Recent News

Citizens Hold Mark Meadows’ Town Hall Without Him

May 18, 2017

On May 13, 2017 over 150 people gathered in Jackson Park in Hendersonville for a Mark Meadows Town Hall. The event was organized by Hendersonville Indivisible along with other local activists. Although Congressman Meadows had been invited to meet with constituents and hear their concerns, he did not attend. So over a dozen speakers addressed the crowd to discuss Health Care, Immigration and the Environment.

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Essential Health Benefits: Office Visit With Rep. McHenry Staff

May 5, 2017

Two of our members recently met with Roger Kumpf, Rep. Patrick McHenry’s staff member at his Black Mountain office, to…

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Request to Senator Burr for Senate Intelligence Committee Updates

May 4, 2017

Two of our members recently reached out to Senator Richard Burr to ask him to provide regular and frequent updates about the progress of the committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2017 Presidential Election. They met with staff in Senator Burr’s Asheville office and after reading the following memo together, asked that it passed on the Senator Burr.

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We Don’t Look Good in RussianTies

March 20, 2017

On March 10, 2017, over 8,000 #RussianTies post cards were mailed by NC voters to Senator Richard Burr’s office in…

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Urgent: Speak Out NOW Against Anti-Abortion HB 453

HB 453 has now moved to the House Judiciary 1 Committee and is scheduled to be heard and voted on tomorrow. Please call all members of the Committee TODAY and tell them to vote against HB 453.
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Join the John Lewis Voting Rights Day of Action May 8

On May 8th, a coalition of voting rights advocates and groups will take part in a John Lewis National Day of Action to generate public support for restoring the effectiveness of the Voting Rights Act and address one of the greatest obstacles to the passage of civil and voting rights - the filibuster!
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Volunteer With the Energy Savers Network

Energy Savers Network has an ambitious project for the Housing Authority of Asheville and urgently needs volunteers to work 2to 3 weekdays during May and June.
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Tell the USDA to Protect our Southern Forests

The USDA, the federal agency that oversees forest policy, is asking for comments until April 29th on its plans pursuant to President Biden's Executive Orders on Climate Change and Environmental Justice. We need to make our southern voices heard!
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Support the County’s Non-Discrimination Ordinance

The Buncombe County Commission will have its final discussion on an ordinance protecting LGBTQ residents on Tuesday, April 20, from 5-8 pm ET. Commissioners previously listened to public comment on the ordinance – it’s time for everyone to raise their voices in support of LGBTQ protections.
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