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✉️ Weekly News & Actions 📣 

  February 15-21, 2021 
Join us for our first virtual meeting of 2021!
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021, 7 - 9pm

Read more about Rural Concerns on our BLOG
Register for Feb 16 Meeting
Question Submission for Feb 16 Meeting
Evanston's Municipal Election: Make A Plan To Vote!
Mayor - City Clerk - City Council - School Boards

Make sure you vote in the Evanston Municipal Primary Election! Voting early or by mail are both great choices, especially during the winter and because of the pandemic. Daily early voting for the primary begins Monday, February 8th -- and you can request your mail in ballot online through February 18th. We suggest you request your ballot and case your vote as soon as possible to get it done! READ MORE in our BLOG.
Please encourage your family & friends to vote in this important local primary election!
Vote Early: Feb 8-22
Request Your Mail In Ballot Thru Feb 18
Book Group Is Back!
March 3, 7-9 PM on Zoom

We are excited to kick off our 2021 book group with our first selection, "Nine Days: The Race to Save Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life and Win the 1960 Election" by Stephen Kendrick and Paul Kendrick. We know Paul as the Executive Director of Rust Belt Rising, our parter in the WI and MI Voter Registration Project.

We are looking forward to having both of them join us to discuss their book on March 3rd!
Register for March Book Group Now!
Order "Nine Days" from Page 1 Books
Three Opportunities to Help WI for the
April 6 Election
1. Sign up to recruit Poll Observers for our April election via phone bank
2. Sign up to be a Poll Observer
3. Sign up to Work the Voter Protection Hotline
Sign up to Recruit poll observers for WI April 6 Election
Sign up to be a Poll Observer for WI April 6 Election
Sign up to Work the Voter Protection Hotline for WI April 6 Election
The filibuster has got to go. It's undemocratic: it empowers the minority to block the will of voters and of the American public, and it will be used by Republicans to block every single progressive priority: As long as the filibuster remains in place, McConnell will use it to block democracy reforms  and any other progressive priority.

Contact your Senators and tell them to act now to eliminate the filibuster. Talking points are available here.  Contact information for your representatives is available on our website here. 
Take Action to Eliminate the Filibuster!

❤️ THANKS FOR SENDING A VALENTINE'S MESSAGE  
FOR SENATORS DURBIN AND DUCKWORTH ❤️

 

❤️  Much appreciation to Indivisible Chicago Alliance (see Marj & Mike in the photo above!) for all the work that went into organizing, printing and delivering 850+ Valentines to our senators. 

Thanks to all who sent a message to our Illinois Senators Durbin and Duckworth to let them know that Indivisibles and members of progressive groups all across our state support the passing of voting rights legislation (including HR 1 and HR 4) and DC Statehood by whatever means are needed, even if it means eliminating the filibuster.

The victory isn't the election, it's the legislation.
Actions we need to take now.

First, read: Our new guide provides a blueprint for saving our democracy (including a timeline for making the most of these crucial first 100 days): Read the new Indivisible Guide. and find out how you can take action 

Then: Actions we can take next to enact the kind of structural reforms that will put power in the hands of the people. READ MORE in our BLOG.

Indivisible Evanston Events & Important Dates
 
February
  • 16: IE Monthly Meeting: Sign up - Understanding Rural Concerns
  • 18: Last Day to request Mail-In Ballot for 2/23 Election: Info here
  • 22: Last Day of Early Voting for Evanston Municipal Primary: Info here
  • 23: Evanston Municipal Primary Election Day: Info here
March 
April
  • 6: Evanston Municipal General Election: Info here
  • 28: IE Book Group

😷 RECOMMENDED PANDEMIC RESOURCES 😷

CDC guidelines | City of Evanston Coronavirus Info | IL Dept of Public Health

Evanston Vaccination Registration Form
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Indivisible Evanston Mission Statement

  • To continue to resist the ongoing threat of Trumpism to our democracy.
  • To ensure Democrats take advantage of their control of the three branches of the federal government to make meaningful, progressive change in our country.
  • To increase the number of progressive legislators in Congress.

We do not expect our members or our allies to agree on all issues, but we invite those who agree progressive change is needed to work together on issues of common concern. We seek to be as inclusive and diverse as possible, and we are committed to non-violence in all our actions.

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