Monday, November 22, 2021

11-22-2021 Newsletter


We're grateful for the opportunity to meet and work with so many of you who keep on working for our democracy. Thank you for contributing passion, wisdom, talent, money, and time to make our country better - even more than you thought you could give. Thank you for sustaining INCO with your work, good cheer, and hope. 
Our best wishes for your Thanksgiving holiday,
The INCO leadership team
Bebe Michel, Carmen Hammersmith, Cheryl Conway, Eric Halperin,  Kathleen Macdonald, Ken Potter, Laurie Caplan, Mary Beth Cottle
Already doing advocacy through calls, emails, postcards, rallies & more?  COIN wants to know what members of INCO and other Oregon Indivisibles are doing. Please complete a brief report each week here. These statistics will add weight to INCO and to COIN influence.

Link up with COIN 
here to add inspiration, community & prizes to your activism, whether you are working as a member of a group or are doing it individually.
This is a great time to thank Senator Ron Wyden, Senator Jeff Merkley, and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici for their tireless efforts to pass voting rights legislation and other progressive measures as they work to protect our democracy from the anti-democratic forces in Congress and the country.

Join Indivisibles throughout Oregon and the Consolidated Oregon Indivisible Network (COIN) in a postcard campaign to show our elected representatives the overwhelming grassroots support for voting rights. 

Senator Ron Wyden
221 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Senator Jeff Merkley
531 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
2231 Sam Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
For the majority who do not or cannot attend the City's public meetings, recordings of City meetings are posted at
Saturday, December 11 - INCO Astoria - North County Community Group Zoom meeting, 11am - noon. If you are new to this group, contact by December 10 to get the Zoom link. 

Tuesday, December 14 - INCO South County Community Group Zoom meeting, 6:30 pm - 8 pm. Please RSVP to thru Monday, December 13 for your Zoom link.

Saturday, January 15 - INCO Warrenton Community Group, in person meeting, 11 a.m. Location TBA. Contact by January 13 for more information.

EVERY FRIDAY - INCO Write to Voters Virtual Group, 3 - 4 pm. Via Zoom. If you are new to this group, contact to get the Zoom link. More details about writing to voters are below. Join us for informal conversation, venting, and solving the world's problems. Pets welcome.

Write To Voters - Research shows that your letters to voters increased vote turnout significantly. Elections and issue campaigns need you year-round. INCO encourages you to sign up to write to voters at For general Get Out the Vote campaigns, sign up at Vote Forward. For supplies or information, contact

“This business of being human is basically a jalopy ride over potholes, which is why it’s so important to ride with the best people you know, wherever possible, and to make sure you take note of any particularly beautiful scenery."     
-- Carolyn Hax, Washington Post

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INCO Weekly Newsletter   November 22, 2021