Good Trouble

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According the Brennan Center for Justice, “as of February 19, 2021, state lawmakers have carried over, prefiled, or introduced 253 bills with provisions that restrict voting access in 43 states.”

What Would John Lewis Do?

He would make good trouble, and so can you!

Lean Left Vermont organizers are putting the finishing touches on the 2021-2022 strategy, BUT we’re not waiting around.
There is work to do right now.

Check out the Rapid Response Actions below.

Then head to the Take Action page on the website for more phone banking and texting opportunities.  


Rapid Response Actions

Georgia

Voter suppression bill SB241 is headed to the GA Senate floor for a vote as early as Wednesday this week. 

Call, text, or email your friends and family in Georgia (or with connections to Georgia) and ask them to call their representatives about this restrictive voting bill. This Rapid Response Guide will give you all the information you need!

Congress

Now is the time to pass HR1/S1: the For the People Act.Call, text, or email your friends and family around the country and ask them to call their representatives and senators. Use this Rapid Response Guide.


A huge Thank You to all of our 2020 volunteers.
Check out what we accomplished in the our Impact Report!

And stay tuned for how we are going to work in 2021 and 2022.


Events

Book Discussion: Unrigged
March 4, 7-8 pm

Join the Open Democracy Book Club to learn about ordinary people who are helping restore our democracy. In his book Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy, author David Daley tells uplifting stories about grassroots efforts that can provide a road map for protecting democracy across the country. The author will join the discussion for the first half hour.

RSVP through the Open Democracy NH website.

Briefing on the Latest Wave of Voter Suppression Laws
March 15, 8–9 PM

Join Eliza Sweren-Becker, counsel in the Voting Rights & Elections Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, for a special briefing on the latest wave of voter suppression laws. A Q&A will follow her one-hour briefing. Read Eliza’s latest reporting, The Fight for Voting Rights in 2021

This event is hosted by the Environmental Voter Project.
Sign up HERE


The next generation is ready to roll.
Are YOU!

Take the Lean Left survey and let us know your thoughts about the work done in 2020 and what you’d like to work on in 2021 and 2022.

Click here for the survey. 


Have questions? Need support?
Get in touch with us here. 
 


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Lean Left Vermont works to elect Democrats and Progressives in key states around the nation. We empower Vermonters to engage in strategic, targeted actions that will flip congressional and state-level seats from red to blue, or keep seats blue.

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