to Jul 29

May 19 - July 29

ACTION 1: San Francisco Residents - make the switch to Clean Power!

CleanPowerSF rolled out across the city so anybody who pays a utility bill to PG&E gets it by default. However, the default product is not 100% renewable electricity it is "at least" 40% renewable. To opt up to "Supergreen" 100%, you go to (or there is a big button at for more information.

Action 2: Protect Your Mother (courtesy of Wall-Of-Us)

UN biodiversity experts presented a sobering report last week about the impact of humans on Mother Earth. It shows that nearly one million species - one in four species - is at risk of becoming extinct within decades. And that includes us: “the biosphere, upon which humanity as a whole depends…is declining faster than at any time in human history” and many crop wild relatives that are needed for long-term food security lack effective protection.

Current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action. It’s time to act radically to protect Mother Nature’s vast diversity for all-of-us and for future generations.

Here’s how: Support your favorite environmental group, and if you don’t have one yet, here are a few ideas.

Action 3: Be The Supermajority (courtesy of Wall-of-Us)

Most Americans are women, as are an even larger majority of American voters. But so-called women’s issues are still somehow seen as a “special interest.” That’s why Cecile Richards, Ai-jen Poo, and Alicia Garza have founded Supermajority. Their goal is to mobilize 2 million women across race, age, and class ahead of the 2020 elections, building energy around a “women’s new deal”— an agenda to meet the needs of 21st-century women, from closing the persistent pay gap to “staggering child care costs, rising maternal mortality, no family leave, and a government that continues to fail women.”

Who runs the world? Sorry Queen Bey, we feel you, but it is literally not us … yet. Girls, aren’t we ready?

Here’s how:

Learn more about Supermajority and get involved now:

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to Feb 8

January 28 - February 8

ACTION 1: Keep teachers in our classrooms! Invest $60 million in public schools: Sign Petition

In June of 2018 SF voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure (Prop G) in support of SF educators receiving a much needed salary add-on. Because of the way public education is funded in California, San Francisco is near the bottom when funds are allocated from the state. This, combined with the high cost of living in the Bay Area, has caused SFUSD to have a very difficult time both recruiting and retaining educators. Prop G was a community response to this issue.  Sign the petition HERE.

ACTION 2: Keep teachers in our classrooms! Invest $60 million in public schools: Contact your supervisor

Please call or email your supervisor and ask them to prevent teacher & staff shortages and honor the commitment to invest in school sites by giving education its fair share - $60 million of Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund (ERAF) dollars. You can look up who your supervisor is and how to contact them HERE. Additional verbiage and details you can use when you call your supervisor HERE.

ACTION 3: Keep teachers in our classrooms! Invest $60 million in public schools: Attend Rally

There will be a rally on the steps of city hall to make sure that the Mayor and Board of Supervisors know that taking away our LWEA/Prop G add-ons is not an option! We need them to stand with public education and allocate $60 million to keep Prop G whole! Join fellow educators, parents, and community allies as we make our voices heard!

January 29
4-6 pm
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco 94102



1. Federal Action: Tell Your MoCs to Hold Strong Against the Wall

Over the next two weeks Congress will negotiate a government funding and border security deal. Our MoCs need to hear that we want them to defend the American principles of justice, inclusion, humanity and fairness and to stand against Republican racism, scapegoating and militarization.

In the upcoming negotiations to fully fund the government for 2019, we want four essential things:

  1. No racist wall.

  2. No additional border security funds from domestic or social safety net budgets. If funding is added it must come from the Homeland Security or Defense budgets.

  3. No cuts or impediments to legal immigration, refugee or asylum programs.

  4. No militarization of our southern border.

Call to Action: Ask your Senators and House Rep to continue standing firm against the wall.

2. Federal Action: Oppose Senate Bill S.1 “Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act”

S.1 is a collection of four hard-line, right-wing bills submitted by Senator Rubio (R-FL) that McConnell & Company were unable to get the previous Senate to pass. Now the Republicans have a larger majority, they are making S.1 their first priority in the hopes of ramming it through. This hawkish and extremist bill will make it far more difficult to negotiate peaceful diplomatic settlements to the long and bloody conflicts that continue to roil the Middle East.

Call to Action: Call Senators Feinstein and Harris to thank them for opposing S.1.

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to Jan 26

January 17 - 26

ACTION 1: No Federal Drilling Along Our California Coast

The federal government is currently considering opening waters off Southern California’s coast to new offshore drilling for the first time in over 30 years. CA laws SB 834 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and AB 1775 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) were enacted to block new federal offshore oil drilling along California’s coast. Even though these steps were taken, there is still more to be done on the federal level.


Find your Rep here:


Dear Rep. ___:

Please stand up for our California coast. Contact the Secretary of Interior: remove the Pacific Coast from federal offshore drilling plans . I believe our beaches, fisheries, and coastal tourism and recreation economy are too important to risk an oil spill. I urge you to act to protect the Pacific.

Your constituent and voter,


From Protect the Pacific

ACTION 2: Thank you to AG Becerra and the Census Immigration Question

If the census asks about your immigration status, it may ... "discourage people who live in immigrant communities from participating in the survey for fear that federal agents might use their responses to target them or someone in their household, even if they are in the U.S. legally. In legal terms, opponents say the decision to add the question was “unconstitutional and arbitrary.” -WashPo

Thank you, Attorney General Xavier Becerra
1300 "I" Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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to Nov 17

November 8 - November 17

1. Nobody is Above the Law (Rally)

Donald Trump just crossed a red line, violating the independence of the investigation pursuing criminal charges in the Trump-Russia scandal and cover-up.

Trump putting himself above the law is a threat to our democracy, and we’ve got to get Congress to stop him. Indivisible is mobilizing immediately to demand accountability, because Trump is not above the law. Once you sign up, make sure to invite friends to join you at the event! Sign up HERE.

When: Thursday, November 8 at 5 p.m. (local time)
Where: Civic Center, San Francisco, CA 94102

2. Send Get Well cards to Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell in her office and fractured three ribs. The 85-year-old liberal justice was admitted to a hospital Thursday, November 8th after falling in her office and fracturing 3 ribs. Let’s send her some love to let her know how much we appreciate her and wish her well.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20543

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to Aug 19

August 11 - 18

ACTION 1: Urge Senator Wiener to oppose AB 813

On Monday, August 13th, Sen. Wiener will vote in the CA Senate Appropriations Committee on AB 813, which would cede California's authority over appointing the board members who run California's electricity market to the Trump Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), whose members all have ties to the coal and fossil fuel industry. Please call Senator Wiener this weekend or early Monday morning to urge him to vote NO on this bill- he is still undecided! 

Call script is below: 

"Hello, my name is _______ and my zip code is _______. I am part of Indivisible SF.

I am calling to ask Senator Wiener to oppose AB 813, which would cede California's authority over appointing the board members who run California's electricity market to the Trump Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), whose members all have ties to the coal and fossil fuel industry. 

AB 813 would create a Western regional grid of major coal states, which would replace the California corporation that runs our system and allow a new regional group to control California's electricity choices. 

iven Trump's promotion of the coal industry, shackling California to major coal states would undermine California's progress in clean energy. We should no more trust the Trump FERC to pick the people who would run California's electricity system than we trust Scott Pruitt to run the EPA. That is why Senator Wiener should vote no on AB 813."

ACTION 2: Postcard Campaigns for California Democratic Congressional Candidates


Democrat Audrey Denney is running against Republican incumbent Doug LaMalfa.

Email to sign up again for addresses and instructions.


Democrat Jessica Morse running against Republican incumbent Tom McClintock.

Email for addresses and instructions.


Democrat TJ Cox is running against Republican incumbent David Valadao.

Email for addresses and instructions.


Democrat Andrew Janz is running against Republican incumbent Devin Nunes

Email for addresses and instructions.


