Take Only the Anger You Need • The Field Team 6 Weekly

Register Democrats. Save the world.

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HOUSES FLIPPED:   1 
DAYS UNTIL 2020 ELECTION:  326
PROGRESSIVE VOTERS REGISTERED:  15,741

TAKE ONLY THE ANGER YOU NEED

If we’re distracted, we’re ineffective.
If we let the lies deafen us or the cruelty deflate us, we cannot act. 

So take only the anger you need.
A tiny spur moves a giant horse.

WOMEN’S MARCH ALERT!

The Women’s March – held on either Sat 1/18 or Sun 1/19 depending on the city – will be the largest gathering of like-minded voters before the November 2020 election! Now’s the perfect time to start getting the word out, and plan your first big voter drive of the year in one of our battleground states! (Extra credit if you make this a week of action, culminating with the March.) Find your nearest march HERE – keeping in mind that more are being added frequently. And if you need help getting started, sign up for a state-specific video training call–level up with a Train the Trainers call–or just contact us!

3 FUNDRAISERS IN 5 DAYS

Thanks to the leadership of wonderful activist friends, Field Team 6 has had an *unprecedented* run of fundraising parties! You are literally responsible for our continued existence. GIANT PROPS TO the…

HERMOSA BEACH CREW: Lynn Bommer, Audrey Little, Wendy Dozoretz, Shelley Brown!
MAR VISTA CREW: Cecily Young, John Ruble, Aline Grunwald, Erin & Mike Baker, Rachel Small – and the mighty David & Tori Rosenstein!
SILVER LAKE CREW: Swing Left Los Feliz, Rebecca Ninburg, Don Foster, Erin Quigley, Dana Gould, Jim Turner, Dottie Wicklin, Bill Prady, Jim Hodgson,  Clay Graham, Laurie Metcalf, Alex Torpey & Voter Protection Project!

And a HUGE THANK YOU to the all-star lineup of performers who made these events INCREDIBLE: Puddles Pity PartyNatasha LeggeroKate WillettTrack IXTom KennyThe Poubelle Twins2 Headed DogThe Andy Paley OrchestraThe Bach Street BoysNate LaPointeTina MathieuChas CastellSeñor Amor, and Ferris Gluck.

WE LOVE YOU ALL!!! When we win in November 2020, it will be because of every one of you! And with your help, we’ll continue this fundraising push in the new year to maximize the Democrats we can register. (Scroll down for pictures!)

SAVE DEMOCRACY FROM HOME

Can’t work in the field? Don’t despair! If you have 3-4 hours a week and expertise in Facebook and/or Instagram, you can play a vital role for Field Team 6! Contact us for details!

PHONE BANK FOR FIELD TEAM 6!

Do you live in Los Angeles, and want to help us expand into our final 3 states? Phone bank with us! We’ll be making fundraising calls to people who already know and love us… while sitting in comfy chairs, surrounded by friends and snacks.

Los Feliz – Thu 12/19, 6p-8p – RSVP

TURBOCHARGE OUR EXPANSION

Field Team 6 needs someone experienced in political fundraising who can help us turn grassroots activists into grassroots donors. If you have 4-8 hours a week available to help us achieve our full growth potential, contact us for details!


VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVES!

Every voter drive starts with a quick training—no experience necessary! To find drives closest to you, enter your zip code HERE. (If there’s no drive in your target area this week, host your ownContact us for help.

CALENDAR VIEWS OF VOTER DRIVES:

Arizona – California – Colorado – Florida  – Maine – Pennsylvania – Texas

(Courtesy of www.socalblue.org—thank you!)

ARIZONA: 
Phoenix AreaTucson Area


CALIFORNIA:
CA01 – Chico – BOOT LaMalfa (R)
CA08 – Victorville – ELECT a Democrat
CA10 – Modesto – PROTECT Harder (D)
CA21 – Bakersfield – PROTECT Cox (D)
CA22 – Fresno – BOOT Nunes (R)
CA25 – Lancaster – ELECT a Democrat
CA39 – Fullerton – PROTECT Cisneros (D)
CA42 – Corona – BOOT Calvert (R)
CA45 – Irvine – PROTECT Porter (D)
CA48 – Costa Mesa – PROTECT Rouda (D)
CA49 – San Clemente – PROTECT Levin (D)
CA50 – San Marcos – BOOT Hunter (R)

COLORADO:
Denver Area

FLORIDA:
Port St. Lucie Area

MAINE:
Portland Area

MICHIGAN:
Voter drives coming soon!

N. CAROLINA:
Voter drives coming soon!

PENNSYLVANIA:
Philadelphia Area

TEXAS:
Austin Area

VIDEO TRAINING CALLS
Learn to register Democrats the Field Team 6 way! (Just added: IOWA, MICHIGAN, WISCONSIN!The first half of each call covers best practices that apply in every state. The last half covers the state-specific voter form.

ARIZONA – Mon 1/6, 7-8p Mountain – RSVP

CALIFORNIA – Wed 1/8, 7-8p Pacific – RSVP

COLORADO – Tue 12/17, 7-8p Mountain – RSVP

FLORIDA – Sun 12/15, 1-2p Eastern – RSVP

IOWA – Mon 1/13, 7-8p Central – RSVP

MAINE – Tue 1/7, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

MICHIGAN – Thu 12/12, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

NORTH CAROLINA – Mon 12/16, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

PENNSYLVANIA – Thu 1/9, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

WISCONSIN – Thu 1/16, 7-8p Central – RSVP

TRAIN TO BE A TRAINER – THIS is the only way Field Team 6 grows—when you lead your own voter drive. It can be as simple as you and a friend going to a college! And we’re here to help every step of the way.

TRAIN TO BE A TRAINER CALL:
Sun 12/15, 12-1:30p Pacific / 3-4:30p Eastern – RSVP


MORE PHONE BANKS & LETTER WRITING

PHONE BANK FROM HOME – ACROSS THE COUNTRY!
Our fantastic partners at the Grassroots Democratic HQ can help you call from home for crucial races in Arizona and other key states!

CALIFORNIA: IN-PERSON PHONE BANKING & LETTER WRITING
Contact voters in Arizona & other states with our allies at the Grassroots Democratic HQ, the Westside Democratic HQ, & Civic Sundays!

Help Us Grow!

“Change happens at the speed of trust.” -Organizer Saying

All organizing is based on relationships, and any friend of yours is a friend of ours! If you know an activist in AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ME, MA, MI, NY, NC, PA, TX or WI… CONTACT US! 

All it takes is one brave soul to start a new Field Team 6 chapter!

[BELOW, Clockwise from top: All three fundraisers in the last five days – FT6’s Jason Berlin with Puddles Pity Party in Silver Lake, under Audrey Little’s backyard lights in Hermosa Beach, Dana Gould as Dr. Zaius, The Poubelle Twins at the Satellite, craft cocktails at the gorgeous Mar Vista house Cecily Young designed.]

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Field Team 6 is a national volunteer army with a simple mission: Register Democrats. Save the world. By targeting places that need Democrats most, we aim to take the White House, flip the Senate, and expand our House majority.

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