Nominee Sam Clovis – Unqualified!

Sam Clovis is not an agricultural scientist nor is he an agricultural economist nor does he appear qualified for a position that, by law, must be drawn from “among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education and economics” Mr. Clovis holds a B.S. in political science, an MBA and a PhD in public administration. The post for which he is nominated has traditionally been occupied by individuals with advanced degrees in science or medicine.

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Defending DACA and Blocking Clovis

BEER &  POLITICS: Defending DACA This Wednesday we will be partnering with Buncombe County Young Democrats to write to our representatives about the administrations’s plan to repeal DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which allows undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for…

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Beer & Politics: Stop DACA repeal

This week (August 6) we will be partnering with Buncombe County Young Democrats to write to our representatives about the administrations’s plan to repeal the DACA program. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigrant policy enacted under the Obama administration in June 2012. DACA allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors, to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit.

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How to Help After the Flood

Houston has a population of 6.6 million people, making this one of the largest natural disasters in America. If you can help, remember that donations of cash to reputable relief organizations are the most effective. (When in doubt, check Charity Navigator to see where the money actually goes.)  There are numerous local organizations that are actively providing aid. Here are a few.

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Photo of top section of a Confederate statue called ‘Johnny Reb’ lying on a lorry in June before being removed from a city park in Orlando, FL

Beer & Politics: Removing NC Confederate Monuments

Confederate monuments memorialize those who fought to preserve the institution of slavery. Our statewide network of Indivisible-affiliated groups, IndivisiblesNC, recently wrote a letter to Gov. Cooper supporting his call to remove these monuments from state property in North Carolina. Indivisible AVL signed the letter in support. Join us at this week’s letter-writing drop-in as we…

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Beer & Politics: Fighting White Supremacy

Wednesday, August 23rd ,  5:30- 7:00 at THE BLOCK off biltmore. 

Following last week’s successful session, we will continue writing to the president, our representatives, and the Justice Department to let them know we expect them speak out and fight back against the alt-right and the growing threat of domestic terrorism.

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How Are Your Reps Responding to Charlottesville?

Are Your Members of Congress Doing Enough to Respond to the Charlottesville Terrorist Attack? Here are some suggestions from the Indivisible Guide. Write them. Call and leave messages. And show up at Town Halls and their local offices. Tell them to take a stand as a party against White Supremacy. Make them say the words. And make them take actions to stop the wholesale destruction of civil rights by the current Department of Justice.

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Representative Patrick McHenry (NC-10th) Town Hall Scheduled

Representative McHenry has rescheduled his town hall for the western part of his district including Buncombe County. It will be held at the Land of Sky Shrine Club, 39 Spring Cove Road in Swannanoa on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m. Mark your calendars, start thinking of your questions and making signs,  and check back…

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Beer & Politics: Fighting White Supremacy

Wednesday, August 16th,  5:30- 7:00 at THE BLOCK off biltmore. 

following up on last week’s successful session, we will continue writing to the president, our representatives, and the Justice Department to let them know we expect them speak out and fight back against the alt-right and the growing threat of domestic terrorism.

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Photo of peace protestors carrying signs

Peace Vigil 7:00 pm Sunday in Solidarity with Charlottesville

This weekend, hate groups and domestic terrorists of all stripes went to Charlottesville, VA to push their dangerous message of white supremacy, fascism, anti-Semitism, and bigotry. When they got there they waged violence on unarmed anti-racists, killing several and injuring many others. We mourn for the lives that were lost, and we will honor all…

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