Democrat Julia Peacock is running against Republican incumbent Ken Calvert

Email for addresses and instructions.

ACTION 3: Sign up with Sister District phone bank

Changing demographics and dismay with Trump are giving Democratic candidates a chance for governor and Senate (and the State House of Representatives for Legislative District 6, which is nested in Jeff Flake's Congressional District!). Sign up for Sister District’s #SDPWeekendofAction at Sunday's phone bank from 11am - 2pm to help get out the vote for Felicia French for Arizona and Bobby Tyler for Rural Arizona…

ACTION 4: Postcards for Indivisible SF

Here are some great postcarding opportunities you can help out with right now:

Sneaker Blue Wave: CA CD1 really needs our help. They have been badly hurt by the fires, their phonebank hub was down for a week. But people are still getting mail! The candidate, Audrey Denney, is fantastic, and it couldn’t be easier to be active---they will provide you with cards, mailing labels and the message, you write the cards and provide postage. Contact Cindy Ellsmore or Stephanie Nix at

September Swell: Orange County Indivisible is currently postcarding to recruit volunteers. The Harley Rouda campaign (to defeat Dana Rohrabacher, Russia's favorite congressman) will gear up in September; contact Sara Lowell at

Rising Tide: Live in the East Bay? Indivisible East Bay has their monthly postcard party this coming Sunday Aug 12, contact Ted and see more info at their Facebook event.

And on Wednesday, Aug 15, join us at our Wednesday Wine & Sign happy hour at 6-8pm at Standard Deviant Brewing (280 14th St & Mission) to have a drink, socialize and write letters to GOTV for the midterms. RSVP link coming soon!

And don’t forget - we are working on our November Election Voter Guide. Use this Google form to suggest questions for the candidates in the upcoming election. The deadline to submit your questions is this Thursday.

ACTION 5: Support SB-100 Clean Energy in California

Let's fight climate change in California.

STATUS: passed Senate. Now in Assembly

WRITE YOUR Assemblymember

Members from: Assembly
Find your Assembly Member here:
Addresses for Assembly Member here:…/127Qj_pNrC1_Kz8wugb2P-IODRr…/edit…

Dear AM. ___,
Please support SB-100. Mandate 100% carbon free electricity by 2045. Stop climate change and protect Earth. There is no PLANet B. From your constituent and voter.

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to Jul 7

June 23rd - July 7th

Action 1: Fight for the re-unification of migrant families

Listing of immigrant child detention centers, by state

Immigration Resources:

Map of where migrant children are being held across the country:

Keep Families Together Act:

Day of Action at West County Detention Facility: June 26 from 7am - 7pm.  West County Detention Center at 5555 Giant Highway, Richmond, CA 94806. Event details

Families Belong Together: Attend a June 30th event. 

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May 28 - June 6

ACTION: If you are a California voter, contact your Assemblymember or State Senator now. 

Priority bills that are now before the Assembly or Senate, and MUST pass before June 1.

Legislative Update: twelve of our priority bills have passed all the committee hearings in the first house and are headed for floor votes next week! These bills must pass their first house by Friday, June 1st, in order to go on to the second house. More information on the state legislative process can be found here:

The twelve priority bills are below: 

SB 822 - Wiener, Scott D. (D, SD 11) - Net Neutrality: Prohibits internet service providers from blocking, throttling, and prioritizing paid tiers of traffic if they use state-provided funding or infrastructure, like utility poles. 

SB 834 - Jackson, Hannah-Beth (D, SD 19) - Prohibits the development of new oil pipelines and other infrastructure in coastal waters controlled by the California State Lands Commission

SB 974 - Lara, Ricardo (D, SD 33) - Extends Medi-Cal to all those eligible, regardless of immigration status. 

SB 1100 - Portantino, Anthony J. (D, SD 25) - Raises age to 21 for buying a gun and prohibits anyone from buying more than one gun per month. 

SB 1186 - Hill, Jerry (D, SD 13) - Requires law enforcement agencies to develop and publicise a proposed Surveillance Use Policy for the use of each type of surveillance technology. 

SB 1421 - Skinner, Nancy (D, SD 09) - Permits public disclosure of records of police officers using firearms or other weapons, or involved sexual assault. 

SB 1449 - Leyva, Connie M. (D, SD 20) - Requires testing of rape kits. 

AB 1793 - Bonta, Rob (D, AD 18) - Allows automatic expungement or reduction of a prior cannabis conviction. 

AB 1775 - Muratsuchi, Al (D, AD 66) - Prohibits the development of new oil pipelines and other infrastructure in coastal waters controlled by the California State Lands Commission. 

AB 2965 - Arambula, Joaquin (D, AD 31) - Extends Medi-Cal to all those eligible, regardless of immigration status. 

AB 3118 - Chiu, David (D, AD 17) - Requires statewide audit of existing rapekit backlog. 

AB 3131 - Gloria, Todd (D, AD 78) - Requires police and sheriffs to hold open public hearings and transparency reporting when acquiring military-grade equipment.

Write your State Senator

Find your Senator here:

Contact info for your state Senator here:…/15chgbWSPzh8MLemsfLPgnim1NB…/edit…

Write your Assembly member now! 

Members from: Assembly
Find your Assembly Member here:

Addresses for Assembly Member here:…/127Qj_pNrC1_Kz8wugb2P-IODRr…/edit…

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to May 13

May 1 - May 13

ACTION 1: Support CA District 10

If you would like to support CA-10, please volunteer for a phone bank or canvass! They really need your help to get a democrat past the primary on June 5, 2018, and phone banking and canvasses are some of the best ways to turn out voters. If you'd like to keep writing postcards, you can also join one of our CA-21 campaigns.

Action 2: Thanks to Kamala Harris and Kristen Gillibrand

Today we're thanking US Senators Kamala Harris and Kristen Gillibrand! Senator Harris has vowed that she will no longer accept donations from corporate PACs, nor will Senator Gillibrand (in addition to Senators Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Maria Cantwell and Bernie Sanders). Read more here:…/384408-kamala-harris-will-no-longer-ac…

And Senator Gillibrand has proposed new legislation that would require every US Post Office to offer basic banking services, making it easier for working-class and low-income Americans without access to commercial banking to obtain low-cost, short-term loans.

Let's send thank you and encouraging postcards to both of these hard working Senators fighting to keep our elections fair and improve our lives!

Senator Kamala Harris
501 I St Suite 7-600
Sacramento, CA 95814

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
780 Third Avenue
Suite 2601
New York, New York 10017

ACTION 3: Keep the pressure on to protect a free and open internet

*This action is from Wall of Us

Here’s how:

1. California’s SB822 is advancing its way through the California Senate but predictably, high-priced cable lobbyists are doing all they can to throttle the momentum. Those of us represented by Senators Henry Stern and Robert Hertzberg need to tell them to get out of the way.

2. Use this tool from our friends at Indivisible to apply pressure to your state AG, elected officials, governors, or municipalities to restore net neutrality. Make sure the officials who work for you are on the right side of history.


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to Apr 2

March 25 - April 2

This week's actions all come straight from Wall of Us.

"It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have." -- James Baldwin

Action 1: Tell Your Representative to Vote on Legislation to Protect Mueller
Protect the man protecting our democracy.

Action 2: Help Flip NY Blue in a State Special Election
Empire State, we are comin’ at ya.

Action 3: Time for Facebook to Face the Music
Where’s the dislike button, Mark?

Action 4: Enrage Mike Pence & Support Gay Rights by Buying John Oliver's Brilliant Children's Book
John Oliver is magic!

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to Mar 24

Weeks of March 10 - 24

Thanks to Solidarity Sundays for these actions, which are part of their action plan for this month. (


Here are several ways that anyone can start taking action on some very important campaigns.

