one of the stops.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Zero Hour NYC Youth Climate March
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fight for environmental justice -- and show your support for politically active young people -- by marching with Zero Hour, a diverse youth-led movement focused on our climate crisis, on a national day of action. The NYC Youth Climate March will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Columbus Circle and last until around 12:30 p.m., ending at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza by the United Nations Headquarters. It will be followed by an hour-long rally with student speakers from various environmental justice movements.
-- Weekly newsletter #71 written by Wendy Brandes, executive committee, Indivisible Upper East Side
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.