“Wake up, America!” #BLM protests and other antiracist things to do…

Today’s Local Actions – Tues 8/11  – “This is how voting will work” Edition

VENTURA COUNTY VOTERS: Watch this well-researched video from our dedicated NON-PARTISAN League of Women Voter members, who explain how voting will work in our county for the Nov. 3rd election. Please share this with those who are anxious or suspicious of the process. (BTW – The League is an awesome group that anyone can support and/or join, even the non-women out there.) For those who prefer a written informational sheet about this year’s voting format, go here.

  • Be absolutely sure you are eligible to vote. CA election center here.
  • For the November 2020 election, due to Covid-19, ALL CALIFORNIA VOTERS will automatically receive a Vote-by-Mail ballot, whether requested or not, INSTEAD of a sample ballot and you will be able to track it!
  • Be sure you are counted. Be included on the 2020 Census online, by phone or by mail at 2020census.gov!
  • #BLM resources here.

Check out all our “Watch Party” videos here.

Events happening today! 

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; It must be demanded by the oppressed.” ~ MLK

  • We’re putting up information on local protests and actions by others we’re finding from informal sources. These listings are not endorsements nor guarantees as to time/place/type of protest or participant safety. Events can and have already been cancelled without notice.
  • Protest safely in the time of pandemic and police overreaction: Go here for resources on camera apps, equipment, what to know if you’re stopped by police.

Tuesday – 8/11 – ONLINE – “The Inside Scoop with Salud Carbajal (5:15 pm)

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Facebook link here. You are invited to join Indivisible Santa Barbara in a virtual meeting with our Congressman Salud Carbajal on Tuesday, August 11 at 5:15pm. Mr. Carbajal will address issues such as Election Integrity and Fairness, Coronavirus in District 24, and his recent legislation to prevent the establishment of a denaturalization section within the DoJ.
You must REGISTER in advance for this event. Confirmation emails, with links and passcodes to join this virtual meeting, will be sent to approved registrants late afternoon on Monday, August 10th.