  • Do A Virtual Phonebank For Stacey Abram
  • Stacey Abrams is running for Governor of Georgia—if elected, she would be the first Black female governor in American history!
  • The Georgia primary is May 22nd, and you can very easily volunteer to phonebank for her by going here: (note: Sundays are not listed as a day option for phonebanks, but they give an option for ‘other’ dates

Volunteer Remotely For Beto O’Rourke

Support Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania


In 2004, the NRA successfully pressured the Republican-controlled government into not renewing the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban. The ban had worked to protect lives: after it expired the number of gun massacre deaths (which had decreased over 40% during the ban) jumped nearly 2.5 fold. Gun violence experts are now renewing their calls for a nationwide ban on these types of weapons. Recent polls show at least 2/3 of Americans support a nationwide assault weapons ban. In November of last year, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced an assault weapons ban (S.2095). This bill would ban future sales of high-capacity magazines and military-style assault weapons, including the AR-15 used in many recent gun massacres (Parkland, Las Vegas, Newtown). Legislators must act now before any more lives are needlessly lost.


I’m calling/writing today to ask Senator ___________ to vote in favor of S.2095, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2017. We cannot afford to wait any longer to protect innocent lives from gun massacres.


On Wednesday March 14th, the Women's March EMPOWER youth group is calling for schools around the country to hold walk-outs at 10am. Learn more here.

Saturday March 24th is the March For Our Lives, organized by the youth from Parkland.

How can your chapter support these efforts? Is there a march it happening in your city? Will your local schools walk out? How can you attend/support/be part of these important demonstrations?


The Dickey Amendment is a federal provision first inserted as a rider into the 1996 federal government omnibus spending bill which mandated that "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the(CDC) may be used to advocate or promote gun control." Backed by the NRA, it was inserted into a much larger bill, and it become law.  While technically it doesn't actually prevent the CDC from doing public health research on guns, it effectively prevents it, as little to no research can be done without funding.  

Since it went into effect, CDC researchers have mostly avoided firearm studies, worried that to propose a scientific examination of the issue would be perceived as a promotion of gun control and could cost them federal funds. According to the New York Times: "When someone dies in a car crash, the local police fill out a detailed form that is shared with the federal government. Researchers have mined that data to see how policies — in road design, licensing rules, seat belt laws or car requirements — can reduce the death toll from driving. When someone is killed in a shooting, the data collected is skimpier, more haphazard and not reported to the federal government from every state. That lack of information isn’t the main reason gun policy remains such a political and controversial issue in American life. But it does limit the ability of policymakers to fully understand what laws could make a difference."

  • Write, email, or reach out on social media to your members of Congress.  

  • "We need to repeal the Dickey Amendment so that we have the best information we can about gun violence.  If we want to solve the problem of gun deaths, we need to understand it, and to understand it we need accurate data and fully-funded, thorough research."


Since the Parkland shooting, a number of major companies have cut ties with the NRA—an organization that has gone far beyond being an advocacy group for responsible gun owners, and has devolved into an explicitly racist, fear-mongering, race-baiting, politician-buying force. You can keep pressuring companies like FedEx, and sporting good stores that sell assault rifles like Bass Pro Shops, but also consider looking locally: Are there local business in your community supporting the NRA? If the NRA has a strong presence in your community, how can you organize safely and locally to push back on their violent agenda? Here’s a great example of this kind of advocacy:


In honor of Women’s History Month, we encourage chapters to write to women and women-led community organizations who are making positive and profound impacts on the lives of women and girls. Thank them for their work, and let them know you see and appreciate their efforts and their labor.

Also consider writing notes of support and encouragement to women who are running for office in November! These campaigns are long, hard slogs and they’re just getting started—let these women know you are rooting for them, and will work to support them! Here are a few that we suggest, but please look to your local and state races as well:

Laura Moser (progressive running for Congress in TX-7; founder of texting-based activist org Daily Action; recently subject to attacks from the DCCC, but still made it to the run-off in May
5711 Bissonnet St.
Bellaire, TX 77401

Claire McCaskill (Dem Senator from Missouri who faces a critical and tough reelection campaign)
503 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510

Stacey Abrams (running in Georgia to become the first Black female Governor)
1270 Caroline Street Suite D120-447
Atlanta, GA 3030

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to Feb 25

Week of February 18 - 25

1. No more blood money!

Write companies that are connected with the NRA. No more blood money. Great list here:

2. Tell FedEx to Stop Supporting the NRA

FedEx is still a member of the National Rifle Association’s Business Alliance, granting discounts up to 26% for NRA members and funding a reckless and irresponsible pro-gun agenda that puts all Americans at risk.

Tell FedEx to stop supporting the NRA. Ask them, politely but firmly, to pull out of the NRA’s Business Alliance and cease supporting a reckless organization that puts the lives of Americans at risk in the name of corporate profits.
The National Rifle Association accepts millions of dollars from gun manufacturers every year to advance an extremist pro-gun agenda, including eliminating gun-free zones at schools and houses of worship, gutting criminal background checks for gun sales, and allowing open carrying of loaded guns in all public places.

While the NRA’s Washington lobbyists scheme to weaken gun laws and increase gun sales with scare tactics, they ignore the will of their own members, who overwhelmingly support8 stricter gun laws.

FedEx was #58 on the Fortune 500 list of companies in 2016, with revenues exceeding $50 billion. They have enormous economic power in America, and they can send a clear message to the NRA: American businesses don’t support your extreme agenda, and we won’t accept your blood money!

FedEx Customer Relations
3875 Airways, Module H3
Department 4634
Memphis, TN38116

YOU CAN EMAIL THEM HERE…/customersuppo…/email/office/FXO.html


Sign up by email and you get 1 address at a time. Easy!


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to Feb 17

Week of February 11 - 17

Action 1: Postcards of thanks to CA Attorney General Berecca

Thank you, Att'y General Becerra, for standing strong on correctly counting our census.

“What the Trump Administration is requesting is not just alarming, it is illegal,” Becerra said. “The California Department of Justice is putting President Trump on notice: if a citizenship question is added to the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau questionnaire, we are prepared to take any and all necessary legal action to protect a full and accurate Census. This is clearly an attempt to bully and discourage our immigrant communities from participating in the 2020 Census count.” --San Diego Tribune.

Please thank (again) our AG.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra.
Office of the Attorney General
1300 "I" Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-2919

Action 2. Save our Libraries!

On February 12, 2018, the White House released the budget proposal for FY 2019. The proposal eliminates funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS provides more than $183.6 million for libraries through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The proposal also eliminates funding for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy program, a Department of Education program that provides $27 million for school libraries.

Ultimately, Congress has final say over the budget. Today, let Congress know that federal library funding is important to you and your community. Use the talking points on or visit #SaveIMLS

Action 3: CA-10 Postcard Writing: CA-10 postcard writing platform beta is up! It's called "Person To Person."

Sign up by email and you get 1 address at a time. Easy!

Action 4: Postcard against HR726 and HR727 that would prohibit federal funding of National Public Radio (NPR) and PBS

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2:00 PM14:00

Week of January 29 - February 9

1. Encourage California lawmakers to reduce plastic pollution. 

Write your Assembly member now!
Find your Assembly Member here:

Addresses for Assembly Member here:

Dear AM. ___,
Please support AB-319 Plastic Bottle Cap bill. Good idea: Less junk in our ocean!

“A bill slated for a vote in the California Assembly by month’s end, Assembly Bill 319 by Assemblyman Mark Stone, D-Monterey Bay, mandates the use of tethered caps on plastic bottles by 2020. The solution is available and practical, and the switch can be made without disrupting any existing businesses or industry.”



