Week of August 1, 2021

1) ACLU Program on Police Reform: The ACLU has a new guided online course for free on police reform. Please sign up and consider joining Michael McCall and Suzanne Wilder on a new IGSV committee focused on police reform. Help brainstorm actions that IGSV can take towards a more equitable justice system! https://action.aclu.org/petition/want-know-more-about-police-race-and-calls-divest 2) Infrastructure:… Continue reading Week of August 1, 2021

Week of July 25, 2021

Thanks to all who came to our Summer Picnic today! We had about 40 there for great food and discussion. Please remember to support candidates who are dedicated to uplifting Truth and Equality! 1) Voting Rights: Keep calling our Members of Congress about voting rights. Here’s a nice Indivisible video about how to call your… Continue reading Week of July 25, 2021

Week of July 18, 2021

1) IGSV Summer Picnic: Next Sunday, July 25, please join us for a group picnic to reconnect with IGSV members and friends in person. The picnic will be at 9 West St., Annandale, starting at 4 pm. Please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DA9A628A2FFCE9-igsv to let us know if you’ll bring your own food or a particular… Continue reading Week of July 18, 2021

Week of July 11, 2021

1) IGSV Summer Picnic: Join us for a group picnic to reconnect with IGSV members and friends in person: July 25, 4 pm, at 9 West St., Annandale. Please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DA9A628A2FFCE9-igsv to let us know if you’ll bring your own food or a particular potluck dish to share. Either is fine! Drinks and… Continue reading Week of July 11, 2021

Week of July 4, 2021

Happy July 4, everyone! 1) Deadline for Democracy: Indivisible is encouraging efforts by Indivisible groups across the country to help pass the For the People Act (HR1/S1). You can read about the efforts here: https://deadlinefordemocracy.org. You can record a video for our Members of Congress here: https://indivisible.soapboxx.us/prompt-single/democracydeadline. And please attend a rally on July 7… Continue reading Week of July 4, 2021

Week of June 27, 2021

Announcement about IGSV Leadership: Thank you to all who voted in our Leadership Council election. There were 16 votes, unanimous for Catherine Riihimaki for Chair, Sarah Morgan for Vice Chair, and Barbara Chilmonik for Secretary/Administrator. We appreciate the (literal) votes of confidence! 1)Voting Rights: Despite the predictable filibuster by the Senate GOP on the For… Continue reading Week of June 27, 2021

Week of June 20, 2021

Happy Fathers’ Day, IGSV! 1) IGSV Leadership Council Election: Our first ballot for our newly created IGSV Leadership Council will close at 10 pm this Friday. Please vote for Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary/Administrator here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CYSNK9W. You can read the descriptions of each position in our bylaws here: http://www.indivisiblegsv.org/bylaws/. Until our first regular election in… Continue reading Week of June 20, 2021

Week of June 13, 2021

1) Vote for IGSV Leadership: We’re finally at our first ballot for our newly created IGSV Leadership Council. Please recall that our IGSV Bylaws indicate that we need to establish a Council of three people: Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary/Administrator. You can read the descriptions in our bylaws here: http://www.indivisiblegsv.org/bylaws/. Until our first regular election… Continue reading Week of June 13, 2021

Week of June 6, 2021

1) Canvas: As noted two weeks ago, there is a great slate of candidates for State Assembly and Senate in LD23. There are also two excellent Democratic candidates for Hunterdon County Commissioner. Current Commissioner Susan Soloway, who attended the January 6 insurrection, will be on the Republican side of the ballot (https://newjerseyglobe.com/local/hunterdon-county-commissioner-took-part-in-pro-trump-protest-but-says-she-never-entered-u-s-capitol/).  Please post opportunities to canvas… Continue reading Week of June 6, 2021

Week of May 30, 2021

1) IGSV Leadership Council Nominations: Our IGSV Bylaws indicate that we need to establish a Leadership Council of three people: a Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary/Administrator. You can read the descriptions in our bylaws here: http://www.indivisiblegsv.org/bylaws/. Until our first regular election in January 2022, nominations to temporarily fill these positions are being sought, with an… Continue reading Week of May 30, 2021