Act: Postcard Avalanche, Part 3 Demanding an Independent Investigation into the Trump – Russia Connections & Admin Efforts to Thwart

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It has become increasingly clear that the Trump campaign, and subsequent administration, were in contact with Russia. We have all US Intel agencies asserting that Russia did in fact use a network of 1000+ operatives to influence the 2016 US Presidential Election.

We have allegations of pay offs, pay outs, off the record loans from Russian financiers and allegations that POTUS was actually compromised by Russia who then leveraged that information to force POTUS to push a pro Russia agenda.

We do not know how much is true, how deep it goes, or who precisely was involved. What we do know is that Trump has pivoted decades long American policy from that of viewing Russia as a nation hostile to the interests of the United States and an enemy of the state to that of  “hey, let’s be friends and get rid of sanctions.”

We do know that the contact with Russia happened.

We do know that the White House attempted to enlist the FBI to influence media reports on the Russian contacts.

We do know that the White House has banned major news media outlets that reported on this accurately from attending press briefings while allowing fringe media outlets that only regurgitate the administration’s narrative to attend.

We do know that the White House went directly to the heads of the Congressional Investigative committees and successfully enlisted them to contact the news media to quash the story and push the administration’s narrative.

It is time for an independent investigation. A 9/11 Commission style investigation and a Watergate style special prosecutor.

Below are the members of Congress who are responsible for pushing an investigation of Trump and Russia.

Send them a postcard and call them every single day telling them that you want them to go forward, ignore the POTUS attempts to bury the information,  and call for an independent investigation. Everyday until they do it.

…and please go to your MOC’s local Town Hall Meetings and ask them about this. Wear a strip of tape across the back of your shirt, with your zip code written on it, and the phrase “Not Paid to Be Here. I am a constituent from [your zip code]. This helps hammer home the message that they work for you, and it helps turn back the talking point that Towhn Hall Attendees are professional agitators. You can find out where and when your Town Hall meetings are here.

What to write:

(Introduce yourself). I want an independent investigation of Trump-Russia ties and a special prosecutor immediately.

Where to send your postcards and who to call:

Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Jason Chaffetz, (Rep) Chairman
2236 Rayburn House
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-7751

Elijah Cummings, (Dem) Ranking Member
2163 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-4741

Subcommittee on National Security

Trey Gowdy (Rep, SC)
Note: He’s not on the committee this time but I thought it would be poetic justice if he was buried under voter requests. Your decision if you want to add him.
2418 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-6030

John Duncan (Rep, TN)
2207 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-5435

Justin Amash (Rep, MI)
114 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-3831

Paul Gosar (Rep, AZ)
2057 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-2315

Ron Desantis (Rep, FL)
1524 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-2706

Jody Hice (Rep, GA)
324 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-4101

Steve Russell (Rep, OK)
128 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC. 20515

James Comer (Rep, KY)
1513 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-3115

Stephen Lynch (Dem, MA)
2268 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-8273

Peter Welch (Dem, VT)
2303 Rayburn House
Washington, DC. 20515
(202) 225-4115

The germination of this idea comes from our Facebook follower Crystal R.

You can amplify this message and help makes this the largest Postcard Avalanche to date by sharing this far and wide across all platforms.

For more tools to wage democracy check us out at resistancetoolbox.com, you can also find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

Join: Incite

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INCITE! is a nation-wide network of radical feminists of color working to end violence against women, gender non-conforming, and trans people of color, and our communities. We support each other through direct action, critical dialogue, and grassroots organizing.

Who We Are

INCITE! Women, Gender Non-Conforming, and Trans people of Color* Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.

INCITE! is made up of grassroots chapters and affiliates across the U.S. working on particular political projects such as police violence, reproductive justice, and media justice; a national collective that works to leverage this grassroots organizing on a national and transnational platform; an advisory collective that helps increase the capacity of national organizing; and thousands of members and supporters.

What We Do

INCITE! works with groups of women of color* and our communities to develop political projects that address the multiple forms of violence women of color experience in our lives, on our bodies, and in our communities.