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Week of January 22, 2018

ACTION 1: Protect California Taxpayers Act

Sponsors Sen. Kevin de Leon [D], Sen. Benjamin Allen [D], Sen. Jerry Hill [D]…/california-resistance-takes-aim-at-…/

On December 20, 2017, President Trump signed into law a sweeping tax proposal that will add at least $1 trillion to the federal deficit. Specifically, the new law caps the state and local tax deduction at $10,000, a move that will increase taxes nationally by $36 billion dollars in 2018 and $90 billion by the year 2024.

In California, about one third, or about 6 million taxpayers, itemized deductions on their tax returns, claiming an average of $18,438 for state and local taxes.

The Protect California Taxpayers Act will allow California taxpayers to make charitable donations to the California Excellence Fund, and in turn the taxpayer will receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for their contribution. The taxpayer will then be able to deduct the contribution from their federal taxes just as they have historically done with their state tax payments.

WRITE YOUR State Senator.
Find your State Senator here:

Addresses here…/15chgbWSPzh8MLemsfLPgnim1NB…/edit…


Dear Sen. ___,
Please support SB227 Protect California Taxpayers Act. Californians should not be paying for Trump's TaxScam.
From your constituent and voter.

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to Jan 13

Week of January 7 - 13 , 2018

ACTION 1: Offshore Drilling in CA? Speak out! Closes 1/29/18

The public comment period for OFFSHORE DRILLING revisions is OPEN and expires on Jan. 29. Speak up & reject these changes to offshore drilling rules!

You can comment in multiple ways:
1. Go to this link and click "Comment Now!"*

2. Email your comment to and include Docket Number BSEE-2017-0008 in the subject and body of the message.*

3. Fax comments to 202-395-5806, addressed to: Interior Desk Officer 1014-0003, Office of Management and Budget. Use Docket Number BSEE-2017-0008 in your message.*

For talking points, look at these links. 
(Disregard dates, the points are sound):
- Tips from NJ Sierra Club:
- Tips from Center for Biological Diversity:
- Tips from StandCNJ:

ACTION 2: Register with Postcards For Voters

Started on March 11, 2017 with sharing 5 addresses apiece to 5 volunteers on Facebook so that they could mail postcards to voters in Jon Ossoff’s race grew in one month to 1,200+ volunteers nationwide and over 51,000 postcards mailed. Now they consist of over 10,000 volunteers in every state (including Alaska and Hawaii) who have written over half a million postcards to voters in dozens of key, close elections.

Register today!

ACTION 3: Register with Swing Left in your area

Control of the House in 2018 will be decided by a small number of Swing Districts, places where the last election was decided by a thin margin. Find your closest Swing District and join its team to learn about actionable opportunities to support progressives—and defeat Republicans—in that district, no matter where you live. We can stop Trump and the GOP agenda by working together NOW.

Register today:

ACTION 4: Register with Sister District in your area

The Sister District Project is a community of volunteer teams across the county who are working to win back state legislatures and fight for our shared progressive values. Together, we can win critical down-ballot elections and will go from red to blue.

Register today:



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to Dec 2

Week of November 26 - December 2

This week's actions come courtesy of Wall of Us

ACTION 1: Don't write off killing trump's tax bill!

For the past few weeks we have asked you to call your senators and ask them to oppose Trump’s Tax Bill. In case you missed it, here is last week’s post. Just like healthcare, Trump’s Tax Bill will be stopped by a Wall-of-Us. It’s coming down to wire and the senators in the following states* are key:

  • Alaska - Lisa Murkowski

  • Arizona - John McCain

  • Arizona - Senator Jeff Flake

  • Indiana - Senator Todd Young

  • Kansas - Senator Jesse Moran

  • Maine - Senator Susan Collins

  • Nevada - Senator Dean Heller

  • Tennessee - Senator Bob Corker

  • Wisconsin - Senator Ron Johnson

* This list keeps changing. If you have updated information to share about your Senator’s position, email us at

There’s no time to waste. All-of-us must get laser focused on tanking this tax bill this week.

Here’s how:

  1. If you are from one of the eight states above, contact your senators. Use this helpful toolkit from the Center for American Progress.
  2. If you live in a state with at least one Republican senator, call your senator. Use this tool to get specific information on how this bill affects your state so you can personalize your message.
  3. If you live in a blue state, use this peer-to-peer calling tool to call constituents in red states.

ACTION 2: Fight for Net neutrality

We can’t stay neutral on net neutrality. Net neutrality rules protect the free flow of information on the internet free of discrimination, censorship, and corporate control. Dismantling it, which FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, a former telecommunications lobbyist, moved to do this week by scheduling a vote among FCC Commissioners on December 14th, would undo these protections and hand Pai’s former bosses an unprecedented level of control over how we use the Internet. There are two Democrat and three Republican commissioners. Jessica Rosenworcel (a Democrat) recently explained the consequences of ending net neutrality in an OpEd.

Wiping out net neutrality would have big consequences. Without it, your broadband provider could carve internet access into fast and slow lanes, favoring the traffic of online platforms that have made special payments and consigning all others to a bumpy road. Your provider would have the power to choose which voices online to amplify and which to censor. The move could affect everything online, including the connections we make and the communities we create.

All-of-us must speed up the fight for net neutrality.

Here’s how:

  1. Learn about Net Neutrality from the ACLU here (including a very informative summary from John Oliver!).
  2. Tell Congress to stop this move by signing this petition from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and using this calling tool from the ACLU.
  3. Plan to attend a protest at a local Verizon store--details here.

ACTION 3: Defend net neutrality - via postcard
(This action comes via Postcards for America)

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to Nov 18

Week of November 16 - 18

ACTION 1: Investigate Abuses/Mistreatment of Detainees at Richmond ICE Facility

** This action comes to us courtesy of Postcards for America: California (Postcards for America: California)

Write Atty General Xavier Becerra
1300 "I" Street
Sacramento CA 94244-2919
Public Inquiry Unit: (916) 210-6276 or (800) 952-5225

Dear AG Becerra:

Please investigate the mistreatment/abuse of ICE detainees at the Richmond ICE facility. People should not be treated this way.

Your name

Please write your House of Rep., State Senator and State Assemblymember.

Find your U.S. House Representative here:

Addresses for House members:

Find your State Assemblymember here:

Addresses here…/127Qj_pNrC1_Kz8wugb2P-IODRr…/edit…

Find your State Senator here:

Addresses for State Senator here:…/15chgbWSPzh8MLemsfLPgnim1NB…/edit…

And if you live in Contra Costa:
Contra Costa County Supervisor
651 Pine St.
Room 107
Martinez, CA 94553

Dear Rep./Sen./Am./Supervisor:

Please investigate the mistreatment/abuse of ICE detainees at the Richmond ICE facility. People should not be treated this way.

Your name

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to Oct 8

Week of April 24, 2017

ACTION 1: Let California Reps who take money from NRA know what you think of them.

