Campaigning Isn't Over + May Meeting Details
Brett Walter & His Climate Action Now App A4D’s May Meeting Brett Walter is an award-winning software designer who made his career in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur and executive. When Donald Trump took the US out of the Paris Agreement, he resolved to use his skills to make a difference on climate. The result was the Climate Action Now app.
Brett will explain how you can use the app in your climate advocacy at our May meeting, which takes place via Zoom at 5:00pm on Tuesday, May 24. Registration is open now at this link. The Climate Action Now app has been adopted by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project, Elders Climate Action, and numerous other organizations. In just one year, app users have has taken over 400,000 actions and sent over 311,000 messages to their political and business leaders. The app makes it easy to take climate action and earn real trees in the process. Voting Is Underway in Oregon’s Primary and There’s Still Work to Be Done Now that Oregonians are voting, there’s still plenty you can do to make sure Jamie McLeod-Skinner defeats Kurt Schrader in Congressional District 5. This is one of only two races that Indivisible national has endorsed, it is that important! You can contribute to the campaign and meet Jamie at a Meet & Greet/Fundraiser on Wednesday, May 11 from 6:00-7:00pm at the Willamette Ale and Cider House, 1720 Willamette Falls Drive, in West Linn where food and drinks will be available. To attend, please RSVP to: Sam@JamieforOregon.com There are also phone banks happening this week Thursday, Friday, andSaturday, May 12 to 14 . Find out more and sign up here. If you’re free this evening, Monday, May 9, join a text bank for Jamie via thislink. And donations to Jamie’s campaign are always needed, which you can makehere. For anyone who lives in District 5, consider taking a photo of Jamie yard signs, banners, and Jamie voters submitting ballots in mailboxes to post on social media (add @JamieforOregon and #OR5 when you do). Take note: there’s also an important non-partisan judicial election in this primary. Darleen Ortega, who was appointed by Governor Kulongowski and subsequently elected, is currently the judge on the Court of Appeals in Position 3. Vance Day, her opponent, is president of the Promise Keepers and quotes Clarence Thomas. Make sure to mark your ballot in this race!
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