We identify “violence against women of color” as a combination of “violence directed at communities,” such as police violence, war, and colonialism, and “violence within communities,” such as sexual and domestic violence.

Chapters and affiliates engage in strategies and projects that address both personal and state violence, acknowledging the ways that oppressions intersect in the lives of women of color. Some of those projects include producing a women of color radio show, challenging the non-profitization of antiviolence and other social justice movements, organizing rallies on street harassment, training women of color on self-defense, organizing mothers on welfare, building and running a grassroots clinic, supporting communities to engage in community accountability strategies, and much more.

In addition, INCITE!

How can you get involved?

INCITE! is excited to build a broad movement of women of color* for peace, safety, and justice! Please visit our get involved page or contact us for more information.

Learn more about Incite! here.

Action Agenda: #WeWillReplaceYou

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Tell the Democrats:
Resist Trump or #WeWillReplaceYou


Donald Trump is a threat to the American people and everything we believe in. Millions are rising up in resistance, but too many Democrats have been enabling and collaborating with him instead.

Sign up to tell Democrats: “Do everything you can to Resist Trump, or we will replace you with someone who will.”

Why threaten to primary Democrats?

Elected officials tend to take the path of least resistance on most things—unless you create a political cost for them. That’s where we come in. The growing anti-Trump movement springing up at town hall meetings and protests across the country has already pushed Democratic strategy in the right direction—but not nearly far enough.

Three Democratic Senators voted “yes” to confirm Rex Tillerson, a Big Oil baron with close ties to Putin who conspired to destroy our climate by suppressing evidence about global warming. Fourteen Senate Democrats joined with Republicans to confirm Rep. Mike Pompeo to be our new CIA director, despite Pompeo’s past Islamophobic remarks and ties to far-right conspiracy theorists, his position in favor of unconstitutional surveillance on Americans, and his enthusiastic support for torture and secret detention. And Senate Democrats like Dick Durbin, Claire McCaskill, and Jon Tester have all voiced the opinion that Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch deserves “a fair shake”—after Republicans refused to even meet with President Obama’s nominee Merrick Garland for almost a year and effectively stole a Supreme Court nomination.

This cannot stand. We will only defeat Republicans on the local, state, and federal level if we go on the offensive.

The next crucial step is escalating our demands, and demonstrating that we won’t accept anything less than full opposition—by showing Democrats just how many people are willing to back primary challenges to Democratic collaborators and enablers of Trump. Democrats must know there is a price for collaborating with Trump. Any Democrats who would give legitimacy or support to Trump do not represent us and must be replaced by people who will stand up for our lives, our values, and our democracy. Add your name.

What does it mean to fight Trump?

Democrats have a lot of power to stop Trump’s agenda—if they choose to use it. If Democrats decided to fight, they could use Congressional rules of order to grind business as usual to a halt to stop the unconstitutional Muslim ban, fight the theft of a Supreme Court nomination, and demand Steve Bannon be fired, for instance. Instead, many Democrats seem to be operating under the delusional assumption that if they play nice with Trump, he’ll magically become more reasonable. That kind of logic just results in us losing more ground every day—and it’s why we need to hold Democrats’ feet to the fire.

Resisting Trump would mean, at a minimum:

  • Voting no on all Trump appointees and fighting all of Trump’s legislative priorities
  • Fighting the unconstitutional Republican theft of a Supreme Court nomination
  • Using Congressional processes and rules of order to systematically bring all business to a crawl to block Trump’s agenda and demand Steve Bannon be fired
  • Publicly supporting impeachment if Trump is found to have broken the law or violated the Constitution

How will you decide who to primary?

The short answer is that we’ll identify where we think we can make the biggest impact, and take direction from the growing resistance movement (including by surveying the people who sign up here.) This is a grassroots project, but there’s no limit on how big we’ll go if the support is there.

