New Maps Are Now Being Drawn

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (October 8, 2021): The “official” map drawing process began this week at the NC General Assembly. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do right now to stand strong in the fight for Fair Maps. The Setup There are 2…

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Redistricting Resources

Elements of an effective public comment: Feasible Mappable: geographically specific – will you be able to look at the draft maps and say whether the did or did not include your input? Clear directive: specifies what you want them to do and why you want them to do it. Authentic: Written from the heart by a community…

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Redistricting Hearings Are Underway: Sign Up to Comment Now!

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (Sept. 10, 2021): The BEST opportunity to make your voice heard in the once-in-a-decade redistricting process is happening NOW. Earlier this week, public hearings kicked off in Caldwell County, where people stood up to advocate for maps that would fairly represent their communities.…

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Indivisible AVL Communications Team Needs YOU!

Are you a good writer itching to contribute to the progressive cause? Or a social media whiz antsy to connect the online community? Join our Communications Team! Indivisible AVL is looking for a writer to help with our weekly newsletter and with website content (news posts, action alerts, website updates), as well as a volunteer…

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Redistricting Committee Releases Inadequate Public Hearing Schedule

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (Aug. 20, 2021): On Wednesday, August 18, the Joint House and Senate Redistricting Committee proposed this unacceptable public hearing schedule: Public hearings in just ten of 100 counties is a clear effort to eliminate voices. This is especially true for areas historically targeted…

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How Do You Actually Draw Fair Maps?

An activist recently asked if we could point her to a good article about how fair districts can be drawn. “I want to see gerrymandering ended,” she said, “but I don’t know enough about the right way to do it so it’s really fair.” Not seeing anything that exactly fit the bill, we decided to…

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Say No to HB 805

Take Action Now and send a message to your N.C. Senator demanding they vote “NO” on HB 805 and protect our right to protest.

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History & Current Status of the For The People Act

In his monthly newsletter, Ezra Klein, co-founder of the national Indivisible Project, gave this excellent summary of the current status of the For The People Act (S.1) and the rationale for pushing hard to get it passed before the long Congressional recess in August. Because understanding this bill – and the urgency of passing it…

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