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HKonJ Moral March on Raleigh

Join us on Saturday, February 10, as we march on the state capital in alliance with the NC NAACP and hundreds of other sponsor organizations in the annual Moral March on Raleigh. Moral March on Raleigh The Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalition holds an annual mobilization called the Moral March on Raleigh &…

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Clean Dream Act Now! Beer & Politics Feb 7

Beer & Politics is an informal letter-writing drop-in open to everyone, held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. This week our focus is on getting a clean Dream Act, as promised during Congress’s recent budget showdown. Drop by the Westville Pub after work on any B&P Wednesday, any time between 5:30 and…

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Indivisible AVL General Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, January 30, at Pack Library Auditorium (67 Haywood Street, in downtown Asheville), from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, as we kick off the new year with monthly general meetings, which are planned for the last Tuesday evening of every month at various central locations. Each month we’ll give updates on recent and…

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Beer & Politics: Women’s March

Beer & Politics is an informal letter-writing drop-in open to everyone, held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. This week we’ll be making signs for the Anniversary Women’s March on Asheville, which is taking place this Saturday, January 20, from 11:00 to 1:00. Drop by the Westville Pub after work on any…

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WNC Tax Scam Protests

We are joining with other Indivisible groups in Western NC to present a coordinated series of non-violent public protests against the #TrumpTaxScam: * Asheville (Mon 12/04) – Vance Monument – 5:00 pm * Hickory (Tues 12/05) – Union Square – 5:30 pm * Black Mountain (Wed 12/06) – Rep. Patrick McHenry’s Office – 12:00 noon Hundreds…

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Fair Courts Rally and Press Conference

Think our judges should be fair, independent, and removed from political pressure? Unfortunately, politicians in Raleigh are trying to gain partisan control over the courts and rig the system in their favor. First, they canceled primary elections for judges, and now the politicians are planning to return in January 2018 to cancel judicial elections and simply appoint their political friends to fill the bench and tilt the scales of justice in their favor.

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The Climate Can’t Wait. Call NOW to bring Renewable Energy to Buncombe County!

The County Commission is meeting next Tuesday, December 5th, to decide on priorities for our resources.  We must speak out locally for what we want our energy future to be.  Call the two County Commissioners who are most likely to respond before the meeting to voice your support for transitioning Buncombe County to 100% renewable energy. Their support will bring the votes needed to begin to move toward this goal. 

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Text & Call NOW To Stop The Tax Scam

Urgent The Senate tax bill is out of committee and its backers are trying to push it through right now. Under this disastrous plan, $1.4 TRILLION would be added to the deficit, 13 million Americans would lose healthcare coverage, 87 million families will see their taxes go UP, while permanent tax breaks are handed out…

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Senate Tax Scam Vote This Week: Call Now!

Now’s the time to double down hard. The Senate’s gearing up to vote this week on a disastrous tax bill. This isn’t “tax reform.” It’s a tax scam, providing tax cuts for the wealthy at the expense of our communities. The tax plan currently in the Senate is all about trade-offs: One millionaire’s tax cuts are…

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Tell Burr & Tillis to Vote No On the Trump Tax Scam

The Senate Finance Committee voted late Thursday in favor of its version of the tax bill, paving the way for the first major legislative victory for the Trump administration.  The panel’s 14-12 vote means the bill will likely reach the Senate floor sometime after Thanksgiving. So now is the time to call and call again.

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