Come help Indivisible FL-13 write post cards to potential voters, to remind them to register before this year's deadline! A handwritten message is more likely to be read and considered, and you'll be helping your neighbors' voices be heard. Light refreshments will be served. Allendale Church, Thursday Apr 26, 6-8pm. 3803 Haines Rd. N, St. Petersburg, 33703 In the Family Life Center, open door on the left after you enter the main area of the church.
May 11, 2018, Indivisible FL-13 is teaming up with Pinellas progressive organizations to hold an open house and help you get people registered to vote and informed about the November 2018 elections! Come join us at Allendale Church at 38th and Haines, 6:30-8:30. RSVP on Eventbrite.
Come kick back and join Indivisible at Cage Brewing, Friday, February 9th, 2018, 6pm-9pm. We'll celebrate some of the wins we've had resisting Trump and the like's worst agendas, and help you get involved with the progress you care about most. Look for the blue Indivisible shirts.
The vote on one of the top two NRA priority bills is this week. HR 3668 would make it easier for criminals to get silencers for their weapons. Concert-goers in Vegas were able to run and hide because they HEARD SHOTS. Text SILENCERS to 644-33, and tell your representatives how you feel about this idea. Your call does not need to be long - Congressional staff are going to tally you as a simple For/Against for the bill. It's titled HR 3668, the SHARE Act - "Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act." Link to Bill, and its progress in Congress to date. Background on the domestic terror incident in Vegas, where 58 were killed, 515 injured.
We're meeting with Charlie Crist's staff to discuss his Yes vote on HR 3004 "Kate's Law," a law that will quadruple how long arrested undocumented immigrants spend in prison from 15 months to 5 years - bringing with it all the problems and costs of mass incarceration. There's a strategy call today at 6 if you'd like to hear more about the plan. The meeting is next week. Contact us for info about how to join in. The ACLU will be speaking so if you're nervous about what to say and just want to show your support, that's OK. Background on Kate's Law, from when it was first proposed in 2015. Kate's Law passed the House June 29th 2017. It has not been scheduled in the Senate. Who voted.
Charlie Crist will be attending the St Pete Community BBQ tomorrow, Saturday 7/15/2017. 2pm-5pm, at Lake Vista Park, 1401 62nd Ave S, St Pete. Come meet your Representative, and share your thoughts on recent and upcoming legislation! Several other local progressives will be there, including Mayor Rick Kriseman, Ken Welch for County Commission, Rev. Manuel Sykes, Pastor Clarence Williams, Rene Flowers Pinellas County School Board Member District 7, and Councilwoman Darden Rice. If you have Facebook, you can RSVP here.