Doug LaMalfa (CA1) ----------------$9,590
322 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3076

Tom McClintock (CA4) ------------$52,842
2312 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2511
Fax: (202) 225-5444

Paul Cook (CA8) ---------------------$7,000
1222 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5861

Jeff Denham (CA10) ---------------$46,861
1730 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4540
Fax: (202) 225-3402

David Valadao (CA21) ------------$51,570
1728 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4695
Fax: (202) 225-3196

Devin Nunes (CA22) --------------$23,030
Longworth House Office Building
Suite 1013
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2523
Fax: (202) 225-3404

Kevin McCarthy (CA23) ----------$33,940
2421 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2915
Fax: (202) 225-2908

Steve Knight (CA25) --------------$13,487
1023 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-1956

Ed Royce (CA39) ------------------$38,800
2310 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone (202) 225-4111
Fax (202) 226-0335

Ken Calvert (CA42) ---------------$61,125
2205 Rayburn Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-1986
Fax: (202) 225-2004

Mimi Walters (CA45) --------------$4,000
215 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5611
Fax: (202) 225-9177

Dana Rohrabacher (CA48) ----$34,817
2300 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2415

Darrell Issa (CA49) ---------------$37,636
2269 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Ph: (202) 225-3906
Fax: (202) 225-3303

Duncan Hunter (CA50) ---------$13,000
2429 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5672
Fax: (202) 225-0235

FYI: These are (Democratic) CA Reps the NRA SPENT AGAINST

John Gargamendi (CA3) -----------$7,030
Ami Bera (CA7) ---------------------$12,730
Jerry McNerney (CA9) ------------$86,717
Jim Costa (CA16) ------------------$81,223
Salud Carbajal (CA24) -------------$2,194
Julia Brownley (CA26) ------------$10,572
Raul Ruiz (CA36) --------------------$4,320
Mark Takano (CA41) ------------------$799
Alan Lowenthal (CA47) ---------------$890
Juan Vargas (CA51) --------------------$80
Scott Peters (CA52) -----------------$7,846

ACTION 2: Call out members of the House subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations who receive money from the NRA

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations is sitting on most of the gun control bills. Here's how much each member has received from the NRA:

Jim Sensenbrenner (WI5) $20,468 (Chair)
Louie Gohmert (TX1) $13,386 (Vice Chair)
Rep. Steve Chabot (OH01) $114,548
Rep. Ted Poe (TX2) $14,436
Rep. Trey Gowdy (SC4) $7,150
Rep. John Ratcliffe (TX4) $4,500
Rep. Martha Roby (AL2) $5,000
Rep. Mike Johnson (LA4) $6,223
Rep. John Rutherford (FL4) $1,000

Sheila Jackson Lee TX18 $0
Karen Bass CA37 $0
Ted Deutch FL22 $0
Ted Lieu CA33 $0
Cedric Richmond LA2 $0
Hakeem Jeffries NY8 $0
Jamie Raskin MD8 $0

The Committee address is: 2138 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 Phone 202-225-3951

Here's the Individual Addresses of All Members
Members from AL CA FL LA OH MD NY SC TX WI:



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to Sep 30

Week of September 24 - 30

Action 1: Thank Senators Warner and Klobuchar 

Although Facebook has pledged greater transparency in the purchase of political ads, Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) want to make those pledges mandatory. The proposed legislation would require web platforms like Facebook and Google to disclose more information about political ads and their buyers. If passed, any web platform with more than one million users must publicly disclose the names of individuals and organizations that spend more than $10k on election ads. Social media platforms reach larger audiences than broadcasters, but are currently not subject to the same disclosure requirements. Facebook recently revealed that Russian companies bought more than 3,000 political ads during the 2016 presidential election. Let's thank Senators Warner and Klobuchar for authoring this legislation and working hard to keep our elections clean!

Senator Mark Warner
919 E. Main Street, Suite 630
Richmond, VA 23219

Senator Amy Klobuchar
1200 Washington Avenue South, Room 250
Minneapolis, MN 55415


ACTION 2: Fight for the integrity of elections in California

CA was one of 21 States notified by the Department of Homeland Security (after a 10 month delay) that it was the target of Russian Hacking. Contact Alex Padilla (D) and ask what he has done to investigate the 2016 election hacking and what he plans to do about protecting the elections from interference in the future. 

Alex Padilla
Secretary of State
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 653-7244


ACTION 3: Urge Governor Jerry Brown to sign SB 169 ASAP

Right now SB 169 is on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk for signing. 169 would import the protections of Title IX guidance into CA. State Ed. Code which governs all public schools. 
Please write to Gov. Brown and urge him to sign SB 169 ASAP.

Governor Jerry Brown
c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 445-2841
Fax: (916) 558-3160Email:


ACTION 4: Demand the firing of fire chief who directed racial slur at Steelers' coach over anthem protest

Paul Smith, the chief of Cecil Volunteer Fire Station #2 in Cecil, PA, called Steelers' head coach Mike Tomlin the n-word on Facebook.

Cecil Volunteer Fire Station #2
3351 Millers Run Road
Cecil, PA 15321


ACTION 5: Select a Committee and Independent Commission

Congress CAN, without signature, appoint an Independent Commission OR Select Committee to Investigate. Both are Bipartisan. This is done by Senate Resolution (or House Resolution for a House Special Committee). (Note: the Appropriations Bill for the funding of the Independent Commission does need Presidential signature).

DOJ Special Counsel is a good first step. (Note: The FBI is the Investigative arm of the DOJ).

However, we can still write our reps (in both the House and the Senate) asking for BOTH an Independent Commission and a Select Committee NOW!

Suggested wording: 
Dear Senator/Rep _____:
I am your constituent and I strongly urge you to demand and Independent Investigation into the Russian interference into the 2016 Presidential election.

Dianne Feinstein
331 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: 202-224-3841
Fax: 202-228-3954

Kamala Harris
Governmental Affairs, Intelligence
112 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-3553
Fax: 202-224-2200

Hon. Nancy Pelosi
House of Representatives
233 Cannon H.O.B.
Washington, DC 20515


Action 6: Support Herman Bell, 69-year old grandfather, former member of the Black Panther Party, and political prisoner

Many of us have been horrified at the recent beating of political prisoner Herman Bell, a 69-year old grandfather and former member of the Black Panther Party who has been incarcerated for more than 40 years. In an unprovoked attack, five correction officers at Comstock Prison in upstate New York beat, kicked and maced Herman, slamming his head into the concrete and leaving him with two broken ribs, severe head trauma and damage to his eyes.

1) Write to Herman to let him know that he has community support, and to let the authorities know that we are concerned for him.

Herman Bell 79 C 0262
Five Points CF
6600 State Route 96
Caller Box 119
Romulus, N.Y. 14541

2)   Email (one click to send) Anthony Annucci, Commissioner of New York Dept. of Corrections and NY Governor Andrew Cuomo. Sample Letter in email link.

3)  Learn more about Herman and other political prisoners, and join campaigns for their freedom.


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to Sep 16

Week of September 10 - September 16

ACTION 1: Protest Motel 6's support of ICE in AZ

Two Motel 6 locations in the Phoenix area are reportedly sending guest lists to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on a daily basis. According to a report by the Phoenix New Times, this has resulted in at least 20 arrests at the two locations between February and August of this year. Both Phoenix locations are corporate owned (i.e. not operated as franchises) and G6 Hospitality refused to respond to questions “over a period of several weeks.” ThinkProgress similarly reached out to G6 Hospitality for comment but did not receive an immediate response.


G6 Hospitality
4001 International Parkway
Carrollton, Texas 75007

Tom Bodett
PO Box 268
Putney, VT 05346

Steven Arcieri
Arcieri & Assoc.
305 Madison Ave
New York NY 10165

ACTION 2: Speak out in support of AB10

The California Assembly passed AB10 on September 11, which is a bill that would provide feminine hygiene products to low-income schools. This bill now has one last stop...Governor Brown's desk. You may recall that AB10 is one of a pair of bills that women across California endorsed back in the Spring. We organized period products drives up and down the state to raise awareness for AB10 and the companion AB9, which aims to eliminate sales tax on period products. Whereas AB10 has progressed nicely through the legislative session, AB9 has been punted to the next session. 

Please add your personal voice by posting, tweeting, calling, faxing and texting to the Governor in support of AB 10.

Governor Jerry Brown
c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 445-2841
Fax: (916) 558-3160
Email (form):
Twitter: @JerryBrownGov

Talking Points:
Governor Brown, please approve AB10. Lack of access to menstrual products can keep students from attending school or can distract girls from their studies. AB10 will ameliorate one of the most shameful impacts of deep poverty among school age girls.


ACTION 3: Take a stand for freedom of speech!

Congressman Doug LaMalfa (Congressman (R), 1st District in CA) needs to hear from us! For background please read the Washington Post article (link below) titled "Can you be prosecuted for repeated unwanted emails to government offices or officials?" 

