This is a great opportunity to let your Members of Congress know what matters most to you; by phone or in person.
About 500 people came to the U-M Diag on Tuesday to protest the recent spate of anti-abortion legislation in state legislatures. The rally was a success by anyone’s standards. To cheers and applause, Senator Jeff Irwin spoke of the importance of fighting for the right to control our bodies.
Why the controversy over the 2020 Census Census Citizenship question? “Those who aim to suppress the enumeration of immigrants and minorities in the census are clinging by the threads of power in an ever-changing nation. Efforts to diminish the impact of those who renew our nation and make us economically and culturally vibrant are unwise…
In this week’s good news, 29 deported parents have been reunited with their children and bipartisan lawmakers sponsor Whitmer scholarship and skills training programs.
As we hail our once pristine planet, it’s important to note that damage to its environment—to its waterways, air, and land—takes its worse toll on the poorest people. As Niranjan Dev Bharadwaj writes, “ Soil erosion, land degradation and deforestation lead to a decline in food production along with a shortage of wood for fuel contribute to inflation.”
If you are concerned about what can and should be done to win the 2020 election, check out the video of Mark Grebner at Sunday’s PEG meeting.
This week, the 21-year-old white male accused of committing this devastating violence was charged with hate crimes in addition to previous charges of arson. While there is more to be learned about the perpetrator’s ideology and motivations, the church burnings, coming on the heels of the New Zealand mosque massacres, (perpetrated by an avowed white supremacist who referenced Donald Trump in his manifesto) follow an alarming trend of domestic terrorism carried out by individuals who traffic in all forms of hatred.
There is always an election occurring somewhere in our country, either in our own state or beyond. How can you help out if you have never worked on a campaign before or even if you are miles away? Try sharing posts from the candidate…
The Trainer (T3) Webinar Training Program is a free six-week, twelve-part webinar course, covering all aspects of grassroots campaigning. This program seeks to expand the skills of progressive activists and volunteers, by ensuring that comprehensive training is free and accessible for Democrats all over the country. Register by Noon on Sunday!
Katie Fahey, the founder and Executive Director of Voters Not Politicians, spoke at the PEG Speaker Series on Sunday. In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering. Their efforts involved recruiting thousands of volunteers across the state to go door-to-door and holding town halls in their own communities. They held VNP town halls anywhere they could manage, and ended up holding a town hall in every single county in Michigan!