Week of July 12, 2020

1) July Group Meeting: Our next group meeting will be on July 25 from 3-5 pm via Zoom. It will be a discussion of the film “13th”, facilitated by our co-leader Catherine Riihimaki, who has helped facilitate discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the context of her work at Princeton University. She looks forward… Continue reading Week of July 12, 2020

Week of July 5, 2020

1) Vote! The NJ primary is Tuesday. Make sure that you get your mail-in ballot sent or dropped off so that it is counted! Ballots can be dropped off up until 8 pm on Tuesday at 5 different locations across Hunterdon County. County Clerk Mary Melfi has provided information about the primary, including the drop-box locations… Continue reading Week of July 5, 2020

Week of June 28, 2020

Democracy Reform: Indivisible has an excellent explainer about how reforming democracy is a racial justice issue. You can read it here: https://indivisible.org/resource/why-democracy-reform-matters. This week’s actions are all from this explainer. Please call all three of our Members of Congress to indicate your support for the following: 1) Statehood for D.C. and self-determination for Puerto Rico… Continue reading Week of June 28, 2020

Week of May 31, 2020

This week, our calls to action are entirely about having solidarity with Minneapolis and with people of color across this country. Indivisible has compiled a list of actions here: https://indivisible.org/resource/taking-action-solidarity-minneapolis. Those actions include: Making targeted donations to groups supporting black activists, community building, medical treatment, media coverage, and George Floyd’s family Educating yourself on how… Continue reading Week of May 31, 2020

Week of May 17, 2020

1) HEROES Act: The House passed their next coronavirus bill last week. Indivisible supported the bill, with some caveats. Congressman Malinowski voted for it, also with some caveats. Read the Indivisible summary of the act, and then call our two Senators to support the bill: https://indivisible.org/resource/peoples-agenda-pledge-heroes-act-summary. 2) Inspectors General: Trump has announced the intention to… Continue reading Week of May 17, 2020