In the best case scenario, this pledge becomes a tool that successfully pushes Democrats to fight Trump harder. The goal is not (necessarily) to primary every Democrat in Congress, but to make the Democrats who are there do what we’re asking them to do: fight Trump with all they’ve got. In other words, the most effective threat is one you don’t have to follow through on.

We’re a group of organizers and activists who have helped to build both mass movements and large-scale electoral programs. Many of us were involved in the Bernie campaign in 2016, and we saw what an army of small-dollar donors and volunteers can do when they commit themselves to something important. We believe in people power, and we’re committed to helping translate the energy we’ve all seen in the streets since Trump took office into an electoral force capable of winning—starting in the primaries by defeating Democratic incumbents who are failing us.

Join the fight here.

March: March for Education Justice

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“Betsy “Amway” DeVos clearly demonstrated at her confirmation hearings that she is unqualified to be Education Secretary. While her approval by Republicans in the United States Senate is a national embarrassment and an insult to public school families, the bigger issue is the Republican/Trump plan to privatize public education in the United States through outsourcing, vouchers, and tax credits and to eliminate opposition and make private schools the profitable by breaking teacher unions. While all public schools do not functional well, problems are rooted in poverty and discrimination in American society, not schools and teachers. Privatization is a threat to a fundamental American institution that promotes democracy and citizenship while contributing to social mobility.

In response to Trump, Betsy, and the Republican Party’s push to privatize public education, students, teachers, parents, and community members across New York State will march on Saturday March 4 for education justice. Multiple marches are being organized by the Alliance for Quality Education (AQE).

 

AQE charges Donald Trump and DeVos with threatening to take billions of education from New York communities. They are also concerned because “Governor Cuomo has a history of woefully inadequate education investments” and they believe “his current proposal is his worst ever and would take cuts to the next level.”

 

The People’s March for Education Justice program includes:
• Full & Fair funding for all Public Schools from Pre-K – College
• End the School to Prison Pipeline: Solutions, not Suspensions
• Increase Access to Early Care and Learning Opportunities for Babies & Toddlers
• End the state’s over-reliance on high-stakes testing
• Protect Public Education: End of School Privatization
• Implement Culturally Responsive Curriculum
• Increase Supports for Students in Poverty
• Increase Supports for Immigrant Students & English Language Learners
• Protect the Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities
• Full & Fair funding for all Public Schools from Pre-K- College

 

According to the March call “The system of driving school funding based on zip codes and home values, perpetuates systemic racism through dramatic inequalities in educational opportunity. The racial inequality in school funding is exacerbated by the fact that New York State has the most segregated schools in the country. For over a decade we have yet to see a political will of urgency from New York State’s elected leaders to reverse the racial and economic inequality for our children.”

 

The issues are especially sharp in New York State where Governor Andrew Cuomo has essentially endorsed the Trump/DeVos educational agenda. According to the Network for Public Education, Cuomo branded public schools a “monopoly that he wants to “break” and introduced a bill to provide backdoor school vouchers in the form of tax credits. An analysis of Cuomo’s proposed state budget shows plans “to expand charters in NYC” by eliminating the current cap, give more taxpayer dollars to charter schools for rent, and force New York City schools to give more space in their own school buildings to charter schools.”

 

Currently marches are planned for Buffalo, the Hudson Valley, Long Island, New York City, Rochester, and the Capital Region.

 

Huffington blogger Arthur Camins offers a thoughtful discussion of political strategy for education activists in his latest post.

Read the story on Huffington Post.

Event: Update for Protests, Marches & Rally Events – By State, Updated 2/15/17

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These are the protests we are aware of from Saturday February 4, 2017 forward through June 2017. If you know of other protests planned please email the details to us (including a link to the event page) at reachoutrhq@gmail.com.

Alabama

Birmingham – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Huntsville – Rocket City Science March, Saturday 4/22/17, Starting point and meet up location TBA. See also Event Website.

Arizona

Tucson – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 9 am – 4 pm, UA Mall.

