Good news in basic humanity.
Lin-Manuel’s advice works for everything, actually. This was a hard week where we wonder about our basic humanity. But then all this happens and, well, it helps a bit.
San Juan Mayor Carment Cruz does not back down.
“This terrible and abominable view of him throwing paper towels and throwing provisions at people, it does not embody the spirit of the American nation.” –San Juan Mayor Carmen Cruz on 45’s trip to Puerto Rico
Racial slurs were shouted at a Nevada Union High School student in Grass Valley as he walked down Mill Street, according to his father on an amazing Facebook heart-to-heart to the white people in his community. Concerned local residents, including the police and the Nevada Union High principal, asked the community to do better and stand up to racism. And this happened.
Continue reading “Sanity-Saving good news – “Using your anger for good” – Edition”
This happened yesterday, all over America! We marched to tell Donald that, contrary to his belief, we REALLY do want to see his taxes!
Mr. Trump seems to be a bit worried…
Yup. It looks like someone was paying attention.
Also, how do we get our greedy mitts on one of those fabulous Trump Chickens? We need one in the worst way.
The Wall is looking increasingly less likely.
Some GOP leaders are starting to publicly support elements of the ACA.
8,000 millennial Democrats plan to run for office. Yay!
THIS should be good… Continue reading “Your Weekly Dose of Sanity-saving Good News!”
Steve Bannon has been removed from the National Security Council fulfilling our collective dreams when we made phone calls to our congresswoman!
Devin Nunes will step aside from leading the investigation into Trump’s ties with Russia. (He’s now officially under an ethics investigation himself.) Was there a call to action on our part? Why, yes, there was! Great job everyone!
Next up – Bill O’Reilly! More than 40 companies pulled their ads from The O’Reilly Factor, following sexual harassment accusations. Sleeping Giants, who have worked diligently to have advertisers remove their presence on Breitbart, is now working on getting advertisers to stop advertising on Fox News during Bill O’Reilly’s show. Keep up the pressure! Here is their current list that is being updated
And in case you missed it:
A Kentucky judge ruled that a lawsuit accusing Trump of inciting violence can proceed, dismissing his free speech defense. According to the judge, Trump’s remarks against protesters at a campaign rally “at least ‘implicitly encouraged the use of violence or lawless action.’”
California Leading the Charge
On Monday evening, Senate Bill 54, the “sanctuary state” bill, or CA Values Act, was passed. The bill will now go to the State Assembly, and if approved, to Governor Brown. Take some time to “happy dance,”because our phone calls began a process that will make a HUGE difference in so many lives!
More representatives are announcing support for single payer health care! California has been flirting Continue reading “Your Weekly Dose of Sanity-saving Good News!”
Your weekly guide to resistance! Never surrender!
April 8th – Help Flip the House Blue – phone bank party to flip Georgia and Kansas seats
April 11th – Ventura District Office Open House w/Monique Limón
April 13th – Volunteer Training – Assisting Undocumented Parents
April 15th – Demand Trump’s Tax Returns March – Ventura – Santa Barbara – Los Angeles
April 22nd – March for Science -Santa Barbara – Los Angeles – Washington DC
April 23rd – Democratic Club of Ventura Meeting
April 24th – National Free Press Appreciation Day Petition and Rally
May 6th – 7th – Nonviolent Organizing Workshop
Let us know if you have an event to add by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Same e-mail if you are interested in carpooling to any event – we’ll do our best to hook you up!
New and Ongoing Actions
Swing these States!
No matter where we live we can help change the face of Congress by helping with upcoming special elections. Here are some current opportunities: Continue reading “This Week in Resistance – Events, New and Ongoing Actions, More!”