Help Spread the Word about Medicare for All at the Ventura St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

We will be crowd canvassing on March 16th and you should join us!

Where: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Main Street, Downtown Ventura
When: March 16th, 9:00am. Meet at Marie Shannon Confections – 27 S. Chestnut (near Main)
RSVP: None. Just come – coffee, delicious sweet & savory baked goods, and training is all included!
Questions? Email

The Medicare for All Movement has begun!

Many of our top 2020 candidates in the Senate are ALL IN – as well as many favorites from the House.

The time to get to work is NOW. 70% of Americans now support Medicare for All, including 52% of Republicans.

Get up to speed! Know your stuff!

  • Canvassing Best Practices: here.
  • Crowd Canvass Script: here
  • Talking points: here.

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Sat – 3/2: Join us in a Medicare4all Crowd Canvass at the AIDS Walk on March 2nd!

Join us to crowd canvass and talk to residents in our community about Medicare for All! We’ll talk to residents about what it provides, ask for their support, and ask them to call their Representative. We’ll teach you how to canvass and everybody works with partners. Come make some new friends and meet up with old ones.

  • RSVP to help us here.
  • AIDS Walk Ventura County information here.
  • Date/Time: March 02, 2019 • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Location: Plaza Park Aids Walk • 651 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93003
  • Host Contact Info:
    Volunteers needed for set up at 8am, tear down at 1pm – and all points in between to speak with attendees about Medicare for All. Come for as long as you’d like.
    Come, find our booth, enjoy the day, and cheer on the Walkers!
    medicare for all map
    This crowd canvass is one of hundreds of events are happening across the country as activists come together to win Medicare for All. Check out more events and share the map at:
    • Canvassing Best Practices: here.
    • Crowd Canvass Script: here
    • Talking points: here.

    Thanks for joining us in the fight for health care justice.



Wed 2/27: H.R. 1384 – Medicare For All Act of 2019. It begins.

Action #1: Call your Representative if they aren’t a “YES”. Thank them if they are.

UPDATE 2/28: The bill is listed here, still without the text, and cosponsors are up here.

  • Here’s the list of cosponsors for every state. Check for your representative.
  • Read about the bill here and here..

Minimal script for reps: I’m calling from [zip code] and I want Rep. [____] to know that I voted for [him/her] to put H.R.1384 – “Medicare For All” on the map, just like Social Security in 1935, and Medicare in 1965.

Minimal script for senators: I’m calling from [zip code] and I want Senator [____] to cosponsor the matching version of HR1384 – “Medicare For All”.

Rep. Julia Brownley: email, (CA-26): DC (202) 225-5811, Oxnard (805) 379-1779, T.O. (805) 379-1779
or Rep. Salud Carbajal: email. (CA-24): DC (202) 225-3601, SB (805) 730-1710 SLO (805) 546-8348
Senator Feinstein: email, DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430
and Senator Harris: email, DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (559) 497-5109, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884
Who is my representative/senator?:

Action #2: Join us in a Medicare4all Crowd Canvass at the AIDS Walk on March 2nd!

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Friday 1/12 – Five Good Things to do

(Image from “How to be a Craftivist” by Sarah Corbett)

Put this on your calendar for Jan. 23…

Link here.


And this for Jan. 16th.

Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 8pm EST:  “We Have Always Done it this Way: Understanding the Ways Faith Institutions Maintain White Supremacy Culturally and How to Interrupt It.” Sign up here.


Please comment on “bump stocks” to the ATF. Deadline January 25th.

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