Suggestions: Write what you want him to vote yes or no on, especially if you live in this district. Or just simply write "FREEDOM OF SPEECH".

Washington DC Office
322 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
phone: 202-225-3076
hours: M-F 9-5:30pm

Auburn District Office
2399 Rickenbacker Way
Auburn, CA 95602
Telephone: (530) 878-5035
Fax: (530) 878-5037 

Oroville District Office
2862 Olive Highway
Suite D
Oroville, CA 95966
Telephone: (530) 534-7100
Fax: (530) 534-7800


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to Sep 2

Week of August 27 - September 2

ACTION 1: Urge the CA Department of Pesticide Regulation to ban chlorpyrifos in our state

Please take a moment to write a comment asking the Department of Pesticide Regulation in CA to ban chlorpyrifos in our state.…/what-you-need-to-know-about-chlor… CA is considering a ban strongly enough that they've opened up a public comment period. Here's the email address:


ACTION 2: Thank you to Islamic Society of Greater Houston

The Islamic Society of Greater Houston is sheltering displaced residents in mosques and distributing goods to people in need. Please send a card of thanks ISGH President M. J. Khan for his service to the community.

ISGH President M. J. Khan
3110 Eastside Dr
Houston, TX 77098


ACTION 3: Thank you to 13-year old Luke Macanucco for taking a stand

Luke Macanucco
C/O Winchester Star
9 Meriam St.
Lexington, MA


ACTION 4: Write to Rep. Ron DeSantis to express dismay

Rep. Ron DeSantis proposed an amendment to stop Robert Mueller's investigation after 180 days.

Rep. Ron DeSantis
1524 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-2706
Fax: 202-226-6299



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to Aug 26

Action Plan for the week of August 20 - August 26


Action: Send a postcard to the Gettysburg, SD Police Department

The Gettysburg, SD police department refuses to remove the Confederate flag from their uniform. Let them know what you think about that.

Gettysburg Police Department
601 East Blaine Ave
Gettysburg SD 57742




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to Aug 12

Week of August 5 - 12

Action 1: Thank you to AG Rod Rosenstein

DAG Rod Rosenstein clarified that the recently invigorated DOJ focus on leak investigations is not focused on journalists who publish, but on officials who leak. This probably took some guts, as there are certainly some in the WH were would prefer to have the focus the other way around. 

Thank Rosenstein for acknowledging the freedom of the press, and encourage his further respect for the Constitutional protection of journalism. 

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001


Action 2: Stop fracking in CA!

Our eco-governor has led the fight against climate change but still allows fracking in California.

Please write our governor to stop fracking in CA
Governor Jerry Brown
c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814…/Gov-Brown-clashes-with-environment…

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to Aug 5

Week of July 29 - August 5

ACTION 1: Thank the three Republican senators who voted "no" on the Skinny Bill.

Suggested postcard verbiage: "Thank you _____ for putting country over party by casting a 'No' vote on the Skinny Bill, and standing firm on the right side of history."

Senator Lisa Murkowski
510 L Street
Suite 600
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 271-3735
Fax: (877) 857-0322
DC Phone: (202) 224-6665
DC Fax: (202) 224-5301

Senator Susan Collins
202 Harlow Street, Room 20100
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: (207) 945-0417
DC Phone: (202) 224-2523
DC Fax: (202) 224-2693

Senator John McCain
2201 East Camelback Road
Suite 115
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Main: (602) 952-2410
Fax: (855) 952-8702
DC Phone: (202) 224-2235
DC Fax: (202) 228-2862


ACTION 2: Let Ryan Zinke know his thuggery is a disgrace

Suggested postcard verbiage: "As cabinet secretary, your have a sworn duty to faithfully execute the laws, not bend them to secure votes in congress. Shame on you for resorting to extortion and threatening Senator Murkowski with retribution against Alaska for her opposition to the latest healthcare repeal bill."

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
Department of the Interior
1849 C Street NW
Washington, CD 20240



ACTION 3: Protect our National Marine Monuments 

NOAA will formally accept comments on the review of national marine sanctuaries through August 14. Let the administration know that our ocean needs more protection, not less.

MAIL POSTCARDS BY August 7, and be sure to include the ID docket number. You may submit comments, identified by docket ID NOAA-NOS-2017-0066, to:

E.O. 13795 Review
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Silver Spring Metro Campus Building 4 (SSMC4), Eleventh Floor
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910

SEND ELECTRONIC COMMENTS by August 14 (extended):


Action 4: Postcards of support to Senator Mazie Hirono

Senator Hirono of Hawaii is recovering from her second surgery for stage 4 kidney cancer. She showed up and voted to save our healthcare; she got no standing ovations or time to make a speech live on cable news. Let’s wish her the best and thank her for her strength and courage.

Senator Mazie Hirono (DC Office)
730 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6361
Fax: (202) 224-2126


Hawaii Office
300 Ala Moana Blvd. Rm. 3-106
Honolulu, HI 96850
Phone: (808) 522-8970
Fax: (808) 545-4683


ACTION 5: Take a look at Jennifer Hoffman's Weekly Action Checklist for Democrats, Independents, and Republicans of Conscience

Her website:

Her action plan for this week:

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to Jul 29

Week of July 22 - July 29


Due to public interest and requests for additional time, NOAA will formally accept comments on the review of national marine sanctuaries through August 14. Let the administration know that our ocean needs more protection, not less.

MAIL POSTCARDS BY August 7, and be sure to include the ID docket number. You may submit comments, identified by docket ID NOAA-NOS-2017-0066, to:

E.O. 13795 Review
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Silver Spring Metro Campus Building 4 (SSMC4), Eleventh Floor
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910

SEND ELECTRONIC COMMENTS by August 14 (extended):



- Thank our Senators for standing strong against ACA repeal.
- Use Trumpcare Ten toolkit:
- Text Red State folks using Rapid Resist
Thank you to Peter Lee and Covered California for planning ahead to protect our healthcare in our home state: 

Covered California
P.O. Box 989725
West Sacramento, CA


The following actions all come straight from Wall Of Us  

ACTION 1: Down with Trumpcare 

Et tu, Mike Lee and Jerry Morgan? Methinks the drama amongst Republicans in Washington has reached Shakespearean proportions. Monday night these two Republican senators dealt the deathblow to Mitch McConnell’s bill to repeal and replace the ACA. Democrats momentarily cheered across the land! But, wait! Is that Mitch we see rising from the carnage on Tuesday, shrieking “repeal and delay?!” A truly frightening sight. Hark, here come the fair maidens from Alaska, West Virginia and Maine to quell him

Enter the Donald stage left Wednesday, ordering senators to stay in Washington until they pass a bill to repeal and replace the ACA. The saga continued late into Wednesday night, as a cohort of Republican senators conspired behind closed doors to find the yet illusive consensus. And yet, an impasse

But the reality is that this is not a stage, and 32 million Americans stand to lose their healthcare. Repeal and delay is a reckless move which is far worse than the revised bill we fought off last week. Let’s make sure that this true story has a happy ending. 

Here’s how: 

  1. Read this article and study up on what the bill would do. 
  2. Find your Facebook friends in ten key states by using this tool  from our friends at Indivisible. 
  3. Attend the Our Lives On the Line - Day of Action & Bus Tour on July 29. Here are details for the DC event and state events. Bus route is here. Email if you have folks who want to plug into any stops.
  4. Call your senators. Use the scripts below. 

Call Dianne Feinstein: (202) 224-3841
SCRIPT: "I am calling to thank Senator Feinstein for standing firm against the Senate’s healthcare bill, our opposition worked to stop the bill! Of course, now the GOP wants to repeal and delay, which would immediately impact millions of Americans. I am calling to ask Senator Feinstein to fight back even harder against this bill. I have also learned that Senator Feinstein can stop this bill from being passed by filing an unlimited number of amendments as part of the reconciliation process. I hope that Senator Feinstein is prepared to protect the health of his/her constituents by using all the strategies available."

