This week MI has a menu of actions to choose from, including phonebanking, voter registration, strategizing, and socializing.
Read on to learn about opportunities to CONNECT with others and AFFECT our political landscape in the coming months - click the links to RSVP to each action or event.
Check out the MI Calendar on our website
for the full line-up of events and opportunities
in the coming weeks.
FALL KICKOFF SOCIAL
Thursday, Sep 13, 7-8:30 pm, Arlington
Join us at ArtLounge (1346 Mass Ave., Arlington) to kickoff the season of activism! We will make a few announcements about our summer accomplishments, our new organizational structure and focus, our MI Action Zoom meetings, and our upcoming events. At the same time, we will be writing postcards and providing information on some texting programs. Come catch up with your old friends and/or make a few new ones. There is nothing like resistance for fostering fast friends.
Snacks will be provided; drinks are available for purchase. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you figured out how to add activism
to your weekly schedule?
We're here to help!
Minuteman Indivisible is ready for action, and last night we launched our weekly call-in meeting to identify events and opportunities on tap each week for our members. Whether it's texting, postcarding, rallying, lobbying, phonebanking, or fundraising, we have you covered with a menu of options to fill your calendar.
WEEKLY MI ACTION ZOOM CALL
Sundays from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m
Instructions for how to join the call
can be found in an email sent to members on August 30.
Read more about our new organizational structure on our website's landing page, under "Important Update."
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.
All MI members and friends are welcome to join the Elections Team in our first Fall meeting. We'll talk strategy, provide updates on our 5 campaigns, and get you involved in weekly actions leading up to November. We'll ask for volunteers to host phonebanking and texting parties for our candidates, so please consider if you can host.
Indivisible PhoneBanking Training Webinar, Wednesday, Sep 12, 7pm
National Indivisible is making calls to #StopKavanaugh and calling out the vote for IndivisiCandidates across the country! Sign up right now for an upcoming shift, and they'll send you everything you need to take part. Candidates include Kara Eastman (NE-02), Harley Rouda (CA-48), and Dana Balter (NY-24).
First time calling with Indivisible? Sign up for a training webinar on Wednesday, September 12 and they'll review best practices for your calls and how to use the call platform, Hubdialer. Sign up here: https://www.indivisible.org/phonebank/
Phonebank for Lauren Underwood (IL-14)
Lauren's campaign is eager to have us call prospective voters in the district. The best part? You can do this on your own time! Have an hour or so during the day or in the evenings this week? Create an account with Open VPB (Virtual Phone Bank) and use this link for Underwood's campaign.
Phonebank for Dan McCready (NC-09)
Make calls to North Carolina voters to share information about Dan! Register with Virtual Open Phone Bank and use this link for McCready's campaign. As with Lauren Underwood, Dan's campaign is happy to have us make calls on our own schedule, so consider trying this out on your next free morning, afternoon, or evening. Instructions and a call script are provided when you log in.
Lincoln Democratic Town Committee Rally, Saturday, Sep 15, 8:30 - 11:30 am, Lincoln
Join our neighbors in Lincoln for a morning of presentations by Minuteman Indivisible, Elect435, Force Multiplier, Swing Left Boston, and others to learn how we are all working toward the mid-term elections. Reception begins at 8:30 am in Bemis Hall, Lincoln, followed by the program from 9:00 to 11:30 am.
YesOn3 50 Days to Election Day Rally, Sunday, Sep 16, 10 am, Boston
Join Freedom for All Massachusetts in Copley Square to show that the Bay State will not stand idly by while opponents of equality try to roll back protections for transgender people. Sign up here: https://secure.freedomma.org/page/s/50-days-rally
Fundraiser for Cindy Axne for IA-03, Sunday, Sep 16, 2 -4 pm in Brookline
Our friends at Force Multiplier and Brookline Out of State Together (BOOST) invite us to meet and support Cindy Axne, a fifth-generation Iowan, small business owner, parent and community activist---and now a candidate for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd District.