Activist Check In: Justice Unites Us

Activist Check In: Justice Unites Us

Dear Activists, Like many of you, I’m still reeling from the latest mass shooting. We need more from our elected officials than thoughts and prayers. There have been 45 mass shootings since 2011. They’ve happened in schools, offices, supermarkets,...
Activist Check In: Have a Heart

Activist Check In: Have a Heart

Dear Activists, We have an exciting week of action coming up. The Fight for $15 is joining with the Poor People’s Campaign on the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation workers strike, criminal justice reform advocates are hosting town halls around the state...
Activist Check In: Eight Chapters and Growing

Activist Check In: Eight Chapters and Growing

Dear Activists, Happy Black History Month! Let’s honor the contributions of Black men and women throughout history without losing sight of all the work that’s still left to do to dismantle structural barriers and achieve real justice. You’ll notice a...
Activist Check In: Too Many Geese

Activist Check In: Too Many Geese

Dear Activists, Last week on the radio I listened to billionaire Tom Golisano talk about how his taxes are too high. He’s still withholding $90,000 in school taxes because there are too many geese on his lawn, making his residence “unusable” (yes,...
Activist Check In: Block by Block, Door by Door

Activist Check In: Block by Block, Door by Door

Dear Activists, With the federal government careening toward shut down, it’s important our Democrats in the Senate hold a high line: we need to reauthorize funding for CHIP, pass a clean Dream Act, and support the recovery in Puerto Rico. There is no compromise...
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,...

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