The Field Team 6 Weekly
Register Democrats. Save the world.
May 28, 2020
HOUSES FLIPPED: 1
DAYS UNTIL 2020 ELECTION: 159
PROGRESSIVE VOTERS REGISTERED: 21,195
YES WE CAN
Yes is the most positive word in the English language. “Yes we can,” translated from the original “Sí, se puede” coined by Dolores Huerta, inspired America to elect Obama and save itself from the catastrophic Bush administration. This organizers’ mantra still lights the path forward.
You’ll hear a million reasons to give up. But none have the power, the beauty, the truth of “Yes we can.” Obama taught us, “Nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change.” We are those millions. We have that power. And if you’ve volunteered or donated so that others can volunteer, you’ve multiplied your power by empowering others, expanding the electorate one conversation at a time.
So don’t give up! Despite COVID, despite Russia, despite Trumpsters, despite everything… if we keep turning our passion into action, YES WE CAN take our country back in November.
(And if you need a megadose of inspiration and a cathartic sob like the one I just had, listen to “Yes We Can,” by will.i.am. Or for a cathartic laugh, click the video below!)
#HoldTheFloor FUNDRAISING FILIBUSTER!
- A 24+ hour Instagram Live people’s filibuster, starting Saturday, May 30 at 3p PT
- @bhastert (click to go to Instagram)
- Featuring community members, performers and activists sharing stories of their fight to turn voices into votes across the USA.
- 5/30/20 – Jason Berlin at 3:10p, Sarah Jakle at 7:05p
- 5/31/20 – Wayne Liebman 10:10a, Jason Berlin 3:10p
Don’t let racist Strom Thurmond keep the filibuster record! CLICK HERE for more details… Why wait? DONATE TODAY!
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Are you fighting evil during the pandemic? Do you often wonder, “How can I protect Democracy and myself at the same time?”
Easy! With these stirring “VOTE” masks, available in Blue Wave Navy or Tie-dye! Field Team 6 is partnering with B Four Products to get a sexy, stretchy, comfy VOTE mask on every freedom-loving face in America.
For every VOTE mask purchased, B Four will make a $5 donation to Field Team 6. Get yours today HERE!
…and just by wearing one you could inspire someone to do the right thing… not only during the pandemic, but this November, too!
Off the HUGE success of our #VirusFreeVoting virtual protests, we bring you a NEW opportunity to demand Congress #ProtectOurVote — this time, with the heroes of Declaration for American Democracy.
On Friday 5/29 from 10a-12p PT / 1-3p ET, the @DFADCoalition account will be tweeting 40+ graphics about the need to safeguard our elections! Check out their SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT to learn more. Andjoin the tweetstorm by retweeting, or creating your own posts using #ProtectOurVote.
Let’s amplify this message before the Senate returns to session next week. Tweet like the wind!
FIELD TEAM 6 PHONE BANKS INTO AZ!
We’re calling up Arizona Democrats who are registered to vote but are not signed up to vote by mail. Join us for a quick training, then put us on mute and make your calls! We’ll be available to answer any questions you have.
Thursday 5/28, 4-5:30p PDT – RSVP
Saturday 5/30, 11a-12:30p PDT – RSVP
Monday 6/1, 4-5:30p PDT – RSVP
Thursday 6/4, 4-5:30p PDT – RSVP
Saturday 6/6, 11a-12:30p PDT – RSVP
Tuesday 6/9, 7-8:30p PDT – RSVP
CALL & TEXT WITH OUR ALLIES!
Reach out to voters in battleground states and sign them up to vote by mail!
LEAD THE CHARGE FROM HOME!
Field Team 6 is reaching out and expanding our network into other states. If you have a few hours a week and enjoy connecting with other activists, you can play a vital role. Contact us for details.
MORE PHONE BANKS
Our fantastic partners at the Grassroots Democratic HQ, Westside Democratic HQ, & Civic Sundayscan help you call from home for crucial races in Arizona and other key states!
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