Week of Dec. 1 – Calendar items – The election was just the beginning!

If we’ve missed any important announcements, please email us at indivisibleventura@gmail.com

Dec. 1st (TODAY!) – Canvass in Ventura and Oxnard: My People, My Air

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Sat. – 9/29: Democracy, one person at a time. Come join us tomorrow!

Action – Take a break from national turmoil this Sunday (9/30) and help people in our own backyard.

Register voters, help make new citizens, renew DACA forms, and write postcards to inform voters that they may need to re-register to vote in the next election.

Indivisible Ventura, along with local immigration lawyers, El Concilio, and members of Indivisible Conejo, Indivisible Ojai Valley, CLUE, SEIU and others, are putting on our first “Last-Sunday-of-the-Month” Citizenship Fair/DACA signup/Voter Registration/Postcard event at Oxnard College Community Marketplace from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

The dry view: Volunteers who are kind, infinitely patient and detail-oriented are needed to help fill out pages of government formwork. Speaking another language is a bonus, but not required.

What’s really happening: You sit across from another human being and help change their life.

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Thurs. – 5/3: Immigration – Part 2 – Hands-on – Come volunteer for the Citizenship Fair and the DACA Renewal Clinic!

Saturday, May 12th  – Citizenship Fair – SHARE!

Volunteers and immigration lawyers will assist eligible applicants fill out the formidable N-400 forms at this FREE Citizenship Fair!

Event page and flyers in English and Spanish here.

This is one of the most fulfilling volunteer opportunities we offer!

We help green card holders from all over fill out their N-400 forms. This is their last major paperwork hurdle before they take their verbal test and become citizens, and voters!

To sign up to volunteer, email 805UNITEDFORALL@GMAIL.COM or call (213) 446-4851.
If you’ve never participated before and haven’t taken the training course, you’ll be paired with a more experienced partner. People with Spanish language skills are most appreciated, but not required. Continue reading “Thurs. – 5/3: Immigration – Part 2 – Hands-on – Come volunteer for the Citizenship Fair and the DACA Renewal Clinic!”

Mon. 4/9 – Tonight, come help DACA kids with their renewal application forms!

“The image of America deporting fellow Americans is not something this country or the Republican Party want to see unfolding every night on the national and local news.”
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), a top champion of Dreamer relief

Action: Come to help tonight! Show up at 5:00 for the instruction lecture at One Step A La Vez at 421 Sespe Ave, Fillmore and stay from 5:30 – 7:30 to assist DACA recipients.  Continue reading “Mon. 4/9 – Tonight, come help DACA kids with their renewal application forms!”

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Get that N-400 form finished!

In America, green card holders of at least 5 years can apply for citizenship. Green card holders married to U.S. citizens can apply after 3 years.

On Saturday, volunteers and immigration lawyers will assist eligible applicants fill out the N-400 form at this free Citizenship Fair and answer questions. Applicants do not need to be from Ventura County! Just bring the items listed on the flyer to make the process faster.

N-400 Fee Waivers

El Concilio will be there to help applicants apply for need-based waivers to the N400 application fees. There are three categories:

  • Those who receive means-tested benefits such as Medi-Cal, SSI, Calfresh or similar (Bring cards)
  • Those who can demonstrate low-income (Bring tax statements)
  • Those who can demonstate financial hardship (Bring W2’s)

Contact El Concilio at (805) 486-9777 or at admin@elconciliofs.org to confirm the paperwork required to determine eligibility for a waiver.

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Tues. 2/20 – DACA & immigration – fast actions and information update

“The image of America deporting fellow Americans is not something this country or the Republican Party want to see unfolding every night on the national and local news.”
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), a top champion of Dreamer relief

Action #1: Call your Rep. and Senators to give them support to do the right thing. Contact information at the bottom of this post.

Sample Script: I am calling from [zip code] to ask Rep. [___] and Senator [___] to continue opposing any DACA bill that includes Trump’s racistfour pillars” immigration plan. Oh, and please don’t confirm Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan.

Action #2: Be part of the resistance network. Print out these flyers in English and Spanish for this DACA renewal clinic and post them in public spaces, and/or send them digitally to friends and organizations who can get them to those in need. Spanish, English Continue reading “Tues. 2/20 – DACA & immigration – fast actions and information update”

Citizenship Fair and more! Last week in Ventura Strong, Ventura Kind…

There’s been so much for the resistance in our area to do recently and so many ways to do it. Join in! See what’s happening this week and for Black History Month. It makes a difference!

CFROG RALLY

Thanks to all who went joined CFROG (Citizens For Responsible Gas and Oil) at the Environment Rally on Feb. 3rd! Check out their next activity!

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REGISTERING/CANVASSING

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