Arkansas

Fayetteville – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 10 am – 1 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Little Rock – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 1 to 4 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Little Rock – Tax March Little Rock, Saturday 4/15/17 Noon, Internal Revenue Service 700 W. Capitol Avenue

California

Indio – Tax March Coachella, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Coachella Music and Arts Festival, 81-800 Avenue 51

Los Angeles – Immigrants Make America Great MarchSaturday 2/18/17 11 am, Pershing Square

Los Angeles – Not My President’s Day Rally, Monday 2/20/17 9 am, City Hall

Los Angeles – Trump Tax Returns March, Los Angeles, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Pershing Square

LA – March for ScienceMarch for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, 9 am – Noon. Downtown. Starting point and meet up location TBA

Modesto – March for Tax Returns Modesto, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, start at 5 Points to City Hall

Oakland – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Oakland – Tax March Oakland, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Location TBA

Sacramento – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

San Diego – San Diego Tax Day Protest, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, San Diego Civic Center Plaza 1200 Third Avenue

San Diego – March for Science San Diego, Saturday 4/22/17 9 am, Location TBA. See also Event website.

San Francisco – Resist! National General Strike SF, Friday 2/17/17

San Francisco – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA. See also Event Website.

San Francisco – Tax March San Francisco, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Specific location TBA.

Yosemite Valley – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Colorado

Breckenridge – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 1 pm – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Denver – Women’s Day of Service,  Saturday 3/25/17 8 am – 8 pm, Locations vary, see event page.

Denver – March for President Donald Trump’s Tax Returns Denver, Saturday 4/15/17 9 am, Civic Center

Denver – People’s Climate March, Saturday 4/29/17 9 am – 3 pm, Civic Center Park, Colfax and Bannock

Connecticut

New Haven – March for Science New Haven, Wednesday 2/22/17 5:30 pm, New Haven Green, 165 Church Street

District of Columbia

DC: Rally for Healthcare, Thursday 2/23/17 12:30 pm – 2 pm, Upper Senate Park, 200 New Jersey Avenue NW

The Ellipse – Trump Tax March – The Ellipse Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Additional locations posted as they become available.

Washington Mall – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Satellite Marches will be posted as the information becomes available

Undetermined Location – Peoples Climate Movement March, Saturday 4/29/17, additional details provided as available. Sister Marches are planned as well.

Malcolm X Park – Mayday March with the International Working Class, Monday 5/1/17 5 pm, Malcolm X Park, 2400 15th St. NW

The National Mall – The Immigrants March, Saturday 5/6/17 10 am

Undetermined Location – National Pride March, Sunday 6/11/17, additional details as they become available, Satellite Marches to be posted as well.

National Mall at The Lincoln Memorial – The Juggalo March, Saturday 9/16/17 Noon

Florida

Fort Lauderdale – Rise Up! Trump Taxes March, Saturday 4/15/17 4 pm, Huizenga Plaza, 35 East Las Olas

Gainesville – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Jacksonville – Love in the Park, In Support of an Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance, Tuesday 2/14/17 3 pm – 8 pm, Hemming Park, 135 W. Monroe

Jacksonville – Trump Tax March on Jacksonville, Saturday 4/15/17 1 pm, Hemming Plaza, 135 W. Monroe Street

Miami – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Orlando – Protest Trump – Marco Rubio Be Our Valentine, Tuesday 2/14/17 Noon – 1 pm, Sen. Rubio’s Orlando office, 201 S. Orange Street

Orlando – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 11 am – 2 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Orlando – Trump Tax March & Protest Orlando, Saturday 4/15/17 9 am, Lake Eola Park Downtown Orlando

Pensacola – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

St. Petersburg – Release Your Taxes Trump!, Saturday 4/15/17 11 am, 9450 Koger Boulevard North

Sarasota/Bradenton – General Strike Local Response, Friday 2/17/17 Noon to 5 pm, Bright Outlook Pavillion GT Bray Park, Bradenton, Family anti-Trump rally and picnic.

