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 participated in the March for Science (in Los Angeles, Ventura AND Santa Barbara) and prepared for two more marches in the coming days. Immigration is a key topic as May Day approaches, along with the votes on several state bills that would defy Trump's policies. Read all about it in our newsletter for April 26!
Indivisible: Conejo activists kept busy this week with phone banks for Congressional candidates Jon Ossoff and James Thompson; a gun-violence protest in Simi Valley; and an assortment of actions targeting federal and state legislators. The weeks to come bring a variety of high-profile marches and other activities. Check it all out in this week's newsletter!