Allegra Love, Director of Santa Fe Dreamers sent me this summary of what has been happening in Santa Fe, other parts of NM and other parts of the Nation. And a different kind of love and a different kind of wall. The Wall of Love comes to Eldorado.
Supreme Court, State of California, City of Oakland all stand firm against Trump’s deportation efforts, leading to more threats from Trump. But what does it all mean for those covered by DACA and other immigrants living under threat of deportation.
In Santa Fe, we have supported both Somos and SF Dreamers. Santa Fe has created one of the strongest sanctuary policies in the nation, but East NM is not Santa Fe and our partner Somos Un Pueblo Unido has been fighting to resist ICE operations at traffic roadblocks in Eastern NM, details provided & what you can…
The blog includes evidence of the Democratic Party polling even worse than Trump, Pence, or the GOP. Clearly, the same-old isn’t working. Something better change soon, as an interview with a Yale historian finds more signs of escalating fascism. Retake announces three new events, research planning, interfaith panel, and methane-plume action
On all fronts, we find Trump’s assaults increasing, and at the Roundhouse, Democrats are stalling key bills in committee. Retake has been meeting with community leaders, building alliances, developing training, and planning serious outreach. It is abundantly clear: what we are doing isn’t enough. This blog provides actions you can take today and in the…
Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.
You’ll be inspired by Rev. Barber’s 14-point Fusion Politics Strategy, a model we will consider here. Another inspiration: a 4-minute video of Nina Turner speaking at an MLK Jr Rally in DC on Saturday. And a link to the full I Have a Dream speech, just to get you pumped.
Seattle City Council voted unanimously to withdraw all its funds from Wells Fargo. If they can do it, so can you. This post includes a great video on Seattle’s vote, which then goes on to point to how cities and states need to be hubs of progressive resistance. Also included is another Rattle the GOP tool, a…
The GOP is reeling under relentless calls, emails, cards, and hostile Town Hall crowds. We can make them buckle and bend and perhaps slow Trump’s most hateful initiatives. Rattle the GOP Campaign begins today with compelling evidence that the Rattle can work. Also an update on our Town Hall, and national strike & tax resistance strategies.
Rarely do we see the implications of our Nation’s actions face to face. But on Sunday nine refugees told their stories to an overflow crowd in Santa Fe. Their testimonials were a devastating call to action. This post provides opportunities to act in addition to details on a Town Hall on expanding early childhood education in Santa Fe.