We the People of Minuteman Indivisible are a team of concerned citizens living in the greater Lexington, Massachusetts area, home of the American Revolution. Our mission is to advocate for the rights and dignity of all people, informed by science and humanitarian principles. We are networked with many Indivisible groups throughout Massachusetts and the nation to build a strong and effective resistance movement against racism, authoritarianism, and corruption, and to promote a vigorous democratic process. We invite you to join us, all newcomers are welcome.
Early voting begins TODAY in Massachusetts!
Your Morning Coffee Action This Week...
Make a plan for how you can GOTV in the final days.
WEEKLY MI ACTION ZOOM CALL: Sundays from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m
Have you figured out how to add activism to your weekly schedule? We're here to help!
WEEKLY MI ACTION ZOOM CALL - Sundays from 8:00 to 8:30 pm.
Instructions for how to join the call can be found in the description of the weekly event on our MI Calendar.
Join us every Sunday evening to propose an action for the week or to connect to a "Champion" who will host and facilitate an action event. All actions will be publicized in the Muster every week, as well as on our website calendar.
MI Activism Event: Postcard for Stacey Abrams for GA Governor, TODAY, Oct 22, 10:00-11:30 am, Lexington
Join Marci at Ride Studio Cafe to write to Georgia voters about the dynamic team of Stacy Abrams and Sarah Riggs Amico for Governor/Lt. Governor. Why this race? Google "voter supression" and "Georgia" to learn how important it is to get out the vote for Stacy and Sarah! Bring postcards, postcard stamps, or a cash donation with you, if you can. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
MI Activism Event: Postcard for Lauren Underwood, Wednesday, Oct 24, 6:30-8:30 pm, Lexington
Join Kim at the Munroe Center for the Arts for more postcards for Lauren Underwood in IL-14. Her race is a tight one, so getting out the vote is crucial. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Postcard for Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota, Wednesday, Oct 24, 6:30-8:30 pm, Cambridge
Debate Visibility for Maura Healey, Wednesday, Oct 24, 2:00-3:00pm, Boston
MI Activism Event: Flip the House with Minuteman Indivisible, Thursday, Oct 25, 6:30-8:30 pm, Lexington
Join us at our weekly Thursday evening activism at First Parish in Lexington. This week, we plan to postcard for Lauren Underwood, phonebank for Amy McGrath, and text/phonebank for Stacy Abrams in Georgia. Please bring your laptop, charging cord, phone, and earbuds. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org - if you plan to text/call for Stacy Abrams, we need to register your name and email with the campaign.
We can send you specifics on training up on the text/phone platform prior to Thursday. We can also help you complete texting tutorials on Thursday evening, but you may not get much actual texting accomplished if you wait until then to do the training.
Jay Kaufman's Open House: "A Look at the 2018 Ballot Questions," Thursday, October 25, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Lexington
Although there are 3 questions on the ballot, the main focus of the evening will be Question 1, the proposal to establish Patient-to-Nurse Limits Two different associations of nurses are on opposite sides of the question and representatives of both sides will be present to make their case.
A representative of LexPride and the “Yes on 3” campaign will join Representative Kaufman to explain the milestone law that advances protections for transgender individuals and to argue against its repeal.
The forum will take its shape largely from questions from the audience. See this link for more details.
Prefer to do your activism from home?
How Do You Get Voting Facts You Can Trust? Vote Smart Presentation, Thursday, November 1, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Lexington
Richard Kimball, Vote Smart President, will be demonstrating Vote Smart's new tools defending each citizen's right to the truth. The presentations, at the Lexington Community Center, will be in four parts about 10 to 15 minutes each.
If the daytime presentation is not convenient, you might consider attending the presentation on November 2, 7:15 pm at First Parish in Bedford.
Forum on Question 1, Friday, November 2, 9:30-11:30 am, Lexington
The League of Women Voters of Lexington presents a forum on Ballot Question #1, which would limit how many patients could be assigned to each registered nurse in Massachusetts hospitals and certain other health care facilities. The forum will take place in the large meeting room at Cary Memorial Library; coffee will be available at 9:15 AM, and the forum is free and open to the public.
Donna Kelly-Williams, RN, President of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will speak for a YES vote and Anu Puri, Senior Director of Health Care Finance and Research at the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, will speak for a NO vote. Each side will have 20 minutes to explain their position, followed by questions from the audience.
But wait, there's more!