INCO is pleased to endorse these outstanding candidates for public office. If you want people in office who share your values and a good number of your policy preferences, then please help them win! Volunteer for their campaigns, donate (yard signs, mailers, travel, and even Facebook ads cost money), help get out the vote. We encourage you to do something to support the candidates you like.
Tuesday, July12 7 a.m. Pacific Time Representative Jamie Raskin leads the hearing, which will reportedly focus on the radical extremist groups at the insurrection and their connections to Trump and his administration.
Thursday, July 14 Late afternoon or early evening Pacific Time The focus will be on Trump's activities during the actual insurrection.
SCRATCH THAT ITCH!
Indivisible knows you're itching to do something to save our democracy. Check out these ideas for actionon Indivisible's new website, Give No Ground. There's so much you can do!
• How can we fix the Supreme Court? ANY Times columnby Ezra Klein and thoughtful readers' comments offer fascinating ideas. If you can't access this article, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an emailed copy.
NEW RATES FOR STAMPS
If you're writing postcards to voters through any of the national postcarding projects, be aware that as of July 10, postcard stamps are 44¢ each, and postage for a 1-ounce letter will increase 2¢ to 60¢. Any stamps you have that say FOREVER or POSTCARD on them are good forever, regardless of any price increase.
WRITE TO SAVE DEMOCRACY
The key to Democratic victories in 2020 elections is increasing voter turnout.
Please sign up to get out the vote for pro-democracy candidates. For prepped or blank postcards, stamps, or information, contact email@example.com.
WRITE TO VOTERS • Postcards To Voters: Handwritten postcards sent to Democrats to get out the vote. PTV provides scripts.Sign up at the website or at join@TonyTheDemocrat.org. • Vote Forward:Personalized letters sent to under-represented and/or minority communities to get out the vote. You print the letters and add a few sentences. • Postcards To Swing States: Progressive Turnout Project provides the postcards, scripts and addresses to rally Democrats to vote.
WRITE AN LTE Write a Letter to the Editor (LTE) - Write a few sentences or more, up to 250 words. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, Congresswoman Bonamici, and for other elected officials..
INCO South County Community Group meeting. The July 14 meeting is cancelled due to the January 6 committee hearing. Next meeting date TBA.
INCO Astoria/North County Community Group meeting - - No meeting in July.
INCO Write to Voters (WTV) - on hiatus until September 9.
“Fear is the original sin. Almost all the evil in the world has its origin in the fact that someone is afraid of something.” — Lucy Maud Montgomery, THE BLUE CASTLE