February 20, 2017 – An estimated 300 people attended Monday night’s open ISB meeting to review proposed organizational planning and recruit volunteers. We now have a local membership of over 2,000!
February 21, 2017 – Supporters of Planned Parenthood and Indivisible volunteers “slogged across the wet and slippery turf of the courthouse sunken gardens” Tuesday afternoon to voice our opposition to the Trump administration’s vow to cut funding for Planned Parenthood:
February 22, 2017 – Concerned citizens and Indivisible volunteers “jammed into a town hall meeting with hundreds of others” on Wednesday night to support Representative Salud Carbajal’s efforts to resist President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown and his plan to dismantle the ACA.
KEYT covered Indivisible Santa Barbara along with both sides of the political divide. Members of our local Indivisible speak up, and members of Republican organizations describe their happiness with the new administration. Watch their report <here>
On Tuesday Jan 24, 2017, seven members of Indivisible Santa Barbara went to Los Angeles to participate in the first #ResistTrumpTuesday event.Indivisible, MoveOn, and Working Families are working together at the national level to identify weekly actions, and educate progressives to use local advocacy to influence their local representatives. This week’s “call to action” was for local groups across America to visit their senators’ offices to demand that they reject Trump’s unqualified, corrupt Cabinet nominees. Continue reading “1.24.17 – Indivisible Santa Barbara Joins #ResistTrumpTuesday Effort”
The Women’s March in Santa Barbara has grown! The march will begin with a rally in De La Guerra Plaza at noon, Saturday, Jan 21. The rally will include speakers from Planned Parenthood and city officials. The march begins at 1:00 and will head down State Street to Guitierrez, cross the street, then head back up the other side of State. The march will conclude back at De La Guerra Plaza. For those with mobility issues, there will be some chairs for the rally, or bring chairs. Come rain or shine!
The official website for the Women’s March in Los Angeles, taking place January 21, 2017, is here: https://womensmarchla.org/
The women’s march will gather at Pershing Square in downtown LA at 9:00 am and the walk will begin at 10:00 am sharp. March will go from Pershing Square to City Hall. To follow the event during the day or find rides/groups to go with try the twitter account or facebook event page.
Take the train from Santa Barbara: take Amtrak to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Take the Metro Red Line 2 stops, to Pershing Square. Metro Schedule: https://www.metro.net/riding/maps/red-line/