May. 15th, 2017
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It's been quite quiet in the comm this week, but here are some reminders of ongoing or future actions
A list and contact info for "Rubber Stamp Reps", Congresspeople who are wholesale supporting Trump (Organizing For America)
Contacting Congress people who have turned off their fax machines with ResistBot
Russia, or So that was a hell of a week.
Scripts for responding to Comey's firing and calling for a special prosecutor
Healthcare, or Now it's the Senate's problem
Info on Senate Healthcare Repeal efforts and the Payback Project to track die-ins, town halls, and other protest efforts
Environment, or The Destruction of Protections that Affect Our Health and the Environment Begins
EPA seeking public comment on rolling back Clean Air Act regulations. Deadline has passed but don't worry, more are coming /sarcasm
John Oliver set up a redirect to the public comment page so it's easy to comment
May 18: Net Neutrality protest in front of the FCC in Washington DC
May 21: Applications due for MoveOn Community Organizer training
June 5: Applications due for Organizing for America Community Organizer training
June 11: LGBT+ March
Information package with lots of links on sanctuary cities.
Organizing for America toolkit for Congressional recess
Want to Run for Office?
Emily's List Candidate Training Info
The news is too depressing to list this week.
What a hell of a week. How's everyone doing?
called my one senator
called my other senator
called my representative
called my governor
called my state reps
sent a letter/postcard/fax/email
attended a town hall
donated money to a cause
went to an in person activist group
participated in online or phone training
went to a protest
signed up for alerts
took care of myself
not a US citizen but worked in solidarity in my own community
did something else
committed to action in the coming week