Simon Rosenberg, Democratic strategist and founder of Hopium Chronicles, will energize and motivate us as we launch the 2024 voter outrea...
The September meeting focused on the Criminal Justice issues of Sheriff Oversight and Police Demilitarization. The Reverend Derron Jenkins and Anne Janks discussed Sheriff Oversight AB1185, which passed in 2020, and their work in getting an oversight committee established in Alameda County. John Lindsay-Poland provided an overview of AB481, which passed in 202, and was intended to increase transparency, accountability, and oversight for the acquisition of military equipment by local, county, and state law enforcement agencies.
Learn about the history and the importance of the Equal Rights Amendment, the vital role of Black women in the ERA movement, and how we can best advocate for the amendment and equal rights from two esteemed speakers - Julie Suk, author and Professor of Law at Fordham University, and Andrea Miller, the founder of the Center for Common Ground.
Brittni Kiick (our own Livermore Vice Mayor and Livermore Pride's Community Engagement and Education lead) spoke about Pronouns 101. Ava Lashay followed Brittni to tell us about the drag show business (Ava is a producer, director and performer).
Our first guest speaker, Cheryl Cook-Kallio, talked about the legislative process in California and how we can influence state legislation. Then we heard from Dennessa Atiles, Indivisible's Senior Regional Organizer - West Coast, who talked about the work of Indivisible California StateStrong (CASS), a coalition of California Indivisible groups whose members participate in state legislative advocacy. Finally, we heard about 5 bills we picked out of 24 CASS priority bills this year (summaries are below). We also learned how we can get involved in CASS and be part of the advocacy Work Groups.
In our February meeting, CA State Senator Susan Eggman introduced us to CA State Senate District 5, which as a result of redistricting will represent Livermore in 2025.
The January 2023 meeting featured Indivisible Northern California Regional Organizer Dennessa Atiles who provided an overview of the Indivisible Guide.
The November 2022 meeting provided an overview of Medicare Open Enrollment and the preliminary 2022 Election Results
The October 2022 General Meeting,presented an overview of the 2022 CA Propositions and County and City measures.
The September meeting featured Zone 7 Water Agency Board president Sarah Palmer and Board member Laurene Green talking about the Tri-Valley water supply and quality control..
On September 26, 2022 Livermore Indivisible co-hosted a forum for the Livermore School District Board of Education candidates.
For our April 2022 General Meeting, we held a forum for candidates for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools and Board of Education District 7 Trustee.
For our January 2022 General Meeting, we held a forum for the candidates for Sheriff of Alameda County.
Our November 2021 General Meeting,hosted a forum for the 3 candidates (at that time) for District Attorney of Alameda County.
Mr Seward entered the race after our November Alameda County District Attorney forum. This session contains Mr. Steward 's answers to the questions asked of the other 3 candidates in the November forum.
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