Indivisible FL-13 Weekly Email Newsletter June 29, 2020

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Amy Siskind Discusses Authoritarianism and Voter Suppression

Online: Thursday, July 09, 2020, 8:00 PM 

Florida Indivisibles and other Resistance Groups will have the opportunity to hear from American activist, writer, and national spokeswoman Amy Siskind. She is the author of The List: A Week-by-Week Reckoning of Trump’s First Year (2018) and organizer of the We the People March.

Siskind’s national radio and television appearances include CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, PBS and NPR. Writers from The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, POLITICO, and The Hill frequently reach out to Siskind.

Amy is also an expert on helping women and girls advance and succeed. A former Wall Street executive, she is the president and co-founder of The New Agenda, a national organization working on issues including economic independence and advancement, gender representation and bias, and campus sexual assault.  

Amy’s advocacy for equality now occurs alongside her mission as one of the most thorough and vocal observers of our failing-but-not-yet-failed democracy.

RSVP here:

*This event was previously titled Elections Matter: Amy Siskind Discusses Voting and What’s at Stake

New Postcard Campaign!

Our first postcard campaign wrapped up with about 75,000 personalized cards being sent to Pinellas independent voters who were not registered to vote by mail. We just learned from the Board of Elections that over 10,000 Pinellas voters signed up for vote by mail in May with independent voters registering at nearly twice the rate as Republicans.

Our new campaign involves preparing cards for vote by mail Democrats who haven’t sent in their ballots two weeks after they received them. We are preparing and stamping the cards now and will put labels on them two weeks before election day. By doing this we hope to drive up voter participation among vote by mail Democrats.

We’d love for you to join us. If you want to learn more about the campaign please go to our website via this link:

Pinellas County Postcard Project –

This is the most important election of our lives. Help us turn Pinellas County the brightest shade of BLUE ever!

Election Security On Florida Roundup Radio Show

Friday, July 03, 2020•12:00 PM

Election Security with special guest: Craig Lattimer, president of the Florida Supervisor of Elections.

Presented by: The Florida Roundup

The FLORIDA ROUNDUP show is carried live statewide at noon on public radio or you can tune in here:

Want to call in to the FLORIDA ROUNDUP SHOW? Dial 305-995-1800

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Florida Roundup is heard in the Tampa Bay area Fridays at Noon on WUSF-FM

BIDEN Rally/ Defeat 45 Protest in Clearwater & Trinity on JULY 5th! Please COME!

(Via Defeat 45)

Join us in either CLEARWATER or TRINITY on JULY 5th to Rally for JOE!!!

Sunday, July 5th from
5 PM – 7 PM at the
Intersection of 54 and Little Rd


Sunday, July 5th from
10 AM -NOON at the
Intersection of Gulf to Bay & Belcher RD in CLEARWATER

We will be following the CDC guidelines of social distancing and wearing face masks at both rallies for JOE, please do the same.

If you’re not ready to be on the streets but still want to participate, then please drive by the intersection and HONK to show YOUR support.

Please bring your own sign, banners and flags and don’t forget a mask/ face covering, hat and sunscreen! Hope to see you there! Selling cold water so we can buy more flags.

Your hosts are Rita, Joanne & Rose in Pinellas/Hillsborough and Joshua in Pasco/Hernando
Defeat 45 – One Protest at a Time

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St. Pete Peaceful Protest Continues Daily

There is a daily peaceful protest every day starting at 2pm and 7pm in front of St. Pete City Hall.

If you plan to attend Indivisible FL-13 advised participants to take measures to avoid the spread of Covid-19 including wearing masks and social distancing. This is a trying time in the midst of a trying time. Be careful with your health and the health of others.

More information:

Weekly Demonstrations at Scott and Rubio’s office Go Virtual During Pandemic

Contact John Stewart at for information on the weekly virtual demonstration. Every Monday or Tuesday he is sending out the current week’s topic and virtual protest signs to his direct contacts. 

Or just contact your Senators every Tuesday with your current concerns: 

Below is contact information for the Senators’ offices in the federal courthouse in downtown Tampa where we protest every Tuesday. Once a week you help stage a virtual demonstration by contacting the offices by phone and/or e-mail to let them know your concerns.  You can let them know this is part of the Tuesday morning virtual demonstration. 

We can keep a regular presence on line, even if we don’t in the flesh.

One request: the staff in the two offices have always been professional and courteous to us.  No matter what you think of their bosses’ morals and policies, please be polite to the staff when you communicate.  We have nothing to gain by being hostile or rude.

Here is the contact information:Senator Rubio’s office: (813) 853-1099

Senator Scott’s office: (813) 225-7040
This will be a great way to keep active and, once the crisis has passed, to amplify the voices of those demonstrating.  Not everyone has the ability or inclination to demonstrate, so we can let the senators know that there are countless people who agree with those who are in front of their offices every week.

Stay safe. 
via John Stewart

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Indivisible FL-13 is a member of the Indivisible Florida Network and the Pinellas Coalition For Immigration Justice.

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👉Register to vote, vote by mail!

Florida 13 Congressperson Phone Numbers:

Senator Marco Rubio (R):                DC (202)224-3041   Local (813)287-5035
Senator Rick Scott (R):                    DC (202) 224-5274 
Representative Charlie Crist (D):     DC (202) 225-5961  Local (888)205-5569

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