Healthcare has brought a heatwave in our political climate, as well as here at home in the Conejo Valley. Our activists joined protests in Simi Valley aimed at keeping the heat on Rep. Steve Knight for his Wealthcare vote; and #RiseUp4Healthcare is trending, with our activists' healthcare stories picked up in the Twitter feeds of Senator Kamala Harris and Rep. Julia Brownley. And that's just healthcare...read on for the other fronts on which Indivisible: Conejo has taken action this week.
National, state, and local issues - this week had it all. Indivisible: Conejo activists kept their eye both on the national healthcare bill and California's proposed SB54 "The California Values Act" and SB562 "The Healthy California Act", which deal with local law enforcement's role in Federal immigration, and single-payer healthcare, respectively. But issues much closer to home required the group's prompt and energetic attention as a religious faction's power play on the Conejo Valley School Board resulted in censoring books in the high school curriculum. Read on for the details...
This week Indivisible: Conejo presented a riveting "Future of Healthcare" forum, launched a social-media campaign called #RiseUp4HealthCare, protested censorship in the Conejo Valley school district, prepped for Postcard Parties supporting the California Values Act, and more. Find all the details in this week's newsletter!
This week Indivisible: Conejo activists joined the LA #RESIST March, finalized plans for our June 20 healthcare forum, fought back against a censorship threat in the Conejo Valley school district, phone banked for congressional candidates in Georgia and South Carolina, and more. Read all about it in this week's newsletter!
This week Indivisible: Conejo activists rallied against gun violence, lobbied on behalf of immigrants' rights and SB54, and advocated for farmworkers' rights with the Ventura County Board of Supervisors. The coming weeks are action-packed with marches, phone banks, a healthcare forum, parties and more. Check it all out in this week's newsletter!