Four years ago the headlines were very different. Four years ago, on the heels of a much different election, three people in Asheville got together and decided that something had to be done. We didn’t exactly know what, but we knew we needed to organize to protect our democracy from what appeared to be a…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 23,2020 CONTACT: Christina Adeleke, NC AIDS Action Network, christina@ncaan.org, (305) 588-4373 MEDIA ADVISORY: North Carolinians gather at Pack Square to defend the Affordable Care Act On the day of Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation in the Senate, advocates gather to defend the ACA with personal stories of individuals who have benefited…

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Indivisible AVL’s “Friends to the Polls” vote tripling project is underway! Join us for this very effective strategy for getting progressive Buncombe voters to the polls! Sign up to spend a few hours at one of the Early Voting sites below. The work at the polls is EASY and FUN. Just ask progressive voters who…

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Have you written a good letter to the editor (LTE) recently? A well-written LTE is very effective, especially around election time. TIPS: Check the publication’s guidelines, and follow them carefully. If the word count is 200 words, don’t submit a 220-word letter! Focus on one issue, not many. SUBMIT: Submit to the Asheville Citizen-Times and…

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UPDATE (Oct 15, 2020): A pre-recorded training module will be provided to each new volunteer after you sign up. Please use the links below to sign up for shifts, and a vote tripling team leader will follow up with you soon to provide training and materials. Indivisible Asheville/WNC announces the launch of a well-researched and…

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(UPDATED October 19, 2020): Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee rammed through rush committee hearings on Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s extremist nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, despite the fact that we are already in the middle of a presidential election: By the time Committee Chair Lindsay Graham pushed through approval,…

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With a great turnout at two locations, Indivisible AVL wrapped up our “Ice Cream for Democracy” voter outreach events on Saturday, September 5th. In partnership with Sweet Ride Asheville, we again brought free ice cream for kids and voting info for adults to neighbors in the Haw Creek community and to residents of Ledgewood Village…

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The national Indivisible Project has awarded Indivisible AVL a GROW Grant, for help with community outreach in its 2020 “Let’s All Vote!” Campaign. The GrassRoots Organizing Wins (GROW) Grant program was designed to support group collaboration and capacity building, with funds awarded for projects, supplies, trainings, venues, vendors and more. The purpose of the GROW…

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Sweet treats mixed with voter registrations, absentee ballot requests, voting info, and a fun afternoon for our second “Ice Cream for Democracy” voter outreach event Sunday, August 23. Eight volunteers turned out to help talk with voters in the Livingston and Erskine-Walton Apartments in Southside. Some lucky voters also got a sweet deal on Indivisible…

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We just received word of a new youth-led organizing project, the Down Ballot Disruption Project. This is an amazing undertaking, and we wanted share the news about it in their own words: “The Down Ballot Disruption Project is a youth-led electoral program with the mission to give young people across the country the training and…

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