Indivisible Claremont/Freedom Uprising Meeting Tonight

Indivisible Claremont has invited Freedom Uprising to co-host a meeting tonight at 7pm at St. Ambrose Church at 830 W. Bonita Ave in Claremont, CA. We’ll kick off the meeting with a 45-minute presentation about civic engagement by Freedom Uprising co-leader Jan Roselle and then break up into small groups to discuss actions focused on specific topics like health care and immigration. You’ll have the opportunity to sign up for an Action Group matching your interests.

Please sign up here if you’re interested in attending and bring your friends with you!

Attend a Freedom Uprising Training on 4/9

Mark your calendars! Our next Freedom Uprising training session will be on Sunday, April 9 at 3:30pm at the Monte Vista Unitarian Universalist Church at 9185 Monte Vista Ave, Montclair, CA. This training will review the responsibilities of the different branches of government and how regular citizens can impact legislation, including a discussion of what kinds of political action are most effective. Please allow time to find parking. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required. Please sign up here to help us estimate attendance.

Attend “No Muslim Ban and No Wall” Rally in Claremont on 2/26

Indivisible Claremont, For the People PAC, and Inland Empire Resistance are organizing a rally this Sunday, February 26 at 2pm in Memorial Park in Claremont. More details about the event are below and on their facebook page.

Description: Please come join us in supporting the “No Muslim Ban and No Wall,” rally! This is an opportunity to come and meet other people in your community or within different communities to unite behind love instead of staying quiet when you see hate.

If there was ever a moment when our voices mattered the most, it is NOW. We can no longer sit on the sidelines with ineffective and backward policies! WE MUST join in solidarity with ALL minorities!

“We The People,” stand in solidarity with ALL of our brothers and sisters in rejecting President Trumps Executive Orders, regarding the Muslim ban and wall by peacefully rallying justice for ALL people, regardless of ones race, religion or background.

Speakers:
-Mayor of Claremont, Sam Pedroza.
-Council member of Claremont, Joe Lyons
-Mayor Pro Tem of Claremont: Larry Schroeder.
-Congresswoman Judy Chu.
-Assemblywoman Eloise Reyes.
-Represenative from Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor, Hilda Solis’s office.
-Represenative from Congresswoman, Norma Torres office.
– NAACP President of Pomona Valley, Jeanette Ellis-Roysten.
– Prof. at California State University of San Bernardino, Dany Doueiri.
-Emeritus Professor in Sociology and Chicano and Latino Studies, Jose Celderon.
-President of the Board of National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communitites, Hazen Foundation in NY and serves on the Board of the National Council of La Raza, Angela Sanbrano.
– Secretary of Corona/Norco Mosque and Progressive Activst, Fauzia Rizvi.
-Vice President of Islamic Center of Clarmeont, Mahmoud Tarifi and Chino Hills Mosque/Represenative for the Shura Council which represents all Southern California Mosque, Ahmed Suboh.
– President of Cal Poly Pomona’s Muslim Student Association, Nishat Anzum.
– Poetry Reading by Madeline Rios.
-Latin music Rosa Martha Zarate Macias.
-Student Dreamer

Rallies & Town Halls in the LA Area

Today’s national action is to visit your members of Congress. We’ve made life easier for our local members by consulting the Indivisible Action Page and compiling a list of events near you. Follow the links below to sign up!

2/21/17: Tony Cárdenas Town Hall (D CA-29th)

  • Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Location: Cesar E Chavez Learning Academies-Social Justice, 1001 Arroyo St, San Fernando, CA 91340
  • Event Description: Let’s make our voices heard. This is Tony Cardenas first town hall since the inauguration. This is specifically to talk about the ACA. Come prepared to listen or ask questions. Either one is fine!
  • RSVPs: Not required.

2/22/17: Ken Calvert Protest at Mission Inn (R CA-42nd)

  • Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
  • Location: Mission Inn, 3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501
  • Event Description: Congressman Ken Calvert from California’s Congressional District 42 hasn’t held a public town hall in at least 8 years, but he is holding a $250/plate fundraiser at the Mission Inn! Join us to let him know his constituents deserve to be heard. Bring signs (no sticks or posts) demanding a town hall or letting Calvert know your views on his policies. Meet us at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on Mission Inn Ave, across from the Mission Inn, at 11am. We’ll walk over and protest peacefully outside the Mission Inn, taking care not to disrupt businesses or traffic. Stand with us, Indivisible!
  • RSVPs: Not required.

