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 activists rallied to convince Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin to support the California Values Act, and prepared to rally against gun violence. Meanwhile, phone banks continued for congressional candidates preparing for special elections. All this and more in this week's newsletter!
Thursday's Trumpcare vote stings, but this week Indivisible: Conejo activists take pride in their fierce advocacy -- at Rep. Knight's office (twice), at the Day Without an Immigrant march in Oxnard, at a "100 Days of Trump" protest, and more. Check it all out -- plus highlights of the Immigrants' Rights teams stellar week of action -- in our weekly newsletter!