INCO celebrates our country by defending our democracy and opposing authoritarianism, bigotry, and corruption. Let's continue to work together to make our country better - now and for generations to come.
Lots of cheers for INCO in our past two Regatta parades, so join us this year. It's a level walk about 1 mile long, with costumes, music, tons of spectators, and a terrific opportunity to introduce INCO to even more people! More details soon.
STOP CHILD ABUSE BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT Take on the real emergency: Trump's racist immigration agenda. Thanks to Senator Ron Wyden's office for this list and links.
You can support the network of advocacy organizations working to protect and provide critical resources to immigrant families at the U.S. border.
Good can triumph over evil, as in the real events and people shown in these outstanding films. The bonus features are worth watching, too.
• Trumbo - Bryan Cranston stars as Dalton Trumbo, the award-winning screenwriter who led the fight against the Hollywood blacklist during the anti-communist hysteria of the 1940's-50's. . • Good Night, and Good Luck- George Clooney, Robert Downey, Jr., and David Strathairn show the struggle to oppose Joe McCarthy, to preserve a free and independent press - and to make television that educates and informs, as well as entertains.
• All the President's Men - Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are Woodward and Bernstein, the two young reporters who unearthed Watergate, the corruption and lies at the heart of the Nixon White House.
PROGRESSIVE BILLS GET THE OK IN SALEM What Oregon issues do you care about? Tell Betsy and Tiffiny today.
The League of Women Voters of Oregon's excellent report of legislative actions and inactions this year is here.The legislative session ended June 30 at midnight. Kudos to each of you who contacted Betsy and/or Tiffiny about the issues you care about.
INCO continues to oppose the GOP's efforts to deny health insurance to millions. Here's our health care rally in July, 2017. You can help with this work! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
INDIVISIBLE OREGON'S TUESDAY CALL OF THE WEEK Tell your Members of Congress: No More Money to DHS
Last month Congress passed a flawed spending bill, gifting $4.6 billion to the Trump administration to continue their inhumane anti-immigrant campaign at the border. More budget talks lay ahead and we demand that our Members of Congress work for a budget that provides humanitarian aid for those suffering at hands of ICE/CBP and no additional money to DHS while calling for an immediate impeachment inquiry over the illegal conditions in these camps.
The Democratic National Committee is upping the ante for its second round of presidential primary debates, on July 30 and 31. The DNC is doubling the polling and grass-roots fundraising requirements from its initial summer debates. If you're interested in supporting your favorite, candidates' websites are here, listed on INCO's Vote the Future site.
“Without a strong educational system democracy is crippled. Knowledge is not only key to power. It is the citadel of human freedom.” — Harry Truman
ACTIONPRIORITIES How will your Members of Congress know what you want if you don't tell them?
• Contact ONLY elected officials who represent you so you don't dilute the power of actual constituents. • It's more effective to contact your MoC about one issue at a time. • Be sure to tell your MoC when you agree with their positions and votes.