April 20th, marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, which changed everything…
Update with your Tuesday morning coffee: Reach out and say “Hi” to your County Supervisor!
Email: Use this form here to send a message. It has an example letter you can alter or use as is.
Call – Minimal script: I’m calling from [town/area] and I want Supervisor [___] to vote “YES” on the oil well moratorium this afternoon. Over 2.5 million Californians are already exposed to chemicals in their water, with the highest burden placed on low-income and minorities. Please don’t risk our people, don’t risk our water.
District 1: Steve Bennett (805) 654-2703, District 2:: Linda Parks (805) 214-2510, District 3: Kelly Long (805) 654-2276, District 4: Bob Huber (805) 955-2300, District 5: John Zaragoza (805) 654-2613
Which one is mine? Check here.
Action #1A – Come support a ban on gun shows at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. DAA Board Meeting – TUESDAY, April 23rd, 9 am.
Momentum is building up across California to get our state out of the gun dealing business. Guns shows have already been banned at Del Mar and at the Cow Palace. (There’s also an impending law banning gun sales at the Cow Palace, see below.)
- Email to the Fair Board: Talking points from the Brady Campaign here. Use personal stories if you can. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Show up at the meeting – Fairgrounds at Derby Hall, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.
- Share flyer on social media – flyer
- Call/email Governor Newsom – You can use the same talking points, contact information here.
“In these times of horrific gun violence, no state agency should be promoting and profiting from the proliferation of firearms and ammunition in our community,”- Ruth Borenstein, a leader of the San Francisco chapter of Brady United Against Gun Violence.