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

Healthcare Indivisible Now!

The Action Team is dedicated to educating ourselves and others on the specifics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the intention of preserving and improving it, or replacing it with a better alternative. We are also looking at the health system as a whole and the ways that it can be improved by challenging Big Pharma, and the policies that continue to treat medicine as commodity.

If you are interested in learning more or joining our team, you may reach us at healthcare@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Big Pharma
  • Single Payer System
  • Medicaid

ACTIONS

  • Write to and call our Representatives in DC, NC, and in our districts to voice our concerns about the healthcare system
  • Become more knowledgeable about the various healthcare systems in our country and outside the U.S.
  • Write articles/opinions for the local press
  • Attend meetings and seminars involving healthcare in the U.S.
  • Invite speakers to our informational meetings
  • Keep  each other up-to-date on legislatures' statements, views,  votes and actions
  • Educate ourselves on the specific differences between the Affordable Care Act and the replacement plan proposed by the Congress and the President

HKonJ Moral March on Raleigh

Join us on Saturday, February 10, as we march on the state capital in alliance with the NC NAACP and hundreds of other sponsor organizations in the annual Moral March on Raleigh. Moral March on Raleigh The Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalition holds an annual mobilization called the Moral March on Raleigh &…
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Clean Dream Act Now! Beer & Politics Feb 7

Beer & Politics is an informal letter-writing drop-in open to everyone, held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. This week our focus is on getting a clean Dream Act, as promised during Congress’s recent budget showdown. Drop by the Westville Pub after work on any B&P Wednesday, any time between 5:30 and…
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Indivisible AVL General Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, January 30, at Pack Library Auditorium (67 Haywood Street, in downtown Asheville), from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, as we kick off the new year with monthly general meetings, which are planned for the last Tuesday evening of every month at various central locations. Each month we’ll give updates on recent and…
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Beer & Politics: Women’s March

Beer & Politics is an informal letter-writing drop-in open to everyone, held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. This week we’ll be making signs for the Anniversary Women’s March on Asheville, which is taking place this Saturday, January 20, from 11:00 to 1:00. Drop by the Westville Pub after work on any…
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Fair Courts Rally and Press Conference

Think our judges should be fair, independent, and removed from political pressure? Unfortunately, politicians in Raleigh are trying to gain partisan control over the courts and rig the system in their favor. First, they canceled primary elections for judges, and now the politicians are planning to return in January 2018 to cancel judicial elections and simply appoint their political friends to fill the bench and tilt the scales of justice in their favor.
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The Climate Can’t Wait. Call NOW to bring Renewable Energy to Buncombe County!

The County Commission is meeting next Tuesday, December 5th, to decide on priorities for our resources.  We must speak out locally for what we want our energy future to be.  Call the two County Commissioners who are most likely to respond before the meeting to voice your support for transitioning Buncombe County to 100% renewable energy. Their support will bring the votes needed to begin to move toward this goal. 
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