Sarasota – Protest Trump, Saturday 2/18/17 Noon – 2 pm, Five Points Park

Sarasota – People’s Climate MarchPeople’s Climate March, Saturday 4/29/17 11 am – 6 pm, Sarasota Bayfront

Tallahassee – Women’s March Tallahassee, A Day Without Women, Wednesday 3/8/17 9 am – 4 pm, Florida State Capitol Tallahassee 400 S. Monroe Street

Tallahassee – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Tampa – Protest Trump at Rubio’s Tampa Office, Tuesday 2/14/17 10:45 am – 11: 50 am, 5201 West Kennedy Blvd, Suite 530

Tampa – St. Petersburg – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

West Palm Beach – National General Strike Rally, Friday 2/17/17 Noon to 4 pm, Meyer Amphitheater, 104 Datura Street

West Palm Beach – #No45InPalmBeach Protest, Friday 2/17/17 5 pm – 8 pm, Dreher Park, 1100 Southern Boulevard

Georgia

Atlanta – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 10 am – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA

Atlanta – Tax March Atlanta – United We Stand, Saturday 4/15/17 11 am, Location TBA

Hawaii

City Undetermined – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Idaho

Boise – March for Transparency in Government, Saturday 4/15/17 Noon, Idaho Capitol Building

Moscow – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon to 11:59 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Illinois

Chicago – Stop the Trump Agenda, Sunday 2/19/17 Noon, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, 401 N Wabash Avenue

Chicago – Not My President’s Day Rally Chicago, Monday 2/20/17 Noon, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, 401 N Wabash Avenue

Chicago –Lantinxs Against Trump, Saturday 2/25/17 2 pm, Cloud Gate

Chicago – Trump Tax March, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St.

Chicago – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Indiana

Indianapolis – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 11 am – 1 pm, Indiana State House, 200 W. Washington Street

Iowa

Des Moines – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon, Des Moines Capitol.

Kansas

Wichita – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Kentucky

Lawrenceburg – Protest Mitch McConnell when he Speaks in Lawrenceburg Make Mitch Listen, Tuesday 2/21/17 11 am, Anthony Stratton Building, 1026 County Park Road

Lexington – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 9 am – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Louisville – Protest Mitch McConnell when he Speaks in Louisville Make Mitch Listen, Wednesday 2/22/17 11 am – 1:30 pm, Louisville Marriott East 1903 Embassy Square Blvd.

Maryland

Baltimore – Tax March on Baltimore, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Mckeldin Square

Massachusetts

Boston –  Not My President’s Day Rally Boston, Monday 2/20/17 Noon, Boston Common, Tremont Street

Boston – Tax Day March Boston, Saturday 4/15/17 1 pm, City Hall Plaza

Boston – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 5 pm, Boston Common, Tremont Street.

Michigan

Ann Arbor – Tax March Ann Arbor, Saturday 4/15/17 Noon, The Diag

 

Detroit/Hamtramck – Tax March on Hamtramck, Saturday 4/15/17 3:30 pm, Hamtramck City Hall

Detroit – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 1 pm – 4 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

 

Marquette – Trump Tax Day March, Saturday 4/15/17 11 am, Location TBA

 

Minnesota

Minneapolis – Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women’s March, Tuesday 2/1417 11 am – 2 pm, 1530 E. Franklin Avenue

St. Paul – March for Science Minnesota, Saturday 4/22/17 11 am – 2 pm, Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Missouri

Columbia – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 10 am – 6 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA

St. Louis – Tax Day March, Saturday 4/15/17 9 am, Internal Revenue Service 1222 Spruce Street

Springfield – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 9 am – Noon, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Montana

Billings – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Bozeman – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Great Falls – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA. 

