Activist Check In: Turning Up the Heat

Activist Check In: Turning Up the Heat

Dear Activists, How do you stop a racist, hatemonger like our president? You organize locally–building community power in every crack, corner, and crevice of our state. We’ve already set a strong tone for the new year with big actions around education,...
Activist Check In: Coming Out Swinging in 2018

Activist Check In: Coming Out Swinging in 2018

Dear Activists, The bomb cyclone can’t keep us down. Our local organizers and leaders have come out swinging in 2018. Here are some highlights from the past week. Stay safe, stay warm, and stay hungry for justice. – Ravi AROUND THE STATE South...
Activist Check In: Feeding the Movement

Activist Check In: Feeding the Movement

Dear Activist, It’s nearly time to turn the page on 2017–a year in which many in our community had their humanity questioned and livelihoods threatened by our billionaire-in-chief. We’re not waiting for the next executive order to come down to spring...
Activist Check In: No Dream, No Deal

Activist Check In: No Dream, No Deal

Dear Activists, Rather than fight for a clean Dream Act and full funding for CHIP, Chuck Schumer and key Democrats folded faster than Ebenezer Scrooge at a high-stakes poker game. I called Schumer’s office several times yesterday and either got a busy signal or...
Activist Check In: No Moore Puns, I Promise

Activist Check In: No Moore Puns, I Promise

Dear Activists, I’m guessing most of you—like me—were glued to your TV screens on Tuesday, watching the results of the Alabama special election roll in. While it’s easy to linger on the 650,000+ citizens that voted for Moore, over 670,000 rejected the...
Activist Check In: Let Them Eat Cheesecake

Activist Check In: Let Them Eat Cheesecake

Dear Activists, I don’t know what your week has been like, but it’s been a busy one for us. We held our annual awards gala, organized actions around the tax bill, had the police called on us by Rep. Stefanik, and signed on to two new campaigns: Start...

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