You're Invited to MEET LOGAN LAITY The Democratic candidate for Oregon House District 32 Saturday, June 11, via Zoom, at 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Logan is an activist and small business owner in Tillamook. This INCO conversation takes the place of the regular monthly meeting of INCO Astoria/North County. Lots of time for your questions. Everyone is welcome to attend.
ZOOM LINK: If you haven't attended an INCO Astoria/North County meeting before, contact firstname.lastname@example.org by June 10 to get the Zoom link.
INCO's Rally for Our Lives, March 24, 2018, in Astoria
MARCH FOR OUR LIVES Saturday, June 11 • noon Starts at the County Courthouse, 8th and Commercial, Astoria March for Our Lives, the organization founded by survivors of the 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., is planning marches and protests across the country on June 11.
Organized by Erica Berry, Marianne Martin and Benefit Cummerbund More information here on Facebook
INSURRECTION HEARING STARTS THURSDAY
The House Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection holds the first of six public hearings on Thursday, June 9, at 5 pm Pacific time. Live streaming starts at 4 pm by the Washington Post here.
Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) and Vice Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) will launch a series of televised hearings featuring a combination of live witnesses, pretaped interviews with figures that include Trump family members and previously unseen video footage gathered during its 10-month investigation.
The hearings will show how former President Donald Trump and his allies worked to overturn his loss in the 2020 presidential election, spreading lies about widespread voter fraud — widely debunked by judges and his own administration — that fueled a violent assault on the seat of our democracy. - - - - - - - - - - - - Today, Monday, June 6, at 8 am, key committee member Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will talk about what questions the committee still has and what they know and don’t know about what Donald Trump was doing that day. Watch live: wapo.st/raskinjune2022.
The June 9 INCO South County Community Group meeting is canceled because it conflicts with the hearing about the January 6 insurrection. We encourage everyone to watch or listen to the hearing.
INSPIRATION AND INFORMATION
Sign up for the June 8 "American at a Crossroads" webinar here. These free informative conversations are usually on Wednesdays at 5 - 6 pm, Pacific time.
WATERGATE 50th ANNIVERSARY PROGRAMS
The large-scale political corruption by President Nixon and Republican leadership is featured in series of programs hosted by the Washington Post. Key people in the events are featured. Watch live: wapo.st/50thwatergate
Friday, June 10 , 10 am Pacific time Inside the Case Richard Ben-Veniste, Former Chief, Watergate Task Force William Cohen, Former Congressman (R-Maine)
Tuesday, June 14, 9 a.m PT Inside the White House Dwight Chapin, Former Deputy Assistant to President Nixon Ken Khachigian, Former Aide to President Nixon
Friday, June 17, 10 am PT Inside the Story Bob Woodward, Associate Editor, The Washington Post Carl Bernstein, Reporter & Author
• Vote Forward: Personalized letters sent to under-represented and/or minority communities to get out the vote. Vote Forward’s The Big Send will send 10 million letters to voters in key states and congressional districts ahead of the midterms this fall. You print out the letters. VoteFwd.org.
• Postcards To Swing States: Progressive Turnout Project provides the postcards, scripts and addresses to rally Democrats to vote. TurnOutPac.org
WRITE AN LTE Write a Letter to the Editor (LTE) - LTEs in The Astorian can inform voters and promote voting. You don't have to be an expert, just someone who cares about an issue. Write a few sentences or more, up to 250 words. Send to email@example.com, along with your name, address, and phone.
WRITE TO YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS How will your Members of Congress know what you want if you don't tell them? Send a postcard, write an email through their websites. Even better - call and speak to a Congressional staffer, or leave a message. Here's contact information for Senators Wyden and Merkley and Congresswoman Bonamici, and for other elected officials, too.
Thursday, June 9 - The June 9 INCO South County Community Group Zoom meeting is canceled because it conflicts with the insurrection hearing. We encourage everyone to watch or listen to the hearing.
Saturday, June 11 - MEET LOGAN LAITY, Democratic candidate for Oregon House District 32, via Zoom, 10 am-11 am. This event takes the place of June's INCO Astoria/North County Community Group meeting and is open to everyone in INCO.ZOOM LINK: If you haven't attended an INCO Astoria/North County meeting before, contact firstname.lastname@example.org by June 10 to get the Zoom link.
INCO Warrenton Community Group Zoom meeting. TBA. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Every Friday - INCO Write to Voters (WTV), via Zoom, 3-4 pm. Informal chat while we write letters and postcards to voters. If you are new to this event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org get the Zoom link.
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