Call Kamala Harris: (202) 224-3553
SCRIPT: "I am calling to thank Senator Harris for standing firm against the Senate’s healthcare bill, our opposition worked to stop the bill! Of course, now the GOP wants to repeal and delay, which would immediately impact millions of Americans. I am calling to ask Senator Harris to fight back even harder against this bill. I have also learned that Senator Harris can stop this bill from being passed by filing an unlimited number of amendments as part of the reconciliation process. I hope that Senator Harris is prepared to protect the health of his/her constituents by using all the strategies available."

ACTION 2: stop devos from taking protections away from victims of sexual assault

Is anyone surprised that the Trump Administration doesn’t care about victims of sexual assault? This week we saw another example of that when Education Secretary Betsy Devos proposed to eliminate protections for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses that were implemented under President Obama. Despite the fact that 23% of college students experience sexual assault or violence on campus, DeVos is justifying her elimination of these protections on the theory that sometimes the accused are innocent. Of course, the punishment of anycrime faces that risk. DeVos’ outsized concern for those accused of assault has caused the attorneys general of 20 states to urge DeVos to keep the protections in place. We must make sure other states follow this lead.

Here’s how:

  1. Read the letter.
  2. Call your attorney general. Use the script below.

Call CA Attorney General (916) 445-9555
SCRIPT: "I am calling to thank Attorney General Becerra for signing the letter in response to Betsy Devos’ proposal to eliminate protections for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. Attorney General Becerra’s support of these victims is an example of true leadership. Will Attorney General Becerra consider posting his/her letter on his/her social media so that I can share it widely?"

ACTION 3: Gear up to fight against the house GOP budget

The House GOP unveiled its budget this week and it is just as ugly as Trump’s budget released last May--it steals from the working class and poor to give massive tax cuts to the rich. Specifically, the House GOP budget proposes to freeze pell grants to college students, take funding from people with disabilities, and eliminate funding for environmental clean-up of toxic waste sites. It isn’t time to call your Representatives just yet, but we can’t kick back either. We need to start preparing to resist this budget now.

Here’s how:

  1. Study up on what Trump’s budget does to your state or district, prepared by our friends at the Center for American Progress.
  1. Help the Center for American Progress fight this budget by sharing your personal story about how the budget would impact you or your family.
  2. Share the Center for American Progress’ Hands Off Campaign on social media.

ACTION 4: Stick with love

Partisanship and division are at an all time high in America, and the spirit of love, understanding, and civil discourse seems gone. All-of-us must do our part to stand in unity, engage with our communities, and show our love for our country. 

Join our partner LoveArmy this summer to resist with love + power. The Summer of Love and Resistance is 10 weeks of teach-ins, actions and events to ground you in the skills, values, and ideas you need to fight different. Their first teach in, hosted by Van Jones with Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and award winning filmmaker Valarie Kaur, centered on the theme of love as resistance. So let’s make this the summer of love. 

Here's how: 

  1. Sign up for the Love Army to learn about the history of the progressive movement and find new strategies to unite and create change through radical love.


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to Jul 9

Week of July 1, 2017

Action 1: Advocate for homeless college students in Los Angeles

"One in every 5 of the Los Angeles Community College District’s 230,000 students is homeless, and nearly two-thirds can’t afford to eat properly, according to a new survey commissioned by the system’s board of trustees."

Let's ask Los Angeles Community College District officials to "make showers and other facilities available to homeless students and streamline referrals to public benefits and other resources" in accordance with the survey authors' recommendations.

Los Angeles Community College District
770 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: (213) 891-2000

Possible contacts:
Chancellor's Office
Phone: (213) 891-2201

Ryan M. Cornner, Student Services
Phone: (213) 891-2279…/la-me-ln-homeless-community-colleg…


Action 2: Big thanks to Representative Barbara Lee!

This week US Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA 13) inserted an amendment into the Dept. of Defense Appropriations bill which would repeal the Authorization to Use Military Force Act (AUMF) which granted George W. Bush (and every president thereafter) broad powers to pursue terrorists abroad in the wake of 9/11. House Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee approved the amendment (and cheers erupted in the chamber). There's still a long way to go, but if the bill passes with the amendment intact, makes it through the Senate and is signed into law, the President will have to get authorization from Congress before committing troops to new military actions. This is the first step toward repealing what Lee calls "blank check for perpetual war." Lee was the only Congressperson to vote against the AUMF in 2001, and she's been fighting to repeal it ever since. Read more about it, and then send her a message of thanks for her persistence. Going to war should require debate.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee
1301 Clay Street, Ste. 1000-N
Oakland, CA 94612


Action 3: Save Giant Sequoia National Monument from logging

URGENT! Giant Sequoia National Monument at risk as surrounding counties want to turn it over to logging companies!! Make sure that you submit a public comment (on postcard or electronically) before July 7 to stop this! How to comment and what to say here:…/call-to-action-26-more-mo…


Action 4:  Chin-up and keep fighting 

Big thanks to Wall of Us ( for this action.

We lost all four of the special elections this year, and those punches hurt. But let’s rise above the current pain and get our eyes on the big picture. Remember that each of these seats were cherry picked by Trump because they were in “safe” Republican districts. The fact that we got close to winning seats in these deeply red states means that there is no such thing as a safe red district because of all-of-us. We are getting increasingly organized and focused, and by the 2018 elections, when we do what we did in Georgia across the country, at least 52 House Republicans will lose. It’s going to be awesome--but we have to keep our eyes open and hearts in the fight. Here’s how:
1. Read this article about how the special elections still paint a good picture for Democrats. (5  mins)
2. Take a walk and listen to this podcast from our friends at FiveThirtyEight, who give the bigger picture and historical perspective. (25 mins)
3. Read this article by Steve Phillips, founder of Democracy in Color, and get pumped up when you see that our base is growing. (5 mins)


Action 5: Help protect 11 marines sanctuaries and monuments

The Trump administration is targeting Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument off Hawaii, Rose Atoll Marine National Monument off American Samoa, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary off California and the Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary off Michigan. The goal is to reduce the marine sanctuaries and monuments so they can be opened to oil and gas exploration, fishing, and much more. Public comment can be submitted electronically here until July 26th:

Thanks to Alt National Park Service (via Facebook) for this action.

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to Jun 30

Weeks of June 19 - June 30

ACTION: Protect the ACA from repeal and replacement!

The good people at Indivisble have created an incredible crowdsourcing tool for us to create thousands of amendments (one per constituent) nationally for Democratic senators to use in their "Filibuster by Amendments" campaign, which they will use to grind progress to a halt on the repeal of the ACA. This is a critical week and it's imperative we support the ACA through this action.

