A tent community under an overpass at the foot of Lexington Avenue in Asheville was demolished by the state Department of Transportation. Some of the people who camped there lost everything. We can send help to an agency that’s been in the streets all along, distributing tents, sleeping bags, warm clothes and medical supplies. BeLoved Asheville’s COVID Response Team can collect, purchase and distribute these items quicker than anyone else, so we’re asking your help to provide immediate assistance.

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Our friends at the Sierra Club of Western North Carolina (WENOCA Group) have issued a call for action on the proposed Bluffs at Riverbend development in Woodfin. You can help fight a major development planned for 92 acres of mature, intact forest adjacent to Richmond Hill Park and the French Broad River.

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Democracy NC is accepting applications for their 22nd annual student internship program, Democracy Summer! This year’s interns will work remotely for 9 weeks and earn a stipend while building relationships and receiving training that will help them start a career in social and political change. Applications are due by 7 pm, Monday, March 15th.

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The Racial Justice Coalition (RJC) is launching a Committee Watcher Project. The Committee Watcher Team will attend, observe, and report back about the content of committee meetings. This vital information can help the RJC understand what policies are being created in Asheville and their implications for racial equity. This will inform our advocacy efforts in holding City and County officials responsible. Committee Watchers receive an initial training session and ongoing support from our Committee Watcher Coordinators.

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This week is Democracy Week, and here at Indivisible AVL we had planned on week-long actions supporting the For the People Act, the comprehensive democracy reform package aimed at cleaning up our political system, expanding and protecting voting rights, and creating a democracy that ensures all Americans can have their voices heard.  The For the…

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What a year it’s been. A year of challenge, hardship, anxiety – and, for many, a year of sadness and loss. Through it all, hundreds of Indivisible AVL volunteers and donors displayed an amazing resiliency and determination to continue the voter outreach and engagement campaign we launched at the end of 2019. Our 2020 “Let’s…

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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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