Indivisible St. Johns Resistance Newsletter December 21, 2020

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YOUR WEEKLY RESISTANCE NEWSLETTER

WEEK OF DECEMBER 21, 2020

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL OUR

INTREPID MEMBERS!

WE LOVE YOU AND WE NEED YOU!
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PERSIST AND RESIST!
You KNOW what you need to do…..
Great thanks to Mike Konopacki!
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IT’S STILL ABOUT GEORGIA! 

WAYS YOU CAN HELP:

From illegal voter purges to hundreds of poll closures to four-hour lines, Georgia voters have faced a sophisticated, but hauntingly familiar attack on their right to vote.  Hundreds of thousands of voters were affected by poor election management and systematic voter suppression, crippling Georgia’s democracy. Join the Fight. Best place to put your money to get staff on the ground. Stacy’s group knows how to do this.

Fair Fight is Fighting Back
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IF YOU COULDN’T MAKE THE SJC LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION FRIDAY, INDIVISIBLE WAS THERE. THANKS TO CHRIS MCDERMOTT FOR MAKING THE CASE ABOUT OUR CONCERNS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, HOME RULE AND FOR OUR LEGISLATORS TO EDUCATE THEMSELVES ON THESE POPULAR LOCAL ISSUES.

Listen to Chris (Just over 10 minutes at the end of over 2 hours!) HERE
Thank you Chris! Difficult circumstances. Outliers always get put at the end as time runs out. Been there, done that. 


DEMOCRACY RISING

SORRY WE MISSED YOU ON THIS! FABULOUS PANEL BUT YOU CAN SEE THE VIDEO HERE AND VIEW THE SLIDE DECK:

Big shout out to all of our panelists and others who helped to facilitate today’s discussion. A copy of today’s event can be found here on our YouTube channel:
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_84YQ0WM92U and here is the Slide deck:
 https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1TlDE2h7BXATTSqEALJRw7DD11SxC3mZjjQ9jSB3Hz6k/

Thank you to our esteemed panelists:

U.S. Rep Ted Deutch, member of Congress

Florida Rep. Anna Eskamani, Orlando

Jhody Polk, a formerly incarcerated person who founded L.E.A.H. (Legal Empowerment and Advocacy Hub) and established the Jailhouse Lawyers Initiative.

Maxine Lobel, with Elders for a Sound Democracy

Special shoutout to Indivisible Florida Network, New Florida Majority, ReThink Media, Declaration for American Democracy, Center for Popular Democracy, and Public Citizen for your assistance.


OK OK WE KNOW IT’S THE HOLIDAYS.

STILL, WE HAVE TO STAY ON TOP OF THIS:

Demand Ron DeSantis Stop the Combating Violence, Disorder & Looting & Law Enforcement Protection Act
Oppose the Governor’s proposed bill that protects those who would interfere with peaceful protests and abridge our Constitutionally guaranteed rights to freedom of assembly and to petition the government for redress of grievances.
Click HERE

BECAUSE, HERE’S A REPORT FROM GEORGETOWN LAW ABOUT MILITIAS IN THE U.S. WE ARE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET:

https://www.law.georgetown.edu/icap/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2020/09/Florida.pdf

ALRIGHT, ENOUGH TO PONDER FOR THE HOLIDAYS! 

However you celebrate this year, make it the one to remember!
Stay home, stay in touch, stay healthy.

As always, email us with your ideas and critiques. We have much to do in 2021, a new DEC and hopefully new Senate. Let us hear from you!
indivisible.st.johns@gmail.com

Photo courtesy Fair Fight


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MISSION STATEMENT: To build and sustain an inclusive proactive community that will protect our environment, our freedoms and our basic human and civil rights. We are committed to an indivisible St. Johns County with liberty and justice for all.

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