Education Department Considering Changes to Civil Rights Work

From the Associated Press: "The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. "Under the Obama...

Action Alert: Sign-Up to Sit-In In Washington DC

On Thursday, July 6th hundreds of everyday people sat-in at 26 different Senate offices demanding Republicans vote NO on their brutal healthcare bill. As the actions unfolded Senator Mitch McConnell admitted for the first time that the Republicans may have to give up on “repeal and replace” and instead work with Democrats to fix the Affordable Care Act.

Now it’s time to deliver our nonviolent knockout

Mitch McConnell Averse to Independent Russia Investigation

From The Washington Post: "On Wednesday, one of the most powerful lawmakers in Washington, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), basically flat-out said he wouldn't support a special investigation. The various committees in Congress already looking into...

Trump Tax Plan to Shift Trillions From U.S. to Super-Rich

From The New York Times: "The new proposal 'loses probably something in the neighborhood of $5 trillion in revenue over 10 years with regressive tax cuts that exacerbate the inequalities that already exist in our economy,' said Jared Bernstein, a senior fellow at the...

Action Alert: Urge Your Lawmakers to Support Public Media Funding

March 30, 2017 From the site: A few congressional lawmakers are asking every Member of Congress to sign letters supporting continued public media funding. Urge your lawmakers to sign these letters to publicly pledge their support for public media before Friday, April...

Action Alert: Clean Power Plan Protection

Take Action → The Clean Power Plan establishes the first national limits on carbon pollution from America's power plants. It is the most significant step America has taken to reduce climate pollution and unleash clean energy innovation—all while saving lives and...

ACTION ALERT: March 15th Postcard Campaign #TheIdesofTrump

1. Write one postcard. Write a dozen! Create your own cards, buy them, share them, it doesn’t matter as long as you write #TheIdes or #TheIdesOfTrump on them somewhere.

2. Take a picture of your cards and post them on social media (tagged with #TheIdesOfTrump or #TheIdes, please). This will help us verify our numbers.

Action Alert: Check out http://www.revolutionarylove.net

This is an organization dedicated to using love as a force for change. Check it out and consider becoming involved. From the website: declare revolutionary love, resist & rise up We, people of faith and moral conscience, resist all policies, actions, and rhetoric...

Enter your zip code at this site for information about upcoming ''communicate with your congressperson" events. It is likely this will remain active, but it id currently focusing on the week of 2/16-2/26. "The week of February 18–26 is the first recess of the 115th...

Action: Find an Action at Movement Match

You want to get involved but don't know what to do? This site -- it's new, and it's a weebly, and it's interesting. I try to avoid making personal statements about sites, but I really like the approach to this one. Find out what you can do, and pledge to do it. Here's...

Action: go to knockeverydoor.org and start organizing communities

Knock Every Door is an organization that describes its goals below: We’re launching nationwide, volunteer-led canvasses to organize our communities against Trump. Sign up to canvass where you live and invite your friends to get involved, especially if you live in a...

ACTION: Indivisible Action Calendar

Located by Scott Orange. Accessed 2/1/2017 This is a great guide with a calendar that can searched. Indivisible is a great resource for those seeking to take action in their area. Calendar,...

Going Rogue – Action Alert

After the new POTUS placed a gag order on several government agencies, various alternative Twitter and social media accounts have emerged to continue to share information about climate change and other important issues. Have you followed the alternate accounts yet?...