LOCAL ACTION ALERT
Indivisible General Meeting
Thursday, April 2, 6 pm – Via Zoom Conferencing
A Message From Rosemary
Dear Prescott Indivisbles,
We are in uncertain times. This virus has us all at home, hopefully reflecting on how our world and country have come to such a state. We can’t meet together in one room so we are trying the next best thing.
Our General Meeting will be at 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 2 via Zoom conferencing software.Click here for a Zoom Quick Guide.
Here is your meeting invitation:
Prescott Indivisible is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Prescott Indivisible VIRTUAL General Meeting
Time: Thursday, Apr 2, 2020 06:00 PM Arizona
If you are not familiar with Zoom, register using the invitation link and Prescott Indivisible will send you an invitation. You can click on it anytime prior to the meeting. Because the meeting has not started, it will not let you join but will give you a chance to make sure your video and speaker are set up correctly.
SET UP TIPS: Do not sit with any bright light behind you. If you use an ipad or iphone, make sure the screen is set to landscape mode. If you are going to use a desktop, make sure that you have a speaker. You will have a choice to select NO VIDEO or SHOW VIDEO. I suggest that you choose SHOW VIDEO. You can check all the basics out before joining the meeting, then you can go back and join the meeting before it starts.
Here is another link that goes over the basics for a first time user.
We are planning to arrange “breakout” or chat rooms in which members can discuss their most pressing issues in this very challenging time.
Save Our Schools (SOS) Road Show Webinar
Saturday, April 4th from 10-11am
Please RSVP with this link before April 4th: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1940625234620387853
This easy to understand, nonpartisan presentation
- demystifies education funding,
- breaks down Arizona’s classroom crisis, and
- uncovers the facts about private school vouchers to help all audiences understand why Save Our Schools Arizona Network and many others are working to protect public education.
The Roadshow concludes with several positive actions that everyone – parents, grandparents, community members, educators, everyone concerned about our public education system can take to support and advocate for Arizona’s public schools.
We hope to “see” you there!
Kari Hull, Northern Arizona Outreach Coordinator
STATE ACTION ALERT
Call Governor Ducey
Call the Governor today. He is still refusing to issue a stay at home order… WAIT…HOLD THE PRESSES…he just did it!!!
“This order is insufficient if he does not narrow his list of ‘essential’ services. Essential services during #COVID19 are not golf and beauty salons. They are first responders, grocers, pharmacists, and few others,” tweeted Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego (D).
“There will be NO changes to the list of essential services. I urge Gov @dougducey to narrow his list to reflect those services that are truly essential to Arizonans well-being,” added Tucson Mayor Regina Romero (D)
The number of confirmed cases in Arizona is over 1,000, which means there are probably 10 times that number of actual cases.
Read the story HERE
Stay up-to-date on coronavirus information in Arizona at this excellent site: covidactnow.org
Call Governor Ducey: (602) 542-4331
Or send him a message: https://azgovernor.gov/engage/form/contact-governor-ducey
A Request From Outlaw Dirty Money
A statement from the Co-Chairs of the Outlaw Dirty Money Initiative
With heavy hearts we announce today that the Outlaw Dirty Money Constitutional Amendment campaign otherwise known as the “Citizens Right to Know Initiative” has paused all person to person efforts to gather petition signatures.
This suspension will last until our public health experts and our elected leaders deem it prudent for our volunteers and paid gatherers to resume public contact. At that time, we will decide if enough time is left to gather enough signatures to put the issue of transparency in Arizona campaign finance before the voters in November.
As of today, Thursday March 26, the one-year anniversary of filing our initiative with the Secretary of State, we have collected over 275,000 signatures, just 81,000 short of the minimum requirement of 356,000. We were on track to qualify before the July 2nd deadline.
CONTACT YOUR LEGISLATORS:
Senator Karen Fann email@example.com 602-926-5874
Rep. Noel Campbell firstname.lastname@example.org 602-926-3124
Rep. Steve Pierce email@example.com 602-926-5584
ASK THEM TO:
Grant electronic signature gathering authority to municipal elections, initiatives and referenda.
Extend the deadline for filing petitions for the 2020 ballot or allow the current signatures to remain valid until the 2022 election.
The current system permits candidates for the Legislature to use E-Qual for their own petition signature requirements, yet denies those rights to municipal candidates, initiative and referenda. This crisis makes it clear why all petitions should be able to gather valid signatures electronically and not have to depend on person to person contact. We deserve equal treatment under the law
Outlaw Dirty Money will do all possible to gather signatures without person to person contact. If you would like to help, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-633-5146.
SING OUT THE PANDEMIC BLUES:
Just a sampling of the tremendous outpouring of music on Youtube.
Goodbye Corona!!! (My Sharona and COVID-19 Parody)
The Broadway Coronavirus Medley
Hong Kong singer Kathy Mak’s coronavirus parody
Positive Vibes | Berklee College student writes song about coronavirus outbreak
Celebrate Small Victories: A weekly newsletter celebrating people-powered wins against the Trump administration’s agenda
Persist & Resist Calendar
Temporarily suspending publication to reorganize
Prescott Indivisible Calendar Link
Contact Your Members of Congress
825 B&C Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
B40D Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
2057 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC 20515 202-225-2315
6499 S. Kings Ranch Rd. #4, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 480-882-2697
220 N. 4th St., Kingman, AZ (by appt. only)
122 N. Cortez St., Suite 104, Prescott, AZ 86301 928-445-1683
Governor, Doug Ducey
State Capitol, 1700 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007 602.542.4331
Mayor Greg Mengarelli
201 S. Cortez St. Prescott 928.777.1248
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