Molly Huber is hosting CALL-A-THON FOR GUN SAFETY: LET'S FLOOD THE PHONE LINES 2022-05-26 11:34:48 -0700
Are you fed up with politicians who are not taking the proper action to solve this terrible issue of gun violence and gun safety in America? Are you terrified thinking of the safety of your children and your grandchildren? Is it impossible to imagine the tragedy and pain that a family who has lost their child to a school shooting is experiencing? Do you want CHANGE? Do you want ACTION?
We must flex the power of the people in this nation. Join us as we support the WEAR ORANGE weekend & National Gun Violence Awareness Day. This event is organized to honor survivors of gun violence by participating online and in your community to promote action. CTD is going to host a two hour phone banking session where we will call Senators (Republican) and leave messages imploring them to do the right thing for our children and vote for Gun Safety Laws that will come to the Senate in the next few weeks for debate. We will call our Democratic Senators as well to urge them to end the filibuster, if needed, to pass these sensible gun laws!
We will have phone message scripts & phone numbers ready for you to use. We will also have a bunch of other actions and awareness activities you can carry on with your family, friends and children throughout WEAR ORANGE Weekend.
We can do something important together! We can also find comfort in our community action. If you are like most people, a little bit of comfort from doing something to make the change we seek is helpful. Invite your friends! JOIN US!WHENJune 03, 2022 at 10:00am
Flip the West and Commit to Flip Blue jointly hosted a seven-day a week virtual phone banks focused on flipping U.S. Senate seats.
The Senate is key to promoting racial justice, protecting the courts, healthcare, the environment, and so many other critical issues. We are building voter excitement and participation through voter registration campaigns, targeted information about the Republican Senators and the Democratic candidates, and Get Out The Vote drives, throughout the 2020 election cycle. Voter to voter contact has proven to be extremely effective, so our phone banks are critical in our quest to flip Senate seats, keep our House majority and win back the White House.
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ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT IN OUR DEMOCRACY MATTERS
Events with Commit To Democracy, formally known as Commit To Flip Blue, are organized to facilitate the active participation of volunteers in the political process. Our events offer training, solid information on the goal of our work, and follow up from Trainers/Organizers to support and inspire ongoing regular volunteering. We believe that being an active citizen requires consistent involvement in our democracy. We strive to find the best and most effective means to work to expand the Democratic majority, support the Biden/Harris legislative agenda, and increase the involvement of a diverse community of voters. We need you to be successful! We need you to continue the hard work to heal and advance our Democracy!
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Volunteer to Help Flip the CA-21
Commit to Flip Blue is partnering with Working America to flip California’s 21st congressional district. CA-21 is in the San Joaquin Valley, the southern half of California’s Central Valley. The
district includes all of Kings County, and portions of Fresno County, Tulare County,
and Kern County. It is one of the largest congressional districts in the state.
Approximately 700,000 people live and work in the district.
By the Numbers: through 1/24/2018
Shifts: 1063 (298 of which were volunteer shifts)
Actions taken: 12,923
Our most recent staff canvass in CD 21 (Mendota) netted amazing results: 195 convos and 186 joined last Friday 1/19. CD 21 is receptive to our canvass!
On February 24, we’re organizing a canvass in Coalinga (it’s the closest spot to the Bay Area and quite reachable for folks in the South Bay). Will you join us?
Here’s the skinny on travel time and there’s even places to stay à https://www.kayak.com/hotels/Coalinga,CA-c19130/2018-02-23/2018-02-24/2adults?sort=rank_a – but you can share driving and make it back and forth in a day.
- 2 ¾ hours from Oakland
- 2 ¾ hours from San Jose
- 2 hours 50 minutes from downtown San Francisco
The travel time is shorter for our volunteers in Salinas or Monterey area because they can head south on Hwy 101:
- 1 hour 50 minutes from the Labor Council office in Salinas (Monterey-Santa Cruz LC)
- 2 hours 13 minutes from Watsonville
Sign up online for any of our canvases (CD 10 or CD 21) à https://www.workingamerica.org/centralvalley/volunteer .
And you can sign up directly for the Coalinga canvass here à https://actionnetwork.org/events/volunteer-with-working-america-cd-21
Commit To Flip Blue
Amazing Democratic momentum! Even with Republican Estes’s win #KS04 in the special election over Democrat #JamesThompson, Estes's lead was less than 6 points (with 94% of the vote in). Trump had won the district by 27 points and Pompeo won his seat by more than 31 points.
Thanks to James Thompson and to all our volunteers who hosted and made calls into this race, even though all the odds were against us. It took Trump, Mike Pence and Ted Cruz personally intervening in this race to beat us, and Democrats across the country should learn from and be inspired by the fight everyone put up.
If you would like to help, whether by hosting phone banks, reaching out to other groups, writing blogs, or offering any suggestions, please feel free to respond to this email or email us at [email protected]. All suggestions are most welcome!
For more information please visit our new site at http://www.committoflipblue.com
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On Tuesday, April 18th, there will be a special election in Georgia CD6 to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price, who became the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This election is open to candidates from all parties. If no one secures 50% of the vote, a runoff between the top two vote-getters will occur on June 20th.
Jon Ossoff has emerged as the leading Democratic candidate. Once represented by Newt Gingrich and solidly Republican, the district was one where Hillary lost by only 1.5% in November. It's one of the best near-term opportunities for a Democratic pickup anywhere in the country. And, as the special election nears, Jon's momentum is steadily rising.
Join us at the following phone banks from now through April 18th and make a difference in this important race! Please bring a cell phone and laptop/tablet.
April 14, 2017 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm, Walnut Creek RSVP here
15 April: Phone Bank for Jon Ossoff hosted by Rep. Eric Swalwell, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., IBEW Hall, 6250 Village Parkway, Dublin.
April 17, 2017: 2:00-5:00 p.m., Orinda. RSVP here
April 18, 2017: 1:00-4:00 p.m., Orinda. RSVP here
April 18, 2017: 1:00-3:30 p.m., El Sobrante.RSVP here
CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 10
WEEKEND VOTER REGISTRATION - Schedule for April 15, 22, 29
WHEN: Saturday (during the month of April) at 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 2:00-5:00 p.m.
TRACY: Zarussi Park, Promenade Circle, Tracy, Calif. RSVP: Lucia Nunez - [email protected]/ Directions: 580/205 to Tracy. Exit off at 11th St. Continue to North Corral Hollow Drive, turn left and then right on Fieldview Dr. Meet in the park.
MANTECA: Starbucks, 129 S. Union Rd, Manteca Calif. RSVP: Karen Diaz - [email protected]/
Directions: 580/205 past Tracy. Off at Manteca/120 exit. Exit at S. Union, turn left (north) to just before Yosemite Ave. Starbucks is on the left.
Denham Town Hall - April 17
http://denham.house.gov/upcomingevents/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=1688 (Pre-register on his Web page.)
SEIU & Community Partners Statewide Accountability CD10 Canvass - April 22
(Staging location Modesto/McHenry Ave.) 10-2 p.m. 538 McHenry Ave, Modesto, Calif. 95354
CA Organizer & Activist Fair and Training - April 29 Tickets are selling fast!
ONGOING CALL FOR HELP
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