Helena – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Missoula – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Nebraska

Lincoln – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Nevada

Las Vegas – Tax March Las Vegas, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Location TBA

Reno – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

New Mexico

Albuquerque – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, 1 pm – 4 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

New York

Buffalo – March for Education Justice, Saturday 3/4/17 Noon – 3 pm. Location TBA

Kingston – Hudson Valley – March for Education Justice, Saturday 3/4/17 1 pm – 3 pm, Location TBA

Long Island – March for Education, Saturday 3/4/17 10 am – 3 pm, Location TBA

 

NYC – General Strike Against Trump Rally, Friday 2/17/17 2 – 5 pm, Washington Square Park

NYC – Not My President’s Day Rally NYC, Monday 2/20/17 Noon, Trump Tower NYC, 725 Fifth Avenue

NYC – Not My President’s Day Rally NYC, Monday 2/20/17 Noon, Columbus Circle

NYC – Peoples March for Education Justice, Saturday 3/4/17 10 am, Location TBA.

NYC – Women in Rebellion Unite to Fight Trump, Saturday 3/11/17 Noon, 34th-Herald Square

NYC – Tax March NYC, Saturday 4/15/17 1 pm, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at 885 2nd Avenue

NYC – La Marcha De Mayo Against the Wall, Saturday 5/6/17 Noon – 4 pm, Trump Tower 725 Fifth Avenue

New York City – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon to 3 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Rochester – March for Education Justice, Saturday 3/4/17 2 pm – 4 pm, 1 Liberty Pole way

Rochester – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA. See also the Event Website.

Schenectady – Albany – March for Education, Saturday 3/4/17 Noon – 2 pm, 12 N. Brandywine, Schenectady

New Jersey

Newark – March for Reparations, Saturday 6/24/17 Noon, Lincoln Statue at Springfield Avenue & Market Street

North Carolina

Asheville – Stop Trump Agenda Protest at Pritchard Park, Sunday 2/18/17 4:30 pm – 11 pm, Pritchard Park 67 Patton Avenue

Charlotte – Trump’s Tax March, Saturday 4/15/17 Details TBA

Raleigh – Tax March on Raleigh, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, State Capitol, 1 E. Edenton Street

Raleigh – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Ohio

Cincinnati – United We Stand, Hear Our Voice Rally, Saturday 4/15/17 Noon, Yeatmans Cove Park, 705 E. Pete Rose Way

Columbus – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Dayton – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 10 am – 6 pm, Dayton Courthouse Square, Main Street.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 9 am – 5 pm, Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., OKC.

Oregon

Eugene – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Portland – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 9 am – 5 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 11 am – 2 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Philadelphia – Philadelphia Trump Taxes March, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Thomas Paine Plaza

Pittsburgh – March for Science Pittsburgh, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon, Location TBA

Rhode Island

Providence – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon to 4 pm, Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith Street.

South Carolina

Charleston – April 15th Tax & Equality March, Saturday 4/15/17 7:30 am, Brittlebank Park

Greenville – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Myrtle Beach – Trump Tax Rally, Saturday 4/15/17 11 am, Valor Park 509 Farrow Parkway

Tennessee

Knoxville – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Newport – Trump Tax March Newport, Saturday 4/15/17 1 pm, Location TBA

Nashville – Nashville Tax March, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Location TBA

Nashville – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA. Event also has a website.

Texas

Austin – Silent Sunday Protest, Sunday 2/19/17 11 am – 1 pm, 2409 Guadalupe Street Austin

Austin – Tax Day Austin, Saturday 4/15/17 Noon, Location TBA

Dallas – Presidents Day Weekend March & Rally for Immigrants and Refugees, Saturday 2/18/17 10 am – 3 pm, Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla Street

El Paso – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 11 am – 3 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Fort Worth – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 9 am – 3 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Houston – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 11 am – 3 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Utah

Salt Lake City – Trump Taxes March, Yes, We Care!, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Location TBA

Virginia

Alexandria – No Nazis in DC Protest Richard Spencer’s Think Tank, Saturday 5/11/17 1 pm – 4 pm, 1001 King Street

Norfolk – Trump Tax Day Protest  Hampton Roads, Saturday 4/15/17 Noon, 200 Granby Street

