Follow-up: A4D January Monthly Meeting with Tricia Sauer
The first meeting of newly launched Act for Democracy, a merger between One Small Thing PDX and Indivisible97201, took place on the last Tuesday of January, the 26th, via Zoom. Our inaugural speaker was Indivisible Senior Regional Organizing Manager, Tricia Sauer. For those of you who were unable to attend Tricia’s inspiring presentation on Indivisible’s plans for 2021, you can get a taste of what you missed from these slides. You can find other informative links from the event here. And for anyone interested in learning how to tackle the many challenges facing our democracy today, check out Indivisible’s newly published Guide for Fixing our Democracy.
A4D Activist Reading Group
The next meeting of the Act for Democracy Activist Reading Group takes place tomorrow, Thursday, February 11, from 7:00-8:30pm. The group will discuss How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America by Heather Cox Richardson, author of the popular newsletter Letters from an American. To attend, please use this Zoom link. Everyone is welcomed! Contact Ken Rosenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Save the Date A4D Monthly Meeting
Act for Democracy’s monthly meeting, which takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month, is coming up! Mark your calendar: Tuesday, February 23, from 5:00-6:30pm. Our featured guest speak will be Oregon’s preeminent progressive, Jamie McLeod-Skinner.
Recommended Event Forests Are Life: from Ecstasy to Anger to Healing
A panel of local experts from the Coast Range Association, Forest Waters, KS Wild, Tax Fairness Oregon, and BARK will provide an overview of what is happening to our forests and how we can help them at an event organized by Havurah Shalom from 4:00-6:00pm on February 28. Our forests are crucial ecosystems that sustain plants and animals, provide us with beauty and respite, and help keep climate change in check, but our human activities and climate change itself are threatening them. Find out what you can do to make a difference. To register, visit this website. For more information, contact Michael Heumann at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.