Week of September 12, 2021

1) IGSV September Group Meeting: It’s this Saturday! We’ll be helping to canvass and write postcards in support of candidates in this November’s election. There will be opportunities to canvass and/or stay to write postcards and textbank. All activities will be outdoors and socially distanced. We will get to hear from the LD23 Democratic candidates… Continue reading Week of September 12, 2021

Week of September 5, 2021

1) Ida Recovery: The most important action for this week is to help our region recover from Hurricane Ida. United Way of Hunterdon has a website (https://www.uwhunterdon.org/ida) with resources for those impacted and opportunities to volunteer. The two best options are to sign up with an organization to volunteer your time and labor (e.g., https://my.lotsahelpinghands.com/request/select-email/lambertville-helping-hands… Continue reading Week of September 5, 2021

Week of August 29, 2021

1) Voting Rights: Last week, the House passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Act (https://www.npr.org/2021/08/24/1030746011/house-passes-john-lewis-voting-rights-act). It now goes to the Senate and will be considered in September. Call our two Senators to thank them for supporting the Act. Then ask what they are doing to ensure its passage. You can read more about the Act… Continue reading Week of August 29, 2021

Week of August 22, 2021

1) Afghan refugees: The evacuation of Afghanistan continues, and much is being discussed about how the pull-out of American troops ended up with such a chaotic result. Contact our Members of Congress and our State representatives to encourage them to welcome Afghani refugees to the US and to NJ. Congressman Malinowski has been outspoken about… Continue reading Week of August 22, 2021