2/24/17: Town Hall with Adam Schiff (D-CA 28th)

  • Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Glendale Community College Mainstage Theatre, 1500 N. Verdugo Rd., Glendale, CA 91208
  • Event Description: You’re invited to attend a conversation with Rep. Schiff about the crisis in the refugee program. Representatives from the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), and ACLU will join Rep. Schiff on a discussion panel.
  • RSVPs: Required. Email SchiffRSVP@mail.house.gov.
  • Parking: Free. Park in Lot B.

2/24/17: We Want a Town Hall with Darrell Issa Rally! (R CA-49th)

  • Time: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Location: CBS Television City, 7800 Beverly Blvd., Corner of Beverly and Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • Event Description: A member of Indivisible Congress #33 has discovered where Darrell Issa will be on Friday. He can’t make our Town Hall tomorrow, Feb. 21st, but he found time to be on the Bill Maher Show! Care to join fellow constituents of District 49 and surprise him? If so, join us for a protest outside CBS Television City! The Maher Show is from 5:30-8:30 pm and the rally will run from 4:00-9:00 (or as long as you can). Bring your signs and posters demanding a town hall with Issa!
  • RSVPs: Not required, but you can sign up at https://www.meetup.com/indivisible-north-san-diego-county/

2/24/17: Community Meeting w/ Congressman Brad Sherman (D CA-30th)

  • Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Location: Van Nuys State Building Auditorium, 6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401
  • Event Description: Join Congressman Brad Sherman and [State Rep. Matthew Dababneh] for a Community Meeting to discuss issues affecting our community and state or to share your ideas for possible legislation. The Congressman and [State Rep. Matthew Dababneh] will also have staff available to assist you with issues you are having with state or federal agencies.
  • RSVPs: Not required.

2/24/17: Mimi Walters Rally (R CA-45th)

  • Time: 3:00pm
  • Location: Mimi’s District Office, 3333 Michelson Drive Suite 230, Irvine, CA 92612
  • Event Description: Demand Mimi Walters speak out to protect her constituents. No Muslim Ban! Demand Regular town-hall meetings with constituents, Immediately stop supporting policies that accelerate global warming, Take action to support and protect all residents living in CA-45 regardless of religious beliefs, and Support woman’s reproductive rights. See event page for full list of demands.
  • RSVPs: Not required.

We The People In Solidarity! (2pm on 2/26/17)

Event description copied from their facebook page:

Please come join us in supporting the “No Muslim Ban and No Wall,” rally! This is an opportunity to come and meet other people in your community or within different communities to unite behind love instead of staying quiet when you see hate.

If there was ever a moment when our voices mattered the most, it is NOW. We can no longer sit on the sidelines with ineffective and backward policies! WE MUST join in solidarity with ALL minorities!

“We The People,” stand in solidarity with ALL of our brothers and sisters in rejecting President Trumps Executive Orders, regarding the Muslim ban and wall by peacefully rallying justice for ALL people, regardless of ones race, religion or background.

We look forward to seeing you soon! #WeThePeople #NoMuslimBan #NoWall #SolidarityRally #WeAreONE #LoveWins #IndivisibleAction #Indivisible

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-the-people-solidarity-rally-tickets-32082565818

Speaker List will be announced soon.

This event is sponsored by Indivisible Claremont , For The People PAC & Inland Empire Resistance

Freedom Uprising Training in Montclair, CA at 3:30pm on 3/5/17

Join us to learn the basics of political action & engagement. This training will review the responsibilities of the different branches of government and how regular citizens can impact legislation, including a discussion of what kinds of political action are most effective.

We’ll be meeting at the Monte Vista Unitarian Universalist Church at 9185 Monte Vista Ave, Montclair, CA. The training will begin at 3:30. Please allow time to find parking.