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Week of June 11, 2017

Our actions this week come straight from (

Action 1: Get the deets on impeachment

To impeach or not to impeach, that is the question. Lordy, Comey’s testimony this week got all-of-us all a-flutter about impeachment. But is it the best long-term strategy for our cause? We don’t have the answer for you quite yet. Like many of you, we are on the fence--mostly because impeachment leads to a President Pence (shudder). So let’s hold up, and study up, on the impeachment process. This week we will talk to our resistance allies, do our own research, hear your feedback, and get back to you. Here’s what all-of-us can do this week:
1. Wrap our brains around the process of impeachment. Check out Indivisible’s guide on impeachment.
2. Read Robert Reich’s position, who thinks we should go for it now.
3. Um, not so fast. Check out the argument on the other side of the coin.
4. Thanks for those of you who emailed us about impeachment this week--keep sharing your opinions with us at

Action 2: Stop Mitch McConnell from depriving millions of healthcare

Meanwhile, back at the ranch, sneaky Mitch McConnell began the procedure Wednesday for fast-tracking Trumpcare to get it to the floor with minimum transparency and maximum pressure. But our allies at the Center for American Progress are on it. Topher Spiro, Senior Fellow broke it down -- here are the millions of Americans who would lose their coverage under the Senate’s lipstick-on-a-pig of a revised bill:

  • 5.3 million in waiver states
  • 4.3 million people age 55-64
  • 5.4 million on Medicaid expansion
  • 1 million elderly on Medicaid 

All-of-us must make sure that doesn’t happen.
Here’s how:
1. Use this Trump toolkit to call and tweet at senators in key states. (10 minutes)
2. Retweet this and share it with your friends in targeted states. (3 minutes):
3. Sign this petition from our friends at DailyKos. (1 minute)  
4. Follow @TopherSpiro for up to date intel on healthcare. (1 minute)


As scary as Trump's deportation machine is (and getting scarier, recently extending to DACAyouth), allies are coming together at schools, churches, and community locations around the country to stand in solidarity with their undocumented neighbors, friends, and family members. The California Values Act (SB 54) would keep immigrant families together by limiting the use of state and local resources from engaging in deportations and sets a model for the rest of the nation. This week all-of-us must love our neighbors and ally with local groups, support state efforts, and take coordinated action in support of World Refugee Day on June 20.
Here’s how:
1. WALL-OF-US has joined forces with other organizations to build a map of local immigration advocacy groups. If you know about a local group that serves immigrants add it to this map.
2. [FOR SUBSCRIBERS IN CALIFORNIA] Support the California Values Act, which has passed the California Senate, by calling your California Assemblymember. Use this script:
“Hello, my name is _________ and I live in _______ I would like ask Assemblymember _________ to vote YES on the California Values Act, SB 54. The bill will ensure that state and local resources are not
used to further mass deportations and separate families. The California Values Act will uphold
our core principles of equal treatment, community, and compassion. Say NO to Trump’s mass
deportation programs, please vote YES on SB 54. Thank you."
3. [FOR ALL OR AT LEAST THOSE OUTSIDE OF CA] Take action to stand with refugees by texting “STAND” to 313131 to get reminders to contact your rep and make sure they know you support the welcoming of refugees.

ACTION 4: Keep the fight up for John Ossoff!

Ready for some good news? While we’ve been focused on impeachment, things have been going peachy keen for Ossoff in Georgia! After the Tuesday debate, Ossoff emerged the victor against climate-change-denying and Planned-Parenthood-defunding Handel.  The polls rewarded him with a 7 point lead post-debate. But don’t pour the bubbly just yet, because his lead means Republicans are going to start pouring money and time to elect Handel. All-of-us must keep our sleeves rolled up until the June 20th election.
Here’s how: 
1. Sign up to host or attend a “Call Your Ossoff” party.
2. Support the final stretch of this race by donating to Ossoff’s campaign.


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Week of June 4, 2017

Action 1: Getting answers about trump's finances

BACKGROUND: Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee sent a letter last month to the CEO of Deutsche Bank – Germany’s largest bank -- asking whether the bank's loans to Trump for his real estate business were backed by the Russian government. The letter gave the bank until last Friday to respond, but it has failed to to so.

ACTION: In the wake of trump's behavior on his recent meeting trip abroad, it's possible that German Chancellor Angela Merkel might be willing to help. Please use the link below to urge her to request that the bank cooperate.

ACTION 2: Keep the pressure on about Trump's tax returns

Background: Trump’s New York state resident income tax returns show his salary, dividends, capital gains, rental real estate income and other income from all sources — including sources outside New York. Other States may or may not have quite as much information (because he has fewer holdings) – but all will be valuable! (NYS Senator Holyman and Assemblyman Buchwald are currently drafting a Bill.)

Action: PCA to your State Reps in New York, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, New Jersey, Nevada and Virginia, where Trump owns real estate, to ask them to pass a bill requiring the disclosure of Trump’s State Tax Returns.


Dear Senator/Rep____,

I am writing to ask that you introduce a Bill to disclose Trump’s State Tax Returns. The American people have a right to know about what influences their President’s financial decisions on their behalf. Please stand up where the US Congress has not. I look forward to hearing from you.




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Week of May 28, 2017

This week's actions come straight from Wall of Us

ACTION 1: Stop trump(don't)care

This week the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office summed up how devastating the House Republicans healthcare bill - i.e. TrumpDon’tCare - would be. Within a few years, about one-sixth of all Americans could be at risk of not being able to afford health insurance if they have pre-existing conditions and don’t have health insurance through an employer or the government. The rub for Republicans -- most of these Americans reside in red states.

TrumpDon’tCare also cuts Medicaid - the program for low-income Americans that Trump promised on the campaign trail he wouldn’t cut - by a shocking $839 billion. To pour a mountain of salt on wounded Americans, the recent budget that Trump released includes an additional $610 billion cut to Medicaid. 

All-of-us must turn out this week to urge our leaders to vote against TrumpDon’tCare -- and for all Americans. Here’s how:

1. Call your governor. Find their contact information and a script for the call on our new site. Why? Many governors are putting pressure on their senators to stop the Republicans from defunding Medicaid and dismantling the ACA. All states matter, but these six states have a Democrat governor and at least one Republican senator: Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia. (5-10 minutes)

2. Call your senator to demand that they do not allow this bill to pass. Find their contact information on our new site. The states below are extra key because your senators are on the (sausage-fest) committee advising Mitch McConnell on the Senate’s health care plan. (5-10 minutes)

  • Arkansas - Tom Cotton
  • Colorado - Cory Gardner
  • Kentucky - Mitch McConnell 
  • Ohio - Rob Portman
  • Pennsylvania - Patrick Toomey 
  • South Dakota - John Thune 
  • Tennessee – Lamar Alexander
  • Texas – Ted Cruz and John Cornyn
  • Utah – Orrin Hatch, Mike Lee
  • Wyoming – Mike Enzi, John Barrasso

ACTION 2: Hands off Public Education


Trump is often compared to a child, which is incredibly disrespectful - to children, that is. Trump’s full proposed FY18 budget, released on Tuesday, cuts 9.2 billion from public education slashing higher education student aid, Medicaid, after-school support for deserving students, special education, and teacher training.

The budget cuts the legs out from many important programs but in particular those that held the nation’s most vulnerable, to fund tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, sheesh. While there’s little chance the budget as a whole will pass in this form, there is a risk that some parts of it will.

Do you have or know a child in public school? Then you need to let your Members know they need to keep their #HandsOff our public education.
Here’s how:
1. Call your three Members of Congress.* Find their information by going to our new site and logging in if your not already. Here’s a script for when you call. (5-10 minutes)

2. Personal stories move policy. Share your story of how public education has helped you or a child you know. Or tweet your story using #HandsOffEducation and #WallofUs hashtags. (5-15 minutes)

*You should have all your MoC info in your Wall-of-Us profile, but there are a ton of other resources and tools popping up for contacting your MoC. If you are curious, check them out.

ACTION 3: March of Truth

Lace up and dust off your awesome signs -- it’s time to march again. On Saturday, June 3rd, the Women’s March (yay!) will join the March for Truth to demand urgency, transparency and an impartial investigation into Russian interference in our election. There are nearly 100 marches (and counting) planned in cities across the US and world. Let’s remind Trump what the Wall-of-Us looks like!

ACTION 4: Turn it on for Jon Ossoff

The Republican candidate in Montana punched a reporter and got elected anyway. But in a deep red state, the Democrat lost by only six points. That means that all-of-us must continue to counterpunch, and we are taking the fight to Georgia again. The election is on June 20th and Ossoff has a narrow lead in the polls. Let’s work our Ossoff to ensure a victory. Here’s how:

1. Volunteer with the Ossoff campaign here.
2. Donate to support Ossoff here.


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