Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.

— Dolores Huerta

Education Action Team

The Education Action Team seeks to keep uphold the values of access, equity and opportunity for all students through a vigorous system of public education. We do so by fighting private and corporate use of education funds, overall reduction of education funding, and threats to access, equity and civil rights.

If you are interested in learning more reach us at education@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • Privatization
  • Education Funding
  • Equity/Access/Civil Rights

ACTIONS WE TAKE

  • Oppose Betsy DeVos Nomination

Show Up & Speak Out: Rep. Mark Meadows Coming to Asheville 4/20

Rep. Mark Meadows, representing WNC’s 11th Congressional District (Candler, Fletcher, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Woodfin, Weaverville), is making a quiet stop in Asheville on Thursday, April 20. If you’d like to send him a message, show up and bring your signs in peaceful protest to remind him of the issues that are important to his constituents! WHO:      Rep. Mark…
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ERA Postcard & Women’s Reproductive Rights Poster Party

Drop in any time between 5:00 and 8:00- we will have postcards to support the ERA in NC, and we'll make posters for our upcoming trip to Charlotte to advocate for reproductive rights at Senator Tillis's office! Donations for supplies and postage welcome but totally optional.
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Equal Rights Amendment Calls to Rules Committee

The ERA bill is currently sitting in the Rules Committee and for it to move forward, it must be put on the agenda. These 4 calls are to the House and Senate leaders who have the power to put it on the agenda.
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Support NC Senate Bill 554 – Fair Redistricting

Tuesday April 4 is the final day that North Carolina Senators can co-sponsor Senate Bill 554, the fair redistricting bill. Call or email your Senator now and ask them to sponsor Senate Bill 554. Ask your red county friends to call and email, too! Why is Senate Bill 554 so important? We all know that North…
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NC Senate Alert: Oppose SB 325

NC Senate Bill 325 proposes a $1 billion tax cut that primarily benefits the wealthy and corporations. This bill is expected to go to the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, April 4th. Please call your state senator on Monday and ask them to vote NO on this bill to preserve revenue for the programs needed to serve all…
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Supreme Court Alert: Tell Sen. Tillis by April 2 to Stop the Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary will vote on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court on Monday, April 3rd at 10:00 am.  Senator Thom Tillis is a member of this committee. If he is confirmed by the Committee, his nomination will go to the full Senate for a final vote (date TBD). Call…
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Communication within your Focus Group

Use a "Secret" Facebook group to create a private communication platform for your group. This way you can share ideas, actions and events easily.

Education Focus Groups

Privatization

Vision: A system of public education that supports a strong democracy.

Mission: Stop efforts to divert public education funds through vouchers and similar efforts.

 

Education Funding

Vision: Public schools with the funds needed to equitably serve all students.

Mission: Support strong public funding of public schools and increase funding to North Carolina schools.

 

Equity/Access/Civil Rights

Vision: Equitable access to a strong public education for all students.

Mission: Oppose efforts to reduce the strength of the US Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights while promoting federal support for equity within and between states for all students.