Indivisible FL-13 Weekly Email Newsletter September 1, 2020

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NEWS & UPDATES

Video and Slides from Dr. Dale Anderson Presentation

Indivisible Florida Network is sharing the presentation and video link to the powerful presentation we had on Wednesday with Dr. Dale Anderson as he discussed  Voter Suppression and Democracy Degradation. Dr. Anderson was amazing and he is kind enough to share this with us in hopes that we share his message with people we know.

Presentation Video Link

Presentation Powerpoint  Link


The MAGA Supreme Court – an Attack on Democracy

Florida Indivisibles and other Resistance Groups are taking on the Maga Supreme Court and their attack on democracy.

Join us on Saturday, September 26 at 10:30 am via Zoom.

The Supreme Court has been packed with ultra-conservative white men, and the decisions made by this court will impact the lives of every person in this country for decades. But the situation is actually worse than that – Trump has packed the lower courts with unqualified and extreme justices, too.

Join us to hear more and to find out what we can do to fight back!

Our speakers, Julia Peters (Center for Popular Democracy) and Robert Scott (Demand Justice) have an eye-opening presentation that you won’t want to miss!
Presented by Palm Beach Indivisibles and Indivisible Florida Network.

Send RSVP

If you want to connect with a group in your area, please visit our Indivisible Florida Network page.


Save the Date!

Indivisible Florida Presents What’s on the Ballot, Constitutional Amendments, presentation and Q and A.
 

SAVE THIS DATE, Monday, Oct. 5 at 6pm
RSVP to Info@indivisiblefl13.com for zoom link

Please join us! Our guest Presenter is Robin Davidov of the League of Women Voters, St Petersburg area Robin Davidov is the 1st Vice President of the League. She is active on the Voter Services team, and is heading up candidate forums and the speaker’s bureau this year.


Write Postcards To Voters!

Defeat 45 has been holding weekly demonstrations every Saturday at various locations in Pinellas County. For information on this week’s Defeat. 45 location check out their facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/defeat45


Legal Observer Training

Social Justice Struggle

In Pinellas County and other Counties, people are marching for Social Justice and against police brutality and misconduct. People are planning to vote.

Want to join in the fight for Social Justice? Now?

You can by being a legal observer. A legal observer is someone who watches, listens and documents any suspicious activity they see during a March/Gathering/Protest. They report it to their Team Captain in the event something untoward happens to one of the Protestors/Marchers.

Like getting arrested. Like being the victim of police over-stepping their bounds.

Legal Observers attend demonstrations at the request of the Organizers. Observers are there to watch and document. They may be called upon to tell the public and the Courts what they witnessed and share what they saw. Sometimes this witnessing helps people arrested without cause.

At the latest training session, 8.13. 20, people from Pinellas and Pasco Counties gathered on Zoom to hear James Shaw, Tampa attorney, talk about Community Based Legal Observer Training. Not minimizing the potential danger from Police and weapons such as tear gas of many types that are often used, Shaw calmly and methodically went through the definition of a Legal Observer, the dangers that could be faced, how to act in general and with the Police.

The program was held by ACLU Pinellas County. Although the ACLU is temporarily not supporting Legal Observer training due to Covid19, around the country groups are responding to the growing need for such assistance.

We all need more Legal Observers. The training, from aTampa attorney who has trained hundreds of people over the years, only takes one hour.  It is valuable for those who want to be observers or demonstrators and those who want to learn more.

If you want to be included, please contact Llani O’Connor, ACLU. lsaunders1612@me.com or 312.952.9379. Please leave your name, email & phone we know how many are coming. The training will be held on Zoom, September 9, 2020; Meeting ID is  845 4609 6892 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84546096892Please come and tell your family, friends, colleagues and others in your sphere of influence.
 
This is one way you can help protect free speech, act for social justice and call attention to police brutality.


Weekly Defeat 45 Demonstration

We’re going to be pushing hard right up until the November election. There’s still plenty of time to get involved. 

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

Pinellas County Postcard Project – https://tinyurl.com/pinellaspostcards

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


Indivisible FL-13 Contact Information:

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

👉Indivisible Florida Network

👉Pinellas Coalition For Immigration Justice Website

👉Indivisible FL-13 Website

👉Email Indivisible FL-13 at info@indivisiblefl13.com

Useful Tools:

Pinellas County Progressive Calendar

Resist Bot, fax your representatives via text message. Text RESIST to 50409

Fax your congressperson for free at FaxZero.com

Get action alerts from Countable.us

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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