TWO WAYS TO FIGHT ON JAN 15
As you might have heard, a number of events are being organized for Sunday, January 15–less than a week before the inauguration. There are two main types of events you might want to check out. First, there will be hundreds of Resist Trump Community Meetings where neighbors can develop strategies for fighting Trump’s agenda. Second, you can also attend or host a Healthcare Meeting to help protect the Affordable Care Act.
WHAT ARE RESIST TRUMP COMMUNITY MEETINGS?
MoveOn, Working Family’s Party, People’s Action and other allies are teaming up for a critical national day of action just days before the inauguration—on Sunday, January 15.
They’re organizing community meetings across the country to talk about what resistance looks like on the local level. A goal of these meetings is also to sketch out a plan to keep our communities safe, fight for our values, and resist the new administration every step of the way. This will include organizing opposition to Trump’s dangerous cabinet appointments.
HOW TO FIND A RESIST TRUMP COMMUNITY MEETING NEAR YOU
Visit this link, enter your zip code, and you will find a list of all public meetings near you that are still accepting RSVPs.
CAN’T FIND A RESIST TRUMP MEETING? HOST ONE YOURSELF!
If you can’t find a scheduled meeting at a time and/or location that works for you, please consider hosting one instead. It doesn’t have to be a big gathering – you can create a private meeting for a handful of friends to meet at your house. Or, you can go big and host a larger public meeting at a nearby library or other meeting spots.
MoveOn will provide you with all of the materials, scripts, flyers, and other resources you need to successfully host and lead a Resist Trump Community Meeting.
Information on hosting your own meeting is available here.
HEALTHCARE RALLIES – ANOTHER OPTION FOR JANUARY 15
During his recent town hall on CNN, Bernie Sanders talked about 30 or more healthcare rallies that are planned for Sunday, January 15 as part of a movement called “Our First Stand.” These rallies are fighting against the Republicans’ decision to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which could leave 20 million Americans without health insurance.
Democratic members of Congress, trade unions, senior groups, and activists will join to show their support for continuing the Affordable Care Act. Visit the official page for Bernie Sanders’ “Our First Stand” movement to find the rally nearest you. Bernie Sanders will be attending the rally in Warren, Michigan.
If you don’t see a healthcare rally near you, call your MOC and ask them to host a rally.
Want to host your own healthcare rally? Find out how on this Google Doc.
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