Trump's declaration of a "national emergency" requires a response of resistance, and there are plenty of opportunities to gather with others in protest tomorrow, Monday, Feburary 18. We're sending the edition of the Muster a day early so we can share this information and encourage you to MOBILIZE.
Read on for details on tomorrow's rallies, as well as other events coming up soon...
Rally TOMORROW against
the "National Emergency."
Make your voice heard!
We've put details on our calendar about three protest rallies taking place tomorrow - find one to attend:
Can't make these?Check herefor other Presidents Day Protests hosted by MoveOn Crisis Response.
And keep calling your members of Congress to let them know how you feel!
Have you RSVP'd to our Birthday Party yet?
We really hope you can join us on March 1 at the Lexington Depot. Check your inbox for the invitation and RSVP now; your input will help us plan. Email Lisa with your response if you can't find your invite.
Bring your friends, your neighbors, your political allies, your significant other... Introduce your network to Minuteman Indivisible and help us grow stronger!
At our February Update & Action meeting, we met our Champions and heard a brief introduction to the issues they are following:
Voting Rights: Fighting Voter Suppression and Gerrymandering - Melanie
2020 Election Strategy - Marisa
Reproductive Justice: MA's Roe Act, Healthy Youth Act, and LGBTQ+ sex ed. - Karyn
Green New Deal - Louis
MA Environmental Legislation: MA's bills on carbon pricing, 100% renewable energy, and environmental justice - Bob K.
Safe Communities Act - Sarah
MA's presidential tax transparency bill - Marci
And since that meeting, we've added two more:
Ranked Choice Voting - Bob A.
Criminal Justice Reform in MA - Freda
Thank you! Keep reading this Muster, our website, and the appropriate channels in our MI Slack for updates on these issues and ways you can get involved.
Wednesday, February 20:
Voter Choice MA MetroWest Meeting in Framingham,
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Join Voter Choice MA in Framingham to celebrate ranked choice voting accomplishments from last month and plan actions and strategy for next month. New and experienced volunteers welcome. Snacks will be provided! RSVP here.
Sunday, February 24: Environmental Voter Project Canvass in Lexington,
1:00 - 3:00 pm
TheEnvironmental Voter Project recognizes that if environmentally minded voters, vote, policy on climate change will move to the forefront of the nation's agenda.They're canvassing in Lexington to get sporadic environmentalists to vote in upcoming town elections. RSVP here and meet at Panera in Lexington Center at 1:00 pm.
Tuesday, February 26:
Protecting Our Immigrant Neighbors -
A Conversation with Legislators
in Wayland, 7:00 pm
Four local legislators will join together to discuss immigration issues on both the national and the local level, and to take your questions. State Senators Jamie Eldridge and Becca Rausch, along with State Representatives Carmine Gentile and Alice Peisch, will participate in a conversation moderated by Laura Wagner, Executive Director of UU Mass Action. Learn about the Safe Communities legislation and how you can support humane immigration policies. All are welcome. See this linkfor more details.
Tuesday, February 26:
Webinar on State Climate Legislation 7:00 - 8:00 pm
The MA Climate Action Network is hosting a webinar with three state legislative sponsors of climate legislation: Tami Gouveia, Natalie Higgins, and Lori Ehrlich. See this linkfor more details and to RSVP.
Tuesday, February 26:
Webinar on Ranked Choice Voting 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, February 27:
MI Book Club Meeting Lexington Community Center
7:15 - 8:45 pm
Join us to discuss An Uncivil War by Greg Sargent. New members are always welcome and we provide a summary of the book for those who haven't had a chance to read it yet. You can use this link to RSVP or to recommend other books to read. See the MI Book Club page for information on the books we’ve already discussed.
Get these on your Calendar!
Friday, March 8:
Weekday Warriors Meeting
10:00 - 11:30 am
Roasted Granola @artlounge in Arlington
Monday, March 11:
Update & Action Meeting
First Parish in Lexington
Monday, March 4:
Immigrants' Day at the State House