Washington

Olympia – Tax March Olympia, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, State Capitol, 416 Sid Snyder Avenue SW

Pullman – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon to 11:59 pm, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Seattle – Dress Like A Woman March & Rally, Saturday 2/25/17 4 pm, Westlake Park, 4th Avenue

Seattle – Black Lives Matter March for Freedom, Saturday 3/4/17 6 pm, Seattle Central College 1701 Broadway

Seattle – Tax March Seattle, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Location TBA

Seattle – Black Lives Matter March on Seattle 2.0, Saturday 4/15/14 2 pm – 6 pm, Westlake Park

Seattle – March for Science Seattle, Saturday 4/22/17 10 am, Location TBA

West Virginia

Huntington – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 5 pm – 7:30 pm, Huntington City Hall, 800 5th Avenue.

Wisconsin

Madison – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon to 11:59 pm, Wisconsin State Capitol, 2 E. Main St.

Milwaukee – Release Your Tax Returns, Saturday 4/15/17 11 am, Milwaukee County Courthouse, 901 N. 9th Street

Wyoming

Cheyenne – Tax March 2017, Saturday 4/15/14 10 am, Internal Revenue Service 5353 Yellowstone Road

US Nationwide

National General Strike – Nationwide. No work. No Commerce. Only Human Solidarity. Event page with RSVP is here. Friday 2/17/17 All Day 24-hour protest of the Trump administration’s refusal to Honor the Constitution of the United States of America.

Health Professionals Protest Trump Healthcare Policies, Saturday 2/25/17 9 am – 9 pm, All GOP US Representatives & Senator’s Offices Nationwide

Full Stop Friday – Everywhere. No shopping, no work unless you are in a critical position or profession. Friday 2/17/17

Trump Tax March – The Ellipse in Washington DC, Saturday 4/15/17 10 am, Locations posted as they become available.

March for Science – Saturday 4/22/17, Flagship March on the Washington Mall in Washington DC with Satellite Marches across the nation. Locations will be posted as the information becomes available.

 

Australia

Australia: Brisbane – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Australia: Canberra – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 10 am – 1 pm UTC+10, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Australia: Melbourne – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 1 pm – 4 pm UTC +10, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Australia: Sydney – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 3 pm UTC+10, Sydney CBD. Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Australia: Townsville – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

South Australia: Adelaide – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA

Western Australia: Perth – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Austria

Austria: Vienna – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 2 pm – 6 pm UTC+2, Innere Stadt, Wien, Austria, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Belgium

Brussels – – Trump in Belgium Protest, Wednesday 5/24 1 pm UTC+2 through Thursday 5/25 at 4 pm UTC+2, Location TBA

Canada

Canada: Toronto – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA. See also the Event Website.

France

France: Paris – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

France: Toulouse – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Germany

Germany: Heidelberg – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

Ireland

Nationwide – Strike 4 Repeal, Anti-Abortion Amendment Repeal Strike, Wednesday 3/8/17 12:00 UTC
Ireland: Dublin – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.


Netherlands

Netherlands: Amsterdam – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon to 4 pm UTC+2, Museumplein, 1071 DJ Amsterdam.

Norway

Norway: Oslo – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 5 pm – 7 pm UTC+2, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Norway: Tromsø March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 5 pm – 7 pm UTC+2, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Norway: Trondheim – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 5 pm – 7 pm UTC+2, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Sweden

Sweden: Gotherburg – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 11 am – 2 pm UTC+2, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Sweden: Stockholm – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon UTC+2, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

Switzerland

Switzerland: Geneva – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17, Time, starting point and meet up location TBA.

UK

London – March4Women, 3/5/17 12 pm UTC, City Hall SE1 2 London

London – Unite for Europe March, No Brexit, Saturday 3/25/17 11 am UTC, Park Lane, London W1K 7 

London – March for Science, Saturday 4/22/17 Noon – 4 pm UTC +1, Starting point and meet up location TBA.

UK National

One Day Without Us (Migrant Support), Monday 2/20/17 12 am UTC through Tuesday 2/21/17 11:59 pm UTC.

