We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: the election is happening right now. This time around, it’s not just about what you can do on November 3. With 20 days to go, we’re counting down with actions that we know can make an impact.
Here are 20 things you can do in the next 20 days to make sure we win:
Indivisibles all over the country are kicking off their third Week of Action around the first debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Donald Trump. If you’re planning on watching along tonight, you can expect Trump spinning his web of lies, deflecting from the facts, and attacking Biden. It’s going to be a lot on top of an already contentious election season, but instead of rage-tweeting or texting (which is sometimes therapeutic), we’re viewing tonight as a moment to galvanize voters in the next 35 days.
We’ve created a debate toolkit for you to use tonight while you’re watching — it’s filled with details on tonight’s debate, great to-dos for when Trump peddles each of his lies, and more information to get the folks in your lives involved. Because if we want to win in November, we’ve got to be all in — that means not only are we doing everything we can to defeat Trump and his Republican enablers, but we’ve got to get our loved ones involved too (relational organizing at it’s best). …
A few hours ago, we got news that felt like a punch when we were least prepared for it: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died.
To say this isn’t the news we wanted as Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, began would be quite an understatement. RBG was a trailblazer for generations of American women and a champion for justice. To lose an American icon of her stature would be devastating at any time, but it’s exponentially worse right now when we’ve already lost so much this year.
The thing giving me solace right now is thinking about how I can honor her and carry on that legacy, and to fulfill the last wish she shared with us: “That I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” …