Indivisible Asheville/WNC announces the launch of a well-researched and proven get-out-the-vote strategy called vote tripling. Our local initiative, “Friends to the Polls,” is the fourth component of a multi-pronged “Let’s All Vote!” 2020 Voter Engagement Campaign. “Friends to the Polls” will focus on talking with voters at the polls during the Early Voting period, October…

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Write and call Senators Burr and Tillis and demand that they stick to the pledge they made in 2016 NOT to confirm any nominee for the Supreme Court during an election. In March of 2016, Thom Tillis said: “While President Obama is entitled to nominate an individual to the Supreme Court, the Senate has made…

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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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On Sunday afternoon, Aug. 23, Sweet Ride Asheville will roll into the Livington and Erskine-Walton neighborhoods in the Southside community as volunteers from Invisible Asheville/WNC offer free ice cream for kids and voting information for adults. WHAT: “Ice Cream for Voting” Neighborhood OutreachWHEN: Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, 2-5 p.m.WHERE: Livingston and Erskine-Walton Apartments, 133 Livingston…

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Schools cannot re-open safely with massive budget cuts, fewer educators, and less help for students. The House passed the HEROES Act to help, and we call on the Senate to take similar action now. Call Sen. Tillis at (202) 224-6342 and Sen. Burr at (202) 224-3154 and urge them to support the HEROES Act to…

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The Indivisible Asheville/WNC Board of Directors announced a new mini-fundraiser during August and September, to help support the group’s nonpartisan voter outreach efforts this summer and fall. Thanks to a match from the national Indivisible Project, donations received here through September 20, 2020 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $500 and will help…

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Last week Mitch McConnell pushed through two more extremist nominees to the federal bench. The last one, inexperienced Corey Wilson, who has called the Affordable Care Act “perverse” and supported discriminatory efforts that would restrict voting rights for people of color, marked the 200th confirmation of President Trump’s judicial nominees. For comparison, President Obama had…

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