 

Join: Black Lives Matter

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Black Lives Matter is a unique contribution that goes beyond extrajudicial killings of Black people by police and vigilantes. It goes beyond the narrow nationalism that can be prevalent within some Black communities, which merely call on Black people to love Black, live Black and buy Black, keeping straight cis Black men in the front of the movement while our sisters, queer and trans and disabled folk take up roles in the background or not at all. Black Lives Matter affirms the lives of Black queer and trans folks, disabled folks, Black-undocumented folks, folks with records, women and all Black lives along the gender spectrum. It centers those that have been marginalized within Black liberation movements. It is a tactic to (re)build the Black liberation movement.

Black Lives Matter is a chapter-based national organization working for the validity of Black life. We are working to (re)build the Black liberation movement.

This is Not a Moment, but a Movement.

#BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted for his crime, and dead 17-year old Trayvon was posthumously placed on trial for his own murder. Rooted in the experiences of Black people in this country who actively resist our dehumanization, #BlackLivesMatter is a call to action and a response to the virulent anti-Black racism that permeates our society.Black Lives Matter is a unique contribution that goes beyond extrajudicial killings of Black people by police and vigilantes.

It goes beyond the narrow nationalism that can be prevalent within Black communities, which merely call on Black people to love Black, live Black and buy Black, keeping straight cis Black men in the front of the movement while our sisters, queer and trans and disabled folk take up roles in the background or not at all.

Black Lives Matter affirms the lives of Black queer and trans folks, disabled folks, black-undocumented folks, folks with records, women and all Black lives along the gender spectrum.  It centers those that have been marginalized within Black liberation movements.  It is a tactic to (re)build the Black liberation movement.

What Does #BlackLivesMatter Mean?

When we say Black Lives Matter, we are broadening the conversation around state violence to include all of the ways in which Black people are intentionally left powerless at the hands of the state.  We are talking about the ways in which Black lives are deprived of our basic human rights and dignity.

#BlackLivesMatter is working for a world where Black lives are no longer systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.  We affirm our contributions to this society, our humanity, and our resilience in the face of deadly oppression.  We have put our sweat equity and love for Black people into creating a political project–taking the hashtag off of social media and into the streets. The call for Black lives to matter is a rallying cry for ALL Black lives striving for liberation.

Black Lives Matter offers opportunities to learn, to act and to join the movement – for everybody – black folks, queer folks, straight folks, all folks. If you are not part of the black community Black Lives Matter provides excellent opportunities to learn how to be a good ally.

Join Black Lives Matter here.

Action Agenda: The Rose Resistance

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The Rose Resistance is a national movement dedicated to advocating for freedom, equality, and democracy – American values currently under siege. We are committed to nonviolent resistance through information, advocacy, and physical presence. On a national level, we provide information to counter Trump propaganda. On a local level, we organize in our cities and communities to help protect the people most endangered by the Trump regime. Get involved. Your country needs you.

The Rose Resistance began in LA on the evening of November 8th and spread across the nation within a few days. Our organization is dedicated to advocating for freedom, equality, and democracy – American values currently under siege. This group welcomes people across the political spectrum who are ready to fight fascism and white supremacy. The Rose Resistance is committed to nonviolent resistance through information, advocacy, and physical presence. On a national level, we provide information to counter Trump propaganda. On a local level, we organize in our cities and communities to help protect the people most endangered by the Trump regime.

Our name is inspired by the White Rose, a nonviolent, intellectual resistance movement against the Nazis, founded by students in Munich in 1942. The White Rose stood for truth in the face of lies, bravery against the worst odds, and the duty of good people to stand up for each other. The motto of authoritarianism is, “It can’t happen here.” We have a ten-year head start on the White Rose. We are organizing before it is too late. Because it can happen here – unless we stop it.

The Rose Resistance provides Action Agenda To Do Lists, issues education and has regional chapters that you can join.

Join the Rose Resistance here.